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Mafia II
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Developer(s) 2K Czech
Publisher(s) 2K Games
Designer(s) Lead Designer
Daniel Vávra
Pavel Brzák
Writer(s) Daniel Vávra [1]
Engine The Illusion Engine
PhysX (physics engine)[2]
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Release date(s) August - October 2010[3]
Genre(s) Sandbox, third-person shooter
Mode(s) Single-player
Media Blu-ray Disc, DVD
Input methods Keyboard and Mouse, Gamepad
.Mafia II is an upcoming 2010 sandbox-style third-person shooter video game which is the sequel to Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven.^ Amazon.com: Mafia II: Xbox 360: Video Games .
  • Amazon.com: Mafia II: Xbox 360: Video Games 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

^ Mafia II is a third-person sandbox game set in the height of the gangster-era as popularized by fiction.
  • Destructoid - Preview: Mafia II 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.destructoid.com [Source type: General]

^ Mafia 2 Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven, - www.mafia-world.ru forum.mafia-world.ru .
  • Mafia 2 - ������� - ���� ������, �����, ���������, �����, ��������� ����������, ����������� ����, ����������: mafia2resurs.com 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC mafia2resurs.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.It is being developed by 2K Czech, previously known as Illusion Softworks,[4] and will be published by 2K Games.^ Developer: 2K Games .

^ It’s being developed by 2K’s new studio in Europe, 2K Czech.

^ June, 2009 [ 1 ] Developer Illusion Softworks .
  • Mafia II Preview | Xbox 360 | Eurogamer 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.eurogamer.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Mafia II Preview | Xbox 360 | Eurogamer 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.eurogamer.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Mafia 2 was announced in August 2007 at the Leipzig Games Convention,[5] and will be available for PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360.^ Amazon.com: Mafia II: Xbox 360: Video Games .
  • Amazon.com: Mafia II: Xbox 360: Video Games 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

^ Xbox 360 Mafia 2 Cheats .
  • N4G.com : Mafia II at GamesCom 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.n4g.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • N4G.com : Mafia II at GamesCom 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.n4g.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ August 2007] Mafia II Announced!
  • pterodon.com - PDA 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC pda.pterodon.com [Source type: General]

.It is due to be released between August and the end of October 2010 .^ February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 Donate for good $10 .
  • Mafia 2 Updated Impressions | Chipbit.com 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC chipbit.com [Source type: General]

^ February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 Buy AMAZON .
  • Dominate Mafia Wars Review – Learn if Dominate Mafia Wars Works | TopGoogleTrends 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC topgoogletrends.netcashdaily.net [Source type: General]

^ Instead it will have its released pushed back to the first haft of the company's 2010 fiscal year (which begins November 1 and ended on April 30, 2010).
  • Posts tagged Mafia ii at Big Download Blog 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC news.bigdownload.com [Source type: General]

[3]

Contents

Gameplay

.The game will be set from 1945 to 1955 in Empire Bay (originally called Empire City earlier in the game's development), a fictional city based on San Francisco and New York City,[6] with influences from Chicago and Detroit.^ Mafia II is set in fictional interpretation of New York City called Empire City, during the 1940s and early 1950s.
  • FYE: Action/Adventure - Mafia II [PlayStation 3] 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.fye.com [Source type: General]

^ Empire City is a concoction inspired by the likes of New York and Chicago.
  • AU Exclusive: Mafia II first look - Game News - BigPond GameArena 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.gamearena.com.au [Source type: General]

^ The game will be set in the '40s and '50s in Empire Bay, a city inspired by New York and San Francisco .
  • Mafia II (video game) - Giant Bomb 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.giantbomb.com [Source type: General]

[7] .The name is a reference to New York's state nickname "The Empire State".[8] The game will feature a completely open-ended game map of 10 square miles.^ The game will be set in the '40s and '50s in Empire Bay, a city inspired by New York and San Francisco .
  • Mafia II (video game) - Giant Bomb 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.giantbomb.com [Source type: General]

^ While Mafia was set in a fictional New York (with a spoonful of Chicago), Mafia 2’s “Empire City” resembles San Francisco.

