40°
Submitted by napoleon1066 592d ago | review

Review: Omerta: City of Gangsters {Vagary.tv}

The Strategy Gamer reviews Omerta: City of Gangsters.

"Omerta: City of Gangsters is a strategic level simulation of mafia activity in Atlantic City during the age of Prohibition. You begin the campaign as a fresh-off-the-boat immigrant, working your way up through the criminal underground in your quest to be Capo di Tutti Capi- boss of all bosses. Along the way you’ll participate in all sorts of criminal activity from a strategic point of view, and when all hell breaks loose, you’ll take on your foes in turn-based tactical battles. Both elements are deep and compelling, providing an effort worthy of the Mafia’s high standing in our culture." (Omerta - City of Gangsters, PC, Xbox 360) 5/5

leapfrogger  +   592d ago
5 out 5 is entirely too generous for this game.
napoleon1066  +   591d ago
2/5 is much too harsh for this game.

I didn't realize everybody had to think exactly the same about everything. Must not have gotten the memo.
NYC_Gamer  +   591d ago
I heard the game doesn't have rival crime families?is that true...How does Omerta compare to Gangsters: Organized Crime?
napoleon1066  +   591d ago
Rivalries are reflected through various campaign missions (jobs, combat events and such) and there are independently owned (competing) businesses. There aren't any competing families directly portrayed in the gameplay, however. If you were just playing sandbox mode, you wouldn't get much of a taste of it.

As for comparisons to Gangsters, same era, different location (AC as opposed to Chicago), all strategic actions occur in real time, and there's more of an attempt to achieve compelling combat. As I recall, Gangsters was set up so that you'd give orders, and then see them carried out in real time. This is more of a RTS God-game (though without the fast pace).

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories

Dance Central: Spotlight Guide

14m ago - Horror Spooky : This may not be reproduced under any circumstances except for personal, private u... | Xbox One
10°

'Destiny' PS4 upgrading: Titan skills, upgrades, abilities, strategy and more

14m ago - When you first jump into Destiny, there will be a rather quick upgrading process that your charac... | Xbox 360
10°

Murasaki Baby Review | GodisaGeek

29m ago - Dan Naylor: "Ovosonico have attempted to create an original, thoughtful title that takes you on a... | PS Vita
20°

The Phenomenon of the Expanded Universe

34m ago - Gaming is a big money business. But one of the reasons for this may be surprising. Yet the 'Expan... | Industry
Ad

Start Making Games for the PS4

Now - Want to design the next generation of video games? Start learning game design today. Click for more info on how to get started. | Promoted post
20°

Gamers XTREME - inFAMOUS: First Light Review (PSN) - "A Bright Future for Add-on Content"

34m ago - "The inFAMOUS developer is looking to flesh out one of the more prominent characters from Second... | PS4
Related content from friends