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.
DEAL WITH VARIOUS CASES AND FIND THE TRUTHSolve a variety of cases across the crime desks of: Patrol, Traffic, Homicide, Vice and Arson. Search crime scenes for clues, question witnesses and interrogate suspects as you search for the truth in each case. Use your wits to analyze suspect's behavior and separate the truth from the lies.
LIFELIKE REWORKED CITY SCENESExperience a stunningly accurate block-by-block recreation of 8 sq miles of 1947 Los Angeles.
WORK UP TO HIGHER POSITIONRise up through the ranks of the LAPD from a beat cop to other positions as LAPD detective Cole Phelps
THE DARKEST HISTORY OF L.A.Solve brutal crimes, plots and conspiracies inspired by famous crimes from 1947 Los Angeles, one of the most corrupt and violent times in the City of Angels' history.
DIVERSE DIFFICULTY LEVELSMultiple difficulty settings give players of all abilities the chance to step into the shoes of a detective in postwar L.A.