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El Presidente to pave way to glory in new Tropico 4 DLC

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El Presidente has looked out on his island fiefdom and decided that it’s missing the kind of relaxing scenery only available through the heavy use of concrete. Nothing says tropical paradise like soul-crushing gray. And today he’ll get the chance to make his vision come to life with the Quick Dry Cement DLC pack for Tropico 4. The 400 MS Point/$4.99 release, available for 360 and PC, adds a new Cement Factory building, which speeds up construction across the island; the Constructor character trait; a mission theme involving building an island-wide city; and numerous decorations, including a small park, flower bed, and constructor statue.

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Ministry of Propaganda releases Tropico 4: Modern Times screens

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Kalypso has released some new shots from the upcoming Tropico 4 expansion, Modern Times. Set to launch in March for the 360 and PC for 1200 MS Points/$19.99, Modern Times leapfrogs the island nation to the modern today, where 30 new buildings, 10 new edicts, 12 new scenario missions, new upgrades, and this newfangled thing called the Internet await El Presidente’s attention. Aside from space stations, skyscrapers, biofarms, and festivals of love, the present also brings with it a new threat to the regime.

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Tropico 4 – The Junta DLC announced for 360, PC

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El Presidente hasn’t been in office long, and he is already expanding his offerings with a new DLC pack for Tropico 4, The Junta. The 400 MS Point/$4.99 pack will be available on November 9 on Live Marketplace for the 360, and a few days later, on November 11, on Steam as well as via the in-game Launcher for PC. The Junta will include the new Bunker building, the new Veteran character trait, a female Dress Uniform outfit, several new decoration items (Guard booth, Small observation tower, Camouflaged ammo depot, Concrete barricades, and APC), and the New Sparta mission theme.

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Tropico 4 demo now available on Live for Xbox 360

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Kalypso has launched a demo for the recently released Tropico 4 on Live Marketplace. The single-player demo includes several tutorial missions and one campaign mission.

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Xbox 360 News

El Presidente graces 360 gamers with his presence in Tropico 4

Tropico 4 (360, PC) 360 Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

It’s time to don the sweet aviators of El Presidente and rule over your very own Caribbean island. Tropico 4 is now available for the 360, giving would-be despots the chance to manage a city and its economy by dictating what’s to be built and where funds should be allocated, as well as govern its populace.

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Tropico 4 release date announced for 360

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El Presidente returned to gaming last summer when Tropico 4 launched for PC, and now, console gamers are getting their chance to rule a Caribbean island of their own. The people are ready to cheer in a new incarnation of the president, and they have announced that they are prepared to hand over power on October 18 when Tropico 4 hits store shelves for the 360.

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Xbox 360 News

Tropico 4 – Update 1.03 released for PC

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Tropico 4 received a substantial update today, available through the in-game launcher as well as Steam and other download outlets. Update 1.03 contains a number of fixes and improvements, such as a population increase up to 1,500, the ability to hire Soldiers and Generals during Street Riots, and ensuring that tourists no longer get stuck in buildings. The full list of changes is available below.

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PC News

Tropico 4 now available for PC

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El Presidente has deemed you worthy of his services—for a price. Players are once again given the chance to see the aviator-shadded tyrant in action as you both bring an island and its inhabitants to glory (or ruin) with Tropico 4 for the PC.

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Tropico 4 – 360 and PC release dates announced

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El Presidente has officially been called back to service. The mustachioed one will be ready to guide (or torture) his people later this month when Tropico 4 launches for the PC on August 30 and in mid-September when it launches for the 360. Both versions will include 20 new missions, 10 new maps, 20 new buildings, six interactive natural disasters, ministers to elect and manipulate, and National Agendas. The PC version will also include social media integration via Facebook and Twitter.

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