Heavily influenced by themes from films of the 40's and 50's, and the film noir genre, L.A. Noire is the latest from Rockstar Games, developed by Team Bondi. Dedicated To Gamers.co.uk preview.
DTG write "“I expect you to draw your own conclusions”. It might be a throwaway line from a supporting wise-crack character in the upcoming game by Rockstar Games and Australian dev Team Bondi, but it perfectly encapsulates what L.A. Noire is all about.
Taking on a heavy influence of the films of the 40's and 50's, L.A. Noire is, as you may have guessed, drawn from plot and aesthetic elements of the film noir genre that has wider themes dealing closely with drugs, prostitution, homicide and graphic violence. But L.A. Noire is also a character study, in which stern but..." [ctd.]