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Average Player Score Based on 9548 ratings
8.2
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Score Breakdown Based on 9548 ratings
  1. 10 (2247)
  2. 9 (3534)
  3. 8 (2084)
  4. 7 (759)
  5. 6 (339)
  6. 5 (189)
  7. 4 (99)
  8. 3 (57)
  9. 2 (66)
  10. 1 (174)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Review Score:9

    Why it's getting mixed reviews...

    Although this eagerly awaited game has scored around 80% from most reviewers (and rightly so), some reviews and players have marked it very poorly. Reading these reviews I get the distinct impression that these guys were... Read Full Review

    25 of 28 users found the following review helpful

Most Helpful Critical Player Reviews

  • Review Score:2

    This is why Mafia 2 had so little content.

    Mafia 2 was a good game that suffered from a lack of content, yes the story was good but it had to be because there was absolutely nothing else to do in the game. You may wonder how on earth they took 8 years to develop ... Read Full Review

    27 of 29 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Mafia II

  • Review Score:9

    GTA with style.

    Firstly I has a look at steam to see what they were selling in the bargain basement bin and for £1 I purchased Mafia and for £5 I bought Mafia 2. I would imagine with the high reviews of Mafia in its day was a really ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5

    Violent, Realistic, Shocking.

    This game features some fantastic firefights from start to finish that make up for the amount of driving you have to do, in all fairness the driving you do makes you feel so much more in character. There are parts of ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    Mafia II's in-depth story and beautiful visuals are its highlight.

    Mafia II takes place in a city where mafia families rule the streets. You play as Vito Scaletta who's doing what he can to join a family to make some cash, alongside his friend Joe Barbaro. You experience the story in gr... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    Vprento (Mafia II Review)

    Good: -Great story -Memorable charismatic characters -Beautiful city -Satisfying shooting and combat -Fantastic action sequences -Good plot twists -Both winter and summer are great Bad: -Not much to do in ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    Mafia 2 does a great job immersing you into the story, while also giving you fun game play and irresistible collectibles

    Mafia 2 does a great job immersing you into an era where America undergoes a huge change, between and after WWII. you start of in war time America, where there is heavy rationing and lots of propaganda, and end in a Amer... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    Mafia 2 brings you new prespective or maybe imagination about underworld life.

    What I love in Mafia 2 was the world ,such beautiful ,very beautiful. The Empire Bay is arranged to makes your eyes suprised. The bridges ,the trees, and some old-fashioned building is just perfect for a sandbox game lik... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Mafia 2 is a complete package with some loose ends.

    If you are going to play Mafia 2, you are going to have great fun. This game is set in a beautiful fictional city which is doomed in the first part and awesome, full of liveliness in the second. The missions are awesome,... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    Visually it's a great game, but it lacks any kind of substance.

    The Good: The Graphics on this game is fantastic. The amount of detail put into every corner of the world is astonishing. Posters cover walls. Windows on full display of the products in the stores. The Traffic lights and... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    Mafia 2 is a nice game,but it lacks compared to the original

    Mafia 2 is a nice game,but it lacks compared to the original Graphics 10/10 I would probably say this to most modern games. Games these days have all very nice graphics. Sound 8/10 General sound is fine,b... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    Worth the wait.

    Most people love the first game. It was original, brutally mature, and insanely addictive. In this game, you start as a soldier in WW2 where you see some intense "Brothers in Arms" action. Next, the game brings you... Read Full Review

    26 of 31 users found the following review helpful