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Tycoon City: New York

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Simulation
Publisher: Atari

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'Tycoon City: New York' Announced

by Judy on Feb. 9, 2005 @ 9:11 a.m. PST

Tycoon City: New York will challenge players to "make it big" in Manhattan, In Tycoon City: New York, players become moguls by constructing and customizing hundreds of businesses and famous landmarks anywhere and anyway they want in a bustling simulation of New York City. Players must create and improve their businesses to outclass the competition, and become rich and famous in New York City.

"Tycoon City: New York is a high quality, visually rich Tycoon title that truly brings the city that never sleeps to life by allowing players to create their very own versions of Manhattan and fulfill their fantasies of building a business empire in The Big Apple," said John Billington, Senior Brand Manager for Atari, Inc. "Tycoon City: New York is a game that is easy to play, yet difficult to master, providing a multitude of strategic challenges and the fun of customizing New York City without requiring a degree in city planning."

In Tycoon City: New York players start from humble beginnings as a budding entrepreneur, and build a Manhattan empire by creating, upgrading, and customizing more than 100 types of major businesses. Some challenges include running a nightclub, owning a hot new restaurant, staging a concert in Central Park, and opening a Broadway theater.

With world-renowned landmarks, true-to-life neighborhoods, and spectacular New York events, Tycoon City: New York puts players in the thick of the action, becoming major moguls in America's most exciting city. High-profile industries, real-world brands, and a bustling round-the-clock lifestyle give every player the chance to make it.

Here’s your chance to make it big in the Big Apple… New York City, the city that never sleeps! Go for broke building your own Manhattan empire, creating and customizing over 100 types of major businesses: run a hot nightclub, oversee a media conglomerate, open a lucrative Broadway theater — the choices are endless. As your success grows, so will your reputation — your face on TV reports, your name in lights, and the city at your feet.

With world-renowned landmarks, true-to-life neighborhoods, and spectacular New York events, you’re constantly in the thick of the action, becoming a major mogul in America’s most exciting metropolis. High-profile industries, real-world brands, and a bustling 24-hour city give every player the chance to make it big.

Features:

  • Over 50 Manhattan industry opportunities including:
    • Running a nightclub
    • Putting on a Central Park concert
    • Owning the city’s hottest new restaurant
    • Managing a Wall Street financial firm
    • Creating cutting-edge fashion businesses
    • Organizing the Macy’s Day Parade
    • Build skyscrapers as part of your dream New York City skyline
  • Upgrade businesses with hundreds of improvements — increase the beauty, capacity and appeal of storefronts to attract greater crowds and drive profits
  • Create and customize original businesses with successful chain locations across the city
  • Place buildings anywhere to create your own version of New York City
  • View the reactions of thousands of NYC citizens, each with individual traits and tastes
  • Erect the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building and other world-famous New York landmarks
  • Develop the various Manhattan neighborhoods, each with its own authentic cultural flavor

Tycoon City: New York is being developed by Deep Red Games and will be launched on the PC for the Holiday 2005 season.

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