Prohibition Era Strategy Game Empire Of Sin Has Been Delayed

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Empire of Sin, the strategy game for PC and consoles that was due in spring 2020, has been pushed back a bit. The game will now arrive later this year, in the fall, so that developer Romero Games can take more time to get the game right.

The announcement of the game's delay came through Twitter from Brenda Romero, the game's director. She thanked the game's followers for their support, and explained that they were choosing "quality over speed."

The game, which was announced during Nintendo's E3 2019 presentation, is set in 1920s Chicago. It charges players with building a crime family capable of taking down the other 14 families in the city.

The game promises tactical XCOM-style turn-based combat alongside other strategy elements, as you build up your reputation, your influence, and your cash and weapon reserves over time.

Romero Games is an independent studio run by Brenda and John Romero. It is the ninth studio established by John Romero, and this will be the studio's first game for consoles.

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