Watch the First L.A. Noire Gameplay Series Video: "Orientation"

Posted on February 9 2011, 12:00pm | Author: R* Q | Filed Under: Games

The first in our series of in-depth gameplay videos for L.A. Noire, “Orientation” is an overview of the game’s core mechanics from searching for clues, to the fundamentals of witness interrogation, and classic action including brawling and shootouts. Using all in-game footage, this first gameplay video in the series explains how your detective skills, intuition and cunning have the power to make or break each case.

Watch it right now above and in high-definition at the official L.A. Noire website or at

Related L.A. Noire Videos:
Official Trailer #2 | The Technology Behind Performance | First Trailer

  • R* Yon May 9 2011, 3:17pmReplyFlag
    @BlazeKush420 There won't be a collectors edition, but pre-order bonus content will be available as DLC at some point following release.

    @TheJustinAllenK Head over here to get an answer to that question, and a few others:

    Thanks all, one week to go, realize we won't be able to answer everything but we do appreciate all of the enthusiasm, please keep things on topic, and for the latest on L.A. Noire visit the official site:
    • BlazeKush420on March 1 2011, 8:40pmReplyFlag
      Will there be a Collectors Edition ? With some cool stuff Art Book, Free DLC, Soundtrack on Disc,
      • ViolentJokeron February 26 2011, 8:53pmReplyFlag
        The Guys at RockstarGames and Team Bondi should put out a Demo for PS3 & Xbox360
        • ella-N216on February 25 2011, 9:22amReplyFlag
          i got a perfect idea if there will be online then put a 30 min match

          there are 2 teams one of cops the other mafia
          the mafia has to escape and they dont appear on cops radar
          the cops have to find clues
          when they found out the killer the mafia will appear on radar
          the cops have to assist the mafia before pass 30min
          • L.A.NOIRE-GUYon February 25 2011, 8:12amReplyFlag
            I love the video watched it about 15 times now. can't wait
            • TheJustinAllenKon February 23 2011, 4:18pmReplyFlag
              @R* I was wondering if L.A. Noire will have Multiplayer, and if not, will there be some kind of interaction with other players?
              • METALLICACornon February 16 2011, 4:49amReplyFlag
                Yeah euphoria awesome and realistic physic animation !
                • UpNSmoke225on February 15 2011, 12:55pmReplyFlag
                  @Johnvc - wow really is now in session..first do you even know what Euphoria is?? that it's a middleware animations engine, not a stand alone?? that R* uses it within its own RAGE engine for games IT develops?? and that Team Bondi developed this game not R*??

                  with that being said I highly doubt that Euphoria is being implemented or was even thought about....and honestly do you actually think the animations we've seen (cinematic & in-game) NEED any improvements??? c'mon now you kinda asked for that...dont blame R* for takin advantage of a good thing when they see it. So if you boycott them on this ridiculous notion then I honestly feel sorry for you and your loss. Lets be thankful R* got its sneaky little fingers on a title that is gonna give them a TON of publicity...great more R*..keep the info comin!
                  • Johnvcon February 15 2011, 12:11pmReplyFlag
                    a lot of peaple will hate me for this but

                    i will not buy this if rockstar dont announce that this game have EUHORIA really euphoria is a game changing. i know facial animations are aswell but why not EUPHORIA? please answer me rockstar
                    • UpNSmoke225on February 15 2011, 11:29amReplyFlag
                      LMAO @ R* - you nuked that guys account before I could blink! right on haha!
                      oh, and i just showed my girl the trailer for this game..and I think i've (you've?) created a monster...a strangely sexy nerdy monster..thanks!
                      • batik89on February 14 2011, 9:18pmReplyFlag
                        @R* I wish we got something new for this week. An announcement of pre order bonus & exclusive edition, perhaps?
                        • BeDhAtHaIrYon February 14 2011, 3:07pmReplyFlag
                          @Impalm - youre absolutely right. like i said before, it would be a fantastic addition like rdr had. But the games story modes are absolutely what makes them something. I just love the mp in rdr now i would love it to come back again in this epic world R* has created this time.

                          I am preordering in 2 weeks :D cant wait for the release.
                          • R* Aon February 14 2011, 11:12amReplyFlag
                            Guys - thanks for the continuing love on the gameplay video - all other questions will be answered in due time - please stay tuned!

                            @SirSmok3Alot225 Look again - those that try to spam here will not only get deleted but instantly banned.

                            Cheers all
                            • UpNSmoke225on February 14 2011, 10:44amReplyFlag
                              @cjifodsa9 -

                              GTFO!!!!!!!! if we get deleted fro being slightly off-topic this is ridiculous
                              • John_Marston190on February 14 2011, 9:00amReplyFlag
                                Whens the next trailer. Damn rockstar you know how to keep people hyped up for a game.
                                • LiL.A.Kingon February 14 2011, 8:55amReplyFlag

                                  yes R* should release a other trailer this week!!
                                  • Thisis50on February 14 2011, 7:57amReplyFlag
                                    when this game come on pc ?
                                    • Mortal91ifyon February 14 2011, 7:48amReplyFlag
                                      dude this is a gaming website. ur comment (advertisement). is gonna get deleted. it's all about LA.NOIRE not about a bargain for some damn fashion/clothing so scram!!!!!
                                      • Rock1m1on February 14 2011, 2:59amReplyFlag
                                        Dear R*, when will the next edition of Asked & Answered series return? LA NOIRE edition?
                                        • avi1998on February 14 2011, 1:39amReplyFlag
                                          I would like it if you post another gameplay trailer this week, I can't get enough!
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