In Mafia II, Vito and Joe are revealed to be the hitmen.
Thomas "Tommy" Angelo is an ordinary taxi driver working in the city of Lost Heaven during.
the game turns into a Stealth-Based Game.
Sergio Morello) or taken out in special scripted sequences such as in a car chase or sniper mission heaven (i.e.Disc-One Final Boss : The whole game builds up to you mafia finally dealing with Big Bad Don heaven Morello, whose thugs are the ones who ran Tommy out of the taxi driver business in the first place.Dashed Plot Line : The original game is a collection of various episodes of a long Mob War mods spread over the years, recounted by the Player Character.Meaningful Name : Thomas Angel o from the city of Lost Heaven, eh?Collection Sidequests : Lucas Bertone's missions are essentially this, towards the end of some of the campaign's city main missions.Among other things, police will immediately react to speeding and running a red light, and are extremely competent at chasing you down if you try to drive city away.One of them calls Tommy by his real name (which was changed mafia by the feds) and the other says "Mr.Badass Bystander : In the middle mafia of the airport shootout, a mechanic will drive up, jump out of his car wielding a crowbar, and start beating up everyone he sees wielding a gun.There are also bars open in 1930 complete with large signage which taxi fares openly ask to be driven.Nintendo Hard : Like many games from the time period, Mafia is noticeably harder than the modern average.On the other hand, all cars that pursue you during free ride, whether police- or gangster-driven, will be able to catch up to you.Averted with the PC version though - the time it takes is about 10 seconds and the game doesn't have to load when crossing the Guiliano Bridge. You can't take a lot of hits, you don't have Regenerating Health, and in many action levels both healing items and checkpoints are few and far between.
Admittedly, last 9 months haven't been too productive on this mod.
This includes both you and the lost FBI agents shooting at you.
Notably, this game was episode made back when that sort of thing was still considered normal.Anti-Villain : full Tommy clearly isn't bloodlusted, yet he still commits a pretty considerable number of murders.Not only that, it's Gypsy jazz, which was popular in Europe and not in the USA.The first mission where Tommy can get one is the brothel Corleone, and Vicenzo gives him one on two occasions.Granted, it could be hand waved by saying that Salieri's weapon master came up with the idea on his rooftop own, but Vincenzo audibly calls them Molotovs, a name coined by the Finns during the Winter War in 1939.Wham Episode : "The Death of Art".Witness Protection : Frank gets one after testifying against the Salieri gang and Tommy has to fight his way to catch up with him.It doesn't prevent Salieri from finding him however, even if it took some years.Salvatore can open pretty much every safe in the country, and says it's hard to get up to date.This is the middle of Prohibition, the only bars that served alcohol were clandestine speakeasies.Teens Are Monsters : Billy, the son of the City Councilor, leads heaven a gang that terrorizes the Salieri family's neighborhood in Little lost Italy default and would have raped Sarah had Tommy not protected her.A good chunk of the soundtrack for Lost Heaven's various districts uses Django Reinhardt 's mid-1940s music, while the game ends in 1938.Emphasized even further by the Downer Ending as described below.