Rebellion announces Evil Genius Online for Facebook, Zynga.com

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Rebellion Entertainment has announced its Evil Genius Online will come to Facebook and Zynga.com later this year. The game is the latest in the Evil Genius series, which focuses on “super villain” humor and real-time-strategy gameplay.

As reported by Polygon, the game will feature the expected social features of a Facebook game, including allowing players to “form evil syndicates, send spies to rival lairs and share rare and crucial items in the form of bribes.”

Rebellion’s Facebook page promises that Evil Genius Online will stay true to the original Evil Genius franchise, giving players the chance to construct large underground lairs and complete a variety of evil actions as their super villain character. The overall goal of the game will be to become the “world’s most notorious criminal mastermind.”

“As an independent developer, it’s crucial that we really explore free-to-play beyond mobile games,” said Rebellion CEO and Creative Director Jason Kingsley. “We challenged a small team here in our Oxford studio to create a social game that was not only compelling, but technically impressive and we just kept coming back to Evil Genius — the lair construction, the strategy, the humor — it was just a perfect fit.”

A closed beta is being planned for Evil Genius Online, with the full launch coming this fall.

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