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.