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L.A. Noire Missions Based On Real-Life Crimes From 1947

This past week, we heard from Rockstar that gamers can expect a much-anticipated unveiling of L.A. Noire next month. Well, maybe we can get you started a little early.

Up until now, we had always thought the most intriguing element of this new game was its 1940s atmosphere and gritty, underworld feel. However, Rockstar has been saying all along that L.A. Noire will boast some very special features that might just surprise everyone. Perhaps this is one of those features: according to GameGuru and citing a brief resume for a Team Bondi designer, it seems much of the game's missions will be based on real-life crimes that happened in Los Angeles in 1947. This particular designer's job was to do research into LA newspapers for the year in question, and pick out crimes to place into the game's database. Obviously, this means you would set out to solve the crimes that actually occurred in 1947, which is just plain awesome. We get the feeling it's sorta like GTA with a twist of hardened reality that puts L.A. Noire in a class by itself. But we still have to wait for the official unveiling before we can bring you more details, like the all-important gameplay and control mechanics...

Anyway, the more we hear about this one, the more excited we become. It's okay that we've been waiting for a long time; we've had plenty of other titles to keep our attention, right?

Related Game(s): L.A. Noire

1/23/2010 10:41:32 AM Ben Dutka

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Comments (27 posts)

Silent_J
Saturday, January 23, 2010 @ 11:04:13 AM
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looking forward to hearing more about this game.

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killzone100
Saturday, January 23, 2010 @ 11:06:29 AM
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This game looks so cool. Heres hoping for a 2010 release.

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tlpn99
Saturday, January 23, 2010 @ 11:21:02 AM
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This one looks so good :)

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CH1N00K
Saturday, January 23, 2010 @ 11:41:57 AM
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It would be cool if they did it on crimes that were still unsolved to this day. See if anyone could shed some new light on some "cold cases"

Lol, and can you imagine the headlines? "Gamers solve 60 year old murder case" There would be some good publicity for video games..

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fuk u
Saturday, January 23, 2010 @ 11:45:33 AM
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thats interesting CH1NOOK lol

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MarkyMark3
Saturday, January 23, 2010 @ 1:19:15 PM
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GTA in the late forties eh? im lovin' it ;D

Last edited by MarkyMark3 on 1/23/2010 1:19:27 PM

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jaybiv
Saturday, January 23, 2010 @ 1:20:33 PM
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What a fresh take come the crime/drama genre.

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Oxvial
Saturday, January 23, 2010 @ 1:31:35 PM
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too much blah blah blah..when they are going to show some gameplay?

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Deleted User
Saturday, January 23, 2010 @ 1:51:36 PM

when they actually have gameplay to show? until then I'll gladly take the blah blah blah.

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Oxvial
Saturday, January 23, 2010 @ 2:16:26 PM

I would be okay with that if the game wasn't announced a bunch of years ago.

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Darwin1967
Saturday, January 23, 2010 @ 3:41:03 PM
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Yet another reason I love this site...I get an inside look at games I might never even take a second look at. This title intrigues me....can't wait to hear more!

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WorldEndsWithMe
Saturday, January 23, 2010 @ 4:46:04 PM
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I really want this to do well, I'm a bit scared my new novel in the 20's might have some trouble due to audience.

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Hitch
Sunday, January 24, 2010 @ 2:52:17 AM

The 20's???

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WorldEndsWithMe
Sunday, January 24, 2010 @ 5:00:33 PM

yes, and LA Noire I think is in the 40s.

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Hitch
Sunday, January 24, 2010 @ 11:41:18 PM

whats going on in the 20's?

Last edited by Hitch on 1/24/2010 11:41:32 PM

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, January 25, 2010 @ 8:01:15 AM

all kinds of sh*t man :)

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goodgamer
Saturday, January 23, 2010 @ 4:50:46 PM
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boring

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Banky A
Saturday, January 23, 2010 @ 5:07:14 PM
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Very sexy.

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booze925
Saturday, January 23, 2010 @ 6:14:12 PM
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is LA noire a sequel to a ps2 game?

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Banky A
Saturday, January 23, 2010 @ 7:13:43 PM

Nope, I'm sure :S

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booze925
Saturday, January 23, 2010 @ 6:14:13 PM
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sorry about the double post

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fuk u
Saturday, January 23, 2010 @ 7:10:02 PM
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idts

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BikerSaint
Saturday, January 23, 2010 @ 9:11:29 PM
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I hope they're using unsolved crime, I certainly wouldn't want someone to use the internet just to quickly cheat all of the game's answers.

And like Ch1nook said above, it would be an awesome boost for the gamer nation if we were the ones who crack the cases wide open & solve them.

I've got all the magnifying glasses I need right here, so I'm more than ready to go all CSI on L.A. Noire

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___________
Saturday, January 23, 2010 @ 10:59:37 PM
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hmmmmm sounds interesting but ill have to wait till ive seen the reviews before i get too excited.
R* has disappointed me to much this generation.
they use to be the game development gods, they were to playstation what valve or ID were to PC.
every game they released was pure gold................... shame i cant say the same about them now

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Hitch
Sunday, January 24, 2010 @ 2:36:30 AM
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Sounds good

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just2skillf00l
Sunday, January 24, 2010 @ 6:03:57 PM
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Ok, L.A. Noire, you have my attention.

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B-RadGfromOV
Sunday, January 24, 2010 @ 8:47:13 PM
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I'm fine with a GTA clone, as long as it's set in the forties and is as sweet looking as this.

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