^ The game takes place in the 1940s in a fictional city called Empire Bay, a fictional city that draws from the best elements of New York City and Chicago and is ten square miles with twenty diverse neighborhoods like Chinatown and Midtown, no load times, and over 100 indoor locations.
  • Mafia II Preview - PS3, Xbox 360, PC - Video Game Media - PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, PS2, GameCube, PS3, PSP, DS, GBA, PC, PlayStation 2 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC videogamemedia.com [Source type: General]

.No restrictions are included from the start of the game.^ Responder B starts with 2 , opener can bid 2NT with no fear of losing a spade fit as a result, and is raised to a makeable game.
  • TaigaBridge - MAFIA - Part II 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC taigabridge.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The rest of the trailers from the Video Game Awards last night including Uncharted (more ») //END No Comments » .
  • Mafia II | SCRAWL 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC scrawlfx.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ All Rights Reserved No Late Fees Free Shipping Over 7,000 Titles Start Now Learn More Buy Pre-Played Games .
  • GameFly: Mafia II for PlayStation 3 Review and Ratings by IGN, GameSpot, and GameSpy 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.gamefly.com [Source type: General]

[1] .There will also be around 50 vehicles in the game, as well as licensed music from the era.^ In addition to this, Mafia II is said to be in the May issue of the Official Playstation Magazine where it will reveal that the game will store over 50 vehicles as well as 10 square miles of unrestricted territory.
  • "Mafia II" Confirmed On Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 - GameGrep 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.gamegrep.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ If you’ve ever played a “pay to play” online game, you probably enjoyed the fishing mechanic there as well.

^ There’s about fifty cars in the game, based on real world vehicles but not licensed.
  • RPS Preview: Mafia II | Rock, Paper, Shotgun 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.rockpapershotgun.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[9]
.Many firearms from the previous game will make a return, for example the Thompson M1928, the Colt 1911 and a pump action shotgun.^ Known as much for it’s weapons as it’s era, Mafia 2 will see the return of firearms like the Thompson M1928, the Colt 1911 and the pump action shotgun.
  • Mafia 2 release date is early 2010. Live the life of a mobster on that day - Video Games Blogger 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.videogamesblogger.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Thompson M1928, Colt 1911, shotgun) but there will be more modern weapons.
  • Mafia II (video game) - Giant Bomb 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.giantbomb.com [Source type: General]

^ Weaponry will range from what was available in the previous game (Thompson M1928, Colt 1911 and a pump action shotgun) but it will also include new WWII-era weapons such as the MP40, M3 Grease Gun and the MG42.
  • “Mafia II” Xbox 360 Screenshots Released : EveryJoe - Sports News – Tech Reviews – Entertainment – Life Tips for EveryJoe 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.everyjoe.com [Source type: General]

.As seen in screenshots, new WWII-era weapons like the MP40 and the M3 Grease Gun will make an appearance in the game as well as the MG42.^ Known as much for it’s weapons as it’s era, Mafia 2 will see the return of firearms like the Thompson M1928, the Colt 1911 and the pump action shotgun.
  • Mafia 2 release date is early 2010. Live the life of a mobster on that day - Video Games Blogger 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.videogamesblogger.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Enter Mafia , a third-person action game that drops you in a fictitious Chicago-like city during the Prohibition Era.
  • Mafia - Xbox - Cheat Codes - GameSpy 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC cheats.gamespy.com [Source type: General]
  • Mafia - PS2 - Cheat Codes - GameSpy 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC cheats.gamespy.com [Source type: General]

^ New screenshots of 2K Games’ Mafia II have been released tonight showing Vito in a bit of a knot with the law.
  • Mafia II | SCRAWL 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC scrawlfx.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Interacting with objects in the environment involves two action buttons- a standard action and a "violent" action, used in context-sensitive situations.^ There are 2 types of context sensitive environment interactions: Standard and Violent.
  • The Official Mafia 2 Thread [Archive] - 3D Realms Forums 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC forums.3drealms.com [Source type: General]

