Mafia II is a gritty drama which chronicles the rise of World War II veteran Vito Scaletta, the son of Sicilian immigrants. As the game progresses, Vito will join the Falcone Crime Family and become a made man. There are 15 chapters in the game, connected into one storyline.
We tested at 2560×1600 with fullscreen: on, antialiasing:on , Anisotrophic filtering: 16x, Shadow Quality: High, Ambient Occlusion: on, Geometry Detail: High and APEX PhysX: medium.
At these settings Mafia 2 is very demanding of the partnering hardware. While the GTX460 OC edition scores higher than the HD6970 in average frame rates, the experience is actually slightly smoother on the AMD card, thanks to an improved minimum frame rate situation.