Yesterday we unveiled assorted meaty bits regarding what Mafia II was bringing to the checker-clothed table. So as we continue to squeal details like a yellow rat, how's 'bout some EXCLUSIVE screens of Mafia II's gameplay and environments. We're of the opinion that these mobster muscle-cars are the absolute bee's knees, but gangland gamers should note that they're in for a considerably faster experience than the early-auto era found in the original Mafia.
Above: Because it wouldn't be a crime caper if you couldn't point your cannon at the flat-footed coppers.
The developers are quick to point out that Mafia II is far more than just a love song to our favorite ‘40s/’50s gangster sagas. But damned if these shots aren't enough to get classic film fans feeling... connected. For instance, does anyone else find the shot below wonderfully reminiscent of the early days of Henry Hill?
Above: "I thought I’d go from rags to riches..."
Don't be afraid to click here for more images. And check back with us tomorrow for our full blown preview.
Apr 8, 2008