Evil Genius 2: Word Domination release date set for March 30

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 28 January 2021 15:47 GMT

Evil Genius 2: Word Domination has a new release date set for early spring.

Originally slated for release in 2020 before suffering a delay, Evil Genius 2: Word Domination will now be released on March 30.

Developed and published by Rebellion, the game allows you to be the bad guy, and build your very own secret island lair. You will also be able to recruit and train minions and henchmen, which sounds pretty fun. Defending your base from the Forces of Justice is something you will also have to do as you strive toward your goal of world domination.

Here’s more about the game:

  • Four campaigns – play as narcissist despot Max, heavy-muscle madman Ivan, manipulative ex-spymaster Emma, or scientist zealot Zalika. Guide your chosen evil genius through their own unique story campaign as they impose their twisted vision upon an unsuspecting globe.
  • Three island locations – choose where to build your supervillain HQ from three island paradises, each with its own gameplay challenges. From the outside your base looks like a beautiful casino resort, but behind closed doors lies all manner of unimaginable evil.
  • Intuitive lair-building – design, build and customize your lair as you see fit. With modern base-building mechanics and loads of gameplay features totally new to the series, including multiple-floored lairs, strategy fans will feel right at home with Evil Genius 2.
  • New rooms, henchmen, agents, traps, and more – as showcased in today’s trailer, Evil Genius 2 features tons of menacing characters and devilish contraptions to use in your lair. From the deliciously fatal Sushi Chef to the always famished Venus Spy-Trap, you have a huge number of ways to stop the Forces of Justice from foiling your dastardly plans.
  • World domination 2.0 – Take to the world stage and execute your campaign of total supremacy. Send your minions and henchmen on missions across the globe as you exert your influence and control over world regions. Complete lucrative schemes, expand your criminal network, recruit new henchmen and steal all manner of useful loot – from the Doors to Fort Knox to a living, breathing dodo.
  • [CLASSIFIED] – There are loads of fiendishly exciting surprises on the way in the coming weeks – including a mode we’ve not yet talked about… stay tuned for more soon.

Rebellion started talking about making a sequel to the cult classic Evil Genius as far back as 2013 and finally announced the sequel back in 2017. Our first look at the game came during E3 2019.

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