Atari announced that Tycoon City: New York has been shipped throughout North America, letting wannabe-tycoons try out their hand at
driving the mega-city into the ground “making it big” in Manhattan. Scoop:
Recreated in highly detailed 3D imagery and featuring famous landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building and Times Square, Tycoon City: New York offers players a realistic simulation of the city that never sleeps. Over two dozen in-game partners, including TIME Magazine, Marquee, Nokia and Tag Heuer, to name a few, lend the game added realism. As a result of the partnership with TIME Magazine, players that reach the top of their game will see their likeness promoted on virtual TIME Magazine covers.
In Tycoon City: New York, players start from humble beginnings as a budding entrepreneur and build a Manhattan empire by creating, upgrading, and customizing more than 100 types of major businesses based on the needs of real New Yorkers in the game. Some challenges include overseeing a media conglomerate, owning a hot new restaurant and managing a Wall Street financial firm. High-profile industries, real-world brands and a bustling round-the- clock lifestyle give every player the chance to make it. All of these challenges take place in authentic New York neighborhoods like the East Village, Chelsea and Greenwich Village.