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-bys 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!
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!
Some of the key features of the tactical combat in Omerta City of Gangsters include:
- Destructible environment: take down those crates the opposition thinks they can hide behind!
- Dynamic fog of war forces you to be cautious as you explore the map
- Weapons with various area effects do a wide swath of damage, but beware, they don’t discriminate between friend or foe
- Combat status ailments – panic, bleeding, crippled, etc, all can slow down your friends and foes alike
- Cunning AI opponents not only make use of environments, but also destroy your cover
Omerta City of Gangsters is a simulation game with tactical turn-based combat. Taking the role of a fresh-off-the-boat immigrant, with dreams of the big life, the player will work his way up the criminal hierarchy of 1920’s Atlantic City, New Jersey. Starting with small jobs, his character recruits a gang and expands his empire by taking territory from other gangsters. Eventually he establishes his own crime syndicate and becomes the de facto ruler of Atlantic City.
The player strategically manages his business and his minions in a real-time format, slowly but steadily increasing his influence over the city. The player sends his henchmen out on missions ranging from assassinating an informant, to raiding a warehouse, springing a friend from prison, robbing a bank or attacking a rival gang’s hideout. Nobody is above the law in Atlantic City, so it always helps to have a little cash handy to bribe a policeman or pay off a politician.
The turn-based combat in Omerta City of Gangsters focuses on the tactical command of “The Boss” and his henchmen. Cover and stealth are essential parts of any shootout in the game. Finding the best vantage point to gun down an enemy, while taking cover from a hailstorm of bullets, can be just as satisfying as sneaking quietly behind a foe and taking him down.