New York, NY– September 7, 2010– 2K Games announced today that Jimmy’s Vendetta*, the second action-infused downloadable game add-on for the epic crime game, Mafia ® II, is now available for download worldwide from the PlayStation ® Store for the PlayStation ® 3 computer entertainment system, Xbox LIVE ® Marketplace for the Xbox 360 ® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and Windows PC. Jimmy’s Vendetta offers players intense arcade-style gameplay with more than 30 new city quests and leaderboard ranking. Jimmy’s Vendetta will be available for players for $9.99/800 Microsoft Points.
Beneath the bustling metropolis of 1950s Empire Bay, exists a gritty, crime-ridden underworld - and when the forces who control this empire turn against the man who helped them build it, he comes for vengeance. Jimmy’s Vendetta lets players experience Empire Bay through the eyes of Jimmy, once the mob’s most effective ally, and now its greatest enemy. Fueled by rage, Jimmy takes on Italian and Irish mobsters in a slew of new unlockable city quests, including assassination and timed vehicle pursuits ending in dramatic shootouts. Players can perform executions with deadly head shots or charged explosives, and rack up points by performing precision-timed vehicular power slides, lofty jumps and feats of supercharged speed. Multipliers and combos add bonus points to overall scores that will be immediately posted to thenew online leaderboard system, providing extensive re-playability as players work to rise to the top of the ranks.
Through a compelling narrative,Mafia II transports gamers into the dark and unforgiving world of the Mafia. The fiction is embellished by a sophisticated, era-evoking atmosphere that meticulously replicatesthe clothing, cars, music and advertising of 1940s and 1950s America. Players will easily become immersed in the game's cinematic Hollywood-style experience with strong, believable characters in a living, breathing metropolis. By fusing action-packed gameplay with white-knuckle driving and an epic gangster story, Mafia II is the industry's most compelling Mafia title to-date.
Mafia II is developed by 2K Czech, the same creative team behind the award-winning, genre-defining Mafia ® , which captivated millions of gamers around the world. Mafia II is rated M for Mature by the ESRB is currently available worldwide.
For more information on Mafia II, please visit www.mafia2game.com.
2K Games is a division of 2K, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).
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