Evil Genius

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Everybody wants to rule the world! Achieve global power with EVIL GENIUS, the one and only complete world domination simulator. All the everyday tasks of the deliciously wicked mastermind are available to experience and master from building your ultra-secret base to developing spectacular super-weapons to carry out your nefarious master plan. How evil are you?

  • Choose from 3 notorious Evil Genius characters to serve as your icon and represent you in your quest for power.
  • Create the ultimate doomsday device and use it to achieve total global domination.
  • Create your lair with over 300 items including kung fu academies, rocket caverns, and laboratories.
  • Use ingenious traps and wicked 'interrogation' devices to toy with and dispatch obnoxious overdressed government agents.
  • Manage your minions as you train them in treacherous trades such as experimental research programs, heavy weapons usage, and international sabotage.
  • Recruit dastardly henchmen to patrol your base, take out your enemies, and undertake outrageous missions to increase your power and notoriety.

Over the next few days, both Spacebase Startopia and Evil Genius 2: World Domination arrive. The first is a spiritual successor to Startopia, the 2001 management sim about looking after space stations for alien travellers. The second is a sequel to 2004's Evil Genius, another management sim where you get to play a Bond-esque villain taking over the world. It's a brilliant coincidence these games have bagged themselves release dates within a week of each other, and speaks to the resurgence of man...

2021-03-26

As evil plans go, waiting 17 years between making a game and releasing the sequel is a pretty good one. Rebellion are finally releasing Evil Genius 2: World Domination this year, aiming their launch nukes squarely at March 30th. I’ve started my countdown timer to prepare us all. Just 5,215,571 seconds seconds to go before we're all doomed. Read more

2021-01-28

Trapping and Capturing Hello there! Evil Genius 2 Lead Designer Rich Edwards here, once again blogging for your pleasure. This week, we’ll be looking into Trapping and Capturing enemy Agents – both essential for budding supervillains! It’s A Trap! In Evil Genius 2, Traps feed into Lair defense. We’ve previously chatted about how you can defend your base with the help of Guards or other Muscle minions…but what sets traps apart from their fleshy counterparts? For starters, they don’t talk back and...

2021-01-21

Composer James Hannigan Answers Your Questions! (Part 2) We’re back with more answers from James Hannigan! If you missed Part 1, you can find it through this link. Thanks once again to James for his time! Will there be different music for each of the geniuses? There will indeed. Each of the four Evil Geniuses have their own theme… kind of related to their personalities, I would say. What’s different between making music for EG1 and EG2, beyond having the former as an inspiration when making musi...

2021-01-07

Composer James Hannigan Answers Your Questions! (Part 1) It wouldn’t be an Evil Genius game without the sinister sounds of James Hannigan pumping through the airwaves. Once word got out that the sonic mastermind himself had returned, our community had plenty of questions for him. We gathered up the most relevant ones and put them to the man himself! Many thanks to James for his time, and to Nick Brewer for facilitating this conversation. When you were composing the original Evil Genius, what wer...

2020-12-03

PC SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM SPECS:

  • Supported OS: Microsoft Windows XP / Vista
  • Processor: Pentium® III 800MHz processor
  • Memory: 128MB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce2 16Mb or equivalent
  • Hard Drive: 1.4 GB of free hard drive space
  • Sound Card: Windows compatible sound card
  • DirectX9®: DirectX 9.0c
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