The undisputed Doggfather of hip-hop, Snoop Dogg, headlines Activision?s True Crime?: Streets of L.A.? soundtrack with an all-new original song. Additionally, the eagerly awaited mission-based driving and action video game will debut an unprecedented 50 plus original songs performed by the biggest artists in West Coast rap including Westside Connection (Ice Cube, Mac 10, WC), E40, KAM, Caviar, Easy-E Jr., Lil ˝ Dead, Bad Azz, Damizza, Young Billionaires, Sly Boogy, KoKain and Jay-O-Felony. Many of the tracks featured in the game have been themed around the gritty crime drama?s action gameplay.
True Crime: Streets of L.A. also features licensed tracks from old school West Coast rappers such as Ice T and D.O.C., as well as contemporary hip-hop acts like N.E.R.D, providing a compelling backdrop to the game?s no-holds-barred car chases, shootouts, on-foot pursuits and hand-to-hand combat.
In addition, Activision has partnered with Vybe Squad, LLC to develop a True Crime: Streets of L.A. double CD soundtrack that will showcase many of the original songs from the game. The soundtrack is scheduled for release this fall and will be distributed by Universal (UMVD).
In True Crime: Streets of L.A., players assume the role of Nick Kang, a badass ex-cop, whose brutal reputation and lethal skills have landed him the nasty task of taking down the Chinese Triad and Russian Mafia cartel that has turned the City of Angels into a war zone. Take part in explosive gun battles with double fisted firepower, devastating martial arts brawls, and high-speed shootouts across 240 square miles of accurately recreated L.A. In car or on-foot, the unique branching missions include locating hostile witnesses, infiltrating criminal-invested locations, taking out evasive informants and busting the heavily armed and deadly bad guys.
True Crime: Streets of L.A. will be available this fall for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and the Nintendo GameCube and has been rated M (Mature - Blood and Gore, Mature Sexual Themes, Partial Nudity, Strong Language and Violence) by the ESRB.