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Old 07-18-2011, 05:37 AM   #211
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this game is slow. I can understand not skipping stuff in the story but you gotta watch/listen to all the cut scenes in replay too BARF
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Old 07-19-2011, 04:08 AM   #212
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Problem with this game is that its an open world game where you can do very little in.

the replay value of this game is poor, you have 3 things you do in free roam. Drive in a very stale uneventful free roam. collect a few badges and reels and do 40 street crimes.

everything in the game is the same when you replay it, theres not alot of variation at all and once you do the story doing it a specific way most of the time theres nothing else left to do.

you cant brawl at will, you cant use weapons at will, theres hardly anything to do in freeplay.

compared to most open world games this game has to be the dullest i have ever played when it comes to content. they spent far too long worrying about this motion scan tech which at the end of the day was rather pointless and not alot different to games these days that do not use it.
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Old 07-20-2011, 05:18 PM   #213
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Cover mechanics are crap. The fact that an AI car driver in side missions can turn on a dime into alley ways is BS. Then there's being outrun by people twice your size, really? Very little replay value andf the free roam is boring as you really can't do what you want.
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Old 07-20-2011, 05:34 PM   #214
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This gets incredibly boring as its same shit different case. Despite that its better than Red Dead Redemption which is incredibly shite and overrated lol. Of course that's my opinion
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Old 07-21-2011, 02:15 PM   #215
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I don't know if this is a proper bitch or not but I finally got around to finishing this off and now I'm doing the DLC.

Now here's my problem, why do all the DLC cases feel like they've been cut from the main game for no apparent reason other than to sell as DLC/preorder bonuses?
I feel very strongly that going by the character building and some of the extra plot details I've spotted that it would have made the game stronger overall to have included them in the first place, not to have them loose later on.

Heh, now I can't help but think that even though 800MSP for the rockstar pass seemed good at the time, it wasn't when it does feel that it should have been covered by the original 40 for the game.


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Plus unrelated to this, don't know what I would have preferred to have happened/seen tbh, but I couldn't help but feel completely underwhelmed by the ending. I think it was like the rest of the game was the fuse leading up to a great thing but instead of being a massive, impressive firework it turned out to be a squib in the form of a boring 15 minute mission of just shooting followed by a dull 3-4 minute cutscene.
I get that some things are supposed to have the low-key ending and it can be done really, really well but this just felt unfinished.
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Old 07-21-2011, 10:21 PM   #216
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I don't know if this is a proper bitch or not but I finally got around to finishing this off and now I'm doing the DLC.

Now here's my problem, why do all the DLC cases feel like they've been cut from the main game for no apparent reason other than to sell as DLC/preorder bonuses?
I feel very strongly that going by the character building and some of the extra plot details I've spotted that it would have made the game stronger overall to have included them in the first place, not to have them loose later on.

Heh, now I can't help but think that even though 800MSP for the rockstar pass seemed good at the time, it wasn't when it does feel that it should have been covered by the original 40 for the game.


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Plus unrelated to this, don't know what I would have preferred to have happened/seen tbh, but I couldn't help but feel completely underwhelmed by the ending. I think it was like the rest of the game was the fuse leading up to a great thing but instead of being a massive, impressive firework it turned out to be a squib in the form of a boring 15 minute mission of just shooting followed by a dull 3-4 minute cutscene.
I get that some things are supposed to have the low-key ending and it can be done really, really well but this just felt unfinished.
I think they were cut in this case. They also cut entire desks, as they were going to end up needing five DVDs or two BluRays. Unsurprisingly, the BluRays were deemed the problem, rather than us needing five discs...
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Old 07-22-2011, 09:52 PM   #217
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I HATE the achievement for driving every stupid car (which all look alike...)
it wouldn't be too bad, but it also ties into the 100% achievement

