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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Trivia

Even though L.A. Noire was critically acclaimed and sold well, the game's lengthy development and use of cutting edge facial capture technology caused the studio, Team Bondai, to close down shortly after its release. See more »

Goofs

The game is set in 1947, yet there are several vehicles in the game that are '48 or '49 models. See more »

Quotes

Cole Phelps: What were you doing to the body, Ferdinand?
John Ferdinand Jamison: Are you sure you wont be upset?
Cole Phelps: Try me, Ferdinand.
John Ferdinand Jamison: I was kissing her...
[Galloway swiftly punches Ferdinand in the face]
John Ferdinand Jamison: It's not against the law! There's no law against it.
L.A.P.D Homicide Desk Detective Rusty Galloway: Shut up and take your beating like a man.
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Connections

References Nightmare Alley (1947) See more »

Soundtracks

That's My Desire
by Helmy Kresa, Carroll Loveday
Performed by Martha Tilton
Published by EMI Mills Music, Inc. (ASCAP), Music
Sales Corp. (ASCAP) /Courtesy EMI/Capitol Music Group
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Best game I've played
8 February 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When I went to read some of peoples comments, I was astonished that many people disliked this game. I thought that this was one of my most favorite/fun game I have played in a long long long time. The acting was great, with over five different actors from Mad Men. The scenery and story was very cool and fun. There were only a couple of parts that were boring, but that was it for me. This game comes with three discs of the same game. I have enjoyed every second of it. I finished the game in six days five months ago, and now I have decided to replay the game. If you miss a clue or screw up an instigation, your result could be different each time. This game takes place during the 40s, post world war II. We follow Cole Phelps, a world war II vet who is now a cop and is moving from rank to rank on the police force.

SOme of the murders are harrowing, with naked women and some peoples faces are torn apart. But, you can have a selection to skip this if needed.

This game might need some getting used to, but when you do, you just can not stop. I love it.


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