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Awesome Mafia 2 trailer shown at VGAs

After the break. The Illusion Softworks open-worlder is showing exceptional presentation at this stage, if nothing else. There’s no gameplay in the footage, but oodles of atmosphere. And we’re all about the atmosphere. 2K, next year, PC, PS3, 360.

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Illusion Softworks headlines

  • New Mafia 2 screens posted

    On Play3-Live. This really does look hot. The one in these in the bar is old, we think, but there are three new ones there. Still no release date, but it’s PC, PS3 and 360, which is nice.

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  • Iranian site posts Mafia II screens

    There are nowhere near enough Iranian games websites, so we’re heartened to see these new Mafia II screens on GamersLand.ir. Good for you, Iranian gamer people. We actually had to check where “.ir” was, then. We thought it was Ireland, but the Persian kind of gave it away. Games’s still a TBA release for PC, […]

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  • More Mafia II shots do the awesome

    Some new Mafia II shots here on CVG And loads of other places, but “C” comes early in our newsreader, so there’s lovely. Mafia II looks very cool, in a shooting, killing, 50s crime type of way. Go see.

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  • Hi-res Mafia 2 screens released

    They’re the same ones that popped up in scans over the weekend, but now in glorious HD. And mart’s fixed the gallery software, because he’s a superhero. See after the link.

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  • New Mafia 2 scans

    Someone dropped us a link to these Mafia 2 scans, which look to hold brand new shots. We’re now considering ourselves “excited”. The 50s world itself seems extremely detailed here, and we’re suckers for soldiers on trains, so that’s two boxes ticked. Take a look.

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  • New Mafia 2 screens show definite promise

    This is starting to look pretty good. 2K’s released new shots of Mafia 2, and there’s every reason to be cheerful from the look of it. The game’s releasing for PC, 360 and PS3 at an undisclosed date. We would host these ourselves, but our amazing new gallery thingy’s having a bit of a tiz, […]

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  • Mafia 2 PC should launch weeks or months after console, says site

    The Czech kids over at Tiscali.cz have posted a new screen and a list of features for Mafia 2, part of which says the PC version’s going to ship later than the console SKUs. Here’s a bit: Story beginning before the end of the World War II, which is when Vito comes back from war […]

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  • Take-Two financials: Take-Two acquires Illusion Softworks

    In its just-released financial report, Take-Two has confirmed the acquisition of Mafia 2 developer Illusion Softworks. The studio will now be called 2K Czech. Mafia 2 has been confirmed for both PC and consoles. The news came in a report that confirmed by the development of Bioshock 2 at 2K Marin and new episodic content […]

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  • New Mafia 2 shots released

    Here. The game has no fixed release date as yet, and few details are available. It was announced in August last year for PC, PS3 and 360. Czech developer Illusion Softworks is handling the title, as it did the original. The first game sold 2 million copies, apparently. Fancy.

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