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7.5 out of 10

The Godfather

Based on the best-selling novel by Mario Puzo (who co-wrote the Read more

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Overall 6
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Gameplay 10
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THE GODFATHER

Endwar 3 , GameStop
9 March 2010
  • Summary: Well there many things to say about this game but let me say I love the godfather say every single movie all the way to the end it was a true classic anyways to the game storyline is basically the movie except you get to create a character witch was a fun part and well dozen of things you could make him look like graphics were just terrible sorry but they were just horrible but you really don't pay attention to those because everysingle mission will be hard everyone and...
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Overall 6
6.0

Fun but is that enough......?

Twinlock "Twinlock", amazon.co.uk
21 January 2008
  • Summary: First of I think that its unfair to compare this game to a GTA:SA, mainly as The Godfather that game was released 2 full years after the former, but also because in my opinion no game copying the style of GTA will ever live up to its standards (with the possible exception of Saints Row), and this game is no exception. So for that reason I will judge it on its own merits.
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Overall 6
6.0

Well...it's fun isn't it? No really it's kinda good.

OMNIGOSS, amazon.co.uk
29 September 2007
  • Summary: Now the reference to GTA is very very obvious and I don't have to spell it out to you do I? Just the free roam and drive around to get your mission. Besides that it involves individual ideas that are that you are a gangster in the mafia and you kill other gang members, extort businesses and somehow never get killed...which is kind of weird because the other characters die with a few shots. Buy the game if you've bought GTA and like the film the Godfather.
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Overall 6
6.0

limited

Andy W "andyno_1", amazon.co.uk
31 July 2006
  • Summary: If you've ever played the GTA series I think you'll be quite disappointed as I was. All areas of the city look the same, there are about 5 different cars and the challenges are very very samey. You can't jump or climb so it's all rather linear. It's fun while it lasts but the game is only really for those that loved the film as the actual gameplay aside from that is pretty boring.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good game, but certainly not GRAND

S. Toor "stoor19", amazon.co.uk
6 June 2006
  • Summary: Like most movie to game changeovers, the game usually doesn't live up to the hit of its big screen version. However, this game was good (not bad) but by no means a classic like the Grand Theft Auto Series that continues to amaze us each time. It was far too linear in gameplay, far too unimaginative in terms of sub-missions where you ended up taking over a hundred identical business, hotels, warehouses against the identical looking characters each time.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not that good...

Mr. S. Williams, amazon.co.uk
26 April 2006
  • Summary: I'm surprised at the 4 star average rating. I found this game horribly imitative of GTA and Mafia; it felt most of the time like a patch on the GTA engine to cash in on the film series. The game play is shallow in comparison to GTA - the storylines can be completed in a few days; the free-roaming play is very samey. I would not recommend this game to anyone for over a tenner and would simply advise them to instead play some GTA or Mafia.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not Bad

Mr. A. Mcgregor "Alex", amazon.co.uk
12 April 2006
  • Summary: This game tries to do too many things; give you the freedom of Grand Theft Auto, with the style of the Godfather movies. It does do both reasonably well, but unfortunatley falls short in too many areas to be a great game. The plot is loosley based around the original films, with you taking on the role of a new member of the family (not seen in the film). The original characters from the films are mostly there, and recreated perfectly.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good, but not that good... Capische?!

Nick Mansell-Scott, amazon.co.uk
28 March 2006
  • Summary: I bought this game on its uk release and i must say the first 11 hours or so of gameplay were very good. However i wasnt totally blown away. The hype from all of these reviews is never worth giving it 5/5 until you actually play the game and see for yourself. I couldnt beleive that after only 11 hours of gameplay i was don, and there were no more family missions to do.
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Overall 6
6.0

An offer you should at least have second thoughts about...

Mr. Od Smith "d2kvirus", amazon.co.uk
27 March 2006
  • Summary: You're asking for trouble if your game falls into one of these three categories: based on a classic film (especially if it's considered one of the very best), it's delayed before release, or it walks into the territory of one of the very best games out of there. So, six months late, here's The Godfather - a GTA clone... However, having lowered expectations does help the game out - at first.
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Overall 6
6.0

A offer you can refuse

leonardo, amazon.co.uk
26 March 2006
  • Summary: This has all been done before. Whatever inspiration The Godfather movie may have provided mobster-game designers over the past decades, the boat for this genre sailed long ago, and The Godfather game seems like a desperate attempt to catch up. It plays like the counterparts it may have inspired, namely the GTA series and Mafia.
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