I HATE how every single case has to be tied to a serial killer/arsonist so you end up locking up the wrong guy... so there's goes your fucking replay value
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Old 07-23-2011, 12:17 AM   #218
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I just beat the game and the game's ending left such a bad taste in my mouth I don't even want to ever play this game again and finish getting the rest of the achievements. What a crappy ending and I was really bummed out that Cole has an affair aswell. I would be more understanding if I had the option to cheat or not and if there were options for multi endings but I hate when I played as a noble white knight and be force to have an affair and die and allow the corrupt live on. I wanted justice in this game and instead I got screwed over.
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In the middle of the first Vice case - The Black Caesar, spoke to Fleetwood Morgan and tried to use the telephone and others but it wouldn't let me, so ok I went to the Numbers Operation instead and spoke to Merlon Ottie, kept getting the question/evidence wrong (I was restarting it). I looked at the guide and no wonder, the telephone is a must and I have to visit Jone's Booking Agency first. Damn glitch means I have to start over!
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Sigh, I just made Vice an I have to say that this is a rotten tomato! They face capture tech is impressive but they are relying on it too heavily. Graphics enhancements tend to hurt games initially. They use the cutting edge tech to replace quality game play.

There is something about a game that you can beat with the A button that just doesn't sit well with me. It's like Cut scene Noire!

@Bosmaniak - I hate the car achievement too There isn't even an in game list to track off of. BS!

Rockstar did something bit different and could have made a great game but they failed. IF your going to allow me to make plot decisions then have the decency to let them mean something. Maybe they were trying to express the absurdity of free will??
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Sigh, I just made Vice an I have to say that this is a rotten tomato! They face capture tech is impressive but they are relying on it too heavily. Graphics enhancements tend to hurt games initially. They use the cutting edge tech to replace quality game play.

There is something about a game that you can beat with the A button that just doesn't sit well with me. It's like Cut scene Noire!

@Bosmaniak - I hate the car achievement too There isn't even an in game list to track off of. BS!

Rockstar did something bit different and could have made a great game but they failed. IF your going to allow me to make plot decisions then have the decency to let them mean something. Maybe they were trying to express the absurdity of free will??
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Old 08-18-2011, 08:44 AM   #222
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What i hate about this Game is that the Facial Expressions are not really helpful.
Because when i looked at that Persons Face it definetly looks like he/shes lying but bam that was wrong. As good as it looks its not always helpful.
Other than that its just slow-paced but its okay after a hard Day at work to just finish 1 Case and shut it off.
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Old 08-18-2011, 05:28 PM   #223
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Well, this game is intended to be a narritave with an open world. Open world doesn't nessessarily mean "sandbox" type gameplay like GTA, where you can just run around and play for hours without progressing the story. The thing that I didnt like so far (Halfway through Vice) aside from not being to skip conversation sections during replay, which is probably the most annoying while trying to go back and 5 star.

It is too linear. I understand that you are supposed to follow a "narritave" but the game would have done much better if they had a hardcore mode for instance without the handholding. Letting you come to your own conclusions, being able to question random people that are not involved at all, when questioning the "right/wrong" in the notebook gets me frustratrated, there are times I am sure im right in the way I read the person, but they were telling the truth, even though they looked away and thier eyes shifted, things like that. It is more like guessing half the time. It they should have let you make your own notes of sorts without the check mark or x, and maybe gave you the option to reinterview the witness later if you think you did it wrong.

Also, for people on this site, that are just as interested in points as games, this game has a major fault, that really destroys the game. Not being able to skip cutscenes and conversations to 5 star. I really want to play the game out and not follow a guide, but I also don't want to go back through and replay damn near every case again to get the 5 star achievement having to watch 45 minutes of dialogue per case that I have already seen. This adds in the I want to get the "experience" of the game, but not at the cost of having to play the game through pretty much again from the start knowing I don't have to if I follow a guide. If I was able to cut convorsations short and skip to the relevant choices, I would have no problem playing it "on my own" the 1st time through. I've managed to 5 star about half the cases on my own as it is, up through the second Vice Case, but still an annoying ommition in my opinion. Lengthy diaologue/cutscenes should always be skippable in every game, at the very least 2nd time around. That is a no brainer.

