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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 w...

August 22nd 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Haemimont Games, developer and current custodian of the Tropico series, is trying its hand at a Diablo-style title with Victor Vran in early 2014. At a meeting today during Gamescom, Haemimont CEO Gabriel Dobrev showed us the survival action RPG that looks similar to the popular demon hunter series...

August 22nd 2013 at 10:05am 0 Comments
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People of Tropico, rejoice! Or rather, since we're the ones in charge of your little island nation, despair! Kalypso Media has announced that Tropico 5 will debut on Xbox 360, PC, Mac and Linux sometime in 2014, which means that you'll soon be as overworked and underpaid as we've always (mostly in...

August 15th 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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El Presidente knows how to capitalize on the mistakes of his enemies. The offline-capable Tropico franchise is taking advantage of the always-online SimCity debacle with a 75 percent discount on the entire series on Steam.The best deal in all the discounts is that the excellent Tropico 4 in its "Co...

March 8th 2013 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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The demo for Omerta – City of Gangsters, the Prohibition era organized crime simulator from the team behind the Tropico series, is available now. The demo includes two levels from the game, mixing tactical turn-based combat and city resource management.Omerta takes over January 31 and Februar...

January 25th 2013 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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Tropico 4 Gold Edition launched this week, and what better way for El Presidente to celebrate the compilation than with an upsell? The "Megalopolis" downloadable content pack is available now for PC, adding a "new campaign, new avatar clothing and more" for $5. The DLC will be available for Xbox 36...

November 16th 2012 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Omerta - City of Gangsters, from Tropico developer Haemimont games, will smuggle copies in crates of booze to retail in early 2013 for Xbox 360 and PC. Omerta was originally going to invite us to build some speakeasies this November. A representative for publisher Kalypso tells us that the company...

October 4th 2012 at 10:15pm 0 Comments
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Good news, El Presidente! The people are honoring you with a gold edition of your latest coup d'état du jour. Tropico 4 Gold Edition, which includes the core Tropico 4 experience and its lengthy 'Modern Times' expansion, will be importable November 13 for Xbox 360 and PC at a suggested $39.9...

October 4th 2012 at 8:15pm 0 Comments
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Brainstorm: Omerta: City of Gangsters, November's Atlantic City-based prohibition-era mob simulator developed by Haemimont Games, can't use Nazis as enemies. It wouldn't be historically accurate. So, what about the KKK? And what if the KKK leader was beaten by a black dude in a flamboyant purple ja...

September 11th 2012 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Speak easy and carry a big stick, that's the Omerta way. The prohibition era mob simulator impressed us at Gamescom with its mix of macromanagement and turn-based – a potential alternative for those who aren't into the sci-fi setting of XCOM.%Gallery-163144%

August 22nd 2012 at 7:30am 0 Comments
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Good news, El Presidente! The next Tropico is developer Haemimont Games' next title after it ships Omerta this fall. Even more interesting, the game won't be as obviously iterative as it was between Tropico 3 and Tropico 4."We've already started on Tropico. This time we're wiping the whole game cle...

August 17th 2012 at 6:30am 0 Comments
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Omerta: City of Gangsters will muscle its way into retail this November. Developed by Haemimont Games, the Atlantic City mob simulator isn't so much about building a burg like in the developer's Tropico series, but is actually focused on turn-based combat and keeping the economy of the player's mob...

August 17th 2012 at 2:30am 0 Comments