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Sales and deals no longer need to be relegated to the bookends of our working week -- Steam's breaking the mold with a "Midweek Madness" discount on Mafia 2. From today until Thursday at 4 PM PST, the open-world crime drama is 75 percent off, knocking its price to a meager $7.50.

March 9th 2011 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Are any of your many, many 2K Games or Rockstar titles for Xbox 360 in need of a little expansion? Maybe you'd like to have an Undead Nightmare on the Zombie Island of Dr. Ned? Perhaps a visit to Minerva's Den to settle Jimmy's Vendetta? Itching to sing The Ballad of Gay Tony in ... um, the Underdo...

January 25th 2011 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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To celebrate the holidays, we're having twelve straight days of giveaways up through Christmas day. And while we say it's to celebrate, really ... we're simply getting rid of some of the larger packages around the ol' office. Here on day five, it's time to unload this gun-shaped Mafia 2 lamp. T...

December 19th 2010 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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The third DLC pack for Mafia 2, entitled "Joe's Adventures," will open up more of Empire Bay on November 23. It'll set back wannabe wiseguy types a cool $10 across the board -- $9.99 on PSN and 800 MS Points ($10) on Xbox Live and Windows PC. Now, we know what you're thinking: sorry, it's not ab...

October 22nd 2010 at 6:20pm 0 Comments
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Mafia 2's "Cars and Clothes" DLC pack -- which, appropriately, adds both new cars and clothes -- is available now on all platforms for $2.99/240 Microsoft Points. If you want to catch a glimpse of the four formerly retailer-exclusive themes for the new rides and duds, check out the trailer below.

September 29th 2010 at 5:40pm 0 Comments
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Mafia 2's rap sheet now includes a Guinness World Record for "most swearing in a video game." The mob saga surpassed House of the Dead: Overkill's 189 permutations on the word "f*ck" by ... well, they're still counting. Seriously. A representative for Guinness World Records tells Joystiq that at t...

September 20th 2010 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Halo: Reach took the top spot on the UK all-formats sales chart last week. According to Chart-Track, Reach's first-week sales were 20,000 units ahead of Halo 3 and 200,000 more than Halo 3: ODST. The members of Noble 6 also had the fifth biggest launch ever in the UK, with the top four belonging to...

September 20th 2010 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Mafia 2's third major piece of downloadable content will be "Joe's Adventures," available on PS3, Xbox 360 and PC later this year. Take-Two will announce pricing and an exact date at a later time. The DLC will expand the story of Joe Barbaro in the crime epic by ... wait -- "Joe's Adventures?" Mado...

September 16th 2010 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Take-Two's Mafia 2 whacked the competition to hold the top of the UK sales charts for a third week in a row. Making that feat even more surprising is the fact that Chart-Track notes the mob epic had a 58 percent drop in sales for the week. Second place went to Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. 2, which, after...

September 13th 2010 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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The sun will rise, the moon will set and it would be a sign of the end days if Madden didn't rule August software sales in the United States. The August NPDs are out and Madden NFL 11 sold over 1.8 million units in the month, a six percent increase over last year, with significant increases on PS3....

September 9th 2010 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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According to a report from ME Gamers, the United Arab Emirates National Media Council has officially banned the sale of Mafia 2 within its borders. No statement has been formally issued by the NMC regarding the ban, though a report from Arabian Business (via Gamasutra) cites "excessive violence and...

September 7th 2010 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Did you think Take-Two's Mafia 2 would slip off the top spot in the UK charts after one week? Well, fuhgeddaboudit -- Chart-Track notes that despite a 23 percent drop in sales, the crime sandbox maintained its Godfather status. Last week, the publisher announced that it expects the game to continue...

September 6th 2010 at 9:05am 0 Comments