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“Canceled Scarface: Empire footage surfaces on YouTube”
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An enchanting video has appeared on-line that seems to indicate alpha footage of a sequel to the 2006 action-adventure adaptation Scarface: The World is Yours. The sequel, Scarface: Empire, was in improvement at studio Radical Leisure however was canceled as soon as the Canadian outfit was merged with Activision in 2008.
The brand new footage, acquired by YouTube channel Mafia Sport Movies and noticed by the eagle eyes of VGC, exhibits the apparently unkillable Tony Montana working amok within the streets of Las Vegas, taking over a military of hoodlums whereas accompanied by a gang of masked associates. The carnage is scored by two licensed music tracks: Elvis Presley’s “Viva Las Vegas” and Motley Crue’s “Dr. Feelgood,” suggesting that Scarface: Empire would have had a licensed soundtrack befitting its late-’80s setting.
Following the run ‘n’ gun motion, we additionally get to see a brief clip of driving motion, as Tony outruns the cops behind the wheel of his automobile, (sadly not his insanely garish Cadillac). We’re additionally proven a really fundamental construct of the sport’s revival mechanic, maybe suggesting that Scarface: Empire would have had a team-based multiplayer mode. All through all the above footage, we hear the foul-mouthed spewing of Mr. Montana himself, as soon as once more voiced by a (fairly good) soundalike actor, André Sogliuzzo.
Scarface: The World is Yours seemed like a catastrophe on paper; a fast Grand Theft Auto cash-in that goes so far as to rewrite the ending of Brian DePalma’s fascinatingly ugly 1983 film. Surprisingly, nonetheless, the PS2, Xbox, and Nintendo Wii launch was truly a superbly superb third-person shooter, clearly making sufficient of a gross sales influence to warrant the commissioning of this sequel. After all, as we all know, it might not come to cross, and at present Radical Leisure is basically no extra, having been absorbed into gaming’s Unicron, Activision Blizzard.
Nonetheless, it’s all the time intriguing to see movies of unfinished titles, including small and infrequently melancholy footnotes to the historical past of video gaming. For extra crime sim content material, make sure to go to Mafia Sport Demos.