L.A. Noire for Xbox 360
Xbox 360

L.A. Noire

May 17, 2011
8.52
playscore
Good
98th of 1221

Trailer, Gameplay, & Screenshots

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About this game

Developer: Team Bondi
Content Rating: Mature

Summary

Amid the post-war boom of Hollywood’s Golden Age, an idealistic detective, Cole Phelps, is thrown headfirst into a city drowning in violence and corruption. Utilizing groundbreaking new technology that captures 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. Interrogate witnesses, search for clues and chase down suspects as you struggle to find the truth in a city where everyone has something to hide.

Critic Reviews

19 Reviews
8.54
8.00
Edge StaffMay 18, 2011
An adventure title with the capacity to thrill, and an action game that sees the virtue in holstering its gun. With the exception of its facial capture, there’s no single aspect of Team Bondi’s title that hasn’t been done better elsewhere, but few developers have brought such a diffuse set of genres together so atmospherically, stylishly or cohesively.
Raymond PadillaMay 27, 2011
Team Bondi did a wonderful job of creating an enjoyable game that takes interactive storytelling to a new level. The production values and graphics are up there with Heavy Rain, but the gameplay is more appealing to longtime gamers. Rockstar fans that were expecting another Grand Theft Auto need to understand that L.A. Noire is a very different type of game. It’s subtle, deliberate, and atmospheric. It’s also just a well-crafted game that offers an atypical type of fun.
Neon KellyMay 16, 2011
Even without the prospect of alternative leads, missed conversations and the like, you'd probably still want to see it all again. There's something entrancing about the way this game plunges you into the violence, the corruption, and the sadness of post-war Los Angeles.

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