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Old 10-24-2010, 02:21 AM   #1723
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Finished Mafia II. One of the biggest disappointments I've played (considering how much I enjoyed the original). The writing was sub-par, the mechanics were functional but unremarkable and unfortunately, as technically solid as it may be, the title feels very poor. You don't make a giant city from the ground up and then yank it away from the player's reach just after you showed them how pretty it is. The original got away with it, because sandbox was still in its infancy (at least in terms of mainstream appeal), but between Saint's Row 2 and GTAIV, Mafia II just can't keep up.
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