Virtual Playground

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Virtual Playground
Industry Video games
Genre Business Management Games
Headquarters Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Subsidiaries Microvalue group

Virtual Playground is a software company producing many tycoon or business simulation games primarily for the PC platform, but their works do also extend to the Nintendo DS.[1] Their works include Prison Tycoon,[2] Homeland Defense,[3] Beer tycoon,[4] Eco Tycoon: Project Green,[5] and Mall Tycoon 2.[6] Most of their games are programmed in C++.

Their games are published by Take 2 Interactive, Koch Media, Global Star Software and ValuSoft[7] and are typically based on the Gamebryo Game Engine.


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  2. ^ "VIRTUAL PLAYGROUND - Prison Tycoon". Retrieved 2010-01-30. 
  3. ^ "VIRTUAL PLAYGROUND - Homeland Defense". Retrieved 2008-12-27. 
  4. ^ "Virtual Playground - Beer Tycoon". Archived from the original on 2008-08-04. Retrieved 2008-12-27. 
  5. ^ "ECO Tycoon : Project Green". Virtual Playground. Retrieved 25 May 2011. 
  6. ^ "VIRTUAL PLAYGROUND - Mall Tycoon 2 Deluxe". Retrieved 2008-12-27. 
  7. ^ "VIRTUAL PLAYGROUND - Company Information". Retrieved 2008-12-27.