Latest in Gaming

Image credit: Paradox Interactive

'Empire of Sin' is John Romero's new strategy game

A noirish 1920s Chicago joint.
Chris Ip, @chrisiptw
06.11.19 in AV
132 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Sponsored Links

Paradox Interactive

The godfather of first person shooters, John Romero, is back -- with a strategy game. Empire of Sin showed up on Nintendo's E3 livestream, full of noirish rain-slicked streets, fedoras and tommy guns. In the game, players will shape an organized crime empire in Prohibiton-era 1920s Chicago as one of 14 bosses, with "randomly generated starting conditions" according to its website. Combat is turn-based as gangs take over rival territories and run speakeasies or casinos.

Both Romero -- the creator of the original Wolfenstein, DOOM and Quake games who co-founded id Software -- and his wife Brenda are behind the title. The game is made by Romero Games -- founded in 2015 -- and published by Paradox Interactive. Empire of Sin is set to drop spring 2020 on Switch, PC, Mac, Xbox and Playstation.



Catch up on all the latest news from E3 2019 here!

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
132 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Popular on Engadget

Engadget's 2019 Back-to-School Guide

Engadget's 2019 Back-to-School Guide

View
Porsche Taycan will come with a standalone Apple Music app

Porsche Taycan will come with a standalone Apple Music app

View
'Final Fantasy VIII' Remastered is coming out on September 3rd

'Final Fantasy VIII' Remastered is coming out on September 3rd

View
Bloomberg: Apple plans to launch TV+ in November for $10 a month

Bloomberg: Apple plans to launch TV+ in November for $10 a month

View
Amazon unveils trailer for third season of ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’

Amazon unveils trailer for third season of ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr