Cheat Sheet 8/11: L.A. Noire wins award for Motionscan, THQ closes Aussie studios

Welcome to the next level of mainstream videogame news!

-EA is “revisiting” the Alpha Centauri series.

-Eidos Montreal’s Jean-Francois Dugas talks about taking Deus Ex: Human Revolution to new places

-THQ has closed two Australian studios. 

-Those who pre-order Trackmania 2: Canyon will be granted access to its beta

L.A. Noire has won the Edinburgh Interactive Edge Award for its use of performance capture technology. 

  –Lana Polansky