Eugene David
...The One-Minute Pundit

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Thankfully videogames have become as expensive to make as tentpoles, more so with their declining sales and increasing BUGS. This sounds like a totally fatuous project: a detective game set in the supposed Los Angeles of 1947, fatuous because it's set in what the movies would have certain geeks believe is the LA of 1947, a town all in black-and-white -- and heavily "researched" to boot. Without going into the great Oscar Hammerstein's comment about "research poison" we will say those remarkable color pictures of San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake suggest there might not have been a time the world went film noir.

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