^ Environments are full of objects to interact with.
  • Mafia II First Look Preview (Xbox 360) 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC previews.teamxbox.com [Source type: General]

^ There are two types of context-sensitive environment interactions: A "standard" action and a "violent" action.
  • Mafia II (video game) - Giant Bomb 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.giantbomb.com [Source type: General]

.A map will be included as in the original Mafia game.^ First, 2K Czech are keen to quash rumours - Mafia II is not a continuation of the previous game's story, nor is the main character related to the original protagonist in any way.
  • Mafia 2 - Page 4 - TweakGuides Forums 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC forums.tweakguides.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Developed by Illusion Softworks, creators of the original game, Mafia 2 embraces the elements of the first game while ...
  • Screenshots: Mafia II - Blogcritics Gaming 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC blogcritics.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Mafia II is set 15 years after the original game in 1946, in a new city called Lost Heaven.
  • Mafia II (PC) exclusive preview | NowGamer 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC pc-mmo.nowgamer.com [Source type: General]

The checkpoint system has been completely overhauled..April 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] New controls allow the player to hide behind objects (such as generators, walls and large crates) to shoot enemies, rather than just using a crouch while behind an object.^ There was also a decent cover system that allowed Vito to hide behind crates as well as other small objects.
  • Mafia II Preview for PC 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.cheatcc.com [Source type: General]

^ Glass flies, blood squirts and explosions rattle the environment in a far more organic way than we're used to seeing in such fare.
  • Mafia II - Previews in den Medien 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.mafiaii.net [Source type: General]
  • E3: Mafia II Impressions | NowGamer 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.nowgamer.com [Source type: General]

^ After losing his wanted level, Vito makes his way over to the car lot and uses some stealth tactics, such as sneaking in the shadows and taking cover behind crates, to make it in without alerting the guards.
  • Mafia II Updated Impressions - PC News at GameSpot 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC gamescom.gamespot.com [Source type: General]
  • Mafia II Updated Impressions - PC News at GameSpot 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC gamescom.gamespot.com [Source type: General]

Flanking may be a large part of the combat.
.It has been stated by 2K Czech that the game's cutscenes are created by the game engine, in real time, rather than pre-rendered cutscenes.^ First, 2K Czech are keen to quash rumours - Mafia II is not a continuation of the previous game's story, nor is the main character related to the original protagonist in any way.
  • Mafia 2 - Page 4 - TweakGuides Forums 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC forums.tweakguides.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The developer added: “As well as the story, the level of detail and realization of the world really is an amazing technical achievement for the team here at 2K Czech.” Mafia 2 is planned for this Summer and our latest preview of the game suggests it's quite promising!
  • Fragland.net V4 :: Mafia II has best open world 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.fragland.net [Source type: General]

^ Publisher: 2K Games Developer: 2K Czech Platform: PC · Genre: Action Release Date: 05/03/10 .
  • GameStats: Mafia 2 Cheats, Reviews, News 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.gamestats.com [Source type: General]

[10]

Synopsis

.Mafia 2 is a gritty drama which chronicles the rise of World War II Veteran Vito Scaletta, the son of Sicilian immigrants.^ World War II gave the Mafia a new lease on life.
  • The Mafia Restored: Fighters for Democracy in World War 11 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.drugtext.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The writer describes the rise of the Mafia after WW II and details the activities of certain well-known persons within the crime organization.

^ The game's story revolves around Vito, and picks up with his return from World War II. He chose the military over jail time, after getting caught for robbery.

.As the game progresses, Vito will join a crime family and become a made man.^ So, as the game progresses, the guys become made.

^ Wanting to escape the life of hardship that his father led, he dreams about becoming a “Made Man.” A petty criminal his whole life, Vito, along with his childhood friend, Joe, will descend into the world of organized crime.

