Which, compared to the built from the ground-up remake we're getting for the original Mafia the result here is a crisper version of the 2010 original. But, Mafia II: Definitive Edition does pack the original game and DLC content together, and on PC at least it performs and runs better than ever.
There’s always been a bit of confusion about Mafia II, a mob-epic released at a time where the mere act of driving from one side of a digital city to another was viewed as a riff on Grand Theft Auto. Or, an open-world crime simulator where running over pedestrians was a sure-fire way to rack up some wanted status and cause the fuzz to dispatch a few boys in blue to chase you down. Naturally, they’ll bypass the whole arrest thing by giving you a lead-filled send off.
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