The storyline for Mafia II is a gritty drama and chronicles the rise of Vito Scaletta, the son of Sicilian immigrants. As the game progresses, Vito joins the Falcone crime family and becomes "a made man" along with his best friend Joe Barbaro. Written by
Did You Know?
In the mission "Buzzsaw", Joe made a comment about Vito being able to heal so quickly while they were on their way to send Henry to El Greco. This is a clear reference to the game's regenerating health system, which brings a player's health back to normal despite being hit by bullets several times. See more
The second half of the story line is set in 1952 but many of the cars seen are made after 1952. The "Smith Thunderbolt", for example, is actually a 1955 Ford Thunderbird. See more
[Joe and Vito are in a gunfight with the Chinese Triad
Where the fuck are they all coming from?
Must be a tunnel to China around here somewhere...