Rockstar's L.A. Noire, a detective game that's set in the 1940's Los Angeles celebrated its 10th anniversary on 17th May. On this occasion, "The Hollywood Reporter" had a talk with one of the stars of the game "Aaron Staton" also known as "Cole Phelps" in game to know more about this experience from their perspective.
Mad Men actor Aaron Staton, the one who portrayed the lead character "Cole Phelps" said in the interview that he never heard a peep about a sequel to the game from Rockstar, which was developed by Team Bondi out of Australia. He also mentioned that he has no idea where it'd go, considering the fate of his character "Cole Phelps."
‘L.A. Noire’ Turns 10: Cast of the Video Game Made Up of Several ‘Mad Men’ Alums Looks Back at Making the Imaginative Title https://t.co/3BeDUR2mWE— The Hollywood Reporter (@THR) May 17, 2021
"I never heard a word about a sequel," he said. "If there was another story, I would be curious what they would tell since Cole Phelps died. I do get recognized from time to time from the game, which always makes me think how incredible the MotionScan technology was."
Back in 2012, Rockstar Games said that they were considering the future of L.A. Noire series, hinting that a sequel could be the possibility. It was never materialized over the years, but Rockstar did release the game on other platforms like Nintendo Switch in 2017 along with a Virtual-Reality edition called "The Case Files" that made its way in 2019.
"We're all very pleased with how that game turned out and are considering what the future may hold for LA. Noire as a series," Rockstar said in 2012 "We don't always rush to make sequels, but that does not mean we won't get to them eventually--see Max and Red Dead for evidence of that. We have so many games we want to make, and the issue is always one of bandwidth and timing."
L.A. Noire sold millions of copies with their fans still hoping for a sequel. But Rockstar has a number of other franchises that has been dormant over the years, like Grand Theft Auto, Max Payne and Bully. One of their next release is expected to be
L.A. Noire sold millions of copies, but fans hoping for a sequel are still out of luck. Rockstar has a number of other franchises that have been dormant for years, including Max Payne and Bully. Rockstar's next release is expected to be Grand Theft Auto 5 along with the standalone edition of GTA Online for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S by the end of this year. While they are also said to be working on the development of Grand Theft Auto 6.
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