Open-world sandbox aficionados will definitely want to consider Mafia II when it lands towards the end of August. Here's a look at how the development team utilized the special Nvidia PhysX engine to produce those ultra-authentic environments. It looks like quite the atmospheric background, and when we also consider that we're getting a robust and well-written storyline, this game quickly rises on our summer priority list. And who hasn't wanted to step back in time and play an old-school mobster?
6/2/2010 Ben Dutka