"Being a gangster in the 1940s can be tough work. This Mafia II developer diary showcases all the features thugs will have at their disposal to make the crime racket a little less arduous. It covers everything from molotov cocktails to visceral melee combat,Notable tidbits from the video:
You can only take 2-3 shots before you die
Cover is destructible
You can use grenades and molotovs
Melee moves can be environment sensitive
You can customize your beastly automobile.
Mafia II will be available August 24 for 360, PS3, and PC."