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Archive of the official web site for North America (2003):

    BATTLE FOR CONTROL OF THE CITY!

    The first competitive sim ever available. Wage an urban turf war — one business at a time! It's all the risk taking and deal making of the Monopoly game and so much more! Explore the city, identify the population's needs and shamelessly exploit business opportunities to ruin your competitors. Compete for control of entire industries and city districts. Seize opportunities and navigate the financial pitfalls of this cutthroat dog-eat-dog world. It's up to you to outmaneuver up to 5 other would-be tycoons determined on bankrupting you.

    THE MONOPOLY TYCOON CD GAME uniquely combines the addictive elements of the most popular simulation games, strategy games and the Monopoly game! Choose which businesses are built and where. Match wits with cunning AI opponents or tear into family and friends in ruthless multiplayer mode. Watch your profits grow and increase your control in real time, in a crushingly competitive, living city. Don't stop until you own it all!

    Source: https://web.archive.org/web/20030414204451/http://monopolytycoon.com:80/overview.html

    Contributed by piltdown_man (197484) on Jul 03, 2018.

Advertisement in PC Gameplay, November 2001, p.45::

    CAN 'EM WITH A CINEMA!

    It's a fast moving city so build a business that will attract the punters. Know what they want, move with the times, bankrupt opponents and get filthy rich double quick.

    Strategy simulation game * Multi-player * Evolves from 1930's - modern day

    Monopoly Tycoon: Bankrupt your opponents before they bankrupt you

    www.monopolytycoon.com (c) 2001 Infogrames Interactive, inc. All Rights Reserved. Infogrames and the Infogrames logo are the trademarks of Infogrames Entertainment S.A. MONOPOLY is a trademark of Hasbro, Inc. (c) 2001 Hasbro International Inc. All rights reserved. Licensing by Hasbro Consumer Products. Published by Infogrames. Developed by Deep Red. Windows (R) is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. (R) denotes Reg. US Patent & TM office.

    Contributed by Tim Janssen (10038) on Aug 12, 2007.

www.atari.fr (French):

    descriptif



    Devenez un magnat de l'immobilier !
    Incorporant toute l'essence du jeu de plateau Monopoly, Monopoly Tycoon vous met dans la peau d'un magnat de l'immobilier dont le but est de prospérer et devenir le roi de Monopoly City ! A vous de tracer votre voie vers le succès, de 1930 à nos jours. Mais cela n'est pas chose aisée : il faudra vous adapter aux besoins changeants des citoyens de votre ville, à l'activité des concurrents, aux fluctuations du marché et bien plus ! Un challenge de taille en perspective, seul ou en multijoueurs !

    charactéristiques



    • Créez de multiples types de magasins, de l'humble boulangerie du coin jusqu'à une chaîne d'hypermarchés !
    • Evaluez les besoins des citoyens de Monopoly City: vous avez besoin de leur cash, mais vous devez aussi les rendre heureux!
    • Moteur 3D Temps Réel avec totale liberté de déplacement et rotation, et gestion des effets jour/nuit
    • Un environnement hyperréaliste et vivant: les milliers de citoyens de Monopoly Tycoon ont leurs besoins et désirs particuliers, les cycles jour/nuit se succèdent, avec chacun leurs activités (shopping le jour, bars la nuit)
    • Jeu solo contre 5 joueurs dirigés par l'ordinateur, ou en réseau contre des adversaires humains

    Contributed by Xoleras (66540) on Oct 01, 2005.

Atari Australia Press Quotes - Windows:
    Monopoly Tycoon, a fabulous retooling of the classic board game. Become a real estate god as you move through the fully-realized Monopoly city, chatting to the town folk, surveying your property, deciding just where to build next..." IGN Online

    Contributed by Xoleras (66540) on May 20, 2004.

Atari Australia website - Windows:
    DESCRIPTION:
    “Build your fortune in a living, breathing Monopoly City”. Create a top property business in Monopoly City and battle against your opponents to become the richest and biggest property tycoon around!

    Incorporating the essence of the Monopoly board game, Monopoly Tycoon, will provide a ‘real’ impression of Monopoly City – a living and breathing 3D environment complete with transportation systems, businesses, residential areas and Monopoly citizens all going about their daily lives.

    GAME FEATURES:
  • Create multiple businesses in Monopoly city, from a humble bakers shop to an empire of superstores!
  • Deal your way to the top by buying and selling, building and demolishing, starting businesses and selling them at their peak! . Know what to buy, when and where
  • Determine the needs of the Monopoly citizens – you need their cash, but you also need to keep them sweet!
  • Drive your competitors into bankruptcy – create more attractive buildings and businesses, steal their customers …and be the last player standing
  • Adapt to the changing environment i.e. price fluctuations, new trends and fashions. If you miss a trick you might go bankrupt!
  • With a proper day and night cycle, Monopoly city comes to life, with shopping frenzies by day and bars by night
  • See Monopoly city’s skyline transform through seventy years from the 30’s period buildings to towering glass skyscrapers of the new Millennium
  • Several ways to play, though all of them about cash and competition, beat your competitors and Monopoly city is yours!
  • Play Solo or Multi-play. Compete against 5 other human or AI players across a LAN
  • Choose from a series of AI opponents each with their own unique style of play and relative difficulty

    Contributed by Xoleras (66540) on May 20, 2004.

Inside Flaps:
    Build the Empire of Your Dreams!

    Take on up to 5 would-be entrepreneurs and compete dollar-for-dollar for complete control. Buy it, build it, stock it, sell it or demolish it. You won't want to stop until you own it all!

    IDENTIFY the needs of the citizens.
    Strategically exploit lucrative business opportunities.

    MANAGE your business.
    Find ways to attract the most customers to generate cash and fuel your growing empire.

    BUILD from the ground up.
    Choose the style, size, location and type of over 44 different businesses to operate.

    WATCH your empire take shape.
    See your businesses come to life and strategies unfold. Compete in real time. Outbid and outmaneuver up to 5 competing tycoons in a nonstop battle for control.

    Contributed by JPaterson (9534) on Dec 20, 2001.

Back of Box:
    It's the Chance of a Lifetime...

    Create a business empire from Baltic Avenue to Boardwalk - one business at a time. It's all the risk taking and deal making of the Monopoly game and so much more! Get to know the city, its inhabitants and discover profitable business opportunities. Create businesses, attract the most customers and generate the cash you need. Compete for control of entire industries and city districts. With opportunities and pitfalls at every corner, it's up to you to outmaneuver up to 5 other would-be tycoons determined on bankrupting you.

    Monopoly Tycoon uniquely combines the addictive elements of the most popular simulation games, strategy games, and of course the Monopoly game! Choose which businesses are built and where. Build your profits and increase your control in real time, in a crushingly competitive, living city. You won't want to stop until you own it all!

    Features
    • Wheel and deal from the 1930s to present day.
    • Check up on businesses day or night.
    • Outbid and outwit competitors at property auctions.
    • Carry our cost-cutting measures by purchasing utilities.
    • Play online with up to 5 other players via LAN or modem.
    • Fun and addictive action with limitless replayability.

    Contributed by JPaterson (9534) on Dec 20, 2001.

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