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If theres anything that the casual gamer does, it's comparing games to other games. And fan their favorite platforms.

The demo made me believe that the game will be worth my money, even if the world isn't so free roaming and the missions don't take a week to beat.

I understand where you are coming from, but don't you think that is a little bias? Which is the reason why most game reviews are so unreliable these days. I don't think it is fair at all to base a game's worth by another game from totally different developer. The point of a reviewer is to give un-biased opinions on what the game is; not what it should be.

Anyways I'm just rambling....my 2 cent.


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anyone know were i can find a fast car?
Depends on what period you are playing in, if you're in the 50's check around Little Italy usually a few of those corvette looking two-seaters around and it's pretty quick and handles great.

looks like this:




I personally want to get my hands on one of those Rat Rod T-Bucket cars that I saw in the "cigarette mission".
Edited by SM0k3 - 8/24/10 at 4:17pm
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I understand where you are coming from, but don't you think that is a little bias? Which is the reason why most game reviews are so unreliable these days. I don't think it is fair at all to base a game's worth by another game from totally different developer. The point of a reviewer is to give un-biased opinions on what the game is; not what it should be.

Anyways I'm just rambling....my 2 cent.
That's exactly the point I was getting across, in a somewhat sarcastic way. I despise the comparing of games as well, even as far as sequels and such are concerned.
    
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Honestly I haven't found anything negative about this game thus-far, the story is awesome, game play very fun and captivating , and graphics are outstanding. The only problem I see with this game is after you finish the story it will probably have little to no replay value and with no support for mods it could die out very quickly so take your time playing it.

It's easily a 9 out of 10 game if people will stop comparing it with GTAIV.
So your saying go find other means of playing, K gotcha.

No replay value, answers my question.
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Honestly I haven't found anything negative about this game thus-far, the story is awesome, game play very fun and captivating , and graphics are outstanding. The only problem I see with this game is after you finish the story it will probably have little to no replay value and with no support for mods it could die out very quickly so take your time playing it.

It's easily a 9 out of 10 game if people will stop comparing it with GTAIV.
I would probably give it a 4/10 so far personally. Finding it very difficult to even play now since there actually haven't been many fun missions or anything interesting.

SPOILERS

Just got to the mission where you hand out a bunch of cigarettes. Yet another boring mission, before that you are in jail which is also boring. Before that you lug some crates around which is yet again, boring. Audio and graphics are the only saving features of this game so far.
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This game is very interesting, give it a few hours you'll see what I mean.
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Miafia 2 - $10.00 off on www.Direct2Drive.com use the SchoolSucks coupon code!
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WTH?
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I did the sneaking mission where you break into the federal office for the gas stamps. I failed at first because of the alarm and I was overwhelmed by cops because I took a wrong turn. Trying to be smart, the second time I looked around to see if there was a way to disarm it. I was like,"Oh maybe they're at the security desk." So I "dispatch" the guards one by one quietly thinking I was knocking them out. Turns out, you actually KILL them. What the hell?


The cops are still piss ass annoying (a bit less then the first game but still annoying regardless)

AND the graphics suck texture and character model wise. Clothing that constantly clips annoys the hell out of me (aka jackets like the one Joe wears outside) too.

Other then those two quips, really awesome game. The city is so alive and the story is pretty good so far. The voice acting and writing is incredible too.

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I hear it's not worth the money. 9 hours playing slow. Not much free roaming.
You can free roam whenever you want. Just don't do the mission.
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how big is the download (as shown on Steam when you click install)?
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anyone else pleasantly surprised playing chapter 13? I like how they tied it into Mafia II.
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how big is the download (as shown on steam when you click install)?
5.9gb
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