Hoyle Casino Empire (Windows)

Teen
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
65
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Description

In Casino Empire, you play as the manager of many different casinos. You start at a run-down, poor casino, eventually working your way through Vegas to the top of the line, multi-billion dollar casinos.

Games you can build include blackjack, poker, craps, roulette, baccarrat, pai gow poker, slot machines and video poker.

To maximize your casino's profits, you have access to a variety of different buildings, including a cashier's booth, restroom, bar, lounge, amusement ride, bingo, Keno, and gift shop.

To make your patrons happy, you must decorate your casino, using items such as statues, fountains, plants, water, and television stands. You can also build hotels, and offer in-room Keno, video games, and Internet access.

Patrons come in four different forms; Tourists, who make 60% of your clientel, and don't play the high priced games; Gamblers, who are just above tourists, have more money, and like the high priced games; High Rollers, who have the most money, prefer the most expensive games, and like the private rooms, such as the Poker Lounge; and VIP High Rollers, who are celebrities, and who make your casino more appealing.

Screenshots

Hoyle Casino Empire Windows Your finance screen.  Despite my $5,000, I'm not doing too good.
Hoyle Casino Empire Windows The cafe feeds guests, the machines by security are ATMs, and the tables at the bottom left are craps.
Hoyle Casino Empire Windows This is what the security camera sees; the highlighted section is where I will place my tables (blackjack, poker, etc.).
Hoyle Casino Empire Windows Your casino rating.  Do well, it goes up; do bad, it goes down.  I'm sure you can guess which way you want it to go.

Alternate Titles

  • "Casino Empire" -- European Title

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Critic Reviews

GameZone Sep 30, 2002 8.4 out of 10 84
ESC Magazine Sep 29, 2002 8 out of 10 80
FileFactory Games / Gameworld Network Jan 04, 2003 74 out of 100 74
GameSpy Oct 30, 2002 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PC Games (Germany) Dec 06, 2002 68 out of 100 68
Peliplaneetta.net Nov 15, 2002 63 out of 100 63
IGN Jun 27, 2002 6.2 out of 10 62
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jan, 2003 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
PC Zone Benelux Jan, 2003 53 out of 100 53
PCG Nov, 2002 4 out of 10 40

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JPaterson (9134) added Hoyle Casino Empire (Windows) on Dec 30, 2002