Gateway drug: Sins of a Solar Empire demo now live


If you’ve listened to any podcasts, or read just about any PC gaming column in the last month you’ll already know that Sins Of A Solar Empire is definitely making its presence known. Being praised for its endlessly customizable armadas and deeply addictive game play, this seems like a game that will be talked about for some time to come.

Now, if you still haven’t gotten around to venturing to your local Wal-Mart to give this game a whirl, you can do so from the comfort of your home. Just yesterday, the Sins demo landed on the web and it’s already racking up thousands of downloads. The demo features four tutorials, two maps supporting up to two AI players, a single randomly generated medium map with up to 3 AI players, and a 90 minute time limit.

Head on over to your favorite online download station (one, two) and take the Empire for a test drive. Be warned, however, as you may experience an ever decreasing social life in the coming weeks…