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Images of The Godfather 2

Images of The Godfather 2

EA releases the first images - quite awful, we have to say - of The Godfather 2, Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 version. If we are to believe its developers' word, the game would now be more of an action-adventure effort than a GTA clone. So far so good.

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Commented on 2008-08-15 18:17:01
really not liking the look of this. saw the screens yesterday over at IGN, and it all looks very much like a slightly (and i mean SLIGHTLY) upgraded version of godfather 1. everything looks very empty, like your running around film sets rather then a living breathing city. in terms of these open world crime games. i'll stick with GTA and saints row. and in terms of this era of open world crime game i think mafia 2 does this thing a whole lot better. plus it looks a damn sight nicer, which is a bonus
Commented on 2008-08-15 18:47:07
It does look quite sterile. I'm hoping it's at least worth a play through though.
Commented on 2008-08-15 19:59:41 In reply to bramski
It's still quite far from release, so I'm hoping for an improvement - in almost every area. I quite liked the first one though, it added the character in the Godfather story quite well.
Commented on 2008-08-15 21:32:50
Well as I said in the Batman thread before the error was corrected:

Well the fire and smoke in the first pic look incredible. And everything else looks shocking. Did they not notice before sending these pics to the press that all four characters in pic 1 are standing in EXACTLY the same stance?
Commented on 2008-08-15 23:19:32
ewww looks like caca =D need some gameplay =D
Commented on 2008-08-16 10:35:56 In reply to HYBRIDTH30RY
Posted by HYBRIDTH30RY
ewww looks like caca =D need some gameplay =D
Studio Caca made the introduction to Ridge Racer PSP, this is not even close ;)

This looks bad, i didn't play the first Godfather, hence i cannot comment on the gameplay side of things, but i agree they shouldn't have released mediocre shots when the competitors are faring better in their press kits.
Commented on 2008-08-16 23:12:29
hmm... to be honest, after seeing thumbnails, the first thought that came through my head was: Scarface!
Commented on 2008-08-17 20:15:06
Looks pretty horrible. The environments are even worse than those of SR2.

Bland/empty environments galore! :(
Commented on 2008-08-18 01:21:52
Ugh. Ugly.
Commented on 2008-08-19 00:06:20
This is still the xbox/ps2 engine by the looks of it

Horrible ans embarrassing on EA's part
Commented on 2008-08-19 01:49:37
the main guy looks like salvestor stallone. rocky would be ashamed of what his face has gotten into.
Commented on 2008-08-19 07:57:04
Sure, it doesn't look very pretty, but the first Godfather game was actually pretty darn good and this looks a whole lot better than the first one so I think people should at least try this before picking on it. As they say, good gameplay > pretty graphics. That's how it was with the Godfather 1 and it looks to be the same here.

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