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The Godfather Legacy

Aldo Trapini, the man character of Godfather: The Game, gets ready to crack some skulls with a baseball bat.

Aldo Trapini, the man character of Godfather : The Game, gets ready to crack some skulls with a baseball bat.

Aldo

Aldo

Don Corleone meets with Trapini's mother at the beginning of the game, which takes place during the start of the original movie with Connie Corleone's wedding.

Don Corleone meets with Trapini’s mother at the beginning of the game, which takes place during the start of the original movie with Connie Corleone’s wedding.

Several key scenes from "The Godfather" are translated for the game, including the assassination attempt of Don Corleone.

Several key scenes from "The Godfather" are translated for the game, including the assassination attempt of Don Corleone.

Another key scene, Sonny Corleone's murder, is also included in the game. Players can't save Sonny, sadly, but they can take revenge for the Corleone Family.

Another key scene, Sonny Corleone’s murder, is also included in the game. Players can’t save Sonny, sadly, but they can take revenge for the Corleone Family.

The Godfather: The Game features its fair share of violence as players extort money from local businesses and engage in mob war shootouts.

The Godfather : The Game features its fair share of violence as players extort money from local businesses and engage in mob war shootouts.

Players can visit a number of different locations throughout the greater New York area, amassing a small fortune by shaking down rival mobsters and businesses.

Players can visit a number of different locations throughout the greater New York area, amassing a small fortune by shaking down rival mobsters and businesses.

The Godfather game features a lot of shooter action. The Blackhand Edition for the Wii is one of the first such action games for the console to utilize the motion controls effectively.

The Godfather game features a lot of shooter action. The Blackhand Edition for the Wii is one of the first such action games for the console to utilize the motion controls effectively.

In addition to guns and melee weapons, players can also toss a few Molotov cocktails to torch warehouses.

In addition to guns and melee weapons, players can also toss a few Molotov cocktails to torch warehouses.

When players increase their rank, they can hire mob henchmen and control hit squads.

When players increase their rank, they can hire mob henchmen and control hit squads.

Like the Grand Theft Auto series, The Godfather features a massive sandbox environment that allows players to engage in some racing and vehicle combat gameplay.

Like the Grand Theft Auto series, The Godfather features a massive sandbox environment that allows players to engage in some racing and vehicle combat gameplay.