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Airport Tycoon 3 pc Game Reviews
Airport Tycoon 3
Critic Score
Metascore: 46 Metascore out of 100
User Score  
3.6 out of 10
based on 4 reviews
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Design, build and maintain your very own international airport in this amazingly in-depth management simulation. Get started by buying land and building runways, and then secure both cargo and passenger airline contracts. Watch your creation come to life as your airport bustles with the activities of planes, cars and passengers in detailed 3D-rendered graphics. But be careful! Bad weather, overbooked flights, bottlenecks on the runway, and aircraft collisions are all part of the job. Do you think you can keep your customers safe and happy on the way to becoming the ultimate airport manager? [Global Star Software]

PUBLISHER: Global Star Software
DEVELOPER: InterActive Vision
GENRE(S): Management Simulation
ESRB RATING: E (Everyone)
RELEASE DATE: October 30, 2003

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Gamer's Hell
It would have been nice if the different locations offered differing challenges, or at least a variety of building materials and styles.
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For whatever progress that the series makes in this third installment, it's undone by lackluster gameplay and poor execution.
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Cheat Code Central
The game feels empty and sterile. The airport never comes to life despite your best efforts. The game didn't hold my interest any longer an hour and I just didn't care to track down any help on the net.
Although AT3 gets points for actually having an interesting setting--in theory--the execution not only leaves something to be desired, but is often downright numbing.
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What Our Users Said

Vote Now! The average user rating for this game is 3.6 (out of 10) based on 16 User Votes
Note: User votes are NOT included in the Metascore calculation.

Tommi gave it a0:
No matter what you do you can't unpause the game. i built everything that yu needed to but still it won't work.

Tyler H. gave it a0:
So thats why It was only $10.00!!!!!

PC Maniac gave it a10:
Could have a little bit more traffic and different building styles but otherwise it is OK. Actualy I gave this grade just because I'm in love with flying (and planes) and I alwys wantd to have a Airport tycoon.

Alex V. gave it a 0:
It does not do what is promised, this is one of the worst games I ever played. They should give you a refund for this crap.

Scott J. gave it a 0:
I have seen 1 and 2. 3 is no better. The game pauses itself and won't unpause no matter what happens. It's nearly impossible to play this game for more than about an hour without getting bored enough to eat stones. Chasing information down on their website rewards you with broken links, jet sounds that turn back on after you turn them off (with every new screen) and in general extremely poor programming, logic and game play. Before buying this game consider an intense colon cleansing. It'll be more fun and more rewarding.

J. Jones gave it a 1:
If I had not tried Airport Tycoon 1 and 2 beforehand I would rate this a 0. It scores one point just for being marginally less tedious than they were. Why oh why can't someone write a decent airport sim?

Sam J. gave it a 0:
This is the worst game of all time! A rip off and a con job!

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