As I've been watching the NBA Playoffs, a new video game called L.A. Noire has appeared in several commercials. The ads are unique in that they are shown in a film-like manner, which leaves the viewer a little confused as to how the player integrates into the plot. Interestingly, the game is actually going to appear at the Tribeca Film Festival. Upon further research, I found that the gameplay is centered around the life of a LAPD officer as he fights crime, progresses through the ranks, and attempts to make-up for the violence he inflicted as a soldier in WWII.
As a fan of The Godfather, the gangster era has always interested me and this game captures the street life in a very realistic way. I look forward to playing the game when it debuts and expect nothing but the best from Rockstar Games, the developer and publisher of L.A. Noire. Rather than being the gangster, it will be interesting to control the violence through detective work in Los Angeles. Violence against violence in a Grand Theft Auto-esque gameplay can only produce hours of un.