I am completely dumbfounded right now. I considered Mafia my favorite game for a long time. I followed any and all news of its sequel, and hoped really hard. I gave up hope after there was absolutely no news for years. Now, here I am in 2009 just browsing whats up and I see F*CKING MAFIA 2!!!! I still can't believe what I'm seeing, pinch me! The sequel to the greatest game ever made!
Illusion Softworks developing follow-up to 2002 open-world mobster game for "next-gen consoles" and PC.
A week before this year's BlizzCon, the German game ratings board stole Blizzard's thunder by prematurely leaking the name of the next World of Warcraft expansion by way of a product listing. Last week, the body committed the same foul when it rated a promotional trailer for the follow-up to Illusion Softworks' mob-action game Mafia. The news came shortly after the Czech-based developer announced it had begun work on a new, top-secret IP for Japan-based D3Publisher.
Today, Take-Two Interactive confirmed that Illusion is indeed developing Mafia 2, which will be published under the 2K Games label. While details remain slim, Take-Two said that the game will feature open-world gameplay similar to its predecessor. Players will attempt to earn their keep in the company of a late 1940s-early 1950s crime syndicate, much like Electronic Arts' recent game adaptation of The Godfather.
Mafia 2 is being developed for "next-generation consoles" and the PC. No release or ratings information is yet available.
The first one was my favourite game and probably the best game ever. I can't wait for the release of the second one, i'm so excited. I see the trailer every day, just doesn't get boring BEST GAME!!!!!!!
Mafia (PC) was a legendary game. Fantastic storyline and awesome voice acting, great graphics for 2002. I've completed it 3 times now and still go back to it sometimes, it's like stepping back into the 1930s. Bring on the sequel!!!
I never thought Mafia 2 was being made, now it is and now i'm happy. Mafia was a good game, people say it's GTA rip off but it's far from it IMO.
Please God let it be moddable. Even if the stories crap we can always change that if it's moddable. Shame the city they use is empire city rather than lost heaven but again, mods can change all that.
Thank God and all that is HOLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!, its been a long time commin, lol pitty its not comin outon wii, i'll just get it on the PC
The first game was probably the best game I've ever played. I really hope the second lives up to my (I'm not alone) huge expectations. It's something like 3 years late, but if it's as good as the images and the trailer suggest... we'll forgive'em.
YAY YAY the BEst Game you could ever get just cnt wait loved the 1st one n i still play it OMG WOHHOOOOO
as i dont' live in west so i gotta ask this question. what's date period for autmn 2008? can't wait for mafia 2 :D
Mafia is on of the greatest games ever made. I still have it on my pc. The graphics still hold up and the story is well...timeless. I really hope that Mafia 2 will live up to the first game. I am so hyped and excited, and have been waitng for this day for...5 years!!!
Heard it? Czech devloper. This is one of the few things to be proud of being czech. But seriously, they will need to try damn hard to be better than the original.
The images look awesome. Comparing Mafia to The Godfather is a shame; not only has Mafia been out longer and still manages to look better, it surpasses the GF on every other way.
I hope they learned thier lesson from the first one and got rid of the SUPER annoying speeding tickets. Be realistic yes, but to a point.
I loved the first game on PC, and my PC could run that easily, but now I don't think it's gonna run Mafia 2, so it's good to hear that they're making Mafia 2 on next generation consoles and PC, and many people like me who doesn't have a high end PC but have a next-gen console can enjoy the sequel like before. I don't think the console versions are going to be worse than PC like the first game.
Mafia was the best game i have ever played. The story, The music, The scenerey. This game is gonna blow us away. 5 years i have been waiting for this! and it looks sexcellent!
Never played the first one but by the settings and look i can't wait to try. Yeah i would go and play the first but i'm to lazy.
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