Description"The Corporate Machine" is a board-game like manager game. You are the manager of a freshly founded company (usually called a "start-up" in the new economy). Your goal: become number one and get rich. The problem is, that there are other companies which are much bigger than your own - and they don't like your goals :)
Four business branches are available: cars, computers, airplanes and food. It's possible to play multiplayer with up to 8 players (LAN and Stardock.net).
- "Der Start-Up Manager" -- German title
- "Business Tycoon" -- European Title
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The Press Says
|Gaming Age||Jan 31, 2001||B+||83|
|IGN||Aug 13, 2001||8.1 out of 10||81|
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||Jun, 2001||80|
|Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault)||Aug 17, 2001||80|
|GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands)||Aug 10, 2001||79 out of 100||79|
|GameSpy||Aug 01, 2001||75 out of 100||75|
|Absolute Games (AG.ru)||Feb 21, 2001||75 out of 100||75|
|PC Player (Germany)||May, 2000||70 out of 100||70|
|GameStar (Germany)||Sep, 2001||52 out of 100||52|
|PC Games (Germany)||Oct 01, 2001||41 out of 100||41|
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SalesIn Germany (and probably in other countries, too), this game sold so bad that the publisher himself decided to throw it out of the window for a wholesale price of about $0.50. They didn't even re-release it with a different cover or remove the box (there's a DVD case inside) - they just seem to want to get rid of it before the boxes begin to decompose.
Related Web Sites
- The Corporate Machine (official website)
- The Corporate Machine - Wikipedia (article about the game in the open encyclopedia)