Maybe Adding VR To LA Noire Was A Mistake

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Not now, Phelps!

L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files was supposed to make Rockstar’s detective caper classic more realistic than ever by nestling you deep inside the uncanny valley that is Cole Phelps’ face. Perhaps, though, the world was not ready for Phelps to have fully-functioning hands. Perhaps it will never be ready, as evidenced by this video from GTA Series Videos:

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One thing that everyone needs to know about this game is that the world is open, you can drive around and run people over in first person VR, and that alone is probably my favorite VR experience of 2017.