^ Carone was a detective in the New York Police Department, but this didn't stop him from becoming a "made" man in the Genovese crime family.
  • The Mafia, The CIA, And The Vatican's Intelligence Apparatus 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.rense.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The story begins with the player character Vito returning home on leave from World War II.^ World War II begins in Europe - Sept.
  • The American Mafia - Chronology - Section IV 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.onewal.com [Source type: News]

^ First, 2K Czech are keen to quash rumours - Mafia II is not a continuation of the previous game's story, nor is the main character related to the original protagonist in any way.
  • Mafia 2 - Page 4 - TweakGuides Forums 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC forums.tweakguides.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The game's story revolves around Vito, and picks up with his return from World War II. He chose the military over jail time, after getting caught for robbery.

.Vito had joined the U.S. military as a way of avoiding jail time for a botched robbery.^ The game's story revolves around Vito, and picks up with his return from World War II. He chose the military over jail time, after getting caught for robbery.

^ When he was busted in a small-time robbery that went wrong, he took an opportunity to join the military instead of serving time in jail, The game begins as Vito returns from his tour of duty in World War II, ready to get back to work on his career.
  • Mafia II - Overview - allgame 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.allgame.com [Source type: General]
  • FYE: Action/Adventure - Mafia II [PlayStation 3] 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.fye.com [Source type: General]

.Vito reunites with his old friend, Joe Barbaro, and the two quickly embark upon a life of crime.^ Upon his return, he reunites with his long-time friend Joe.

^ Starting with low-level jobs like robbery and stealing cars, Vito and Joe escalate quickly up the Mafia family ladder ...
  • BallerStatus.com » Contests: Win a Limited 2010 ‘Mafia II’ Pin-Up Calendar 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.ballerstatus.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Looking for a way out, Vito turns to organized crime, which he thinks will give him a life of wealth and power.
  • Mafia II - Previews in den Medien 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.mafiaii.net [Source type: General]

.Their criminal ascension starts with Mikey, a car mechanic who gets in a conflict with Joe.^ Starting with low-level jobs like robbery and stealing cars, Vito and Joe escalate quickly up the Mafia family ladder ...
  • BallerStatus.com » Contests: Win a Limited 2010 ‘Mafia II’ Pin-Up Calendar 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.ballerstatus.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Mikey also needs a certain type of car to chop for parts, and will pay $400 for one that the police are not tailing.^ To legalize your car and get the fuzz off your tail, you need to take it to a body shop, pay to repair it give it a new paint job and change the license plate.
  • Mafia II for Xbox 360 - Preview - G4tv.com 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC g4tv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ To evade arrest, you need to break line of sight from any police officer for a certain amount of time.
  • Mafia II for Xbox 360 - Preview - G4tv.com 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC g4tv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The police may also call in the player's car, and the player then needs to either ditch the car or take it to a nearby body shop to get the cops off their trail.
  • Gamescom Live: Mafia II 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC gaming.do.co.za [Source type: General]

.Soon enough, Vito, Joe, and Henry Tomasino (already a made man in the Clemente family) find themselves battling with, for, against, and around three crime factions: the Falconi, Vinci and Clemente families.^ Henry Tomasino, Joe is in the left and Vito is in the right.
  • Mafia II Wishlist [Archive] - 2K Forums 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC forums.2kgames.com [Source type: General]

^ Your crime-battles will consist of three other families: the Falconis, the Vincis, and the Clementes.

^ Wanting to escape the life of hardship that his father led, he dreams about becoming a “Made Man.” A petty criminal his whole life, Vito, along with his childhood friend, Joe, will descend into the world of organized crime.

.The player is later introduced to Eddie Scarpa (a capo in one of the three crime families).^ The city known as La La Land would host one of the year’s most powerful crime families.
  • MAFIA.org 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC mafia.org [Source type: News]

^ Don Corleone, for instance, believes strongly in family values despite what one would imagine a crime lord to value.

