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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 newcomers to the series would be best served by Tropico 4, which had a...

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Put those goats to use in Tropico 5's 'The Big Cheese' DLC

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. ...

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Tropico 5 launch most successful in series history

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....

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Tropico 5 review: New presidente, same as the old presidente

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...

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Joystiq Streams: Everybody wants to rule the world in Tropico 5 [UPDATE: Relive the stream!]

"What are we going to do tonight, Joystiq Streams?" "The same thing we do every night: TRY TO TAKE OVER THE WORLD!" Tropico 5, the latest installment in Kalypso and Haemimont Game's series of cultishly adored management/tyrant simulators, thankfully makes taking over the world an attainable...

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70 minutes of Tropico 5

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....

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Tropico 5 imports multiplayer trailer for false democracy

El Presidentes rule alone. The only power is absolute power. But, sometimes, it's in their best interest to work in partnership with someone for an objective. The part about betrayal and a firing squad come later...

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Kalypso unveils Tropico 5 Limited Special Edition, pre-orders now available

As if ruling your own banana republic with an iron fist wasn't tempting enough, publisher Kalypso has announced a swag-packed special edition of its upcoming island nation simulator Tropico 5. Alongside the core game, Tropico 5 Limited Special Edition includes an additional map for Sandbox...

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Tropico 5 elects May 23 launch date on PC

El Presidente's time travel adventure in Tropico 5 has an official release date of May 23. But it's never so straight-forward with his glorificus. Penultimo, the ever-loyal toady of Tropico's magnificent ruler, would like to point out there are a few platform and date details to work through...

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Tropico 5's latest trailer embraces piracy

Tropico 5 sees El Presidente experiencing a Lazarus existence, traveling through the many historical phases of the island, from pirate times to modern socialism (under dictatorial rule, of course). The latest teaser has El Presidente sparrowing no expense for Russian nuclear weaponry....

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Tropico 5 trailer takes quick tour through time

Tropico 5 is all set to keep you safe from the sun this summer, as you rule a banana republic paradise through the ages from the comfort of your shaded domicile. The game's beta test is scheduled to begin this month....

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