N.Y.C.: The Big Apple

N.Y.C.: The Big Apple

The gameplay involves visiting tourist destinations of New York City such as Grant's Tomb and the U.N. building, as well as less important locations such as the automat and bank. Each location consists of a mini-game, accessed by walking, driving or...

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Name N.Y.C.: The Big Apple
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North America
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Platform Atari 800
Release Date 1984
Game Type Released
ESRB Not Rated
Developers Synapse Software
Publishers Synapse Software
Genres Action
Max Players 1
Cooperative No
Rating

Community Rating: 3.62
Total Votes: 4
Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_York_City_(video_game)
Video Link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBj1B9k_5vI
Overview
The gameplay involves visiting tourist destinations of New York City such as Grant's Tomb and the U.N. building, as well as less important locations such as the automat and bank. Each location consists of a mini-game, accessed by walking, driving or taking the subway in a stylised rendition of Manhattan island. The game begins in a parking lot somewhere inside a randomly generated city. The player is given a car to drive along the city streets and avoid the other traffic as long as they have gas to spare. If they run out of gas or crash, a tow truck will deliver the vehicle back to the parking lot, and the player must walk from then on. If the player gets run over by a vehicle they are transported to the hospital. Minigames include the subway, where a token must be collected before boarding the train; the Central Park Zoo, where animals must be rounded up; and the automat, where food must be collected before other dinners. A clock prompts the player when to search for food and when go on with the next mission. The clock runs from 9am to 5pm, and the goal is to survive New York City for seven days.
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