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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...

September 19th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Kalypso is double-dipping into Humble waters with this round of the Humble Weekly Bundle, offering Grand Ages: Rome – Gold Edition, Imperium Romanum – Gold Edition, Airline Tycoon 2 and Disciples 3: Gold Edition for whatever price you'd like to pay. Oddly enough, the Humble Bundle doesn...

September 11th 2014 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Cinemaware's World War 1 bomber is circling over PC, Mac, iOS and Android for a second round as Wings! Remastered Edition. The update will retain the top-down gameplay from Wings!'s 1990 debut on the Amiga, but HD polish, new sound effects and a redone soundtrack will help freshen up the experienc...

August 11th 2014 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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El Presidente extends his dictatorial rule to consoles once again, as Kalypso Media announced that its island-subjugating sim Tropico 5 is coming to the Xbox 360 in November. Tropico 5 introduces a string of new and expanded features, including improved trading mechanics, an island exploration ele...

August 11th 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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If EA's reboot of Dungeon Keeper was just too innovative, Kalypso Media will hopefully have a better experience for players with Dungeons 2. Developed by Realmforge Studios, the dungeon management simulator will be ready for overlords everywhere in 2015. The game will have an "extensive" single...

August 7th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Kalypso's digital-only label Kasedo Games announced that it will release the procedurally generated tactical RPG Crowntakers for PC and mobile platforms later this year. In Crowntakers, players hire a party of mercenaries with unique abilities and travel through eight randomly generated environme...

July 28th 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Mmm, cheese. Tropico 5's first DLC pack is called The Big Cheese, and it involves actually making cheese in El Presidente's very own artisan factory, The Creamery. The Big Cheese is available now for $4, or free for those who pre-ordered the game via Steam or purchased a physical boxed copy. "'The...

July 24th 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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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 and e...

July 18th 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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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 0 Comments
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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 0 Comments
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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 0 Comments