Excerpt: The Godfather 2 brings us back to the 60s where organised crime is ruling Cuba, Florida and New York as biggest crime centres in the world. You as Dominic and recently promoted Don within the house Corleone need to get the family back at the top and reclaim ruling of the cities.
Excerpt: When EA’s ambitious attempt of bringing cult mafia film The Godfather to the last-gen systems (then snuck them onto the newer consoles through the back door when no one was looking) the general reception was lukewarm.
Glitches and Sub-Par Gunplay Derail this Mob Simulator
22 September 2009
Conclusion: Concept: Everything that the Godfather license is not: ogleing boobs, assassination attempts on Fidel Castro, and matching uniforms for the families
Graphics: Cars disappear, boxes float, and entire city blocks pop up right before your eyes
Sound: Although you'll see people playing instruments at...
Excerpt: Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather Part II is widely regarded to be one of the best films of all time - a gangster epic that arguably supersedes its celebrated forebear. While EA's Godfather II takes a fair amount of inspiration from this masterful source, it's far more of a direct follow-up to...
Summary: EA mangles The Godfather worse than the RICO statutes mangled organized crime. This ugly travesty (we're talking last-gen graphics) suffers from so many gameplay deficiencies and bugs the developers should head for witness protection. Non-player characters fall through couches and floors.
Excerpt: While the Godfather name may help Godfather II sell a few more copies, it doesn't help the overall player experience. The original installment took criticism for attaching itself too deeply to the movie's plot, resulting in a story that felt too convenient.
Excerpt: When I sat down to begin reviewing The Godfather II , EA's latest installment of Francis Ford Coppola's legendary screen trilogy, I was a bit leery. Despite the critical praise heaped upon its predecessor, The Godfather , which I played on the Xbox 360 back in 2006, I was not overly impressed.