These are interrogation scenes from 1940s detective game L.A. Noire, the next big thing from the makers of Grand Theft Auto. Can you tell just by looking at the faces, the body language of these suspects who has something to hide?

Rockstar Games is forgoing the violent, visceral impact of beating a confession out of a suspect in L.A. Noire for something more subtle. Even they admit this is "strange interesting stuff" that could go over most video gamers heads.

Will analyzing facial expressions and questioning witnesses at crime scenes be as thrilling as shootouts in the Wild West or outrunning Liberty City police in a high speed chase? We'll find out when L.A. Noire ships this year.