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Click image for extortion size You know, we were going to hold off on showing you these new Mafia II screens, but then our daughter decided to get engaged. Yes, today is our daughter's wedding and as such, it's customary that we must honor the request to see these new screens from GamesCom. Hit up...

August 20th 2009 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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Just when you think you've heard everything, along comes an Apple lawsuit that simply defies reality.Beverly Hills, CA resident Gregory McKenna has filed a 124-page complaint in a U.S. District Court in Missouri against Apple and a group of other defendants, including the F.B.I., the St. Louis Count...

July 20th 2009 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Take-Two advised its shareholders of two big delays that will impact its earnings for the rest of the financial year. The upcoming Mafia II and Red Dead Redemption have both been delayed "to allow additional development time for the titles and to maximize their full potential in terms of the qualit...

May 26th 2009 at 5:05pm 0 Comments
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For some of us over here in the West, the idea of Mafia conjures up boardrooms full of cigar smoke, family ties that are stronger than anything, and the knowledge that once made, you can never truly get out. We've watched movies, glued ourselves to TVs, read books, checked out video games, and laug...

April 13th 2009 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

Unfortunately, the classic mobile game of Dope Wars (I played hours of it on my old TI-80) still hasn't been allowed on the App Store -- Apple reportedly wasn't happy with the drug-themed gameplay, and so there are only "sugarcoated" versions there now (including one that is literally about sugar, b...

April 8th 2009 at 12:30am 0 Comments
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This installment of All the World's a Stage is the sixth in a series of roleplaying guides in which we find out all the background information you need to roleplay a particular race or class well, without embarrassing yourself. The first cultural influence you'll probably think of when you see the...

September 22nd 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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EA's John Riccitiello doesn't like to keep things bottled up. Whether it's displeasure at how his gardener trimmed the bushes in his back yard or the change to the tried-and-true meatloaf recipe his wife enacted last night, if John's got something on his mind, odds are it's coming out of his mouth....

August 1st 2008 at 7:29pm 0 Comments
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Correct us if we're wrong (and we know you will, you clever lot), but 1930's-era gangster fiction is a genre that hasn't been explored in MMOs -- until now. Nemesis Studios Entertainment is a relatively new game company that's hard at work on Goon World, an MMO set in a world where warring Mafia-li...

July 15th 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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2K Games has announced the target platforms for its "beautifully crafted look into the dark and unforgiving world of the Mob," Mafia II. Surprising no one outside of the most hopeful and delusional Wii fans, it has been confirmed that the depicted 1950s environment is intended for the Xbox 360, PC...

April 11th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments