Amid the post-war
boom of Hollywood's Golden Age, Cole Phelps, an LAPD detective is
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.