- New maps for multiplayer and sandbox modes
- Enemy gangs for Sandbox Mode – you’ll now have to fend of gangs that invade your turf and try to steal businesses out from under you
- Customizable game settings and goals for sandbox games
- Economy overview panel for current businesses with their efficiency, profit, ect.
- Visual representation of individual business types on the strategic map via icons
- Additional difficulty setting and “Iron Man” option (saving progress in strategic mode disabled)
- Massive overhaul of cover mechanics in turn-based combat
- Introduction of multiplayer chat and several other minor fixes/changes
You can read the full changes here: http://forum.kalypsomedia.com/
Genre: Simulation, Strategy
Developer: Haemimont Games
Publisher: Kalypso Media Digital
Release Date: Jan 31, 2013
Available Platforms: Windows, Mac
Reviewed Platforms: Windows
Haemimont Games, the veteran developer behind the great paradisal dictactor-simulator series, Tropico, is back. This time with a crime syndicate simulation, that features turn-based combat. It all sounds like a Gangster’s XCOM paradise, but sadly some issues hold this game back from it’s true potential, and is more like a St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, on your wallet. …continue reading » Omerta – City of Gangsters Review
Currently we are reviewing the game. Let’s watch the Launch Trailer:
In Omerta – City of Gangsters, your success as a crime lord depends upon your choice of henchmen and the unique skills your “Boss” brings to the table. Today, we’re pleased to release a new video that showcases the Boss creation system from Omerta, along with featuring an assortment of thugs and thieves that you’ll be able to recruit for your burgeoning crime syndicate. Grab the new video and get a first-hand look at Omerta – City of Gangsters, the city-conquest game that will have you taking over a 1920’s Prohibition-era Atlantic City through strategically applied brute force and business sense, while pulling off daring heists and fighting turf wars in tactical turn-based combat.
Kalypso Media USA is pleased to announce today that Omerta – City of Gangsters, their unique 1920’s-era gangster-themed game for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC, is now also slated for release on the Mac platform. Kalypso will release Omerta – City of Gangsters for Xbox 360 and Windows PC on February 12, and is targeting an early 2013 release on the Mac App Store. Omerta, from the team behindTropico 3 and Tropico 4, mixes conquest-styled strategic play with tactical combat. Included in the release of Omerta, there will now be cross-platform multiplayer play between Windows PC and Mac, along with full support for Steam Cloud Saves on both platforms.
To celebrate the impending release of Omerta – City of Gangsters on the Mac platform, here is a new gameplay trailer.
Kalypso Media today released a new gameplay trailer for Omerta – City of Gangsters, the upcoming multiplatform title that combines challenging tactical combat with “criminal-styled” city building. In the new trailer, viewers will enjoy a firsthand look at the tactical, turn-based combat that will have players planning elaborate heists, drive-by’s and much more in this 1920’s era gangster title set for a 2013 release on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC. With guns blazing, players will take over a realistically rendered Prohibition-era Atlantic City while also using their wits to manage illicit businesses, which bring in big money!
Download the new “Combat” video and take a look at the variety of historically accurate weapons, unique characters and realistic environments that all make combat in Omerta – City of Gangsters both challenging and exciting!