You play a LAPD detective in late 1940s Los Angeles as you discover dark goings on in the city.

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Cole Phelps (voice)
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Rusty Galloway (voice)
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Roy Earle / Patrolman Harvey Keller (voice) (as Adam John Harrington also)
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Stefan Bekowsky (voice)
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Herschel Biggs (voice)
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Jack Kelso (voice)
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Elsa Lichtmann (voice)
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Leland Monroe (voice)
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Dr. Harlan Fontaine (voice)
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Dr. Malcolm Carruthers (voice)
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Capt. James Donnelly (voice)
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Capt. Lachlan McKelty (voice)
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Capt. Gordon Leary (voice)
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Lt. Archibald Colmyer (voice)
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Watch Commander Mel Fleischer (voice)
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Storyline

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. Written by Rockstar Games

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17 May 2011 (USA)  »

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$26,000,000 (estimated)
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This was the first video game to be shown at the Tribeca Film Festival. It was shown as an hour-long film, followed by a session where the audience could ask questions to the developers about the making of the game. See more »

Goofs

The animation for characters entering cars shows that they are putting on 3-point seat belts. Lap style seat belts were not even offered as options in cars until 1949 and 3-point seat belts were patented in 1955; the game takes place in 1947. See more »

Quotes

Leland Monroe: Can I offer you a drink, boys? Cigar?
Herschel Biggs: Sure, I'll have a Scotch.
Cole Phelps: Biggs!
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Connections

References The Night of the Hunter (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

A Slick Chick on the Mellow
by Harvey Brooks (as Harvey O. Brooks)
Performed by Dinah Washington
Published by Universal Music Corp. (ASCAP)
Courtesy Mercury/Universal Music Enterprises
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Amazing
17 May 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Rockstar games has done it again! This game is incredible - it's visually stunning, the gameplay is smooth and, most importantly, the story is fantastic. Once you start playing, you become enveloped into Cole Phelps. I bought the game at midnight because I wanted to watch the opening sequence, but I couldn't stop playing! Its true - the line between video games and movies is blurred more than ever. Especially with games like Heavy Rain and LA Noir (amoung countless others, such as Rockstar's own Red Dead Redemption), whose stories are rich and gripping. I highly recommend this game to anyone who is on the fence about getting it. You won't be disappointed!


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