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...
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.
Summary: After being promoted by Michael Corleone to Don of New York, players expand to new cities, as they build up their families through extorting businesses, monopolizing illegal crime rings and defeating new families in an effort to become the most powerful mob family in America.
Conclusion: Let me start by setting the record straight. I have always viewed licensed games with a degree of scepticism. Can you blame me? Despite the unquestionable talents of acclaimed developers across the gaming spectrum, history can only point her bony fingers at a handful of licensed titles with variably...