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
Omerta: City of Gangsters brings an authentic yet rough mobster experience (review)
16 April 2013
Excerpt: In developer Haemimont Games’ hybrid city management sim/squad-level tactics game Omerta: City of Gangsters, the sound of a swingin’ brass section fills the rain-drenched streets of this section of Atlantic City. It’s the roarin’ ’20s, and Prohibition is in full force.
Pros: Becoming the uncontested boss of Atlantic City ain’t gonna be a simple walk in the park. I have criminal networks to build. I have offers that can’t be refused. We got a lotta work to do. Whackin’ ain’t never been such a savvy blend of old and new I’ve got my hands full filling wise guys, grifter...
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?