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Despite prior word that Tropico 5 would reach the PlayStation 4 during 2014, a new announcement from publisher Kalypso Media bumps the banana republic simulation to "early 2015." Kalyspo offers no explanation for the PlayStation 4 delay, but does note that the Xbox 360 version of Tropico 5, which h...

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Strategy trading game Rise of Venice is available now in a complete "Gold Edition" on Steam, featuring the expanded content of the Beyond The Sea add-on, along with the Steamships and Sea Monsters downloadable elements. The premise of the game is simple: "Remove competing political rivals an...

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Get out the sump pumps, because Rise of Venice will row its way to digital distribution platforms on September 27. The game is the latest from the developers of Port Royale 3, so expect some unapologetically hardcore trade simulations going down. The economic strategy game puts players in the ro...

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Banana republic (not the retail store, but the political science term) simulator Tropico 5 will be available in April 2014. Speaking with developer Today at Gamescom, Haemimont Games' CEO Gabriel Dobrev talked us through some of the changes in the game's latest installment. Much like Tropico 4...

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Polarizing horror adventure Anna makes its way to Mac on November 9. Previously released on PC, our snapshot of the game found it "refreshing," but opinions about the game are scattered like arterial spray. Anna is billed as a point-and-click adventure about a "sort of haunted" sawmill. If you're l...

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When you think of stealthy individuals, a few things come to mind: Snake, Sam, Garrett and, of course, vampires. Kalypso and developer RealmForge are really banking on that last one with their upcoming stealth title, Dark. The game "puts players in the role of a vampire out to discover the secrets ...

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Sega's PC games have been available on Steam and other internet portals for some time, and are now on the way to EA's Origin service. Starting today, folks can pre-order the upcoming Total War Shogun 2 expansion, "Fall of the Samurai," and more content will follow in the coming weeks. Beyond the Ja...

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Banana republic political simulation Tropico 4 is ready for el revolucion on PC this August 30 -- just making that previously announced launch window. The Xbox 360 version has been moved until "mid-September," but any public mentioning of this as a "delay" will involve a blindfold and firing squa...

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People of Tropico, it is I, Juanito! A new teaser trailer for Tropico 4 reveals the latest video game simulation of our beloved island has been delayed until August 2011, for both the Xbox 360 and PC versions. El Presidente would like to inform the people that anything they may have heard abou...

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If you're a fan of space combat sims like Elite and Colony Wars, I need to talk with you about DarkStar One. But I need to whittle down the crowd a bit first, so hang tight. DarkStar One is a PC game from 2006 that's been ported as-is to the Xbox 360, with only an improved resolution to show for...

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Usually, if you want to be a dictator, you need to find some impoverished country and navigate the treacherous political ladder all the way to the top. But thanks to Steam's sale on Tropico 3, you can achieve that end relatively quickly and cheaply. And with far less blood on your hands. The Ste...

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Comrade Nelson sends word that a demo for Tropico 3, the 2010-bound sim being published by Kalypso Media, is now available for download on Xbox Live. The game takes place during the Cold War on the fictitious island of Tropico, where players take up the role of new usurper El Presidente. The real q...

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Publisher Kalypso Media USA and its recently released debut title, Tropico 3, have something in common: both are trying to build an empire from the ground up. Speaking with the The Washington Post, Kalypso's El Presidente Deborah Tillett describes the current economic climate as a good time to sta...

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Señores and Señoritas, the Tropico 3 demo is available now for download on PC. The El Presidente trial run will present two missions to test out ruling assisting the democratic process of a banana republic. The first mission, "Bananas," entails getting involved with an American food...

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