Coin Operated Games plans on rekindling old-school RPG nostaglgia with their Neo-Victorian Story-Driven experience, now available on PC: Empyre: Lords of the Sea Gates! The quote that comes to mind is, “Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink” and it couldn’t be more appropriate. Empyre depicts a New York where the city is slowly flooding by rising oceans, and the fresh water pipes have stopped flowing. Anarchy has overcome the government and localized groups are taking control where they rule with complete autonomy. This top-down isometric RPG will have players experiencing an early 20th century versino of New York, and uses a time/turn-based combat system.
“We are beyond thrilled to be sharing Empyre: Lords of the Sea Gates with gamers from around the world,” said John Randall, Creative Director of Empyre. “We strove to keep our games setting and themes recognizable but unique so that we could really let the story from our fantastic writer, Paul Noth, shine. We can’t wait for both old-school gamers looking to relive their 90’s RPG experiences and the next generation of gamers to get their hands on the game. We have so many more stories to tell in this alternate reality, this is just our first chapter!”