^ One such soldier in the film is Willie Cicci, who later becomes an integral part of the family in the saga.

[11] .Another character is Marty, a young, novice getaway driver who takes Vito and Joe to the Empire Arms hotel in the mission "Room Service" involving the assassination of the Clemente family's don.^ The gist: It's time to back to the fictional Empire City to hang with people named Vito, Luca and Joe.
  • Mafia II Videos > PC > December 15, 2008 | Crispy Gamer 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.crispygamer.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Mafia II Videos > PC > May 29, 2009 | Crispy Gamer 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.crispygamer.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Arriving at the Empire Arms hotel, Vito and Joe leave young and jittery getaway driver Marty in their car and head inside, intent on reaching a meeting room on one of the upper floors where a mob boss is set to have a gathering.
  • Mafia II | OXM ONLINE 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.oxmonline.com [Source type: General]

^ It's an elaborate hit: a rival family is having a conference in a nearby hotel, and we're meant to take out the don.
  • Mafia II Preview | Xbox 360 | Eurogamer 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.eurogamer.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

The game will contain two hours of in-game cutscenes. .The original game, Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven, had a screenplay of 400 pages, opposed to the 700 pages of the sequel.^ First, 2K Czech are keen to quash rumours - Mafia II is not a continuation of the previous game's story, nor is the main character related to the original protagonist in any way.
  • Mafia 2 - Page 4 - TweakGuides Forums 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC forums.tweakguides.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ We spoke to Denby Grace, producer and our informant on the inside of 2K’s upcoming mob sequel… NOWGAMER: How is Mafia II a darker game than the original?
  • Mafia II (PC) exclusive preview | NowGamer 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC pc-mmo.nowgamer.com [Source type: General]

^ Mafia II is set 15 years after the original game in 1946, in a new city called Lost Heaven.
  • Mafia II (PC) exclusive preview | NowGamer 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC pc-mmo.nowgamer.com [Source type: General]

.Daniel Vávra, the writer and director of the original and the sequel, discussed the new angle of the game stating: "The old game was a tribute to gangster movies, a romantic vision.^ Mafia's writer and director, Daniel Vavra, spoke about the creation of the game's story and said: "The old game was a tribute to gangster movies, a romantic vision.

^ Mafia II is set 15 years after the original game in 1946, in a new city called Lost Heaven.
  • Mafia II (PC) exclusive preview | NowGamer 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC pc-mmo.nowgamer.com [Source type: General]

^ Our writer, Daniel Vavra, wrote the story and script for the original Mafia, so you’ll probably be familiar with his past work.
  • RPS Interview: Mafia II | Rock, Paper, Shotgun 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.rockpapershotgun.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Mafia 2 is grittier, real, a darker world, and the effects are based in reality."^ EDIT: I just realised there's a clutch in Mafia 1 aswell, but that clutch didnt really effect the gearing, hence my idea about the screwing up the transmission.
  • Mafia II Wishlist [Archive] - 2K Forums 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC forums.2kgames.com [Source type: General]

^ AM I really hope they make this game out of this world, i've been waiting for a really good mafia game theres somethings that i would like to see in this game.
  • Mafia II Wishlist [Archive] - 2K Forums 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC forums.2kgames.com [Source type: General]

^ There’s about fifty cars in the game, based on real world vehicles but not licensed.
  • RPS Preview: Mafia II | Rock, Paper, Shotgun 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.rockpapershotgun.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The Official Playstation Magazine states: "A high body count is still promised in this tale set in a fictional city 'inspired by' New York of the 1940s and '50s, but those casualties will come the hard way -- through small-scale operations rather than mass firefights."^ Empire City is a concoction inspired by the likes of New York and Chicago.
  • AU Exclusive: Mafia II first look - Game News - BigPond GameArena 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.gamearena.com.au [Source type: General]

^ The game will be set in the '40s and '50s in Empire Bay, a city inspired by New York and San Francisco .
  • Mafia II (video game) - Giant Bomb 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.giantbomb.com [Source type: General]

