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by Thomas on March 6, 2002 @ 12:31 p.m. PST

Burn off the competition and take off in the fast lane with JoWooD's new PC title Car Tycoon, due for release in March 2002. In this top of the range new business simulation budding entrepreneurs must steer their company to success and compete to become the very best in engineering and design in the highly competitive world of the automobile industry, building and managing an entire manufacturing empire.


Car Tycoon is a business strategy game, taking place in the last half of the 20th Century. The player develops, designs, produces, distributes and markets his automobiles. The goal is to become the market leader and trendsetter with a company that spans diverse fields of automobile production including sports cars, limousines and pick-up trucks.

Players move around on a vast map with cities, rural areas, vehicles and humans acting independently. The quality graphics and detail shows the transportation of raw materials and cars, repairs in workshops, garage servicing, car purchasing and much more, so players can get instant feedback on the effects of their actions.

Car Tycoon allows players to either choose existing models, according to their own taste and whims, or develop their own models including convertibles and sports coupes.

Managing Director of JoWooD Productions UK Ltd, Vip Patel said: "Car Tycoon is a great business simulation which concentrates on a very popular industry. It's a game for car enthusiasts and budding entrepreneurs everywhere."

Car Tycoon features:

  • Over 400 cars from 1950 to 2006 for varied and informative gameplay meaning players can choose to make classic cars from yesteryear or design their own inventive creations
  • Develop 7 different car models for alternative tastes - either a sports car for the high flyer or an economical family car for the family man
  • Over 40 different scenarios providing varied situations for endless gameplay

Car Tycoon has a SRP of £19.99 and will be available on 29th March 2002.

JoWooD Productions UK Ltd. of Harrow, Middlesex, is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Austria-based JoWooD Productions Software AG, a publicly traded company on the Vienna Stock Exchange, which is rapidly establishing itself as a leading force in the video games industry. Its strategy is to identify, develop and publish internationally competitive, high-quality entertainment software for all existing next-generation gaming platforms. JoWooD Productions has in-house development facilities in Vienna and Ebensee, Austria and a fast growing roster of exceptional subsidiary studios, including Wings Simulations and Massive Development in Germany.

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