'While the original Mafia was a challenging and underrated cult classic that told the tale of a crime drama in 1930s America, Mafia II will be a sequel that takes place in a bigger, postwar world with faster cars, bigger guns, and much higher stakes. We took a second look at the upcoming sequel by watching a demonstration of part of the early game, then playing through a level that takes place about halfway through it. We've stolen cars, gotten into fistfights, bribed the police, fought through a vicious gun battle, and even picked up a girlie magazine along the way. And we have much to report. Please be advised that this story may contain minor spoilers. '