L.A. Noire (3) discs for the 360
- From: GameJunkie <aa47@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 6 May 2011 08:36:53 -0700 (PDT)
Wow , talk about content, content ,content...
I knew this was gonna be a huge game but 3 discs of content sounds
pretty nice to me. ( 1 for the PS3)
This is one of my most anticipated games early this year.
"L.A. Noire was always going to be a massive game, from the size and
detail of the world to the length of the cases, and of course, the
sheer amount of MotionScan data required for the faces of over 400
actors in-game," Jeronimo Barrera, one of the company's top people,
told me. "To tell the story and make the game we wanted to make, we
knew that it was going to take an entire single layer Blu-ray disc and
three Xbox discs."
the MotionScan data—the heavily-promoted new technique for rendering
realistic facial expressions from the game's actors—requires a
significant amount of storage.
The only down-side to a multi-disc game is that it could require a lot
of disc-swapping. You don't want to play, say, the two-disc Mass
Effect 2 and want to keep changing discs. Not to worry, Barrera said.
"Since the game is built around the concept of progressing through
individual cases from desk to desk, players on Xbox will find disc-
swapping is hassle-free. In fact, players will only need to swap discs
twice at natural breaks between cases without interrupting the flow of
Check out the gameplay video I spliced together from the 3 released
Gameplay Orientation videos.
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