^ Vito needs a car to make his way across down to Millville, so he breaks into a nearby Kingfisher, one of more than 50 fictional vehicles inspired by period equivalents.
  • ShopTo.Net - Mafia II - Sony PlayStation 3 (PS3) 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.shopto.net [Source type: General]

Marketing and release

.A promotional trailer was released for the game in August 2007. The first scene occurs in a low-key restaurant where a Mafia boss (or Don), DeLuca, is having dinner with Henry Tomasina, Joe Barbaro and Vito Scaletta, the main character.^ The first Mafia was truly a gaming gem.
  • New Mafia II Gameplay Trailer & Shots 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.actiontrip.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ As Vito and Joe enter through the blown-out windows, a firefight ensues, showing off the incredible destruction 2K Czech’s game engine allows.
  • Mafia II | OXM ONLINE 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.oxmonline.com [Source type: General]

^ Back in August of last year we were offered a 30 second trailer for 2K Game's follow-up to its critically acclaimed action adventure shoot-em-up: Mafia .
  • Mafia II preview for PC - Hooked Gamers 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.hookedgamers.com [Source type: General]

After some small talk, DeLuca asks Vito if he is against killing "human animals." Then follows a montage of clips from the game's cutscenes and gameplay. The next scene takes place in a warehouse. .A man is crawling on the floor, begging for his life.^ After trading some more bullets, the trio eventually catches up with the Fat Man, who's found cornered, trembling, and begging for his life.
  • Mafia II Updated Impressions - Preview GameSpot E3 2009 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC e3.gamespot.com [Source type: General]

.Henry fires his gun at the man and the scene ends.^ This leads to an extremely ferocious shoot-out, during which Joe gloriously throws one man through a window, while Tommy guns exchange roaring fire.
  • RPS Preview: Mafia II | Rock, Paper, Shotgun 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.rockpapershotgun.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Once the Fat Man arrives on the scene, the three Mobsters open up on him and his crew with a hail of machine-gun fire while perched in a building across the street.
  • Mafia II Updated Impressions - Preview GameSpot E3 2009 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC e3.gamespot.com [Source type: General]

^ What transpires is a scene that's as strong in narrative as anything that we've seen in the genre this year: Henry jams his gun into the Fat Man's mouth, the camera shifts to Henry's face, and a single gunshot is heard.
  • Mafia II Updated Impressions - Preview GameSpot E3 2009 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC e3.gamespot.com [Source type: General]

.The last scene is an obvious reference to the film Goodfellas; the three gangsters (Joe, Vito and Eddie) are in a car, driving to a suitable place to dispose of a body.^ Starting with low-level jobs like robbery and stealing cars, Vito and Joe escalate quickly up the Mafia family ladder ...
  • BallerStatus.com » Contests: Win a Limited 2010 ‘Mafia II’ Pin-Up Calendar 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.ballerstatus.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In a short cut scene, Vito shows up and chews Joe out for inviting noob getaway driver Marty along on the mission.
  • Mafia II Delivers Room Service - Mafia II - Kotaku 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC kotaku.com [Source type: General]

^ In the driving scene one guy is asking if someone in the car has barfed because it's stinks.
  • The Official Mafia 2 Thread [Archive] - 3D Realms Forums 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC forums.3drealms.com [Source type: General]

