Mafia 2

PC, XB360 / Action / Release: Aug 24, 2010 / ESRB: M

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BioShock 2 Delayed to First Half of 2010 (Updated)

Update: BioShock 2 will be released within the first half of "calendar 2010," Take-Two CEO Ben Feder clarified during a conference call. Three other major releases are planned within that timeframe: Mafia 2, Max Payne 3, and Red Dead Redemption.

As before, the company is still evaluating specific launch windows for those games. Read more »

"Atleast i can be less hesitant on which games to pick up this year if this is delayed for a year."
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Mafia 2 Screenshots Light 'em Up

Taunts, threats and blackmail will get a wiseguy far but sometimes he's all out of luck and has to get his hands dirty. Though guns thankfully lessen the inconvenience.

Developed by 2K Czech, Mafia 2 is out early in 2010 on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

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"There should be more hype about this. The first Mafia was a masterpiece of the time on the PC ..."
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Mafia 2 E3 Trailer: 'What Are You Doing?!'

To get your mind off Mafia II's recent delay, a new trailer for 2K Czech's old-timey open-world mobster game has been released, this one examining the title's story.

Previously expected before October's end, Mafia II is now slated to hit PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 at some point between November 1, 2009 and April 30, 2010.

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"Love it. Still one of the reasons I LURVE Max Payne is you get to shoot up fatass mafioso."
- Xulu    See all 18 comments


Mafia 2, Red Dead Redemption Delayed

2K Czech's open-world gangster title Mafia II (PC, PS3, 360) and Rockstar San Diego's open-world cowboy game Red Dead Redemption (PS3, 360) have both been delayed "to allow additional development time for the titles and to maximize their full potential."

Publisher Take-Two announced the delay today, noting that both are now due within the "first half of fiscal 2010," a period that runs from November 1, 2009 to April 30, 2010. Read more »

"There aren't enough western themed games so I cant wait for this. Another cool thing would be: ..."
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Mafia 2 Screenshots Take a Walk on the Mundane Side

One of the many fine details that make up the world of Mafia II can be seen in the bottom left image of this latest batch from developer 2K Czech. As mentioned in our interview, the backdrop of the game is populated with digital city-dwellers casually living out their lives in the mishmash of a 1940s town. They shine shoes, sell newspapers--and occasionally get run over by a mobster on the run.

Mafia 2 arrives on the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 this fall. Read more »

"What's the bet you see that same guy cleaning the shoes of the same other guy a few dozen times ..."
- Yxalitis    See all 24 comments


Mafia 2 Interview: 2K's Denby Grace Pulls Us Back In

There's something very refreshing about 2K Czech's approach to "open world" gameplay with Mafia.

For a game that tells the story of a larger-than-life mobster, and does so over the span of a decade, there's a handcrafted feel about this sequel. The developers are less interested in using the open world as a playground for gamers, and more as a backdrop for the narrative they've crafted--an approach in line with the first, somewhat under-appreciated title in the series. Read more »

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Mafia 2 Screenshots Show Elaborate Interiors

Grand Theft Auto may be the king of outdoor exploration, but Mafia 2 is looking to corner the market on beautiful interiors. The gorgeous soft lighting. The historic 40s carpeting. The detailed glasswork. Alright, yes: you can shoot it all out, piece by piece.

Mafia 2 is hitting the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 this fall.

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"What the...? Those screenshots don't look so good compared to everything else they've shown of ..."
- etherealrhythm    See all 9 comments


Mafia 2 Screens Capture Previous Cinematic

Still reeling from the brilliance of that last Mafia II trailer? You might want to check out the following screenshots, which capture a few moments in large resolution for handy desktop purposes.

Mafia II, 2K Czech's first sequel to the open-world gangster title, hits PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 this fall.

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Extended Mafia 2 Trailer Has More Real-time Footage

Back in December, 2K Czech released a fancy trailer for Mafia 2. Now, the studio has issued two new screenshots, and an extended trailer that adds some new footage.

The open-world gangster action game hits PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 this fall. Read more »

"Get Mafia on Steam pronto so we can re-live the good old days before the new one comes out please."
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New Mafia 2 Trailer Debuts, Release Date Clarified

A new trailer for 2K Czech's Mafia II has been released, providing an glimpse of the open world game and its old-time gangster exploits. The title utilizes a proprietary engine, and publisher 2K vows that the video was rendered entirely in-game.

In addition, 2K revealed that the Mafia 2 is on track to hit PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 next fall, firming up the previously vague timeframe that only specified a release by October 31. Read more »

"I've waited a long time for this game. The first Mafia was my favorite PC game of all time. ..."
- stevemor909    See all 68 comments


Old Fashioned Fun in New Mafia 2 Screenshots

Remember the good old days? Back when you just needed to walk down the street with some pals to have some old fashioned fun? 2K Czech sure does.

To prove it, the studio just sent over a new batch of screenshots from its open-world mobster life simulator Mafia II, which is set in that simpler, more innocent era. Read more »

"He must have gotten in line very early at DMV to get those 'AAAAAA' license plates."
- dlr(2)    See all 17 comments


Mafia 2 Screenshots Look Shot Up

2K Games today released a new batch of screenshots of 2K Czech's open-world mobster simulator sequel Mafia 2.

The company also announced that the game will be released simultaneously on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC. Read more »

"I'm really excited about this one. They did such an amazing job on the first one with the great ..."
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Mafia 2 Gameplay, Story Details Emerge

According to Tiscali Games, a number of new gameplay and story details for 2K Czech's open-world mobster simulator sequel Mafia 2 (PC, PS3, X360) have reportedly been revealed by an undisclosed print magazine.

A sequel to the studio's 2002 hit Mafia (PC, PS2, Xbox), Mafia 2 is said to contain no direct connection to the first title's story, and takes place in Empire City, loosely based on San Francisco circa 1950. The city is reportedly twice as big as the original game's Lost Heaven and includes a variety of unique locales and interior spaces. Read more »

"hey guys, just an FYI... the PC version of Mafia II looks amazing (i've seen a build) and it is ..."
- dahanese    See all 17 comments


Take-Two Dates Borderlands, Mafia 2 for FY 2009; Midnight Club: Los Angeles This Fall

Take-Two Interactive today clarified a number of release dates for its upcoming titles.

The publisher revealed that Gearbox Software's Borderlands (PC, PS3, X360) and 2K Czech's Mafia II (PC, PS3, X360) are positioned for release sometime in Take-Two's 2009 fiscal year, which runs from November 1, 2008 through October 31, 2009. Read more »

"Don't really care about Borderlands (I'm in wait-and-see mode on that hype), but I hoped Mafia 2 ..."
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Mafia 2 Screens Are Pretty, Intimidating

Another five screenshots of 2K Czech's open-world mobster simulator sequel Mafia 2 have appeared, showcasing the game's use of weapons and shiny cars.

Known as Illusion Softworks prior to its acquisition by 2K Games, the studio is planning to release Mafia 2 on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, though no release estimate has been announced.

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"Oh my god, I hope this game is going to be GREAT. I absolutely loved the first one, definitely ..."
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