Mafia 2 News (PC)

Mafia II banned for sale in United Arab Emirates, too much naughty

Posted: 07.09.2010 by Technet2k

Comments: 2
How's the best way to see if your videogame has some real 'naughty' in it? Try and get it sold in the UAE, that's how. Mafia II joins the ban list.

It comes as no surprise that 2K's latest instalment in the series gets booed by the National Media Council, as the first wasn't welcome either.

Mafia II claims UK chart top again

Posted: 06.09.2010 by Technet2k

Comments: 0
The UK all formats chart is still knee deep in the mob as Mafia II once again sits atop the pile with Kane & Lynch 2 kept in second place.

Wii Sports Resort has had a little resurgence thanks to Nintendo Wii sales. Toy Story 3 and Red Dead Redemption have slipped down one.

Mafia II at top of UK all format chart

Posted: 31.08.2010 by Technet2k

Comments: 6
2K's Mafia II has perched itself atop the UK all formats chart with the Xbox 360 taking 52% of the racketeering pie, with PS3 at 41% and PC 7%.

All of the previous top hitters in the UK got bumped down a rung on the ladder, that's Kane & Lynch 2, Toy Story 3 and Red Dead Redemption.

UNICO claims to have 'ruined' Mafia II's launch, "a dismal failure"

Posted: 31.08.2010 by Technet2k

Comments: 1
The launch party in New York City at the Tribeca Center was a flop claims Italian-American organisation UNICO, "no doubt" because of their efforts.

Only a "sparse group" of young persons showed up they say, with no Take-Two execs anywhere. Take-Two shied from "ethnic bashing" publically.

2K defend "differences" of Mafia II versions, PS3 'inferior to others'

Posted: 17.08.2010 by Technet2k

Comments: 5
It's almost inevitable that multi-platform releases will have some differences between versions, and such is the case for 2K's Mafia II.

The game was "optimized for each" and sacrifices were made, but the core was made the "best it could be" for all. 2K list PS3 deficiencies.