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Old 12-06-12, 10:30 AM   #1
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Post The Gang Way: Omerta ' City Of Gangsters



The first time I heard about Omerta: City of Gangsters, a fellow games journo described it to me as 'prohibition era X-COM'. My brain went into overdrive and I trekked across several crowded convention halls, each larger and noisier than the last, in order to sip from this holiest of grails. Flappers, jazz maestros, nickel-a-drink barmen and sharply dressed gangsters combating an alien invasion with nothing more than an old-fashioned, a trumpet and a tommy gun? Sign me up! I had made a grave error. Omerta is X-COM in as much as there is a strategic, personnel and resource management mode paired up with turn-based combat. An updated Gangsters: Organized Crime then? Our first look wasn't entirely encouraging but will this new combat trailer be more convincing?

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