Reviews and Problems with Omerta: City Of Gangsters
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Omerta: City of Gangsters (PC)
20 April 2013
Excerpt: I have seen and enjoyed my fair share of gangster movies. My husband has never understood my family’s fascination with them. If you enjoy classic mobster movies and simulation games, Omerta: City of Gangsters will be right up your alley.
Pros: The city micromanagement portion of the game is enjoyable
Cons: Slow combat; No way to speed up the game; Nobody online to play against
Excerpt: Omerta is a new sim/tactical RPG from Kalypso media which accurately represents Atlantic City, New Jersey in the mafia's golden age. The aim is to create an engaging portrayal of crime life complete with an entertaining and full-featured combat system.
Excerpt: I expected Omerta – City of Gangsters to offer something similar and the game initially seemed to conform to my expectations, with a nicely made theme, mob appropriate character and an interesting range of illegal activities to perform around Atlantic City.
Conclusion: In the rough streets of the Prohibition Era Atlantic City, you have finally made it to the ‘Land of Opportunities’ from Italy. Despite your former life, you end up back in the life of crime in the city of gangsters.
Excerpt: Omerta – City of Gangsters is the latest strategy release from Bulgarian developer Haemimont Games, who is probably best known as the creator of the last two Tropico titles. In Omerta (which means “code of silence”), you take control of a young gangster, and you advance his career until he’s in...
Conclusion: The buildings that you can establish businesses on are preordained and not just in one way but three! There are premises which make the product, joints that sell the product and construction sites that have auxiliary effects for your gang.
Excerpt: The life of a gangster is a surprisingly underused videogame scenario, given how massively popular it is in the movies. Mind you, not all movie genres transcribe neatly into videogameland - played many rom-com sims recently?
Review: Omerta: City of Gangsters has a great premise but gets repetitive
31 January 2013
Excerpt: Any fan of mob movies -- like Goodfellas and The Godfather -- would love a game that allows you to control your own group of wise guys. Omerta: City of Gangsters allows you to do just that, putting you in the middle of prohibition 1920s Atlantic City.