NZGamer writes: "Mafia 2 promises big things for action-adventure/crime fans, and at a time when companies are really starting to compete for those pinched pennies, it's fair to say that the developers will be wanting to deliver on them. Certainly the magic 8-ball says all signs point to yes. Yes: Mafia 2 is one to watch. Yes: It has the potential to be one of 2009's biggest releases. Yes: your PC, 360 or PS3 will thank you".