Set 15 years after the end of the first game, Guns, Gore and Cannoli 2 is available to download right now from the Xbox store.

Vinnie Cannoli is back with his trademark one-liners and quips, with his shoot first, ask questions later mentality. This time he is found taking the pain to Nazis, zombies, soldiers and many, many gangsters, all whilst set against the backdrop of 1940’s Europe gripped with World War II.

Vinnie has made a shocking discovery about what really happened during the Thugtown Massacre at the end of the first game, and is now on the run as all his friends start to turn against him. Thankfully, the game features full 4-player co-op both local and online so that – unlike Vinnie – your friends can still offer you a hand.

But it’s not just more of the same as first time round and he has received a mobility upgrade over the first game, with him now featuring 360° aiming, double jumping, jump-kicking, dodge rolls and somersaults. It seems those 15 years were kind to his joints at least!

Featuring gorgeous animated cutscenes and plenty of detailed environments such as speakeasys and war-torn streets, you may find yourself staring a bit too long at the pretty visuals and end up getting shot yourself. Or you may just find yourself distracted by the stunning audio too. 

Guns, Gore and Cannoli 2 is available to download on Xbox One right now with a price of £10.39. If you aren’t fully convinced, then check out our review of the first game or stay tuned for our review of this sequel. It’ll be with you very soon! And let us know in the comments below if you need a co-op buddy to play this with!

You can also find the game available on PS4, PC and Nintendo Switch. You’ll find a review of the latter version available on our sister site – TheSwitchHub – soon too.

Game description:

Welcome to the 1940’s. Europe is being torn apart by the war, the USA is preparing for battle and the mob does business as usual. Only this time they went too far, even for Vinnie’s standards. Prepare yourself to go to war after you make a shocking discovery about what actually happened during the end-stage of the Thugtown Massacre from Guns, Gore & Cannoli 1. “Just when you thought you were out, we’re pulling you back in!” STORY 1944, the war in Europe is entering its final stage. 15 years have passed since Vinnie survived the Thugtown Massacre. But now, some loose ends start crawling out of the past, dragging Vinnie as far as the European battlefield of World War 2. Find out who is chasing Vinnie around like a dog, turning all his friends into foes. KEY FEATURES Guns, Gore & Cannoli 2 continues the rich, engaging gangster story of the first game and includes all the fast paced action you’ve come to love, we made the best even better, with: Upgraded character mobility Vinnie has received a massive upgrade in his mobility features. 360 aiming, double jumping, kicking, jump-kicking, dodge rolls, somersaults, dual guns and a weapon wheel. Campaign mode Guns, Gore & Cannoli 2 features a full single or multiplayer campaign mode, packed with action, humor and animated cutscenes. Rich environments We pushed our artists to the limits to produce the best immersive, atmospheric backgrounds, smoothest animations, and coolest special effects, setting a new benchmark for 2D games. Look for opportunities to bring down walls, explode barrels, drop crates on top of enemies, blow up cars and even kick your enemies through doors. Enjoy watching the corpses of your enemies fly through the air like ragdolls after you blast them away with your rocket launcher. Immersive world and period Walk around in the European battlefields of World War 2. Every level of Guns, Gore & Cannoli breathes the 1940’s. Every inch of the game is like a picture straight from the second World War era. The cars, the furniture, the speakeasy clubs, the music, the propaganda posters, the streets and the weaponry reflect the turbulent time that the 1940’s were. Online and local Co-op mode You don’t want to die alone in the trenches? Well round up a platoon of 4 players and get blasting. Play as Vinnie in the solo campaign, or with up to 3 friends together while fighting through hordes of Nazis, zombies, monster, gangsters, cops, soldiers, tanks, submarines… in this all-new and incredibly fun arcade-style co-op action game. Teamwork is essential to surviving waves of enemy goons. Humor ‘War is hell’ unless you are Vinnie Cannoli and you turn every problem into a cynical joke, blurting out one-liners and snappy comments after a nice, juicy kill. Guns, Gore & Cannoli 2 will be a fun experience, not only to play but also to watch. Funny one-liners, screaming deaths, comical dialogs and hilarious enemies make you play this violent kill-simulator with a smirky grin on your face.

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