Gangsters 2: Vendetta is a game with a storyline that narrates how the main character avenges his father, with chapters of the story set in the mob world. This game is set in the late 1920s and is part of the crime genre of video games. The main character’s name is Joey Bane. At the start of the game, his father is murdered by the mob in New Temperance, which is the setting for most of the game’s events. Bane wants to ultimately take his revenge on Hammer Constantine, the leader of the gang who killed his father. To do this, he must first defeat other gangs, which are all responsible in the death of Bane’s father in one way or another.
Gangsters 2: Vendetta is mostly an action game with strategic elements. The player must use the mouse to navigate, explore, and act in the game environment. The player can create gangs where four subordinates can be controlled. These underlings will assist the player during fights. Vehicles are also employed in the game, allowing the player to reach other areas faster. There are also a number of weapons, which are reminiscent of the weapons used during the 1920s. A number of upgrades can be made to the weapons, making these more efficient and more powerful. The game progresses when the player completes missions that help advance the main storyline.