OH And useless busywork collectibles that do nothing for the value of the game, which most players usually save for last, so they are going through the whole game with that in the back of thier minds, THEN they get to it at the end, and thats the final impression of the game, which is usually boring and tedius. Which just wholly detracts from the entire package. When will developers start getting this right on a massive scale? Darksiders is the only game in recent memory that did this right. Lots of collectibles, but you WANTED to find them because they made you stronger, there were none that were there just to be there.

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Old 08-19-2011, 07:41 AM   #224
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I have completed the game and all 4 DLC cases (100% completion) and I find the game to be a quite unique, interesting gaming experience but also a quite mediocre and tiresome one, mostly because of its linearity. Its main flaw is that by using the face capture technique they limited themselves. You can't have alternate routes or endings or dialogues if you have to film everything! Also, making it a sand-box game (because that's just what Rockstar does best!) makes the experience even more frustrating because you have a huge map to explore and take advantage but have to stick to the tedious same repetitive tasks.

Summarizing, bad gameplay design, a costly limiting filming technique, 3 discs that you have to change often when trying to 5-star the cases and not being able to skip cutscenes made this a game that despite being very enthusiastic about, ended up disappointing me.
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Old 08-25-2011, 03:48 AM   #225
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Useless clues

What is the point of putting tons of useless clues. Most of the clues don't mean anything. If you look for clues only 1 in 5 are useful. And examining bodies seems to be pointless since looking at a body for one minor clue that the corner corner could of told you. And most of the cases seem to be murder cases. And the game sells it self as a gritty crime drama, yet in the game you are a straight nose detective who always does everything right. Also the detective has the wrong name he should be called inspector Cluso since you seem to just bumble though the investigation and always finish it. The street crime are good yet it would be nice to have a way to solve them besides shooting and killing the suspects. And there is too much traffic. The facial technology is nice yet it is hard to figure out that if they actually are telling the truth or lieing. It looks nice but the game play is weak.
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Old 09-02-2011, 12:46 AM   #226
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5 starring cases

there are many weak things about this game. they spent WAAAY too much time and effort on the facial animations, and while that is impressive, they seriously slacked off in the gameplay department, which is infinitely more important.

also, getting 5 stars on cases can be a major pain sometimes. even if you do everything 100% on a case the way the game wants (find all clues, do all correct conversation things, etc), if you did too much property damage while driving around, you get 4 stars. IMO that is total bullcrap. if you do everything right, that should be an automatic 5 stars. why is there so much emphasis on property damage?

if you missed a clue and did some damage, then i could see being given 4 stars, but its completely frustrating at the end of a case to see you did everything right, but due to the driving mechanics sucking and there being too many stupid NPC drivers that get in your way, you are penalized a star. i have my partner drive everywhere when i can, but sometimes you have to drive when chasing someone or when you tell your partner to go somewhere then the game hijacks you and you end up somewhere else, only to find you now cant go to the place you originally wanted to go. i hate finding out ive just wasted 30-40 mins because the roads are jam packed and douchebags wont get out of your way even if you have your friggin SIREN on.
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Old 09-06-2011, 03:45 PM   #227
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A lot of the complaints seem to be from people who were expecting GTA: LA 1940s which was never advertised, similar to how lots of people complained about RDR.

It's not a true sandbox game, it's not meant to be, it was specifically stated by Rockstar before it was released that it isn't meant to treated like that.

Yes most of the cases follow a similar pattern but considering you are a detective investigating murders what did you expect? "You don't need to look at another dead body dectective, just win a speedboat race and that'll solve the case"?

