Free to play.
Lots of things to do.
Stunningly authentic city.
Excellent attention to detail.
Cover system works well.
Authentic 1940-50s atmosphere.
Missions are tense and action-packed
Audio really sets the 1940ís and 1950ís scenes beautifully.
Boring and repetitive.
Will likely irritate your friends.
Feels more like a hustle than a game.
Absolutely glacial pace.
Driving, driving, and more driving.
Storyline lacks compelling characters and a resolution.
Can't jump in the game.
Not enough to do in the open world.
Too much time spent on mundane tasks.
By TechSpot on August 31, 2010
As you will have figured out by now, the purpose of this article is not to play the game and tell you guys how much we did or didn’t like it. Rather we aimed to provide a huge amount of data to show how well this game runs on a varied array of hardw-
By GameSpy on October 24, 2011
Pros: Free to play; Lots of things to do.
Cons: Boring and repetitive; Will likely irritate your friends; Feels more like a hustle than a game; Ugly visuals.30
By Maximum PC on November 16, 2010
It's Mafio-so-so Mafia II’s got a script that’s probably as thick as four phonebooks, but the phrase we uttered most while playing the game was, “So close.” Over and over, it’s all we could think as we watched the game...70
By Game Chronicles Magazine on November 02, 2010
In my time as a gamer I have found very few titles that have captured a true sense of an actual time period. Unfortunately, I never had a chance to play the original Mafia when it came out. I had only heard about it many years later brought up in a...97
By Atomic MPC on October 21, 2010
An epic crime tale worth the...90
By Gamers Daily News on October 12, 2010
Everyone who is excited by the atmosphere of 1940s – 50s and remembers the first part of Mafia, lived to see publication of the continuation in Mafia II from 2K, developed in the Czech studios.The story starts with the move of Scaleta‘s...75
By Overclockers Club on October 05, 2010
Despite the few shortcomings, Mafia II isn't a horrible game. The story is a large part of what makes it an alright game, despite being very predictable if you're familiar with movies like Goodfellas or The Godfather trilogy. It's an old,...-
By Computeractive on September 29, 2010
With its historical setting and violent themes, Mafia II feels a little like what you might get if you put a Grand Theft Auto game into a cocktail mixer with a novel by Mario Puzo and then gave it to Martin Scorsese for a good shake.The game starts...80
By GamePyre on September 24, 2010
What an incredible step up in game design, graphics, sound and game play. There are so many differences with Mafia II from the first inception they are almost like two completely different games. The voices are better and the overall feel of being...-
By bjorn3d.com on September 15, 2010
Mafia II is a great improvement over the original. It improves on every aspect of the original game, which puts it on par if not higher than its competitors. The combat is some of the best that we have seen in a free roaming game. The driving is...80