Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Haemimont Games

Omerta – City of Gangsters goes gold for 360, PC

Omerta City of Gangsters (360, PC) Gold Announcement - Screenshot 1

If Boardwalk Empire has you itching to be a gangster in Prohibition-era Atlantic City, then Kalypso might have just the thing for you. The publisher has announced that Haemimont Games’ latest strategy title, Omerta – City of Gangsters, has gone gold and will launch for 360 and PC on February 12. Players will start off as a smalltime crook, but through recruiting a gang of their own, raiding their rivals’ territories, robbing banks, and battling it out in turn-based combat, they will climb the ranks and become a mob boss with their own syndicate.

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PC News, Xbox 360 News

Tropico 4 looks to expand on the cheap with Megalopolis DLC

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

El Presidente is nothing if not thrifty. In the latest downloadable pack to launch for Tropico 4, Megalopolis, virtual benevolent dictators are tasked with building the largest city possible with the cheapest materials at hand. Available for PC, and soon for 360, the $4.99 drop, detailed below, includes a new campaign, new avatar clothing, a new mission, and a new trait. The goal: build the most glorious second-rate city the world has ever known.

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DLC, PC News

Omerta – City of Gangsters announced for 360

Omerta - City of Gangsters (360, PC) 360 Announcement - Screenshot 1

Kalypso’s upcoming crime-empire-building sim Omerta – City of Gangsters has been announced for the 360. The console release will join a previously announced PC version when it launches this autumn. Developed by Haemimont Games, creators of Tropico, Omerta will send players back in time to the 1920s and put them in the shoes of an ambitious, newly arrived immigrant who gets his start as a small-time crook in Atlantic City.

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Xbox 360 News

(Xbox 360 Review) Tropico 4: Modern Times

(Xbox 360 Review) Tropico 4: Modern Times

“… an excellent value for the price.”

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Xbox 360 Reviews

Tropico 4: Modern Times expansion pack now available for PC

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El Presidente’s island fiefdom is moving into a new era with the release of Tropico 4: Modern Times for PC. The $29.99 expansion includes a new 12-scenario campaign, 10 new edicts, 30 new buildings, and upgrades for older buildings.

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PC News

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

Tropico 4 (360, PC) Quick Dry Cement DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

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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DLC, Xbox 360 News

Ministry of Propaganda releases Tropico 4: Modern Times screens

Tropico 4 (360, PC) Modern Times DLC Screenshots - Screenshot 1

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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Xbox 360 News