L.A. Noire Honored As Official Selection At Tribeca Film Festival

Rockstar has announced that their upcoming crime-thriller title, L.A. Noire, has been honored as an official selection at the Tribeca Film Festival.

This is the first time a video game has held the honor.

Sam Houser, founder of Rockstar Games stated;
Were thrilled that L.A. Noire is being recognized by the Tribeca Film Festival in this way...Its a real honor, and another step forward for interactive
Beginning on April 25, Rockstar Games will give an exclusive preview of L.A. Noire as part as the Tribeca Talks series.

The presentation of the game at the Festival will include a screening of one of the game's cases as well as a Q&A session detailing the crossover between filmmaking and interactive entertainment.

The Q&A session will be moderated by Tribeca's CCO, Geoff Gilmore, who recently stated;
What Rockstar and Team Bondi have accomplished with L.A. Noire is nothing less than groundbreaking, said Gilmore. Its an invention of a new realm of storytelling that is part cinema, part gaming, and a whole new realm of narrative expression, interactivity, and immersion. We are poised on the edge of a new frontier.
L.A. Noire is out on May 17 in the US and May 20 everywhere else.