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EA suing John Dillinger’s relative for use of the name in Godfather series

EA has filed a lawsuit against a relative of 30s bank robber John Dillinger, requesting that a judge award permission to use the name Dillinger on guns included in the Godfather games. The “Dillinger Tommy Gun” was in the original game, and “Modern Dillinger” was implemented in Godfather II. According to court documents dug up […]

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  • EA doesn't plan on releasing more Godfather games

    EA’s games label president has told the LA Times that the Godfather franchise is finished as far as the publisher is concerned. “We’re not going to do another one,” said Frank Gibeau. “The bloom is really off the rose for licensed games.” In response, the PR team at EA quickly contacted the newspaper and clarified […]

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  • Euro PSN update, April 23 - Godfather II bundles and loads of other ad-ons

    Loads of add-on content for the European PSN Store this week, along with demos for Red Faction: Guerrilla and UFC 2009 Undisputed. PSP users can get Need For Speed ProStreet, and there are the prerequisite Guitar Hero and Rock Band updates. Full list courtesy of Joystiq is after the break.

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  • EA sends out brass knuckles with Godfather II, wants them back

    EA has sent out a press kit for Godfather II to US journos, including a set of brass knuckles as a promo stunt. Hilariously, brass knuckles are a first-degree misdemeanor in many states. When asked for comment, an EA rep told GamePolitics that hopefully the folks over there were enjoying the game/ EA wants the […]

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  • Godfather II to get free multiplayer mode DLC

    To the bunkers, Capcom. EA just announced that Godfather II’s to get a multiplayer mode via DLC at launch on April 7. Cost? Nada. The mode’s called Don Control, brilliantly, and takes the game’s “strategic gameplay into an online environment and allows players to build a family, command them in battle and view the action […]

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  • Godfather II goes gold

    EA’s announced that Godfather II’s gone gold, and will release on April 7 as planned. The game’s out for PC, PS3 and 360, and fuses action with, um, boardgame elements.

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  • Godfather II trailer is full of criminal intent

    EA’s released a new trailer for The Godfather II, titled Crime Rings. Get it from CVG. Game is expected for PS3 and 360 April 10. Here’s hoping it doesn’t slip again.

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  • New Godfather II images look menacing

    EA has released some new Godfather II screenshots that show the dark side of the game. There are lots of pictures of wise-guys with guns looking very menacing indeed. Godfather II ships on February 24th in North America and on February 27th in Europe for PC, 360 and PS3. Images below. By Mike Bowden

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  • EA: Reviewers were punishing us for doing something new with the Godfather franchise

    Godfather II senior producer Joel Wade has told SI of his disappointment over the original’s reviews, and felt the team were being punished purely on the basis they were doing something new with the hallowed franchise. “Developing the first Godfather Game was a rewarding and satisfying process… and incredibly challenging for the whole team,” he […]

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  • Godfather II combat "best in the genre," says EA

    EA Redwood’s Hunter Smith has told CVG that the combat in its open-world game, Godfather II, is “the best in the genre.” “I think our combat experience is the best in the genre,” said the Godfather II executive producer. “It’s a very intuitive experience. To go hand-to-hand we moved from having to lock on to […]

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  • Godfather II gets firm release date

    EA has announced that Godfather II will be will be shipping on February 24th in North America and on February 27th in Europe. Developed at EAs Redwood Studio, Godfather II will be coming to Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. A February release date has been on the cards since August 08. By Mike Bowden

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  • New Godfather II screens have guns

    Gamershell’s got some new Godfather II screens, and they feature men looking surly. They also show part of the title’s boardgame aspects. And sculpted facial hair. And guns. And stuff. February for PC, 360 and PS3.

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  • New Godfather II trailer released

    After the break. The Mafia action, RTS, boardgame sequel is out next February. Looks OK. Today is the slowest say in the history of news. Take a look.

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  • Brand new Endwar, Godfather II trailers ready for viewing

    Don’t worry; we checked. This delicious cinematic double-helping highlights two games: Tom Clancy’s Endwar and Godfather II. Both are fresh off the video-editor, with Endwar’s trailer coming straight from Leipzig, and Godfather II’s killer sample recently debuting at EA’s press-only Studio Showcase. Joystiq is playing host to both clips, so head over there and enjoy. […]

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