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Historical strategy game Hegemony Rome: The Rise of Caesar will enter Steam Early Access at a "discounted price" on February 12. The game is being published by Kasedo Games, which is the digital-only division of Kalypso Media. If Early Access is good enough for Ubisoft, don't be surprised to see mo...

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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 "...

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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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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....

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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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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 i...

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While Dollar Dash was expected to initially launch in October 2012, it will now make its way to PSN on March 19 for $9.99. Developed by Candygun Games, Dollar Dash landed on XBLA and Steam on March 6. Dollar Dash allows up to four players to compete Bomberman-style in 18 different maps in a race to...

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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 "C...

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Omerta: City of Gangsters now has a demo available on the US Xbox Live Marketplace. The 1920s Atlantic City bootlegging simulation (developed by the makers of Tropico) arrived on PC and Xbox 360 earlier this month. Unfortunately, especially if you go by Metacritic scores, reviewers of the game have...

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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 Februa...

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If you've ever wondered what a stealth game with a hoodie-garbed vampire protagonist looks like, then these screens for Dark are here to serve. The sneaky, bitey offering from Realmforge Studios comes to PC and Xbox 360 in Q2 2013. ...

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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...

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If you like challenging shoot-em-ups, giant steampunk bosses, and Hungarian voice-overs, then you'll be pleased to hear Sine Mora is out today on PC. The game is currently raining bullet hell on Steam and Green Man Gaming at 10 percent off ($8.99). The unusual collaboration between Grasshopper Man...

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Digital Reality's steampunk shoot-em-up, Sine Mora, is coming to PCs next week, starting through Steam and other portals on November 9. Kalypso Media informs us it'll be priced at $14.99/£9.99, and that those other digital portals include Green Man Gaming, GamersGate, Amazon Digital, Metaboli...

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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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There are so many games out there we couldn't possibly review them all. Welcome to Snapshot, where we highlight games that might fall outside our usual coverage but are still something we think you should know about. Don't fool yourself about what type of game Anna is. Though screenshots may deceiv...

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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 ...

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Kalypso Media USA is teaming up with Atlus to publish the following Kalypso games in North America: Port Royale 3: Pirates and Merchants, Tropico 4 Gold Edition, Omerta: City of Gangsters and Dark. Under this partnership, Port Royale 3 is heading to Xbox 360, PS3 and PC on October 9; Tropico 4 Gold...

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