There’s been much debate over the link between violent video games and real-life displays of aggression/depression. Next month, in fact, the Supreme Court will decide if selling certain titles to minors should be downright illegal.

Rockstar Games‘ recently released L.A. Noire — with its gritty, 1940s backdrop of corruption, drug deals, and murder — is a likely ban candidate. Though widely praised for its gaming-meets-cinema style and storyline, rave reviews don’t have much clout with the judges. But here’s something that might: At least one expert contends L.A. Noire may provide a new treatment for Asperger’s Syndrome.

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