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Railroad Tycoon

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Railroad Tycoon was an unreleased game by Microprose. Magazine scans courtesy of Retromags.

By: Evan G
Last updated: May 4, 2014

Railroad Tycoon appears on a list of rumoured titles in the June 1991 issue of Nintendo Power. The March 1992 issue mentioned that the PC version of the game was shown at CES, but said that the SNES version was not shown. The April 1992 issue of Gamepro also mentions that the game game was announced at the Winter 1992 CES for the SNES. According to the January 1993 issue of Nintendo Power, the game was nearly finished and was scheduled for a summer 1993 release. THe March 1993 issue of Nintendo Power had a more complete review, and even some screenshots. It was shown as a Fall 1993 release in the September and October 1993 issues of Nintendo Power.

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Screenshots from the March 1993 issue of Nintendo Power
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Listing in the April 1992 issue of Gamepro.
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Mention in Pak Watch in the January 1993 issue of Nintendo Power
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Preview from the March 1993 issue of Nintendo Power

Bibliography

  • Nintendo Power, Pak Watch (mentioned that it was being developed for the Super Famicom, but no word on a US release), Publication date: April 1991, Volume: 23, Pages: 95
  • Nintendo Power, Pak Watch - Gossip Galore - Super Rumors, Publication date: June 1991, Volume: 25, Pages: 97
  • Nintendo Power, Pak Watch - CES Special, Publication date: March 1992, Volume: 34, Pages: 112-113
  • Nintendo Power, Summer CES Special, Publication date: August 1992, Volume: 39, Pages: 58-61
  • Nintendo Power, Pak Watch Update, Publication date: January 1993, Volume: 44, Pages: 112-113
  • Nintendo Power, Pak Watch, Publication date: March 1993, Volume: 46, Pages: 109
  • Nintendo Power, Pak Watch, Publication date: September 1993, Volume: 52, Pages: 113
  • Nintendo Power, Pak Watch Update, Publication date: October 1993, Volume: 53, Pages: 113

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