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Railway Empire

An economic strategy game created by an experienced studio, Gaming Minds, in which the player becomes an owner of a railroad company. Their task is to take control of the entire market and turn their company into an empire.

Strategy | Economic | trains | transport

Railway Empire Release Date





developer: Gaming Minds Studios publisher: Kalypso Media

Railway Empire, released on PC, PS4 and XONE, is an economic strategy game. The title was developed by veterans in this genre, Gaming Minds, that also created games such as, e.g. Patrician IV: Conquest by Trade and Grand Ages: Medieval.


Railway Empire is set in the United States and the starting point is in the year 1830. Our goal is to create a railway empire and eliminate our competition. The game spans throughout many years allowing us to even play in the 20th century.


Railway Empire, released on PC, PS4 and XONE, is a classic economic strategy game – that means that the game revolves around developing our company and finding a balance between the incomes and expenses. Our responsibilities are: creating new railways, buying and upgrading trains as well as transporting people and goods. We also need to invest in train stations, buildings in which we can repair our vehicles, factories and even tourist attractions for passengers.

There are more than forty types of trains and during the game we can use more than three hundred various technologies that are divided into five historical periods. With The increasing level of technologies used by the American society has an impact on the market, which forces us to adapt to new business elements.

The competition, controlled by AI, keeps the game interesting. We can play with maximum of three other companies, although the less experienced players can set their game to have one or two rivals. The fight for keeping our position on the market is not only limited to business. We can sabotage other players by using bandits and spies.

Game modes

We can play in campaign, separate scenarios that offers specific challenges or in a free mode where we can develop our business without any goals imposed on us.

Game mode: single player  

User score: 7,4 / 10 based on 128 votes.

Pre-release expectations: 7.2 / 10 based on 25 votes.

PEGI rating Railway Empire

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty.

Railway Empire System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum:
  • Intel Core i5-750 2.6 GHz / AMD Phenom II X4 3.2 GHz
  • 4 GB RAM
  • graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 460 / Radeon HD 5870 or better
  • 7 GB HDD
  • Windows 7/8.1/10 64-bit
  • Recommended:
  • Intel Core i5-2400S 2.5 GHz / AMD FX-4100 3.6 GHz
  • 8 GB RAM
  • graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 680 / Radeon HD 7970 or better
  • 7 GB HDD
  • Windows 7/8.1/10 64-bit
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