sigma art The term 'claymation', trademarked 1978 by Will Vinton, is a mix of what 'clay' and 'animation'. However, and before 'claymation' was even termed, clay animation has been in existence as long as early film era during early 1900's. Clay animation is a type of stop motion animation, a moment consuming process where the subject is moved, then shot, and also the process is repeated, one frame at a period. Mafia II tells the tale of Vito Scaletta, a handsome young dimwit who stumbles into crime after going back to America from a stint in World War II. He begins with low-level jobs like boosting cars and knocking over jewelry stores, however the plot eventually escalates in to a tangle of twisted loyalties, betrayal and conflict between family and The Family. Every beat you'd expect from your genre will be here, some unabashedly appropriated from "The Godfather" and "GoodFellas."