The only gripe i have is that damage caused counts against you in your case notes, which when dealing with chase scenes and/or other drivers who crash into you does put you at an unfair disadvanatge.
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Old 09-10-2011, 09:07 PM   #228
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Has anyone else not been able to play the last mission? I saw a couple posts about it (no fix though) but this is the bitching thread so here I am. I played through the whole game and I actually liked it. Finished the second to last mission and the naked city DLC started automatically. I played through it and it took me to the main menu. I thought I had all 100% clues and dialogue but something was missing....THE LAST MISSION that won't load. It's not it the files on the desk either. I have to delete the DLC and replay the whole game just to do the last mission. EFF that.
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I want to gouge my eyes out trying to use a guide to get the last 24 vehicles I need to drive. I just don't have the fucking energy for this slow-paced game anymore.

This game was fun, wasn't amazing, but fun and decent. Replaying the story to get 5* got a little boring considering there was no 'skip cutscene' option due to it being a replay of the case, but nevertheless getting 5* in sections helped pass that itch, I guess.
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Whats with the loading?! If I fail a shooting or something, he has to think about it for another 4 minutes about what I just played....grmbl.

BUT: nice game! I like the actors and the interrogations are hard enough to be frustrating and challanging.
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So here is a giant wall of text, read at your own digression a lot of bitching will take place below. So if your down for some "Light" reading pull up a chair and a beer and get to reading this shit.


Ok, I just going to say the games good, not great, not terrible, but good. There are redeeming qualities in this game that I would like to point out first. The graphics are nice, and the new facial technology is pretty cool for a first run in a game. They did a good job ya sometime its kinda funky and it looks kinda funny sometimes but all in all it was a pretty cool experience.

Now on to the list of bullshit this game has to offer, though to be fair a lot of games suffer from the same bullshit. First I'm going to address the story, and I'm sorry for People who having completed the game here Just skip this section.

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Basically you start out as just a ordinary cop who is like this goody goody, "Golden Boy" war hero, coming back from WW2. So you get promoted to homicide eventually where you work on the Black Dalia cases. And there are like 3 or 5 cases where you get evidence dead to rights on these guys, but then later towards the end of that arc you find out one guy did all the crimes and framed all the guys you locked up. But here's where the story get really fucked up, all the guys don't say shit. They basically are just like well I'm fucked so why even bother saying I didn't do it. Then you catch the guy later and then that's it, he is someone's brother who is high up on the food chain so the department just lets it slide. Blam Promoted.
Big What the Fuck there!! Seriously so I did all that other shit for nothing. But actually Phelps did say something about it being the Werewolf/Dalia killer all along and he was framing people but they just keep dismissing that because of the department bullshit and idiot partners.
Another big What the Fuck moment is you getting busted for adultery, seriously goody, goody, Phelps mister high and mighty, do no wrong cheats on his wife. No that shit is way out of character, I say Bullshit!!! Another this is the ending, wow you fucking die like a bitch. You save Kelso, ya well at least he deserves to live, he is the only cool character from all the flashbacks. Plus when you get to play as him his its kinda cool, the guy feels more like a real person, rather then Phelps.

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- Characters -

All the characters in this game are so cliche is pathetic. I just wish I could have seen something new there. Only character I didn't hate was Kelso. All your partners are just fucking useless, and are just there for bullshit dialogue. Drunks, Pricks, and Idiots, and goody, goodys, looking at you Phelps. The last guy in Arson wasn't that bad, though that pretty much sums up the cast in this game.

- Partner Game play Mechanics -
What a load of shit that is, they don't do anything. Maybe except pull a car around for you if the perp is getting into a car while your chasing him. In a fight they don't do shit, brawling or fire fights useless, even the normal cops that show up sometimes don't do shit except die, or stand in the fucking way of your shot or cover. Also the car chases with then trying to shoot out tires is a fucking joke, they never get that shit unless the car if fucking totaled already.

