“Empire City: 1931” Joins the Arcade Archives on PS4 and Nintendo Switch
Game publisher Hamster has announced that arcade gun shooting game Empire City: 1931 is now available on PS4 and Nintendo Switch as part of the digital Arcade Archives series.
Originally released in arcades by Seibu Kaihatsu in 1986, this Arcade Archives release is the first home release of Empire City: 1931 outside Japan.
Empire City: 1931 is set in the mean streets of the United States in 1931. Enemy mobsters are hiding behind windows, on rooftops- they’re everywhere. Players must draw their weapons and put the bad guys down before they do the same to you, save civilians, and clean up Empire City (which, let’s face it, is basically Chicago).
Like other Arcade Archives titles, players can post their high scores to the online leaderboards and change various game settings to match their own personal skill levels and taste. It is also worth noting that this Arcade Archives release was created using the Japanese ROM.
Empire City: 1931 is available today for $7.99 via PSN and the Nintendo Switch eShop.
You can check out some screenshots below, or visit the official Hamster website here for additional info.
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It’s not even on the U.S. Eshop as of this comment for some reason, don’t know why.