Reviews and Problems with True Crime: Streets of L.A.
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True Crime: Streets of L.A.
27 May 2012
Excerpt: Enjoyed GTA? Then you probably heard about True Crime. The game is totally based on the grandmaster of virtual violence but surprisingly, True Crime hasn’t done a bad job as a Rip-off. On the contrary, Luxoflux has delivered a nice game, though they have made it very easy on themselves.
Excerpt: Repeat after me. This is not Grand Theft Auto . This is not Grand Theft Auto . This is not Grand Theft Auto . Say it to yourself again. Once more. Good. Now you get the picture. OK, so True Crime: Streets of LA is set in a large American city, is pretty much free roaming and contains lots of guns...
Excerpt: As Nick Kang, you are called back to HQ after being suspended from the force. “The Chief” offers you a job in the Elite Operations Division that is working to keep Chinese and Russian gangs from turning the City of Angels into a City of Hell.
Excerpt: Is it the next big thing, or just another GTA clone that wasn't quite there. True Crime: Streets of LA, delivers an action game, a narrative experience, a driving game, and a fighting game all into one. This free roaming game puts you in the shoes of a LAPD cop. Will you be a good cop or a bad cop?
Excerpt: Personally, there are two distinct scenarios for wasted potential. One is a great license or idea in the hands of a developer that wouldn't know how to use it if it coded itself, and the other is an idea that just can't quite get to fruition - not because the developer doesn't have the talent, but...
Summary: Activision has been off the mark lately when it comes to 3rd person brawlers. were just downright awful. Now the company that gave us , but is it the company’s return to glory? Or is Activision just continuing on its downward spiral?
Conclusion: THE VERDICT: There is plenty to do and even more to see in True Crime. It's a shooter, fighter, RPG, driving sim all in one. All of these areas are done well to boot. The size of the game will simply astound those that pick up a copy.