The post-WWII streets of 1940’s L.A. were riddled with film noire-style crime and patrolled largely by cigar-smoking, revolver-toting detectives and G-men. It marked a time when L.A. was drenched in bedlam and murder amidst smoky offices filled with pudgy, poker-playin’ gangsters and thugs wandering the dark inner-city streets. And that’s pretty accurate of the scenery in the L.A. Noire video game, where the player is immersed in a first-person POV detective role.
Respond to and investigate the multiple facets of routine street and traffic control, arson, and most importantly, homicide. In addition, you—the wise-crackin’ L.A. detective—are responsible for:
The player rises through the ranks as he accomplishes more, going from rookie cop to seasoned detective in one of the seediest, most corrupt locations in time ever.