EA announced today that The Godfather
has gone gold and will be hitting shelves next week for the PS2 and Xbox (the 360 and PSP versions will be released later this year). The game has you as a new member of the infamous Corleone family as you will have to create your own mobster and work your way to the top of the family. More information and screenshots are available at the game's official website
. For those of you too young to remember the movie think of it as the Sopranos without Dr. Melfi and a lot more violence.
EA and Paramount Pictures Announce The Godfather™ The Game is Gold!
Electronic Arts announced today that The Godfather™ The Game has gone gold for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, and PC. Gamers worldwide will step into the Don’s dangerous world of intimidation and negotiation via their PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, Xbox® video game system from Microsoft or PC on March 21st in North America and March 24th in Europe. The Godfather The Game will also be available for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system and PSP (PlayStation® Portable) handheld entertainment system later in 2006. EA’s The Godfather The Game puts you at the center of one of the world’s most revered stories. In the role of a young man just entering the Corleone family, you create your own mob character and work your way to the top. For the first time ever, you will go beyond the films and book to actually step into the living world of The Godfather fiction throughout 1940s New York City. You will work your way up the mob ranks your own way, choosing just how much force to use as you rise to power.
More information about the game is available at www.info.ea.com or the game’s homepage at www.godfather.ea.com. The game is rated M for Mature by the ESRB.