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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 Learning how to place a building.
Tycoon City: New York Windows Construction underway.
Tycoon City: New York Windows Wanna try the tutorial?
Tycoon City: New York Windows This guy teaches you the ropes.

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The Press Says

Game Vortex 2006 85 out of 100 85
PC Powerplay Feb, 2006 82 out of 100 82
Gamesmania Mar 11, 2006 81 out of 100 81
GameStar (Germany) Feb, 2006 80 out of 100 80
2404.org PC Gaming Mar 14, 2006 7.9 out of 10 79
Jolt (UK) Mar 06, 2006 7.2 out of 10 72
IGN Mar 15, 2006 7 out of 10 70
Eurogamer.net (UK) Feb 24, 2006 7 out of 10 70
GameCell UK Apr, 2006 6 out of 10 60
GameSpy Mar 06, 2006 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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