BY AMIT BARAN ROY   |   For the fans who loved and enjoyed Mafia I and Mafia II, you can gear up once again as 2K Games has confirmed the release of their third installment in the Mafia Series, i.e, Mafia III. It is also the debut title for the developers Hanger 13. The game features yet another version of dirty organized crime and has been one of the main focus of Gamescom 2015. 2K Games had already teased their fans with the expected reveal on July 28, 2015 and has officially announced it with the world wide trailer at Gamescom 2015.

Things To Look Out For

  • The game is scheduled to be released for PC, Playstation 4 and Xbox One in 2016 and it promises to deliver the same classic and exclusive gameplay experience, one had with the earlier installments of the Mafia series.
  • The game is set in 1968 in the open world city of New Orleans where the players take control of the Vietnam War Veteran Lincoln Clay who seeks out an act of retaliation against the local mobs who murdered his friends.
  • The open world environment allows the players to roam freely and complete objectives using either tactical weapons like shotguns or revolvers or stealth mode executions and melee.
  • The trailer even reveals the presence of three more characters, also called the lieutenants,i.e, Cassandra, Burke, and Vito Scaletta, supposedly assisting Clay in his missions and together they form the ‘Black Mob’.


The 'Black Mob'

Heads Up: Mafia III is set to hit PCs and consoles sometime in 2016 as confirmed by 2K Games at Gamescom 2015. The game is expected to bring back the old school exclusive Mafia crime scenes with stunning graphics and vast open world gameplay experience.

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