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Humble's End of Summer Sale Encore offers free Tropico 3

The Humble Store's End of Summer Sale Encore event features a number of solid deals in its final hours, including free copies of Kalypso's dictator sim Tropico 3 for all customers. Sale highlights include Telltale's episodic adventure game series The Wolf Among Us for $9.99, Messhof's one-on-one...

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Tropico takes advantage of SimCity situation, on sale for 75% off

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...

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Impulse holding El Presidente's Day weekend sale

Sure, officially, Impulse is holding a President's Day sale this weekend, featuring some of your favorite strategy and sim titles, but an "El Presidente Day" sale sounds so much more exotic. The highlight of the sale, particularly to anyone who doesn't think democracy is the only way to rule, is...

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Tropico 3 is 75% off on Steam for the next week

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...

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Tropico 3 gains 'Absolute Power' expansion this summer

Tropico 3 will have the Absolute Power expansion available this summer for PC, bringing some valuable tweaks for El Presidente to implement in the banana republic. The $20 expansion contains 10 new missions, several new buildings, "megalomania edicts," six new landmarks and the "Loyalist Faction,"...

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Tropico 3 down 66% this weekend on Steam

Hola señoras y señores: Just in case the last Steam deal we told you about wasn't good enough, why not try 66% off the strategy/sim Tropico 3 this weekend? Steam users can nab a copy of Tropico 3 for $13.60 until the end of the weekend -- down from $39.99. The best part of the...

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El Presidente, the Tropico 3 demo is now available

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...

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Tropico 3 for Xbox 360 will feature user-created content, no mission editor

Kalypso Media's press release yesterday implying user generated content and a "powerful new mission editor" existing in the delayed Xbox 360 version of Tropico 3 certainly required us to call El Presidente to verify the authenticty of the claim. Turns out some lines got crossed, which is bound to...

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Tropico 3 publisher aiming for 10 games a year

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...

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Tropico 3 for Xbox 360 moved to 'early 2010'

With the release of Tropico 3 on PC this week, a few of you have asked where the Xbox 360 version went off to. Turns out that in the third paragraph of a random press release dated a month ago, publisher Kalypso Entertainment stated the game was delayed until "early 2010." Several retailers...

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