The Godfather

Electronic Arts/Electronic Arts
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THE GODFATHER is a video game based on the 1972 film of the same name by Electronic Arts.The game is notable in that it features the return of several original actors from the original film to lend their voice.The participating actors are James Caan as Sonny Corleone,Robert Duvall as Tom Hagen,John Martino as Paulie Gatto and Abe Vigoda as Salvatore Tessio,with the most notable absences being Marlon Brando,John Cazale and Al Pacino.The game starts in 1936 with a cutscene that shows a death scene on the father of the main character and blowing up of his bakery by the Barzinis,the Corleones' rivals in New York City.In the aftermath,Don Vito Corleone comforts the child,telling him that when he is old enough and the time is right he will have his revenge.Gameplay consists of undertaking and completing eighteen story missions while in the meantime performing various tasks such as taking over rival family holdings and carrying out contract hits.The missions are linear and follow the storyline of the first film...