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Remastered cult classic L.A. Noire is up for pre-order on Xbox One

L.A. Noire originally released in 2011 and was heralded as an amazing experience due to its focus on figuring out the truth. You had to interview suspects and analyze facial cues to determine if suspects were lying or holding back.

L.A. Noire is a dark and violent crime thriller set against the backdrop of 1940's Los Angeles. Amid the post-war boom of Hollywood's Golden Age, Cole Phelps, a Los Angeles Police Department detective, is thrown into a city drowning in its own success. Corruption is out of control, the drug trade is booming, 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 arsons, racketeering, and murders. However, it's not that easy. Aside from combating criminals and powerful crime bosses, Phelps has to counter members of his own department. Are there crooked cops who might betray you? You never know.

Going back to the game's technical aspects, the title runs at 1080p on Xbox One and stunning 4K on Xbox One X. The remastered version Includes the original game and all additional add-ons. Be sure to check out the game at retailers especially if you haven't played it before. The game launches on November 14, 2017 and is priced at $39.99. Currently it looks like it's only available for pre-order on the Xbox Store and not Amazon.

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17 Comments
  • Well, I see no mutch diference from original, wait tha they upgrade for 4k with awesome graphics.
  • They haven't revealed the visuals yet.
  • That was the trailer for the game back in 2011. I expect the trailer for the new visuals to come out this thursday.
  • There is no other game like this. The facial sync is just so amazingly realistic. Will be getting this. Go search youtube for "L.A. Noire Trailer - Behind the Scenes" and watch how its done. In game it is unerving - so real.
  • Wow!  I missed this game completely at the time, but after watching the behind the scenes trailer, I'm really impressed.  Definitely think I'll pick this up.
  • I remember being so amazed at the facial expressions. I haven't seen anything else like it until Injustice 2. I wonder if they used the same technology.
  • one more attempt to finish this game.  i still have my game save on Steam, but i want it onmy big screen 4k. im willing to support rockstar for any remakes or remasters.  theyre that awesome.  they shouldve made it full price.
  • Khmmm i preorder this game and download the same day....maybe a week ago already or two
  • I might pick this up. After GTA V short story mode. I'd like something that isn't all about multiplayer
  • I played this back in the day and really liked it. I like how you can drive around LA like GTA with landmarks etc, the story is pretty good too. I remember the shooting mechanics were a bit flaky but forgivable and I was able to finish the game so wasn't mad difficult like some of the GTA IV missions. One of the 'features' of this game was the interviewing of suspects - you had to guess if they were telling the truth or lying by their facial expressions and evidence you collected around the scene. This was pretty difficult but ultimately didn't stop the story from progressing.
  • Probably because the doubt meme is so popular right now.
  • Pressing X...
  • I hope there will be a physical copy of the game
  • Doubtful
  • Just checked the rockstar store. There will be a physical copy sold as well. Or so it seems to be that way.
  • I have this game for Xbox 360. My Hope was it would make it to the backward compatibility... I guess I'll have to buy it again on Xbox one to try to finish it...
  • This was/is a great game! Great story, great graphics and game mechanics. I haven't seen another game like it.