like Nas, Tony Yayo, Scarface, Snoop and countless others have listed Al Pacino’s
"Tony Montana" character as an influence and soon, they will have the
opportunity to step into the gangster’s seedy world in the upcoming video
Players take the
role of Tony Montana, one of the most ruthless gangsters ever depicted in film
and navigate through the streets of Miami, the Florida Keys, the Bahamas &
other locations negotiating deals with unsavory characters, avoiding rivals
and the DEA, in a quest to rebuild a fallen empire.
world of Scarface is a natural property to translate into a cinematic game play
experience," said Michael Pole, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Studios
for Vivendi Universal Games. "The game will feature cutting-edge technology,
a compelling storyline and the unprecedented experience of playing as one of
Hollywood’s most notorious gangsters, Tony Montana."
The gameplay environment
will authentically recreate the historical time period of the film, touching
on politics, news items and events of the day.
David McKenna has written an original, event-driven storyline for the interactive
game that will lead the player through the underworld.
The movie Scarface
has had an influence on many rappers, who make references to the film, sample
it and name themselves after characters in the flick.
hits stores in the Fall 2005. For more information on the game visit http://www.scarfacegame.com.