Haemimont Games is still working on its Diablo-style platforming dungeon crawler Victor Vran, but the game's first expansion is looking metal... heavy metal. Inspired by the album covers of yore, the studio is creating an expansion featuring an aesthetic and sound inspired by the band Motörhea...
August 14th 2014 at 11:30am
El Presidentes around the world have elected with their wallets to make Tropico 5 the most successful launch in the franchise's history, according to publisher Kalypso. The game reached sales of "over six figures," topping the Steam sales charts and showing impressive debuts in the UK and Germany....
June 4th 2014 at 10:40am
Tropico 5 is another fine example of why the franchise is at the forefront of the simulation genre, but now, more than ever, the series has clearly gotten lost in its own iteration. For veterans of Tropico, the latest installment is a continuation of the evolution we've seen since Tropico 3, but ne...
May 23rd 2014 at 12:15pm
"What are we going to do tonight, Joystiq Streams?"
"The same thing we do every night: TRY TO TAKE OVER THE WORLD!"
Tropico 5, the latest installment in Kalypso and Haemimont Game's series of cultishly adored management/tyrant simulators, thankfully makes taking over the world an attainable goal...
May 22nd 2014 at 3:43pm
El Presidente believes in transparency in all things except for his personal Swiss bank account. Here is nearly an hour and 15 minutes of Tropico 5's gameplay. No voice-overs, just some of the devs playing the game. The game will be available to the masses next Friday, May 23.
May 16th 2014 at 12:00pm
El Presidentes rule alone. The only power is absolute power. But, sometimes, it's in their best interest to work in partnership with someone for an objective. The part about betrayal and a firing squad come later
May 9th 2014 at 1:30pm
Tropico 5 sees El Presidente experiencing a Lazarus existence, traveling through the many historical phases of the island, from pirate times to modern socialism (under dictatorial rule, of course). The latest teaser has El Presidente sparrowing no expense for Russian nuclear weaponry.
March 26th 2014 at 11:00am
Tropico 5 is all set to keep you safe from the sun this summer, as you rule a banana republic paradise through the ages from the comfort of your shaded domicile. The game's beta test is scheduled to begin this month.
March 6th 2014 at 9:45am
Nobody puts El Presidente in a corner. If El Presidente wants to be on more platforms, El Presidente is on more consoles. Publisher Kalypso announced this morning that Tropico 5 will be the first installment of the dictator sim to arrive on a Sony console, making its way to the PlayStation 4.
January 30th 2014 at 10:30am
Between consoles, PC, mobile and everything in between, there are so many games released today that it's impossible to keep up with everything that's coming out – and it's even harder to keep up with the studios behind them. Even with a gaming public that's grown accustomed to following big d...
December 27th 2013 at 12:00pm
A new bundle of mutually-assured destruction Tropico 4 content has landed on Steam and the Xbox Marketplace, adding the thrill threat of nuclear annihilation to your quaint little island meritocracy for the one-time cost of $4.99.
The Apocalypse DLC pack adds a Nuclear Shelter building type, a "Su...
October 18th 2013 at 5:00am
El Presidente is set to create a dynasty when he returns for the multi-generational saga of Tropico 5 next April. Here is a gallery of screens from the game's "all new art," meaning that assets shouldn't be recycled for the latest game, like they were from Tropico 3 to Tropico 4.
August 27th 2013 at 5:30pm