Get The Real Dirt Or Just Get Filthy Rich. Dark secrets revealed or just made up stories? It's up to you.
In Tabloid Tycoon you become the head of a newspaper company. You must manage staff and budget to create a successful newspaper empire. The game simulates different weekly aspects of running a newspaper company including finding leads, putting photographers and reporters on a job, planning sabotage on rivals, settling lawsuits and making stories. Along the way you can encounter special shortcuts, win awards, buy things from vehicles to gadgets to improve your paper. With more money, prestige and public praise you can make your newspaper bigger and upgrade your facilities.
The news stories can range from funny, weird, to plain bizarre and can be randomly generated and edited. The game also comes with a custom story editor to make your own stories with custom photos. You can save your newspapers to html. Modes of gameplay include scenarios, enterprise, and freeplay.
Risk running unverified stories to increase circulation but have a team of lawyers ready to defend against law suits.
Processor: PIII 800 MHz
256 MB RAM
Free hard drive space: 250 MB
SVGA Video Card 16MB DirectX 9
DirectX-compliant Sound Card