During a presentation at Bear-Stearns 17th Annual Media, Entertainment and Information Conference EA's CFO Warren Jensen revealed that EA is on its first "M' rated title in over 3 years (ever since Clive Barker's Undying ) based on The Godfather series of mob films. No further details were given as to what type of game (FPS, RTS), who is developing it or what platforms it will appear on (thanks HomeLAN). Now that the cat is out of the bag, EA's PR folks will most likely issue an official statement shortly...
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'The Godfather' Revealed
by Rainier on March 10, 2004 @ 10:26 a.m. PST
Featuring non-linear action-adventure gameplay, The Godfather will offer gamers countless choices for solving the family's problems with brutal violence, skillful diplomacy, or a cunning mixture of both. From mob hits and bank heists to drive-bys and extortion, step deep inside the world of The Godfather where intimidation and negotiation are your tickets to the top. Players will use their powers of loyalty and fear to earn respect through interactions with characters in the world. Decisions made by the player in the game will have lasting consequences, just as it was in the mob underworld featured in The Godfather fiction.