- Car Chases -
Seriously this is one of the biggest complaints I have with this game. Your in a cop car, and there in a big ass truck, or piece of shit. And some how they manage to always out run you. I will be jamming on the accelerator, and be a top speed and they will still be faster than you like 80% of the time. And let me not forget 90 mile an hour 90 degree turns they pull out of their ass. I mean they will be flooring it then magically bust a perfect 90 degrees and speed away though like the smallest spaces and avoid all those fucking things you seem to always get stuck on. Maybe I just suck at driving, maybe not but I still think its bullshit.

- Cut Scenes -
Why the FUCK can't I skip them, the second time around. I didn't want to use a guide my first time around, and see just play see how good I do myself. So I'm going through again and I can't skip the beginning cut scenes that are like an hour long. Fuck you LA Noire I don't want to see that boring ass shit again. Let me skip it.

- Shooting and Cover System -

I know its a Rock Star game and its just like it is in the GTA games. But the cover system is just fucking terrible. It's so slow, not to mention its got the long ass delay getting into or out of cover. It's bullshit, if your going to rip off Gears or Metal Gear cover systems then at least make it on par with the current games. I mean shit MGS did the wall leaning back in PS1 days and it was better than this shit. The aiming is slow as shit, even if you turn the sensitivity all the way up and its also got like a delay or pull when moving it too fast. I play shooters so I'm used to being able to aim fast and accurate but, hey its not a real shooter so I will let that part slide. But they cover sucks I don't even use that shit, just walk in the aim move its faster and you can strafe in and out of cover, and blast the fuckers.

- Collectibles -

Why game developers have the need to add this shit to there games when there is no need is beyond me. Besides the newspapers, which give you the back story of the characters, and more in site to the story there is no fucking need for the rest of this fucking bullshit. The reason behind it is simple, to extend the game beyond its main game so you can feel like you got more of your moneys worth. Well mister/miss developer, FUCK YOU!!!
I don't want to waste my time collecting shit that has not purpose other than to extend the game beyond its intended purpose it just makes me hate your game, and you. But hey we give you an achievement do collect the bullshit. No just no, why not add the achievement for something story related or doing something you wouldn't expect for and alternate path in the story how about it sounds much better than me running around your big ass open, world looking for shit like film reels, like why that? It's not like your character was an actor, how about badges that's more police like. Also fuck the Car collecting achievement, and your street crimes shit. On a side note to that, way to go recycling your already used character in that shit. Either it was like they think we wouldn't notice or they were just lazy. Though it its fairness it was funny a few times.

- Gun Usage/ Warning shot/ Foot Chases -

Why the fuck can I not shoot at people running especially murder suspects? And why can't I just shoot them in the leg to stop them from running? Why does every shot have to be a kill shot, why not just wound them to bring them down, But I guess it would just be easier to kill them. Whatever Fuck it.

- Glitches -
I know a game especially "sandbox" type games like this have quite a few, but I feel like the only glitches I came across were in the main story. Tailing people is the worst for that. They will literally just get stuck in a traffic jam and never move. Or another comes to mind when you have to track down a bus and the bus was spawned inside a fucking house. Shit like that sucks, especially because of the save system for this game, you have to either get caught on purpose to reset that shit, or load your last save, which could be fuck knows where.

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So here is a giant wall of text, read at your own digression a lot of bitching will take place below. So if your down for some "Light" reading pull up a chair and a beer and get to reading this shit.


Ok, I just going to say the games good, not great, not terrible, but good. There are redeeming qualities in this game that I would like to point out first. The graphics are nice, and the new facial technology is pretty cool for a first run in a game. They did a good job ya sometime its kinda funky and it looks kinda funny sometimes but all in all it was a pretty cool experience.

Now on to the list of bullshit this game has to offer, though to be fair a lot of games suffer from the same bullshit. First I'm going to address the story, and I'm sorry for People who having completed the game here Just skip this section.

