If you've been visiting the Mafia IIwebsite, it's possible that you've already seen this trailer. They've been running a series of interactive videos to introduce the cast of characters. It's called "Ties that Bind" and should get you even more ready for the launch next week. You probably already know, but Mafia II will hit PC, PS3 and 360 on August 24.
Mafia II, which launches in North America on August 24, 2010 and internationally beginning on August 27, features a beautifully crafted look into the dark and unforgiving world of the Mafia where guns, clothing, cars, music, magazines and advertising are meticulously created to replicate an American city in the distinctly different ‘40s and ‘50s eras.
Mafia II is being developed for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system from Microsoft, Games for Windows® LIVE by 2K Czech, the same creative team behind the award-winning Mafia, which captivated millions of gamers around the world. For more information on Mafia II, please visit www.mafia2game.com. The PlayStation 3 version includes a voucher to download “The Betrayal of Jimmy” for free.