When an industry is made-up of almost equal parts society-changing brilliance and playboy man-child syndrome, it's bound to generate some exceptionally stupid ideas.
EA's Godfather series features two weapons bearing the name "Dillinger". They are, of course, a tip of the hat to bank robber John Dillinger. But the supposed Dillinger estate are having none of it.
EA's The Godfather II sold only 241,000 copies in the U.S. — disappointing for a name title. No wonder EA Games label president Frank Gibeau is ready to wash his hands of the franchise.
The open-world crime genre, like real-world crime, is wantonly violent, seductive with promises of easy riches. EA returns to the scene with a sequel that must live up to its predecessor—plus two landmark films.
EA takes another stab, several gunshots, and possibly a severe clubbing at Francis Ford Coppola's classic film trilogy, with The Godfather II.
Build a family and command them real-time strategy style in Don Control, the newly announced free multiplayer mode for EA's The Godfather II.
Extortion is the act of unlawfully taking money from someone using coercion - threatening psychical violence, destroying property, or setting pets on fire are a few of the more popular forms in my mind. In The Godfather II, extortion is a game mechanic, which nets you more money to hire more crew members in order to…
The class-based options sound clever alright, but we're not sure that this is enough to get us fired up for another Godfather adventure. After all, I think some of us were keeping an eye on the original Godfather game just to see what a horrible disaster it would be.
As much as some of us may not have wanted to like the video game version of The Godfather, it was a quality product, handled rather elegantly by EA. Game of the year it was not, but it certainly wasn't the disaster that The Godfather purists may have been hoping for. The Godfather II will hopefully ramp up the quality…