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Restaurant Empire

Platform(s): Arcade, Game Boy Advance, GameCube, Nintendo DS, PC, PSOne, PSP, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox, Xbox 360
Genre: Simulation

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'Restaurant Empire' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2003 @ 9:20 a.m. PST

Starting with nothing except some cash and a passion for food, build your restaurant from the ground up. Hire waiters, decorate your restaurant and even cook the meals! Buy, build, outsell and out-price the competition.

The developers behind Restaurant Empire (Enlight) are one of the world's leading developers of entertainment software. Enlight's first product, 'Capitalism', won industry awards and received accolades as the best business simulation game ever created. According to PC Gamer, 'Capitalism' is the most realistic, detailed business sim on the market today, and one of the best economic games of all time. Enlight also developed the popular title Hotel Tycoon which enjoyed chart topping success in 2002, only beaten by Sims, Zoo Tycoon and RC tycoon of the same genre.

With this pedigree Restaurant Empire is sure to be the first game that faithfully recreates all the challenges of building and operating a restaurant franchise through a unique blend of business-simulation and RPG gameplay.

Featuring three culinary capitals to operate in, five restaurant cuisines to choose from, over 30 unique chefs to interact with and nearly 200 recipes to source, your business sense and culinary taste will be tested to the limit.

Not only do you control every aspect of running a restaurant from buying your restaurant to choosing its cuisine and decoration; you will also travel and meet with people who will help you establish your name as the greatest restaurateur the world has ever seen!

Use your culinary wizardry to beat the best of the rest. Decide tactics and strategies to take-over your competitors. With a combination of business strategy, role-playing game styles and a free-form sandbox game mode and with 3 huge cities, 30 chefs and a host of locations to travel to, Restaurant Empire is an epicurean delight of gastronomic proportions.

Product Features:

  • Tasty Eye Candy Featuring amazing detail, the environment, the people – even the peppercorns are rendered in real-time 3D.
  • Choose the Campaign mode to discover the culinary world of Restaurant Empire, or play at your own pace and leisure with the Sandbox mode.
  • Experience a thrilling adventure in the culinary world with a story-based campaign featuring 18 compelling scenarios.
  • Use real-world business strategies to gain the upper hand on your competition.
  • Over 200 recipes, 300 decorative items, 30 talented chefs, 5 restaurant themes and 3 large cities to explore, the game-play possibilities are virtually limitless.
  • 3 painstakingly simulated world-famous culinary capitals, including Paris, Rome and LA.
  • Build your restaurants around world-famous landmarks such as the Arc de Triomphe in Paris and the Colosseum in Rome. Then adjust your restaurant's needs as your clientele grows.
  • Serve up breakfast, appetisers, soups, main courses and desserts with a total of 187 French, Italian and American recipes.
  • Set up restaurants with themes such as music and seafood with close to 200 decorative items at your disposal.
  • 37 unique chefs to hire and interact with, including popular celebrity chefs. Acquire secret recipes from master chefs.
  • Form a restaurant empire the likes the world has never seen by marshalling world-class chefs to your orders.

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