DescriptionGangsters: Organized Crime is set in a fictional city in Prohibition-era America, featuring over 5000 citizens including 400 individual gangsters. The player's goal is to take all the riches, through bribery, theft and aggression.
Gameplay is a combination of Sim City-style building and turn-based planning, where you have lieutenants who do the dirty work for you. The more blocks in the city you take over, the more people you have loving your work, making it easier to control each area. But be careful, there are three other gangs out there, so blood can get spilled easily.
- "Gangsters: Organisiertes Verbrechen" -- German full title
- "Gangsters: Le Crime Organisé" -- French title
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The Press Says
|Power Unlimited||Jan, 1999||8.9 out of 10||89|
|Svenska PC Gamer||Jan, 1999||87 out of 100||87|
|PC Gameplay (Benelux)||Dec, 1998||86 out of 100||86|
|Power Play||Dec, 1998||82 out of 100||82|
|Attack Games||Feb, 1999||8 out of 10||80|
|PC Player (Germany)||Dec, 1998||77 out of 100||77|
|Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault)||Feb 05, 1999||70|
|Game Revolution||Mar 01, 1999||B-||67|
|GameStar (Germany)||Dec, 1998||57 out of 100||57|
|GameSpot||Jan 05, 1999||5.5 out of 10||55|
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MarketingEidos made plans to hire an actual gangster, convicted in the 1960s, to appear at a trade show in Europe to promote the game. When the press came down on them hard for this stunt, Eidos PR was quick to downplay it.
Related Web Sites
- Gangsters Website (Official website by Hothouse Creations)