I'm surprised by the negative reviews for this game. I can only put it down to one of two things… 1) people who have played previous mafia games and aren't happy with this version, and 2) people who find the racial issues too confrontational. Ok, I'll make a number 3) people who don't like the music. I say that last point as a white 40 year old male who listens to student radio, and I think this is one of the best soundtracks I've heard in a game (possibly sharing with Brutal Legend). Yes you have to drive around a lot, but when you're listening to classic Vietnam era rock 'n roll it's a pleasure. Out on a limb here, but I think this is better than any of the GTA games.