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The sequel to the widely popular Restaurant Empire game takes you further into the depths and delights of the culinary universe than ever before. Take part in an exciting world where the customers are fickle and the bounty in your cash register changes as quickly as their tastes.
Release Date: May 27, 2009
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$19.99

About the Game

The sequel to the widely popular Restaurant Empire game takes you further into the depths and delights of the culinary universe than ever before.

Take part in an exciting world where the customers are fickle and the bounty in your cash register changes as quickly as their tastes. With two handfuls of cash and a dream of stamping a legacy, build, cook and hire your way to the very top of the gastronomic biz, where tasty food is king and smart management reels in the cash. And if you're lucky, you just may go further than any other before you and cement your status as a true legend of cuisine...

Key features:

  • A brand-new 16-mission campaign that gives us a look at the ongoing story of the Leboufs, as they try to tiptoe through the minefield of marriage and the unique circumstances of professional success.
  • A superior graphics engine brings to life the cities, characters and restaurants that populate the world of cuisine using advanced techniques such as real-time reflections to give unprecedented realism. Food has never looked so good.
  • Two new enterprise categories: Coffee Shop and Dessert House that complements the existing Restaurant enterprise; with each category having over 130 unique delicacies, beverages and recipes to choose from.
  • New themed restaurants ranging from the aquatic deep, exotic rainforest and motor racing takes the idea of "themes" to unprecedented heights. You've never seen restaurants looking this amazing before.
  • Over 700 new interior objects, bringing the total number to 1400. There is more variety and fun than ever before in setting up, decorating and managing your very own restaurant.
  • Introducing the new German cuisine category of restaurants complimenting the existing foods and architectures of the French, Italians and Americans. Over 600 total recipes.
  • Munich, in addition to the triumvirate of Paris, Los Angeles and Rome is now yours to select as a destination to set up shop and expand your burgeoning business.
  • Hire live performers to perk up your restaurant's atmosphere, varying from concert soloists to rock bands and indoor circus performers, and set up their scheduled stints to entertain your valued guests at the right time of day.
  • With the new Recipe Research feature you can now actively invest into improving the quality of your food as well as gain invaluable knowledge in the formulation of new delicious recipes.
  • And finally, Armand awaits for you with a secret mini-game inside.

System Requirements

    • Operating System: Microsoft® Windows® 2000/XP/Vista
    • Processor: 1 GHz CPU or above
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 2 GB
    • Video Card: 128 MB 3D card compatible with DirectX9
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible
    • DirectX® Version: DirectX® 9.0c
Helpful customer reviews
3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
40 products in account
4 reviews
2.4 hrs on record
Game does not work it loads a black screen with music, I have tried pretty much everything and it won't work. Do not buy this game.
Posted: June 28th, 2014
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
449 products in account
10 reviews
0.2 hrs on record
Terrible graphics and controls. Even ten minutes of the tutorial that I unwittingly got myself into made me rage. I'd be mad if I'd actually paid for this outside of a cheap indie bundle.
Posted: June 14th, 2014
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
78 products in account
4 reviews
0.2 hrs on record
Waste of money, resolution unchangeable at 1024x768, poor sounds; hoped for the best, experienced the worst -_-
Posted: June 11th, 2014
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6 of 12 people (50%) found this review helpful
590 products in account
9 reviews
0.8 hrs on record
It was an oke game i guess... untill my screen got all white and bright!
Restarting my game or loading the saved game didnt work.
After that i guess u need to start over again! and i cba with that cuz its just not that good...
Posted: June 21st, 2014
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
840 products in account
111 reviews
1.4 hrs on record
Restaurant Empire II is restaurant managing game. It a average tycoon game. In my opinion it focuses too much on the customer satisfaction and not enough on the economy aspect. It also has some weird design choices like the cooking contests. Unless you really want to manage a restaurant in your tycoon game I would just play a better tycoon game.
Posted: May 19th, 2014
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26 of 27 people (96%) found this review helpful
196 products in account
4 reviews
36.6 hrs on record
It's a dated game, yeah. But for those who like to play tycoon games where they are in control of everything in a restaurant, it gets pretty addicting to check profits and figure out how to reach the goals in each scenario. The first campaign starts a bit hard because not everything is accessible and the player is expected to play with whatever the tutorial gives. I had to fire more than 5 servers before I found two that wouldn't be rude to customers because I didn't have access to staff training yet. Managing the restaurants is no easy task as the player is expected to know how to be successful in finances and food.

Players could easily cheat by using codes that are readily available, but where's the fun in that? Some might complain about the super bright glowing effects when they first play the game, but that can be remedied by turning off all glow features in "Settings". Eventually, the player will be in control of what s/he wants to put in the restaurant as well as serve in the restaurant while keeping in mind of ratings. There's a little bit of free customization for the floors, walls, and employee outfits.

Time passes in a day in the game's universe, meaning the restaurant operates within 24 hours and every minute counts. At the end of the day, whatever money that is generated is multiplied by 30 or 31 to represent monthly revenue or profits. Therefore, the player should avoid wasting too much time by letting the minutes pass while deciding how to arrange furniture or improve recipes, but that's why the pause button is there!

Overall, someone who is easily enticed by tycoon or management games can get easily stuck in his or her seat for a few hours trying to get perfect ratings or avoiding debt (at least... I did.)

Posted: January 1st, 2014
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