PC, XBOX, PS2 / Action / Release: Aug 28, 2002 / ESRB: M

Mafia dev hit with layoffs as 2K shuffles staff

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 10, 2014 6:00am PST

2K is shaking things up at 2K Czech, creator of the Mafia series. The publisher is closing 2K Czech's Prague office, shifting some people over to the one in Brno, bringing some over to 2K headquarters in California, and some, well, they're just plumb out of a job. What exact...


Mafia Patch

By Maarten Goldstein, Apr 03, 2003 10:32am PST

A patch for Illusion Softworks' third person action game Mafia has been released, updating the game to v1.1. There is a fix for ATI Radeon...


"The story was told really well, and probably the game where i enjoyed every cut scene"

- kurumba see all 29 comments

Mafia Q&A Part 2

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 11, 2002 7:46am PST

Part two of Tiscali's Mafia Q&A is online. In this second part, questions are about mods, expansion pack possibilities, the upcoming console...


"So they're basically saying that they will make a seperate Mafia game with multiplayer? me want."

- sanchez see all 3 comments

Mafia Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 03, 2002 6:23am PST

The first part of Tiscali Games' planned three part Mafia interview is now up. Illusion Softworks CEO Petr Vochozka answers questions about this...


"I bought Mafia on PC and I have to say it's the best single player game I've played in a long, ..."

- not4uu see all 2 comments

Mafia Demo

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 01, 2002 6:52pm PST

A demo of the third person action game Mafia has finally been released, allowing those unconvinced by the review scores (like those on Shack...


"Judging from the reviews, I think I'm the only one who dislikes this game. Crappy ass controls, ..."

- FunkyBass see all 48 comments

Mafia Interview

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 16, 2002 11:32am PDT

Dutch gaming site Gamers.nl has posted a Mafia Q&A, asking Illusion Softwork's Daniel Vavra about this recently released crime game. Questions are...


"Yeah why does the game take place in the 1930's? It hs no relevance to the plot! ;)"

- indeego see all 7 comments

Mafia Movies

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 24, 2002 5:02am PDT

More movies on PC.IGN, as there are four Mafia movies as well. This third person mobster game will be released soon.


Mafia Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 16, 2002 8:41am PDT

There's a Mafia Q&A on HomeLAN Fed, talking with Daniel Vavra of Illusion Softworks about this third person mobster game. JCal asks how they got...


"I just hope it makes it out this month. With those terrible floods over there, I'm afraid it may ..."

- MentalWard see all 2 comments

Mafia Preview

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 14, 2002 8:29pm PDT

PC.IGN has a Mafia preview up this evening, taking a look at this third person action game from Illusion Softworks. Several new screenshots are up...


Mafia Preview

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 13, 2002 3:59pm PDT

There's a new Mafia preview on GameSpot, based on a demonstration by the publisher Gathering of Developers. The preview has 29 new screenshots from...


"I don't see any mention of multiplayer in this article at all, and it seems like their site ..."

- o0JediBeavis0o see all 5 comments

Mafia Screenshots

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 05, 2002 7:12am PDT

Take 2 has released fourteen new Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven screenshots, showing more from their upcoming third person action game.


"I'm tired of people saying its the GTA3 engine, GTA3 uses the Urban Chaos engine. Also IIRC ..."

- Skeez187 see all 55 comments

Mafia Shots

By Steve Gibson, May 25, 2001 6:17am PDT

GameData has some new screenshots of Mafia to check out. I failed to look at the game while at E3 ther other week so I dunno if it's cool or sucks...


"i saw this game at the God booth, and it looked like a lot of fun. too bad the guy that was ..."

- kenmis see all 8 comments

Mafia Interview

By Steve Gibson, Apr 23, 2001 7:53am PDT

Remember that Mafia game? Been a while since we've heard much about it. JCal got a hold of the developers for an interview discussing the progress...


"lol what a slow thread. even though this game looks so cool :D"

- FunkyBass see all 13 comments


By Steve Gibson, Jan 23, 2001 7:08am PST

A game that hasnt been mentioned here before, Mafia by Talonsoft is moving along quite well. They have released a bunch of screenshots of their...


"This game looks excellent almost too good 13-14 fps according to one screenshot - ghey. "

- abrasion see all 62 comments