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Simulator games aren't ways to escape reality – they exist to make real life better. Did you always want to be a train conductor, only to find that plan derailed by the demands of money and opportunity? Simulators have you covered. Do you wish you were a cat? Done. Now all your dreams are tru...

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Bundle Stars is offering up a tempting smorgasbord of Steam games for only $5. The Brutal Bundle is headlined by dictator-em-up Tropico 4, along with Curve Studios' stealthy puzzle platformer, Stealth Bastard Deluxe. The two complement each other quite well – one teaches you how to rule a nat...

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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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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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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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Kalypso Media has released Tropico 4 DLC pack called Pirate Heaven, which brings a distinct swashbuckler vibe to the island-dictatorship simulation game. In addition to the Pirate Queen outfit seen above, the DLC adds a new "Smuggler's Hut" building for bringing in resources from beyond internation...

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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...

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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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This weekend, everyone can be El Presidente! Tropico 4, easily one of the most charming and polished simulation games in recent memory, is free to play on Steam until Sunday at 1PM Pacific. The game's enjoyable campaign is looooong, so if you like your taste of Tropican life and want to continue, t...

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Tropico 4: Modern Times, whose PC launch was officially announced for next week, clearly shows El Presidente is a man of technologication and has learned to export through digital distribution. The Modern Times expansion is available now through Steam and Amazon for $20. The boxed retail version of...

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People of Tropico! El Presidente here, and I am happy to announce we expect to complete the 40 year plan in just 30 years. View our future magnificence in these photos of our upcoming "Modern Times." Please be sure to contribute $20 in March to invest in our emerging capitalist glory....

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El Presidente will deal with modernity when Tropico 4: Modern Times hits Xbox 360 and PC this March. Propaganda claims the expansion will feature an "extensive" new single-player campaign. Considering Tropico 4's normal campaign lasted dozens upon dozens of hours, we'll take the officials at th...

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The latest batch of DLC for Tropico 4 has been released. Available for PC and via Xbox Live, the "Plantador" DLC sees El Presidente trying his or her hand at agricultural dominance, adding a new agriculture-boosting character trait, the plantation building, several new decorations and, perhaps be...

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Some upstart rebels are about to upset the iron rule of El Presidente, as the "Junta" DLC descends upon Tropico 4 on Xbox Live. The DLC includes a new "bunker" building, a "veteran" character trait, a new character outfit and a handful of decorative items. Players will be able to utilize these fe...

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This weekend's Steam sale will feature all that Tropico has to offer between 33-66 percent off. Tropico: Reloaded, which includes Tropico 1 and 2, is $2.37, which is less than a bunch of bananas. Another (politically justified) steal is Tropico 3 and its Absolute Power expansion at $3.39 apiec...

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People of Tropico, lend us your ears! A demo for Tropico 4, the latest iteration of the sim series, is available now on the Xbox Live Marketplace. The demo features tutorials and one campaign mission, all in the interest of finding out if being El Presidente is a good career path for you. Trop...

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The release date for the Xbox 360 version of banana republic dictatorship sim Tropico 4 has been moved to October 18. The game's previous launch window was "mid-September," but a representative for publisher Kalypso Media confirmed the new date for us today. The PC version of Tropico 4 is avai...

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Dear, magnificent El Presidente, I, Penultimo, your trusted and loyal adviser, understand that you have ordered copies of Tropico 4 not be imported to the island and stated, in your wisdom, that not enough has changed from Tropico 3 to this latest sequel to acquiesce on requested import taxes....

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