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Evil Genius 2: World Domination gets first gameplay footage, become a supervillain

Evil Genius
Evil Genius (Image credit: Rebellion)

What you need to know

  • Evil Genius 2 is an upcoming game from Rebellion.
  • It's coming to PC later this year.
  • The first-ever gameplay was showcased during the PC Gaming Show.
  • It's unclear if it's going to hit consoles down the line.

Today, Rebellion revealed the first gameplay footage of Evil Genius 2: World Domination. It's basically a game where you can live out all your supervillain dreams. Many of the characters look like they're out of Despicable Me. According to the team, you can create your own island lair, amass a force of loyal miscreants, take on secret agents and, finally, execute your nefarious plot to take over the world.

Debuted during the PC Gaming Show, today's world-first gameplay footage brims with never-before-seen tyranny and treachery. From menacing new henchmen and minions to sinister traps and powerful contraptions… and is that a fleeting tease of Max's new Doomsday Device? Well, we do love to be cruel!

Evil Genius 2 is coming to Steam later this year. It's unclear if the game will get a console release.

Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.