Join the family and become the Godfather

Electronic Arts announced March 24th as the day The Godfather The Game videogame will be on store shelves in Europe and March 21st in North America. Developed by EA, the open-world videogame is based on the book by Mario Puzo and the film by Paramount Pictures through a strategic licensing relationship with Viacom Consumer Products.

Gamers will step into the Don's dangerous world of intimidation and negotiation via their PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, Xbox video game system from Microsoft or PC. The Godfather The Game will also be available for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system and PlayStation Portable handheld entertainment system later in 2006.

EA's The Godfather The Game puts you at the center of one of the world's most revered stories. In the role of a young man just entering the Corleone family, you create your own mob character and work your way to the top. For the first time ever, you will go beyond the films and book to actually step into the living world of The Godfather fiction throughout 1940s New York City. You will work your way up the mob ranks your own way, choosing just how much force to use as you rise to power. Relive classic moments from the fiction and experience open-world gameplay alongside unforgettable characters from the film such as Luca Brasi, Sonny, Tom Hagan, and of course, Don Vito Corleone himself.

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