The makers of Grand Theft Auto are set to revolutionie gaming by exploring the noir crime genre. Here the aim is to interrogate criminals – not kill them.
This article titled “LA Noire: The interactive detective” was written by Keith Stuart, for The Guardian on Thursday 5th May 2011 19.00 UTC
Two police detectives burst into a filthy apartment. A woman is cowering on the floor amid upturned furniture as a group of hired thugs search every drawer and cupboard. A fist fight ensues, the heavies are dispatched and the officers are left to question the traumatised victim.
How do they start questioning her? How will they know if she’s telling the truth? Well, that’s your problem. You are the cop and this is a whole new type of video game.