The song "Oh Marie" by Louis Prima is featured in the trailer.
.A second trailer was released on the Spike VGA show on the 14 December 2008.[12] The first part of the trailer occurs in one of Empire Bay's churches and features Vito with his mother.^ October 8th 2008, 12:14 AM .
  • CX Mini-Mafia Game II - comiXtreme 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.comixtreme.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Mafia II Play as Vito Scaletta and rise up through the ranks of the criminal underworld of Empire Bay in Mafia II, the sequel to the 2002 sandbox-style hit.
  • Mafia II Interview - Giant Bomb 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.giantbomb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ New screenshots of 2K Games’ Mafia II have been released tonight showing Vito in a bit of a knot with the law.
  • Mafia II | SCRAWL 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC scrawlfx.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.It is followed by a montage of gameplay and cutscenes that feature scenes of Vito being welcomed by Joe and parts of several shoot-outs and pursuits.^ While you can take out a cop or two, when half a dozen or more arrive on the scene, the chances of Vito’s survival are seriously minimized.
  • Mafia II for Xbox 360 - Preview - G4tv.com 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC g4tv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Joe announced the trap was set and the demo master steered Vito out of the conference room – blood stain still conspicuously un-cleaned.
  • Mafia II Delivers Room Service - Mafia II - Kotaku 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC kotaku.com [Source type: General]

^ In a short cut scene, Vito shows up and chews Joe out for inviting noob getaway driver Marty along on the mission.
  • Mafia II Delivers Room Service - Mafia II - Kotaku 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC kotaku.com [Source type: General]

.The song "Long Tall Sally" by Little Richard is featured in the trailer.^ Unterlegt von Little Richards Long Tall Sally seht ihr, wie viel Spaß das Sündigen machen kann.
  • Trailer: PlayStation 3: Mafia II - Trailer | Actionspiel | GamePRO.de 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.gamepro.de [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.An extended version of the trailer was released on 15 January with an extra 30 seconds of cutscene footage.^ Mafia II Extended Trailer - January 14th, 2009 We've got the new, extended version of the Mafia II trailer in glorious HD. .
  • AskMen.com - news 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.askmen.com [Source type: General]

^ File: Windows Media 18.37 MB Mafia II E3 2009 Walkthrough Video Published: July 17, 2009 Watch this 15-min video of the E3 2009 walkthrough of Mafia II. File: Windows Media 165.1 MB Mafia II Extended Teaser Trailer in HD Published: January 15, 2009 2K Games has released a extended version of the VGA 2008 trailer of Mafia II. File: Windows Media 55.5 MB Mafia II Extended Teaser Trailer Published: January 15, 2009 Here is the same movie but in widescreen standard definition.
  • Mafia II (Xbox 360) 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC games.teamxbox.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The success of the keyboard and mouse version spawned the January 2004 release of Mafia for the PS2.

.Vito is shown leaving the church alongside his mother; who he drops off in a taxi.^ Vito says goodbye to Giuseppe, but as he leaves he's accosted by a couple of muggers, who want all his "dough", inevitably.
  • ShopTo.Net - Mafia II - Sony PlayStation 3 (PS3) 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.shopto.net [Source type: General]

.Then, a car carrying Henry, Joe, and Eddie pick up Vito and they drive off, laughing.^ As Vito and Joe enter through the blown-out windows, a firefight ensues, showing off the incredible destruction 2K Czech’s game engine allows.
  • Mafia II | OXM ONLINE 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.oxmonline.com [Source type: General]

^ The game's story revolves around Vito, and picks up with his return from World War II. He chose the military over jail time, after getting caught for robbery.

^ Starting with low-level jobs like robbery and stealing cars, Vito and Joe escalate quickly up the Mafia family ladder ...
  • BallerStatus.com » Contests: Win a Limited 2010 ‘Mafia II’ Pin-Up Calendar 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.ballerstatus.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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.The first gameplay footage to be publicly aired was debuted on the Gamespot website on 17 April 2009[14] as part of an interview with Mafia II's producer, Denby Grace.^ Mafia II GamesCom 2009 Preview .
  • Mafia II for Xbox 360 - Preview - G4tv.com 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC g4tv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ E3 2009: Mafia II .
  • E3 2009: Mafia II | Crave - CNET 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

^ And good gameplay like in first mafia.
  • Mafia II Wishlist [Archive] - 2K Forums 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC forums.2kgames.com [Source type: General]

