Mafia 3 Analysis

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Mafia 3 is a third-person open-world action game set in a fictionalized version of 1960's New Orleans developed by Hangar 13 and published by 2K Games. Mafia 3 chronicles Lincoln Clay's rise to the top of the criminal totem pole, and its narrative deals with themes of racial prejudice and discrimination. Should you aid in and facilitate Lincoln Clay's ultimate revenge?

War On The Streets of New Bordeaux

Lincoln is seated on a bench waiting for his childhood friend Ellis to arrive; Lincoln has recently been discharged from the army after an extended tour of war-torn Vietnam. And while he desires a fresh start, limited opportunities for black men in the south and familial loyalties steers him towards a life of crime. Lincoln's defacto foster-father,
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These sequences often involve elaborate set pieces, like being set on a sinking riverboat, and constitute some of the most memorable segments of Mafia 3. And when Hangar 13 explicitly infuses the revenge-driven narrative with the themes of racial prejudice and capitalizes on the setting, the missions are spectacular; my favorite is, by far, the one featuring The Southern Union. Nowhere is the loathsome villainy of the scum aligned with Marcano more evident, and putting an end to their miserable existences feels immensely…show more content…
When that happens, Mafia 3 effortlessly transitions into a cover-based shooter; you pop in and out of cover as they do the same. And Hangar 13 should be commended for the tactical prowess on display in its A.I; enemies will regularly attempt to flank you, rush forward when they have cover fire, and lure you out using explosives. However, this doesn't translate into difficulty in Mafia 3. In fact, you are more likely to die due to carelessness rather than something the enemy
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