There’s a new trailer out for Empire of Sin, the upcoming gangster strategy game from Paradox Interactive and Romero Games. The game’s setting is exactly what it appears to be — 1920s Chicago. As any historian will tell you, every single human being in the 1920s was a dapper gangster wearing a fedora and wielding a tommy gun. However, it’s still a subject of debate whether or not all of them were Al Capone.
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It stood out like a sore thumb in Nintendo’s E3 Direct livestream: in a sea of cartoon characters and sword-wielding shaggy-haired dudes, three toughs in zoot suits stood in the shadows, talking in gravelly voices. The camera panned up and the title “Empire of Sin” displayed. Fade to black. So what did we just see there?