By Joseph Leray

Depth Analysis is the Australian motion-capture company that developed the Motionscan technology Team Bondi used in “L.A. Noire,” and they released a gag reel for the game a few months ago that’s starting to make the rounds.

“L.A. Noire” fans will remember that detective Cole Phelps, the game’s protagonist, was kind of a blowhard -- incidentally, the gag reel features some pretty salty language. It’s weird to see his character actor flub his lines or joke with his co-workers. The in-game Cole Phelps isn’t one for giggling or lightheartedness -- threatening to assault people was more his style.
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By Joseph Leray

According to some recently posted job listings, Whore of the Orient -- the new game from L.A. Noire director Brendan McNamara -- is ramping up production soon, with a projected (and probably optimistic) release date in 2015.

Orient will be "narrative action adventure, similar in genre to L.A. Noire," using the same MotionScan facial technology made famous by Team Bondi's 1940s epic. The lead animator position calls for "realistic human animation."

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