.The video shows driving and gunplay aspects to gameplay as well as portraying the physics engine.^ Uros said, this video showed great facial expression and good visuals in general pointing out that the engine was not a waste of money and time.
  • Mafia II HD Trailer 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.actiontrip.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Below are several videos showing off the world of the game, your interaction with various characters, various cut-scenes (all of which are done with the in-game engine), lots of voice acting and glimpses at the third-person gunplay which uses a cover system.
  • Mafia 2 release date is early 2010. Live the life of a mobster on that day - Video Games Blogger 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.videogamesblogger.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Here is a new one, there is more than one gameplay video there as well.
  • News: Mafia II: Pre-E3 trailer, screens - ComputerAndVideoGames.com 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.computerandvideogames.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

The interview was later removed.
.A third trailer was uploaded to the website on May 28, 2009. It shows Vito, Joe and Henry discussing a hit contract and the mission following.^ Henry crumples to the ground as Vito and Joe step up to the Fat Man and take him down.
  • E3 2009: Mafia II Preview - Xbox 360 Preview at IGN 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC uk.xbox360.ign.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In a short cut scene, Vito shows up and chews Joe out for inviting noob getaway driver Marty along on the mission.
  • Mafia II Delivers Room Service - Mafia II - Kotaku 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC kotaku.com [Source type: General]

^ Gamedaily.com (28.04.2009) Wannabe dons should keep their eyes on Mafia II, the sequel to 2002's PC smash hit.
  • Mafia II - Previews in den Medien 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.mafiaii.net [Source type: General]

This trailer is darker and more gritty than the previous videos. It is meant to portray the darker side of Mafia life. At the end of the trailer, the target of the contract is shown begging for his life with a gun pointed to his head, his fate is left unknown.
.From June 1, 2009, four short videos are to be added to the Mafia II website.^ Mafia II Videos > PC > May 29, 2009 .
  • Mafia II Videos > PC > May 29, 2009 | Crispy Gamer 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.crispygamer.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ GC 2009: Mafia II Trailer .
  • IGN: Mafia II 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC xbox360.ign.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Mafia II GamesCom 2009 Preview .
  • Mafia II for Xbox 360 - Preview - G4tv.com 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC g4tv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Mafia II for PlayStation 3 - News, Reviews, Previews, Trailers, Screenshots & Cheats - G4tv.com 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC g4tv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The first of these is called "The Art Of Persuasion" and features the song "Mercy, Mr Percy" by the female singer Varetta Dillard.^ Aug 20, 2009 These guys do what it takes to perfect the art of persuasion.
  • Mafia II Video Game | Reviews, Trailers & Interviews | GameTrailers.com 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.gametrailers.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Another video was released featuring footage from the mission "The Buzzsaw". The video reveals the fate of "The Fat Man" who appeared in the earlier trailers.^ The mission is to kill the Fat Man.
  • E3 2009: Mafia II Preview - Xbox 360 Preview at IGN 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC uk.xbox360.ign.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Another important link between the Vatican and SS escape routes was Friedrich Schwendt, who was also the man in charge of laundering forged SS banknotes.
  • The Mafia, The CIA, And The Vatican's Intelligence Apparatus 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC www.rense.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Another film about a “fat, ugly man”.
  • Top 10 Movies About Italians That Don’t Involve The Mafia - Listverse 9 February 2010 15:37 UTC listverse.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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Mafia II
Developer(s) 2K Czech
Massive Bear Studios (PS3)
Publisher(s) 2K Games
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, OnLive
Release date(s) NA August 24, 2010
PAL August 27, 2010
Genre(s) third-person shooter, action-adventure
Rating(s) BBFC = 18, ESRB = M, OFLC = MA15+
Media Blu-ray Disc, DVD, download

Mafia II is the 2010 sequel to Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven[1]. It will be released on August 24, 2010 in North America and August 27, 2010 in the PAL Region. The game is set in Empire Bay which is a parody of The Empire State, the nickname for New York in the years 1945 to 1955. Mafia II was protested by an Italian-American group because they thought the game was potraying ethnic stereotypes[2].

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