Conclusion: One thing that I was worried about when first popping in The Old Republic was how well the game would play when I didn’t have anyone else to play with. Clearly I can always group with some random people, but every now and then you might find yourself in an area without anyone doing your particular quest. This is where companions come in.
Pros: An engaging and detailed world, excellent voice acting, each class has a compelling story
Cons: A few too many generic side missions, space combat is underwhelming
Conclusion: The problem here is that there are two games. There’s the bastardization of the movie storyline that may be easy to dismiss for you, but it wasn’t for me. Then there’s this sorta decent open-world action game with a really interesting strategy angle that maybe deserves some serious attention from gamers. This game without the Godfather license could have been great, and they wouldn’t have had to have changed too much either to the core gameplay.
Summary: Parents need to know that this is a violent game meant for adults only. Players work as a member of the mob, managing a series of illegal rackets and a crew of henchman in an effort to dominate the city. Players use a bevy of weapons to kill enemies, including pistols, machine guns, bombs, shotguns, and their bare hands.
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 the developer's previous game - a surprisingly enjoyable GTA clone.
Conclusion: Earning 1000g in this game shouldn't take too long and the only challenging achivement I can think up is Executions in Style, other than that this is an achievement-easy game. All-in-all this is a must have game for some and a not-so must have for others. But the campaign and its amazing 16-player online will keep you gaming hours upon end with it's non-stop action-packed genre. Have fun.
Excerpt: The Godfather II is one of the most perfect films ever made; It’s an elegant, complex and thoughtful meditation on the corruption of power packed with career defining performances. Now imagine for a second that it was in fact directed by Michael Bay who decided to replace the subtle performances and clever dialogue with car chases, shoot outs and Nic Cage , and you’ll be no where near close to just how much of a molestation of a classic film this game is.
Excerpt: Based on the 1974 crime drama file directed by Francis Ford Coppola, The Godfather II arrives for the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. It is a follow up game to EA's 2006 release The Godfather: The Game. I had the opportunity to review the Xbox 360 version. I didn’t get a chance to play the first game so I was very curious to see what this sequel was all about.