Former LA Noire devs are reportedly working on 1940s game.


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from the creators of L.A. Noire comes Sowden House, a psychological thriller set in 1940s L.A. that will have you questioning your sanity,” Garbett posted alongside a video of music being recorded.

I never thought I’d be writing for video game but I’m grateful for the opportunity! 🙏 This was the second Video games session recording and it features the ‘jazz band’,” she wrote, seemingly confirming it is a video game.

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An L A Noire Successor would be very amazing.

I hope they refine the facial expression tech even more in this. Unless Rockstar has patented it for some reason
VGC also included that it was up on Linklden some time ago so expecting this has been in development for quite a while.

A 2026 release date?
Thats really cool

We never really had a detective game like L A Noire since 2011.

So much potential and mechanics, never to be used again or fully realized. I hope this is where they can fully do what they wanted with it