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Set in New York from 1945-1955, Players will join the Corleone family as "soldiers" and work their way up the ranks through loyalty, fear, and any number of illegal activities. The goal is to become Don of your own mafia family.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Marlon Brando ... Don Vito Corleone (voice)
Robert Duvall ... Tom Hagen (voice)
James Caan ... Sonny Corleone (voice)
Abe Vigoda ... Salvatore Tessio (voice)
Doug Abrahams ... Don Vito Corleone / Clemenza / Capt. McCluskey / Jack Woltz (voice)
Andrew Pifko ... Aldo Trapani (The Player) (voice)
Michael Dobson ... Rocco / Sgt. Joe Galtosino (voice) (as Mike Dobson)
Garry Chalk ... Luca Brasi (voice)
Jason Schombing ... Monk Malone (voice)
Jennifer Copping ... Frankie Malone (voice)
Joseph May ... Michael (voice) (as Joe May)
Richard Newman ... Sollozzo (voice)
Andrew Moxham ... Fredo Corleone (voice)
Lori Triolo ... Rosa (voice)
Tony Alcantar ... Paulie Gatto (voice) (as Tony Alacanta)
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Set in New York from 1945-1955, Players will join the Corleone family as "soldiers" and work their way up the ranks through loyalty, fear, and any number of illegal activities. The goal is to become Don of your own mafia family.

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Release Date:

24 March 2006 (USA) See more »

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An offer you can and should refuse
29 March 2006 | by p_h_j_1See all my reviews

Grand theft auto spawned a whole new generation of free form, sandbox game. From Streets of LA to Mafia. This is EA's take on the subject using The Godfather for limited inspiration.

The game itself is very lacklustre and anyone who has played similar games will immediately see that this is a very poor example of both how to make a game and how to use what is solid gold subject matter. Considering the quality of the original film it seems surprising that this game made it out the door.

The graphics are no better - and in fact worse than Mafia even though this game was released some 3 years ago. In a similar vein the city is a dog to drive around and to make matters worse the cars are some of the worst ever done in a game of this type.

The actual game itself is over far far far too quickly. Whereas similar titles have some 50 to a 100 levels the Godfather gives a meagre 25 and most of these are either small or taken up at the start as tutorial missions. The remainder are usually just generic missions with only a few relating to the film.

Action in the game is equally bothersome. At times it seems as though enemies are either made of wet tissue paper or are full on bullet proof. You will very often find yourself cursing at the screen because a mobster takes 5 magnum hits to the chest and takes you down with one seemingly devastating long range shotgun blast. The only saving grace is the style that you get to execute some finishing moves; with names such as hats off execution or Face-off execution.

All in all this is not worth the time or money. Its just a lazy way for EA to cash in on a game area that they have no expertise in. Rent the game, borrow it or play it at a friends. mafia handles the same subject of 1940's gangsters better and Grand theft auto gives you far more too do and gives you a hell of a lot more fun while you do it.

5/10


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