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A dark and violent crime thriller set against the backdrop of 1940's Los Angeles, now in stunning virtual reality. L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files for HTC VIVE places you directly in the shoes of Detective Cole Phelps as you solve brutal crimes, plots and conspiracies inspired by real cases from 1947 Los Angeles, one of the most corrupt and violent times in L.A. history. Featuring seven cases rebuilt specifically for virtual reality, L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files for HTC Vive adds new layers of immersion and realism to Rockstar Games' atmospheric crime thriller as you solve select cases from the blockbuster original game, spanning mysteries from the Detective desks of Traffic, Arson, Homicide, and more. FEATURES: Search for clues by grabbing, inspecting and manipulating objects Get behind the wheel and drive to your next crime scene Engage in chases, fistfights and shootouts as you track down suspects Build your case by making notes or drawing freehand in your detective's notebook Interrogate witnesses and use your wits to separate truth from lies in a city where everyone has something to hide
L. A. Noire makes me very much fun with the HTC VIVE and the port into a VR game Rockstar succeeded well. The graphics are good, the sound is good, the weapon handling is very good, the performance is super (i5 6600k, gtx980ti, 16gb ddr4, win10 ) and...
the driving is great. That's why I give you a buy recommendation. But there is 1 point deduction for the fact that the game only works with the Vive (harms the already very small VR market) and for the many short interruptions, which disturb the immersion a bit.
Who, like me, thought there is no 'free locomotion', let's say: Free locomotiom is possible and that is when the movement in the game is set to 'Automatically'! It was only a head controlled free movement but at least it exists. br>
EDIT: Most of the problems have been fixed by a patch, so the score is upgraded to 9 points. Thanks Rockstar! br>
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