posted by Enameless (FAYETTEVILLE, AR) Dec 12, 2010
Member since Dec 2010
gamers (60%) found this review helpful
Let me start off by saying I love mafia movies, with that said this game was no let down storywise. It had all this twist and turns; rises and falls of any good mob movie. It was not story this game was lacking in it was gameplay mechanics. For starters the game felt very linear, at no point did I not feel like I was in the middle of something. Then there was multiple start overs. How often do I need to buy the same guns and were there not banks in the 50s? Last but not least why wasn't there a way to save over then the auto-saves? Nothing like losing an hours worth of money making to someone pulling a gun from no where. I was able to look past most of this up until making money became extra important. It was a very pretty game and the driving was fun and road weather added an interesting spin to driving. I say rent it, don't buy it and play it till it makes you mad then send it back.
gamers (57%) found this review helpful
This game was great. Although it was a bit short it is still good because of the story it has. I wish you could have a free play world like in the first Mafia, but it is till great.Because of the length i wouldnt reccomend buying this game but i would reccomend renting it.
The graphics are good, but they still arent as good as some games.
All in all i still loved the game though.
This game nostalgically brings me back to my old Brooklyn days, with a lot of driving around and listening to the doowop music popular in the '50s and '60s. If you don't mind doing a lot of driving and listing to the golden oldies of that particular era, you might enjoy this game. It does have a fairly realistic and sometimes compelling story line, punctuated with some decent action, but as I said, it is mostly a lot of driving and listening to oldies. If you are looking for constant action, you may find this a bit boring. But if you don't mind a more realistic depiction of what much of it was really like, you might appreciate this game.
While not cutting edge, the graphics and controls are okay. Nothing spectacular. I'm not sure if there is much replay value in it though. But worth renting, if for nothing other than the music itself - if you are into it.