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An action-adventure game by Rockstar, where the player takes the role of an LAPD detective in the film-noire-style LA of the 40s.

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What do these numbers mean in L.A. Noire?

In the first case of L.A. Noire, you track down a man to his apartment who appears to have had his gun stolen and used in a murder. In the apartment, you find a notebook with the homicide detective's ...
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How is the story structured in LA Noire?

NO SPOILERS PLEASE I just bought the complete edition of LA Noire. I am a little confused as to how the games story is structured. I am playing the normal missions in the story mode and I am at a ...
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How can I play LA Noire on Mac?

I'd like to play with LA Noire (and other video games) on my Mac. The problem is that many games are not available for Mac computers. How can I play these games on my Mac, in good playable condition?
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Can I get the Chicago Lightning Uniform offline?

Does anyone know if you can get the Chicago lightning outfit offline in L.A. Noir?
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Is there any reason not to use the police siren during driving segments?

Since the traffic simulation in LA Noire basically ignores you, NPC cars tend to hit you or pull directly in front of you when you would have the right-of-way. The only reliable way of avoiding this ...
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What content does “LA Noire - Complete” contain over “LA Noire - Standard” for PS3

Right now Standard is available on amazon for $11 while the complete version is $70. What additional content is available in Complete? I assume it's DLC material. If so, how much does the combined DLC ...
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Is there a list on when you should do the driving in LA Noire?

In some sequences of the game, if you drive yourself you will catch the suspect in the act of doing something and net more evidence. For example in 'The Driver's Seat' if you drive to the suspect's ...
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LA Noire with cheats / no combat?

Is there any way to play LA Noire without having to go through fighting and shooting? I really like detective stories and having to murder 20 people in a shoot out kinda ruins it for me. Looking for a ...
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How can I re-ask a question I got wrong?

LA Noire features a system where you interrogate suspects by asking them questions, and then either accepting what they say as truth, doubting them, or accusing them of lieing (which requires proof to ...
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Is it possible to interrogate a suspect a second time?

I went and interrogated one of my suspects before having all of the facts available to me, so missed out on a couple of questions that may or may not crack this case wide open. In this instance, I'm ...
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How can I pin murder on Eli, the pedophile?

I'm playing "The Golden Butterfly", the second mission in L.A. Noire's Homicide chapter. Diedre Moller has been murdered. There are two suspects in the case, her husband, Hugo, and a pedophile, Eli. ...
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How exactly do intuition points work in crime scenes?

I have tried to use an intuition point while investigating a crime scene in L.A. Noire. The only item it highlighted was one I had already looked at. I was assuming all items on the scene I had not ...
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LA Noire Launcher DirectX not found problem (Windows XP)

I keep getting the "The Launcher cannot query DirectX. Please update DirectX by installing the latest redistributable" I'm on Windows XP and this is the Steam version of the game. GPU=NVIDIA 9800 GTX+...
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Is there anything one can do in a car without a police radio in LA Noire?

I recently completed the main storyline of LA Noire, and now I am still playing it to roam the streets and take on the random street crimes that happen. There are hidden special cars in garages ...
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How do you skip cutscenes?

They are getting annoying when you need to replay a failed chase or something like that.
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How can I tell which street crimes I have solved?

Related to my other question about street crimes in Free Play mode - how can I see my progress on street crimes for each desk? I couldn't see anything in the Free Play menu when I chose a desk, and ...
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Should I only get unsolved street crimes in Free Play?

I'm currently on the Homicide desk but have returned to Traffic in free play mode in order to finish all the street crimes. However, I'm still being given street crimes that I definitely remember ...
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What is the difference between Doubt and Lie?

When interrogating people in LA Noire, the marker between truth and non-truth is pretty obvious. However, I can't tell how to distinguish between choosing Doubt and Lie. When does it make sense to ...
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What are Film Reels in LA Noire?

I'm over 60% done with the game but I still have 0/50 "Film Reels" (as shown in the Statistics page). What / Where are Film Reels?
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Resolving hostage situations

If a thug is holding a person hostage and using her as a human shield, is there any way to resolve the situation without killing anyone? I tried to aim for the arm or leg, but the shooter always ...
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Catching suspects alive

During street crimes, is there any benefit from catching suspects alive instead of shooting them or getting them killed otherwise? In the mission "Cosmic rays" for example the suspect kills himself ...
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Is there any way to tell if you found all clues?

When you are on a crime scene and look for clues, is there any way to know if you found everything and can move on? I noticed that sometimes the location gets crossed out if you are finished there, ...
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Do you miss distress calls if you let your partner drive?

Letting your partner drive has obvious advantages (shorter rides, no chance to do damage). But are there any negative aspects to it? Do you for example still get the distress calls during missions?
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What are the consequences of running over pedestrians?

If I run over pedestrians or hit other cars while driving through the city, what exactly are the consequences?
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Convert default/offline to online profile?

I started my game in L.A. Noire with an default/offline account. Is there any way to convert it to an online account in Rockstar Social Club without losing my saved progress? Can you maybe move the ...
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How do I fire a warning shot?

There's an achievement in LA Noire for stopping a fleeing suspect with a warning shot. How do I do the warning shot? I tried firing "around" the suspect while he's running, but that didn't work.
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Are street crimes random?

In L.A. Noire, do the street crime dispatch calls occur at pre-defined events in each crime case? If I miss one, is it lost forever unless I replay the case (or the entire game) or are they basically ...
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Do slow detectives lose points?

As the city is so well designed, I would like to wander around a little bit, discover the monuments, etc... The issue is that the story goes from one case to another, without a break, whereas, in GTA:...
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LA Noire: Do you get any bonus for 100% Completion?

Simple question, really. Do you get any bonus for 100% Completion in LA Noire? GTAIV unlocked certain things, as I remember, once you'd gotten 100% (although nothing you couldn't use cheat codes to ...
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Does L.A. Noire have parental controls or a family / clean setting?

I'm wondering if there are settings in the game that enable someone to turn down / off explicit content. If so, what settings are available?
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Is there a steering wheel that works with L.A. Noire on the Xbox 360?

L.A. Noire is a great game, but if you're not used to driving with a controller, it's hard to play some parts of it. It seems to me it would be much easier with a steering wheel. Anybody know if there'...
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What differences are there between the XBOX en PS version?

I'm trying to decide whether I should buy L.A. Noire for Xbox 360 or PS3. 1) Is there a comparative review between the versions on the two consoles? 2) Has Rockstar announced any downloadable ...