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Tycoon City: New York (Windows)

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Description

Tycoon City: New York is a city-building simulation similar to the SimCity series. Players are tasked with developing the island of Manhattan, district by district. The focus is on commercial activity and the inhabitant's happiness. The game also allows players to build many of the New York's landmarks, including the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, the Statue of Liberty, and the United Nations. The aim is to unlock all districts of Manhattan.

In the "Build New York" mode players build New York district by district, starting with Greenwich Village. The player must complete certain tasks, like organizing parades or achieving a certain happiness level, and compete with business rivals in order to unlock the next district.

In "Sandbox" mode players have control over the entire island right from the start and can choose between different settings for difficulty.

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Tycoon City: New York Windows Construction underway.
Tycoon City: New York Windows Main menu.
Tycoon City: New York Windows This guy teaches you the ropes.
Tycoon City: New York Windows Finding out the needs of the area.

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The Press Says

PC Gameplay (Benelux) Mar, 2006 88 out of 100 88
Game Vortex 2006 85 out of 100 85
Play.tm Mar 10, 2006 84 out of 100 84
Boomtown Mar 17, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Worth Playing Apr 26, 2006 7.5 out of 10 75
DarkZero Apr 07, 2006 7.4 out of 10 74
Eurogamer.net (UK) Feb 24, 2006 7 out of 10 70
GameSpy Mar 06, 2006 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
videogamer.com Mar 13, 2006 5 out of 10 50
Jeuxvideo.com Feb 21, 2006 6 out of 20 30

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Stephan Wolschon (35) added Tycoon City: New York (Windows) on Apr 22, 2008