This article is a look at why games based on the Mob seem to be so popular at the moment.
Are we sick of indiscriminate maiming and killing? Perhaps we like Mafia games because they allow us to be the bad guy, but not too bad. It may be that some of us are demanding a bit of justification to our killing, some rules even. Is anarchy finally becoming dull?
Of course we may just like them because the Mobsters wore such cool clothes. What do you think?