Friday, April 27, 2012
Jay-Z To Launch 'Empire' Facebook Video Game Based On His Life
Rapper Jay-Z is following his peer 50 Cent
into social networking - he's set to launch a
game based on his life via Facebook.com.
50 Cent, real name Curtis Jackson, has
teamed up with bosses at Game Show
Network Digital to create an interactive
game of blackjack on the site, which enables
users to compete at the rap star's virtual
Now, Jay-Z is working on his own game,
Empire, which lets fans take the same
journey as the star did from the tough
streets of New York to fame and fortune.
A statement about the game reads, "EMPIRE
takes you on a journey from the streets of
Marcy Housing in Brooklyn to the hotspots
of the rich and famous: from hustler, to
entrepreneur, to business mogul."
"But don't forget friends and family, or
your karma will suffer."
Posted by Eddy Ogbunambala at 2:06 PM