The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 5 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting).
How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
Overall User Score (77 votes)3.7

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
PlayStation 3 12 3.7
      Acting 3.8
      AI 3.2
      Gameplay 3.6
      Graphics 3.6
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Sound / Music 3.9
      Story / Presentation 3.8
Windows 54 3.7
      Acting 4.1
      AI 3.2
      Gameplay 3.5
      Graphics 4.1
      Personal Slant 3.4
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 3.6
Xbox 360 11 3.4
      Acting 3.7
      AI 3.0
      Gameplay 3.2
      Graphics 3.6
      Personal Slant 3.4
      Sound / Music 3.7
      Story / Presentation 3.4

User Reviews

Retro style meets modern lack of substance Windows Unicorn Lynx (181722)
Mafia II is a sad example of how an undeniable masterpiece can be turned into a total disaster. Windows Kaddy B. (796)
The storyline saves this from getting the hit. Windows dreamstealer (146)
Wins the award for best presentation Xbox 360 Pixelspeech (1006)