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8.9
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Score Breakdown Based on 10358 ratings
  1. 10 (5369)
  2. 9 (2927)
  3. 8 (977)
  4. 7 (521)
  5. 6 (167)
  6. 5 (104)
  7. 4 (67)
  8. 3 (38)
  9. 2 (47)
  10. 1 (141)

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  • Rating:9

    The Godfather of video games.

    Mafia is an absolute blast from start to finish and one of the most incredibly stylish and well planned game I have played.Graphics are really nice in a vast city that you explore. The car features are great, along with ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Unique experience.

    Amazing, the best in series. I've been lost many hour of playing this game and I'm not regretting. My advice is if you have time, you should try this old but nearly perfect game. Remind me on Good Fellas movie (don't ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Mafia is an unforgettable experience, with a strong narrative, deep characters and an unforgiving difficulty level.

    After finishing Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven, I was stunned - simply amazed by how strong the story was and overall how powerful the game felt. Before getting on with this review, I thought about this game for days - t... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    Quite simply,Mafia is one of the best gangster games.

    Mafia is one of the best games of all time. This game makes Mafia 2 look like a joke. Graphics: 8/10 Really good for its time,In my opinion it looks very good. But due to the fact that it is an old game,it gets ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Ps2 version of one of the best pc games evar - it's good but it's not great.

    I have replayed the pc version of Mafia about 20 times and that is no joke. Unfortunately unlike the ps2 version of Deus Ex, Mafia doesn't shine on ps2 - it's a lot less hardcore than the pc version (which is expected of... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    A Masterpiece Lost In GTA's Shadow

    Mafia is one of the most underrated games in VGS history, i don't know if this is because the fact it came after GTAIII or is it the race or the lack of freedom for the sake of quality or is it the police or what is the ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Just LOVE it!

    This game was a blast when I bought it when it first came out. I was really addicted to it. Computers have died, hard disks failed and several OS's later I have pulled it off my shelf; blew the dust off to see if it will... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    Borrows every Idea from every classic Gangster Films from the Godfather to Goodfellas and makes it fresher than ever

    Mafia is the story of betrayal loyalty murder and love, you play as a character called Tommy Angelo confessing his past to a cop all his years as a top mob Gangster the rise and fall if you will, as cliched as it sounds ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Quite simply, one of the best games I've ever played

    Story - The story is one of the main reasons for playing this game. You play as Tommy Angelo, a taxi driver who is drawn into the world of the mafia after some circumstances. He and his friends, Paulie and Sam, work for ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Mafia II is a shadow of this game...

    Once in a blue moon comes a game that truly revolutionizes a genre, it does something that has never been done before. A classic example of this is Max Payne, which changed 3rd person shooters forever. Well, the game tha... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful