After a few days of speculation and rumour, at the Leipzig Games Convention today, Mafia 2 has been revealed. Published by 2K Games and developed by the original’s developers, Illusion Softworks. 2K hav said that the game “is the sequel fans have been clamoring for”.
The game is set in the late 1940’s to early 1950’s. Gamers “will easily become engaged in the game’s cinematic Hollywood movie experience with strong, believable characters in a living, breathing city”.
Christoph Hartmann, President of 2K, said:
“As the original Mafia was a big success, we are excited to leverage the power of next generation console technology to create an all-new experience, while embracing the elements that resonated with the previous game’s fans. The ‘wow’ factor of Mafia 2 is definitely the benchmark-setting visual quality and action that you expect to see only in Hollywood movies.”
Mafia 2 is coming to “next-generation consoles”. A release date has not been set.
Originally Written By: Scott Webber
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