Spoiler Alert-
Basically you start out as just a ordinary cop who is like this goody goody, "Golden Boy" war hero, coming back from WW2. So you get promoted to homicide eventually where you work on the Black Dalia cases. And there are like 3 or 5 cases where you get evidence dead to rights on these guys, but then later towards the end of that arc you find out one guy did all the crimes and framed all the guys you locked up. But here's where the story get really fucked up, all the guys don't say shit. They basically are just like well I'm fucked so why even bother saying I didn't do it. Then you catch the guy later and then that's it, he is someone's brother who is high up on the food chain so the department just lets it slide. Blam Promoted.
Big What the Fuck there!! Seriously so I did all that other shit for nothing. But actually Phelps did say something about it being the Werewolf/Dalia killer all along and he was framing people but they just keep dismissing that because of the department bullshit and idiot partners.
Another big What the Fuck moment is you getting busted for adultery, seriously goody, goody, Phelps mister high and mighty, do no wrong cheats on his wife. No that shit is way out of character, I say Bullshit!!! Another this is the ending, wow you fucking die like a bitch. You save Kelso, ya well at least he deserves to live, he is the only cool character from all the flashbacks. Plus when you get to play as him his its kinda cool, the guy feels more like a real person, rather then Phelps.

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All the characters in this game are so cliche is pathetic. I just wish I could have seen something new there. Only character I didn't hate was Kelso. All your partners are just fucking useless, and are just there for bullshit dialogue. Drunks, Pricks, and Idiots, and goody, goodys, looking at you Phelps. The last guy in Arson wasn't that bad, though that pretty much sums up the cast in this game.

- Partner Game play Mechanics -
What a load of shit that is, they don't do anything. Maybe except pull a car around for you if the perp is getting into a car while your chasing him. In a fight they don't do shit, brawling or fire fights useless, even the normal cops that show up sometimes don't do shit except die, or stand in the fucking way of your shot or cover. Also the car chases with then trying to shoot out tires is a fucking joke, they never get that shit unless the car if fucking totaled already.

- Car Chases -
Seriously this is one of the biggest complaints I have with this game. Your in a cop car, and there in a big ass truck, or piece of shit. And some how they manage to always out run you. I will be jamming on the accelerator, and be a top speed and they will still be faster than you like 80% of the time. And let me not forget 90 mile an hour 90 degree turns they pull out of their ass. I mean they will be flooring it then magically bust a perfect 90 degrees and speed away though like the smallest spaces and avoid all those fucking things you seem to always get stuck on. Maybe I just suck at driving, maybe not but I still think its bullshit.

- Cut Scenes -
Why the FUCK can't I skip them, the second time around. I didn't want to use a guide my first time around, and see just play see how good I do myself. So I'm going through again and I can't skip the beginning cut scenes that are like an hour long. Fuck you LA Noire I don't want to see that boring ass shit again. Let me skip it.

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I know its a Rock Star game and its just like it is in the GTA games. But the cover system is just fucking terrible. It's so slow, not to mention its got the long ass delay getting into or out of cover. It's bullshit, if your going to rip off Gears or Metal Gear cover systems then at least make it on par with the current games. I mean shit MGS did the wall leaning back in PS1 days and it was better than this shit. The aiming is slow as shit, even if you turn the sensitivity all the way up and its also got like a delay or pull when moving it too fast. I play shooters so I'm used to being able to aim fast and accurate but, hey its not a real shooter so I will let that part slide. But they cover sucks I don't even use that shit, just walk in the aim move its faster and you can strafe in and out of cover, and blast the fuckers.

- Collectibles -

Why game developers have the need to add this shit to there games when there is no need is beyond me. Besides the newspapers, which give you the back story of the characters, and more in site to the story there is no fucking need for the rest of this fucking bullshit. The reason behind it is simple, to extend the game beyond its main game so you can feel like you got more of your moneys worth. Well mister/miss developer, FUCK YOU!!!
I don't want to waste my time collecting shit that has not purpose other than to extend the game beyond its intended purpose it just makes me hate your game, and you. But hey we give you an achievement do collect the bullshit. No just no, why not add the achievement for something story related or doing something you wouldn't expect for and alternate path in the story how about it sounds much better than me running around your big ass open, world looking for shit like film reels, like why that? It's not like your character was an actor, how about badges that's more police like. Also fuck the Car collecting achievement, and your street crimes shit. On a side note to that, way to go recycling your already used character in that shit. Either it was like they think we wouldn't notice or they were just lazy. Though it its fairness it was funny a few times.

