Empire of Sin is a video game by Paradox Interactive, developed by and .

Official trailers

Paradox Interactive on Monday, August 19, 2019 released the trailer:
Empire of Sin | Gameplay Trailer.

Story intro

Empire of Sin plays as a real-time simulation game with the player taking the role of a crime boss, starting anew in 1920 and trying to gain control of Chicago by 1930. As the boss, they can enlist up to 16 underlings from 60 potential ones to manage their empire of questionable businesses, such as speakeasies, casinos, and brothels, protecting them from the law and rival mafia gangs, while trying to extend their own influence by taking over others. Taking over another business may involve direct combat, during which the game enters a turn-based tactical role-playing game similar to X-Com, or can occur through other persuasive means, including short-term alliances with other gangs to defeat a common foe. Combat and other situations are impacted by various traits and perks the characters have, and may cause them to act differently from the player's orders. For example, a character with the "Hair Trigger" trait may fire their weapon rather than moving to cover when ordered. These traits can change over the course of a game; an underling may become more accustomed to solving problems through violent means the more they are put in such conditions, for example. Controlling more territory gives the gang boss more funds to better arm their underlings or to recruit new members. The game is partially roguelike in nature as the businesses on the game's map reallocate each playthrough, and new characters are generated with different perks each time. Some have compared Empire of Sin as a successor to the 1999 game Mob Rule.


Empire of Sin was scheduled to be released in 2020 by Paradox Interactive.

This video game is available for the following platforms: Microsoft Windows, macOS, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.

External links

Other websites: Steam

Wikipedia: Empire of Sin (video game)

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