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Railroad Tycoon II

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83.15% Overall Rank: 2793
PC Rank: 631
1998 Games Rank: 2781
1998 PC Rank: 631
Score based on 20 reviews


Become the world's greatest living business tycoon as you test your mettle in the most challenging management simulation ever! Fight your way to the top of the career ladder as you battle to build the most prosperous transportation business in history. Overcome geological and financial hazards and face real historical challenges, such as building the first transcontinental railroad in the United States or the reconstructing the British rail system after the devastation of World War II bombing. With 15 historical campaigns to master each with a specific scenario to follow, plus 15 free-standing *open* scenarios to immerse yourself in you can shape the history of the railroad any way you want. The complete railroad experience! - Embark on historical campaign scenarios and recreate great engineering feats - Play as a historical figure and real-life pioneering railroad tycoon, including Robert Stephenson - Features real landscape mapping based on satellite photography - 51 different locomotive engine types from the earliest steam prototypes to diesel, electric's and even futuristic engine designs! - Realistic stock market allowing for take-overs, mergers, stocks and bonds, perhaps bankruptcy or maybe world domination! - Varying difficulty levels, from beginner to expert - Comprehensive adaptation of the award-winning PC CD-ROM management Simulation
Release Date: November 2, 1998

Latest Reviews

Thunderbolt 08/09/08 Review 8 out of 10
IGN 10/27/98 Review 8.9 out of 10
Computer & Video Games UK 08/15/01 Review 5 out of 10
PC Zone UK 08/13/01 Review 78 out of 100
Electric Playground 05/05/04 Review 8.5 out of 10
GameSpot 12/04/98 Review 9.1 out of 10
Game Vortex 01/31/03 Review 8.5 out of 10
Game Blitz 09/11/02 Review 95 out of 100
The Laser 08/09/02 Review n/a
PC Gamer UK 01/01/80 Review 86 out of 100