Men in black

Rockstar Games' ability to tap into the genres closest to our hearts shows no sign of abating with the unveiling of its long-awaited homage to hard-boiled detective thrillers, L.A. Noire. Bathed in glorious sepia-toned shadows and promising a storyline littered with murders, corruption and fedoras, the game – due this coming Spring – plays like the living embodiment of a James Ellroy novel. (But don't just take our word for it: the inaugural trailer is after the jump.)

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