Scarface: The World Is Yours is a 2006 adaptation of the 1983 gangster film released for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, and PC. Produced by Radical Entertainment, the game is one of many trying to take advantage of a wave of open-world crime games triggered by megahits like the original. Mafia and Grand Theft Auto III. New footage of a canceled sequel has popped up online, giving curious gamers a closer look at what the second gaming adventure will look like for Tony Montana.
The story for the sequel continues from The World Is Yours‘controversial decision to see Tony alive after the events of the source material. Dubbed Scarface: Empirethis new game would have seen Montana flee Miami and set up a store in Las Vegas, reportedly building his newly built casino while running the drug business in the back and getting mafia enforcers to break his balilihan.
The Mafia Game Videos video shows Tony shooting his way down the streets of Vegas and avoiding highway cops. There were also various animation tests featuring lighting from a night and day system and different scenarios for a “second time” mechanic that started with Tony getting a lot of chest shots. The footage also says it was from June 6, 2008, which was about a year ago Prototype went out.
It comes a month after Mafia Game Videos tweet and posted a video shows some concept art from the title. These screen shots have been reported on various pages of the Art Station for many years, but don’t seem to get much attention. They all show Radical’s Las Vegas that has never seen the light of day.
Radical Entertainment is reportedly deep in the production of Scarface: Empire, but growth stopped when the company became part of Activision. According to a Mafia Game Videos source, the publisher had too many open-world games in development at the time and did not see the future in Scarface sequentially.
With the exception of a few special crossovers, Montana isn’t showing up again in the world of games, but the door might still be open if some nostalgia-driven developers put in the right people.