Mafia 2 News (PC)

Warhorse's journey to funding, "a ton of pitfalls where we can screw up"

Posted: 25.01.2012 by Technet2k

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Creative Director Dan Vavra of Warhorse, formerly lead designer for 2K Games' Mafia series, has blogged a developer diary shedding light on the hardship of getting investors.

They had "no office, no company, no money and nothing to show" at the start but a pitch and some pictures. They were "no West and Zampella" and interest wouldn't come easy.

Grand Theft Auto franchise ships over 114m, GTA IV now at 22m

Posted: 15.09.2011 by Technet2k

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Take-Two head Strauss Zelnick revealed that overall the Grand Theft Auto franchise has shipped a huge 114 million copies to retailers during its lifetime.

Grand Theft Auto IV has cleared 22 million of that grand total. CEO Zelnick also gave away some other key title numbers, although L.A. Noire is missing.

2K Czech sheds 40 employees

Posted: 01.09.2011 by Technet2k

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Mafia developer 2K Czech has "realigned its resources" which means "approximately 40 positions" have been made redundant, but it's of "long-term" benefit.

Originally named Illusion Softworks, it was rebranded 2K Czech in 2008 and developed Mafia II and Top Spin 4. Their goal of top notch games "remains unchanged."

Warhorse Games formed by 2K Czech and Bohemia veterans

Posted: 26.07.2011 by Technet2k

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Former Mafia and Operation Flashpoint developers have left 2K Czech and Bohemia Interactive respectively to form a new studio called Warhorse Games.

It's based in Prague and they're working on an unannounced RPG. They're website teased it won't "disappoint fans of open realistic worlds". Warhorse is hiring.

Mafia II value bundles incoming

Posted: 30.03.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Gamers who missed out on Mafia II when it was first released can look forward to picking up the "Greatest Hits" edition that not only comes at a lower price, but includes all of the DLC that was released as well. The bundle will be called Mafia II Greatest Hits on PlayStation 3, Mafia II Platinum Hits on Xbox 360, and Mafia II Director’s Cut on PC.