- Gun Usage/ Warning shot/ Foot Chases -

Why the fuck can I not shoot at people running especially murder suspects? And why can't I just shoot them in the leg to stop them from running? Why does every shot have to be a kill shot, why not just wound them to bring them down, But I guess it would just be easier to kill them. Whatever Fuck it.

- Glitches -
I know a game especially "sandbox" type games like this have quite a few, but I feel like the only glitches I came across were in the main story. Tailing people is the worst for that. They will literally just get stuck in a traffic jam and never move. Or another comes to mind when you have to track down a bus and the bus was spawned inside a fucking house. Shit like that sucks, especially because of the save system for this game, you have to either get caught on purpose to reset that shit, or load your last save, which could be fuck knows where.
Hilarious post, I share your opinions. Its sucks that most achievment whores probably used a guide the first way through just so they wouldn't have to watch the cutscenes in a 2nd playthrough. The sad thing is that using a guide the first time through destroys the entire point of the game....but I think going through these missions a second time is even worse. I took a few months away from this game to start achievement hunting and I still have NO motivation to do these missions again. Ugh..
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Hilarious post, I share your opinions. Its sucks that most achievment whores probably used a guide the first way through just so they wouldn't have to watch the cutscenes in a 2nd playthrough. The sad thing is that using a guide the first time through destroys the entire point of the game....but I think going through these missions a second time is even worse. I took a few months away from this game to start achievement hunting and I still have NO motivation to do these missions again. Ugh..

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Old 10-20-2011, 12:36 AM   #235
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B-oooooooring. I still have a few cases to do, but damn it's everytime the same over and over again...
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I'm 50.5% in the game and overall I am enjoying the game, but at the same time, the limitations for this being an open world game were disappointing since it felt like they didn't do much with it. They could have done so much more with this so in that aspect it is a little disappointing.

I think one of my main issues is that there also isn't a whole lot of interactivity with weapons, people, and actions that playing as Cole can be done. I especially find it kind of weak that in pretty much every Street Crime Case I've done thus far (around 22-23 cases), in the majority of them, you can't draw your weapon to fire a warning shot but instead, just shoot to kill. Granted, perhaps that was more common during this time since today, many officers need to announce themselves and use force as a last resort or when fired upon themselves, but it's kind of repetitive to go from street crime to street crime and kill the suspect at large.

So far, the cases themselves aren't too terribly repetitive, but the combing for clues and the types of clues has definitely gotten old through the progression of the game. I think I'm on my first Vice Desk case. I'm hoping I won't be sorely disappointed by the end of the game since this is my first time playing.

Only other issue with it is that it seemingly makes my Xbox run real hard when this is the game being played (current issue is lack of hard drive space to install) when compared to others I've played that aren't currently installed.
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Old 12-29-2011, 08:39 AM   #237
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The Game is just great ! guys Heck, the only think i was kinda upset about was the invisible walls and lack of freedom, but you're a police man bleh.
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Old 01-02-2012, 08:16 AM   #238
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I absolutely love this game, got the Complete Edition for Christmas. My current problem with it? It won't save my progress. I'll get to a case in Murder, save to go watch something on Netflix, come back to play the game and it will only let me choose 'new' and start right over.
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Old 01-04-2012, 07:03 PM   #239
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Old 01-15-2012, 03:34 PM   #240
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You can't run except when in a gun fight or chase. That is kind of annoying when you need to get places near by like on the case "The Black Caesar."
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