Amid the post-war boom of Hollywood's Golden Age, Cole Phelps is an LAPD detective thrown headfirst into a city drowning in its own success. Corruption is rampant, the drug trade is exploding, and murder rates are at an all-time high. In his fight to climb the ranks and do what's right, Phelps must unravel the truth behind a string of arson attacks, racketeering conspiracies and brutal murders, battling the L.A. underworld and even members of his own department to uncover a secret that could shake the city to its rotten core.
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Over the radio sometimes, you can hear Evelyn Knight's "A Little Bird Told Me", but the song was not released until 2 years after the game setting. See more
In the flashbacks, Jack Kelso is seen addressing his fellow Marines as "soldiers," which is something a US Marine would never ever do. See more
You're the new face of the department, Phelps - the modern cop who tries to understand why the perp does what he does. Me, I just drop the hammer down on the lowlifes. You crunch a roach under your heel, you don't worry about what it's feeling, you just grind it into the pavement.
The questioning options in the PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch versions were changed to "Good Cop", "Bad Cop" and "Accuse" instead of "Truth", "Doubt" and "Lie" from the original. The PS4 and Xbox One versions also got some texture enhancements and new camera modes while on foot. See more
References Touch of Evil
Move It On Over
By Hank Williams
Performed by Hank Williams
Published by Sony/ATV Acuff Rose Music. (BMI)
Courtesy Polydor/Universal Music Enterprises See more
17 May 2011 (USA)
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