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The God Father II Preview

The God Father is one of the EA trademarks as Crysis, it was liked by many gamers because of its indulging story and full of action gameplay.
Now God Father II is going to be launched by EA`s Redwood Shore and claims it to be another unique title by EA. As far as feedback is concerned it is not bad either.

This game actually give players significant control over how they establish crime rings, extort businesses and eliminate rival families. It is beyond the film’s story by setting players in the world of organized crime in 1960’s Florida, Cuba and New York.

After being promoted by Michael Corleone to Don of New York, players expand to new cities, as they build up their families through extorting businesses, monopolizing illegal crime rings and defeating new families in an effort to become the most powerful mob family in America.

To help players manage their empire, The Godfather II introduces “The Don’s View” — an innovative strategy meta-game that allows players to oversee the entire world as they grow the family business. Using the Don’s View, players will be able to build, defend and expand their crime rings, while keeping an eye on the movements and plans of the rival families. Players will also learn to master the business of organized crime by building a family of Made Men, hiring crew, handing out orders, and promoting their best men up the ranks.

Now if we have a look at the multiplayer of this game, It consists of 16 player multiplayer having 6 maps to choose from in the beginning.
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It is more about the action with a few twists thrown in to keep things interesting. For one, the character you choose to play with isn’t just some generic soldier. He’ll be one of your soldiers from in the game, preferably someone you’ve leveled up with a ton of different skills and upgrades. Soldiers in your family can acquire specialties, or they can have them already when you recruit them.
Abilities like safe-cracking, arson, medic and demolitions are all skills that will help you in the single player game as well as  multiplayer slapdowns. Members of your crew can also acquire upgrades, not unlike in an RPG. You’ll want to take your best soldiers online, the ones who’ve unlocked higher gun ratings (giving them access to better weaponry and better accuracy) or recovery time.

The relative skills of your soldiers is important to being successful in some of the multiplayer game modes. It’s not all straight up Team Deathmatch, but that is there for those that love it. The four multiplayer modes include:

Fire Starter – You’ll need crew members with the Arsonist ability to light fires at specific point on the map to earn points. You don’t have to be all arsonists, in fact, it might be a good idea for a couple crack shots to help out escorting your specialists around to the different ignition points.

Safe Cracker – Again, there are points on the map (marked clearly on your in game minimap) where a specialist is needed. This time it’s safe crackers, who must get to a safe and capture it without getting killed. Again, escorting those guys around could be crucial to  score  more cash than the other team.

Assault – You’ll need demolitions guys this time, who must blow up certain points on the map. Making this one a bit more interesting is that the detonation points are usually walls, which are then open as a new route to the enemy for everyone involved.

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Even though there’s a lot of skill specialization in The Godfather II multiplayer mode, one would hardly confuse it with Team Fortress. Still, the added dimension of skills and upgrades makes the game a little more than Quake II in fedoras.

The Online Honors system allows you to keep what you’ve earned in multiplayer (money, upgrades, etc.) in the single player mode. Just like when you brought your buffed up guy over in the first place,  But that does bring up one interesting flaw. You can’t really play multiplayer until you’ve recruited at least one henchman in the single player game – which you do in the first couple missions  granted.

So if you were planning on jumping straight into multiplayer without even trying out the single player, forget it.

Now in the end let us see its Good and the Bad:

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The Good
Confusing map system, Cadillacs that give boats a bad name, spotty cover system.

The game is definitely worthy of being played.It will be fun for the fans of mob games as this game is truly based on  ” Think like a mobster, act like a Don” thingy.The game will be launched at all platforms on  24th of February.