New from Rockstar Games is a crime thriller called L.A. Noire. The story takes place in Los Angeles, 1947. You play as LAPD detective Cole Phelps to solve cases involving murder, arson and drug trafficking. Now that the AZSA has added the 1940s to its sport, this game really fits our theme. Please bear in mind that this game is not for kids; it is rated “Mature 17+”. Click the “more” button below for information from Rockstar Games and to view their trailer.
From Rockstar Games website…
“Amid the post-war boom of Hollywood’s Golden Age, Cole Phelps is an LAPD detective thrown headfirst into a city drowning in its own success. Corruption is rampant, the drug trade is exploding, and murder rates are at an all-time high. In his fight to climb the ranks and do what’s right, Phelps must unravel the truth behind a string of arson attacks, racketeering conspiracies and brutal murders, battling the L.A. underworld and even members of his own department to uncover a secret that could shake the city to its rotten core.
Using groundbreaking new animation technology that captures every nuance of an actor’s facial performance in astonishing detail, L.A. Noire is a violent crime thriller that blends breathtaking action with true detective work to deliver an unprecedented interactive experience. Search for clues, chase down suspects and interrogate witnesses as you struggle to find the truth in a city where everyone has something to hide.
Developed by Team Bondi in conjunction with Rockstar Games, L.A. Noire is now available for PlayStation®3 and Xbox 360® in North America and arrives May 20th 2011 in Europe.”