Is there anything Jay-Z can't do? Apparently, "helping inspire a Facebook game" can be crossed off the list of possible answers, as the man has done just that. In Empire on Facebook, you'll rise up from the streets of the Marcy Housing project in Brooklyn to find fame and fortune while never letting your ego grow too big to remember those that helped you in the past.
By Brandy Shual From games.com
At any time, you can enter into your Crib which can be customized with decorations, and you can also visit other players' cribs to see how far they've advanced in the storyline. All of this, of course, can be experienced with a constant Jay-Z soundtrack, via an interesting utilization of the music service Spotify beneath the gameplay area.
There are some odd technical issues within Empire, like one that sees the game's graphics ending abruptly, but you still being allowed to scroll around the gray, empty area. This is likely due to the game's new status on Facebook, as the game itself proclaims that it's only in "private beta." However, had no problem getting in without an invitation, so if you'd like to explore another rags to riches story on Facebook, feel free to try and get into the Empire yourself.
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