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.
Excerpt: Version Tested: Xbox 360 The first two Godfather movies are widely acknowledged to be among the best American films of all time. The videogame Godfather, on the other hand, was just an above-average licensed game.
Excerpt: Let's not kid ourselves, but the first Godfather game EA put out wasn't exactly great. The PlayStation 3 version was even worse, marred with flaws that were typical in PS3 ports back then. So when a sequel was announced, expectations were low to many of us.
Excerpt: With The Godfather II being considered one of the greatest movie sequels of all time, EA has a lot to live up to in its video game sequel of the same name. The opening sequence starts you off at Hymen Roth's birthday party in Cuba during the final days of Fulgencio Batista's rule.
Excerpt: Correva l’anno 2006 quando Electronic Arts lanciò sul mercato Il Padrino, titolo videoludico ispirato all’indiscusso capolavoro di Francis Ford Coppola. Il Padrino, inizialmente, doveva essere uno dei tanti antagonisti di quel Grand Theft Auto che tanto successo stava riscontrando, invece col tempo...