The lights are on
The once-bright future of L.A. Noire developer Team Bondi is all but extinguished. The company is now preparing for closure.
According to documents filed with The Australian Securities & Investments Commission, a liquidator has been appointed who will sell off all the company's remaining assets and pay off its outstanding debts in preparation for the developer's closing.
Earlier it was rumored that Mad Max and Happy Feet director George Miller was going to buy the studio via his KMM studio, but that hasn't transpired.
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Well, this really sucks. I personally love L.A. Noire and I was excited to see what else the company had up its sleeve. Love the game or not, you have to respect Team Bondi for trying something new in an industry where one hit game is copied and repeated a thousand times over. Hopefully, these guys will find a way to create another studio and keep making interesting, and different video games.
That sucks. L.A. Noire IMO was awesome game. I loved being a detective and solving cases.
Highly undeserved. Bondi is very talented, so this is a shame.
That sucks lets hope they are able to find another place to work.
**BRAAAHHHH**, no one this talented should go out like this
My condolences to those that last their jobs. May you land back on your feet quickly.
dont worry their making another game
its gonna be a board game though
I hope those hardworking devs can get a better job and employer somewhere else than that McNamara guy. LA Noire sold like hotcakes but Team Bondi's closed down all because of mismanagement.
No studio as amazingly talented as Team Bondi should go this way. I won't harp on the ridiculous mismanagement anymore, but it's still such a shame. Good luck to you all. I hope you find new studios where your talent will flourish under healthy conditions.
That really is a shame :( I thoroughly enjoyed every bit of L.A. Noire. I even got some of my friends to buy the game, and they loved it just as much as I did. My thoughts go out to the hard working people of Team Bondi.
It's always sad to see a developer go, especially after they release a good game. I guess we won't be getting a sequel. If you didn't like the game because it just wasn't your type of game I respect that, But if you didn't like it just because it wasn't like GTA or RDR you need to grow up Im tired of hearing that argument.
What happens with the support for the game for PC, what if the PC-version needs a patch?