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L.A. Noire

L.A. Noire is a mystery-solving sandbox game developed by Team Bondi and published by Rockstar Games. It was released on both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on May 17 in North America and on May 20 in Europe.

The game is set in "a perfectly re-created Los Angeles" of 1947, with players being given an open-ended challenge to solve a series of murder mysteries.

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. Search for clues, chase down suspects and interrogate witnesses as you struggle to find the truth in a city where everyone has something to hide.

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Roy Earle
"Everyone has their vices. Even you, Phelps."
―Roy Earle

Roy Earle is a central character in L.A. Noire. Roy is the corrupt Chief Detective of the Vice department. He is Cole Phelps' partner during his time at the Vice desk. Roy later becomes a secondary antagonist during the arson desk.

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  • Hatsen

    Rockstar has just announced, that L.A. Noire will be released for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and HTC Vive. All versions will come with graphical enhancements.

    L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files for HTC Vive delivers seven of the original engrossing, self-contained c…

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  • Superfritiof851

    Well, this blog post is about two and a half month late, but no one else posted it, and late is better than never!

    On february 13th, a Rockstar spokesperson wrote, answering a reader Q&A on the company's official site."Don't count out the possibility of a new game in the L.A…

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  • Sector 36

    Hi everyone!

    This is the experimental poll for L.A. Noire wiki.

    Why do you need a experimental poll? Simple. The Admin has given me the permission to make polls, but you also have the chance to decide, would you like a weekly poll, a monthly poll, or not?

    I will say it again, …

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  • The Tom

    Gaming sites across the web recently got a chance to check out the upcoming L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition for PC - to see what they had to say see this.

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  • Sector 36

    L.A. Noire Poll, 21

    September 2, 2012 by Sector 36

    Hello detectives and investigators, welcome back to the polls section.

    First things first, I don't know about you but I have a busy week, that doesn't mean this poll will delay.

    However, there is one thing does delay, the result of the 1st~20th poll, sorry if you are waiting …

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  • Sector 36

    L.A. Noire Poll, 20

    August 19, 2012 by Sector 36

    Good to see you again, Detectives! This is Sector 35, uh, no... Sector 36 here.

    First thing, what do you know? This is the 20th poll! Oh-yeah!!!!!!

    Alright, what we have today is quite special, in fact, this poll is the race of the previous champions... You get it, the cases …

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  • Sector 36

    L.A. Noire Poll, 19

    August 12, 2012 by Sector 36

    Welcome back to the Polls section, I, Sector 36, brings you the 19th poll.

    What should we do today? Huh, view the last week's result first.

    Well,well,well, the Big Explosion that destroyed the Nicholson Electroplating Plant won the first place, the hunt for the BD player and …

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  • Sector 36

    L.A. Noire Poll, 18

    August 5, 2012 by Sector 36

    Hello detectives and investigators, Sector 36 welcomes you back to the polls section.

    Now, its August! How fast the time goes? Soon the summer vacation will be over... So sad for students.

    Anyway, let's get down to the business, I can't think anything good for this week's pol…

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