Solve a variety of cases across the desks of Patrol, Traffic, Homicide 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. Experience a stunningly accurate block-by-block recreation of 8 sq. miles of 1947 L.A. Solve brutal crimes, plots and conspiracies inspired by real crimes from 1947 Los Angeles, one of the most corrupt and violent times in L.A. history. Using groundbreaking new animation technology, MotionScan, 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. 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. L.A. Noire is the first videogame to be honored as an Official Selection by the Tribeca Film Festival.
The game starts off kind of slow. I'm sure this is only so the player can get used to how things work within the game, but once you get past the first case, there is so much to do. You can continue the story line (getting cases from the Police Department) or play "side missions", which are just as fun in my opinion. Some of the cases require a car chase (which I am usually opposed to) but after three failed attempts at trying to capture the suspect, the ..