Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Tropico

Kalypso opens beta registration for Tropico 5

Tropico 5 (360, PC, PS3, PS3) Beta Announcement - Screenshot 1

El Presidente is calling upon his loving people to assist him by taking part in a beta for Tropico 5. Through his minions at Kalypso, he has proclaimed that registration is now open for fellow would-be despots to sign up for the program, which is set to kick off next month. Chosen applicants will get to try their hand at several of the new features being introduced in 5, including dynasties as well as co-op and versus online play.


PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox 360 News

Kalypso announces Tropico 5 for PlayStation 4

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El Presidente has surveyed the next-gen landscape, and he likes what he sees. To further the glory of his reign and of his island, the benevolent one has decided to share his city-management title Tropico 5 with PS4 players. Kalypso Media has announced that Haemimont Studios is currently working on the series’ PS debut, in addition to versions for 360 and PC, which will introduce a new dynasty feature to the long-running series. Tropico 5 will also add new research trees, new technology, improved trading mechanics, exploration, and both co-op and competitive multiplayer for up to four players.


PlayStation 4 News

The end is nigh! Tropico 4 – Apocalypse DLC available for 360, PC

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El Presidente has seen the future, and it’s not looking good for his tropical fiefdom. With the Armageddon in sight, players are tasked with assisting the president in preparing for doomsday in the recently released Apocalypse DLC for Tropico 4. The new pack includes the Nuclear Shelter building, Survivalist trait, Hazmat suit outfit, and “How I learned to love the bomb” survival mission. Time to grab some MREs and head for the bomb shelters.


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El Presidente returns from Gamescom with new shots from Tropico 5

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Kalypso has released some new screenshots from Haemimont Games’ upcoming city-builder Tropico 5. The latest installment will see El Presidente take control of the island during the Colonial Era and guide its inhabitants through the turbulent times and beyond. The latest screens are taken from a pre-alpha build that was debuted at this year’s Gamescom.


PC News, Xbox 360 News

Tropico 4 – Propaganda pack now available for 360 and PC

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

El Presidente treats his loyal subjects well, and today he is giving them the most precious gift of all: more time with him. One of his many holdings, Kalypso Media, has released the new Propaganda DLC pack for Tropico 4. As a participant in the International Communist Propaganda competition, players will assist the president in completing the new Propaganda Competition mission by utilizing the new Propaganda Tower to suppress protests and convert citizens as well as by calling upon the PR Specialist trait to brainwash the masses. And of course, a new outfit is included, the Party Leader, to dazzle the competition.


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Tropico 4 looks to expand on the cheap with Megalopolis DLC

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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.


DLC, PC News

(Xbox 360 Review) Tropico 4: Modern Times

(Xbox 360 Review) Tropico 4: Modern Times

“… an excellent value for the price.”


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.


PC News

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.


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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