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True Crime: New York City

Platform(s): GameCube, PC, PlayStation 2, Xbox 360
Genre: Action
Publisher: Activision
Developer: Luxoflux
Release Date: Nov. 15, 2005

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'True Crime: New York City' PC Edition Coming January 2006

by Rainier on Nov. 15, 2005 @ 7:52 p.m. PST

True Crime: New York City will follow another policeman through the meticulously re-created streets of a real-life metropolitan area. However, instead of the wisecracking LAPD detective Nick Kang, gamers will now play as Marcus Reed, a former gang member turned NYPD officer. <br><br>In the game, players take on the role of former gang member turned cop Marcus Reed as they fight crime on the GPS-accurate streets of Manhattan, complete with subways, hundreds of interiors, internationally recognized landmarks and real neighborhoods from Harlem to Chinatown to Times Square. Players will navigate the city the way New Yorkers do, by taking cabs, riding subways, walking and driving cars and motorcycles.

True Conflict. True Power. True New York.


  • Street Cop Life : Bust criminals, take down foreign and local gangs, search and seize, extort, interrogate, and dispense justice your way - by the book or indulge in the temptations of the job.
  • Rule New York City: Free-roaming authentic neighborhoods, GPS-accurate streets and subways, landmark buildings, and countless interiors.
  • Dynamic Environments: Unprecedented environmental gameplay - use ovens, stoves, machines, coolers, pots, pans, chairs or anything else you can grab to pound enemies.
  • High-Speed Shootouts: Race through the streets of New York in shootouts! Pull off stunts with motorcycles, sports cars, trucks, buses, and more.
  • Brutal Combat Styles: Switch fighting styles on the fly from street fighting to a variety of martial arts modes, opening up an array of moves and strategies to take down enemies.
  • Heavy Weaponry: Use high-powered police issue weaponry, bats, swords, and other melee weapons, obtain black market arms like flamethrowers, grenade launchers, and more.

True Crime: New York City is rated "M" for "Mature" and will soon be available for preorder through Aspyr's website.

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