A debut trailer for Mafia 2 has been released, showing off cinematic footage from the upcoming action game.
Get ready to enter the classic mob underworld of 1940s Chicago once again – Mafia 2 has been announced. 2K Games will be publishing this highly anticipated sequel in development at Illusion Softworks, developers of the original Mafia title, for next-gen consoles and PC.
Like the original Mafia title, Mafia 2 immerses players in the mob underworld of a fictitious late 1940’s-early 1950’s scenario. Players will easily become engaged in the game’s cinematic Hollywood movie experience with strong, believable characters in a living, breathing city. By fusing high octane gunplay with white knuckle driving and an engaging narrative, Mafia 2 looks to be the industry’s most compelling Mafia title to date.
“As the original Mafia was a big success, we are excited to leverage the power of next generation console technology to create an all-new experience, while embracing the elements that resonated with the previous game’s fans,” said Christoph Hartmann, President of 2K. “The ‘wow’ factor of Mafia 2 is definitely the benchmark-setting visual quality and action that you expect to see only in Hollywood movies.”
The game’s official website is live, dishing out the following screenshots.