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It's good to be the king
City and civilization games on consoles are a rare thing. I'm not exactly sure why that is, but my guess would be that traditionally, these games only enjoy their moderate success on PC. Whether it be the limitations of conso... read feature

Tropico 5

Tropico 5 is like crack for your PS4


Multiplayer impressions coming soon
Apr 27
I'm a sucker for city-building and Civ-like games. Since the very early days of SimCity and SimTower, I've poured countless hours into building my virtual communities and empires. With Tropico 5 now ported over to the PlaySta... read
Make way for the villain
Being the bad guy has its perks. With an entire force of orcs, goblins, and other nasty creatures at your bidding, more gold you can count, and a near infinite supply of dark magic at your disposal -- it seems like you've got... read feature

Cleopatra Jones and the Funky Bunch
What happened to the style and cleverness that came from heist thrillers? I remember watching films like Ocean's Eleven and Thief, that had little to no action or shooting. But now, these high-pressure and tense moments just ... read feature

First look at gamescom
A tactical game with a '70s heist movie theme? Finding something like that at gamescom is about as unlikely as finding a videogame trailer with porn star Ron Jeremy in it. But here we are with both.  read feature

Tropico

Tropico 5 can't be released in Thailand, deemed inappropriate


Distributor New Era isn't going to appeal the decision
Aug 04
The last two installments of the humorous Tropico simulation series made it to Thailand but this year's game, Tropico 5, will not see release in the country -- it's been banned. Following a coup in May, Thailand's government ... read
Tropico

Destroy cities and friendships in Tropico 5's multiplayer


You aren't ready for this music
May 09
One of the bigger selling points of Tropico 5 is its multiplayer and while I'm sure your imaginations are perfectly capable of visualizing what that might look like, here's a trailer all the same. There's support for up to f... read
Tropico

Tropico 5 hits PC in May with other versions to follow


Say my name
Apr 02
Kalypso Media has nailed down a May 23, 2014 release date for the PC launch of its latest city-builder, Tropico 5, and launched a new website. Go on, El Presidente. Take a look. Next up, it's the Mac and Xbox 360 versions whi... read
Tropico

Tropico 5 is also coming to PlayStation 4 this year


Though I'll probably stick with PC, thanks
Jan 30
Joining the previously-announced Windows, Mac, Linux, and Xbox 360 releases of Haemimont Studios' Tropico 5 is a PlayStation 4 version of the simulation game. Kalypso still won't give us a release date, but the publisher did ... read
Tropico 5

Tropico 5 is aiming for world domination in 2014


Kalypso announces the newest iteration in the Tropico franchise
Aug 15
Kalypso Media has just announced the existence of Tropico 5, a follow-up to the insanely successful simulation series. Penultimo the Presidente will return, as he embarks upon yet another authoritarian term on the island of ... read

DARK trailer showcases confusion and blood drinkies


Vampire stealth nonsense for your amusement
May 16
Here's a new trailer for DARK, a vampiric stealth game that you may or may not have heard about. Protagonist Eric Bane can sneak about and use his magic powers to confuse or brutalize his enemies. You can see him doing just ... read
In the dark

GDC trailer for vampire stealth game Dark has a dull bite


Looks like something a handful of people won't forget about maybe
Mar 29
Talk about getting on the vampire hype train too late. I forgot Dark even existed, but it's coming out this summer. I think this trailer has enough oomph to keep the game in my mind for at least the duration of this post (hop... read
Omerta 360 demo

Omerta: City of Gangsters 360 demo now live


Go whack people for free
Mar 01
If you're curious about Omerta: City of Gangsters on the Xbox 360, a demo is now live. The game itself is basically a bare-bones simulation similar to the Tropico series mixed with portions of gameplay similar to XCOM. There'... read

Mix Deus Ex, Hitman with vampires and you get Dark


Good. Bad. It will still SUCK, errr, get it?
Feb 14
We may not get a sequel to cult-classic Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines, but upcoming PC/Xbox 360 title Dark may fill that niche. Dark is a third-person stealth-action game in which the player takes on the role of... read
Omerta video

Be your own Don in Omerta - City of Gangsters


New strategy title from Kalypso
Jan 29
Organised crime sim Omerta - City of Gangsters is giving you the chance to be the Don of Atlantic City, complete with your own crew of gangsters and on-the-nose nicknames. I like the look of this character creator, specifica... read
Omerta demo

An offer you can't refuse: Omerta: City of Gangsters demo


Single-player crime boss action in Atlantic City
Jan 25
What a better way to start the weekend with than with some good old-fashioned 1920's gangster thumb-breaking! Only a week away from its release, Kalypso has decided to share a slice of its version of Atlantic City with a PC d... read

New distribution deal for Atlus and Kalypso Media


Oct 08
Atlus and Kalypso Media have announced a distribution deal that will have Tropico 4 Gold, Port Royale 3: Pirates & Merchants, Omerta - City of Gangsters and DARK coming to consoles and Windows PC ... read

After Haemimont rejuvenated the Tropico series with Tropico 3 and its Absolute Power expansion, Tropico 4 ended up being another great city builder, if not a huge leap forward for the series. While the changes to gameplay and... read feature


Ask any old-school PC gamer about his favorite tactical games, and more often than not you'll find a Jagged Alliance title near the top of the list. It's a name held in nearly as high regard as X-COM or Syndicate, and fo... read feature

Tropico 4 expansion blasts off on Xbox 360 & PC in March


Jan 13
Ola El Presidente! There is more Tropico 4 goodness on the way, as Kalypso has announced an expansion to the popular banana republic sim: Modern Times. The new expansion will focus on taking your economy to the 21st century ... read

Live show: Mash Tactics dictates in Tropico 4


Jan 11
Today, Mash Tactics is taking up the reigns of government in Tropico 4. This society simulator tasks the player with managing the resources and infrastructure of an entire nation. Do Carnage and Wesley have what it takes to c... read

Hola El Presidente! I see you have returned to rule Tropico once more, after having done so in Tropico 3 and maybe even after extending your rule in Tropico 3: Absolute Power. Because life as El Presidente is hard enough, you will be happy to know that the island nation will take more or less the exact same skills to govern as it did before. Or perhaps the similarity will disappoint you. read feature

The Dark Eye: Demonicon is all dark n' stuff


Aug 12
Kalypso has released the very first screenshots for its upcoming horror game The Dark Eye: Demonicon. The company is known best for publisher bright n' breezy games such as Tropico, but as you can see, this particular offerin... read

Disciples III: Resurrection officially announced


Jul 25
We have already seen a trailer for this a few months ago, but Kalypso has now officially announced the newest expansion for Disciples III, which is due out on PC in January 2012. The company has also released 12 new screensh... read

Your first arty glimpse of The Dark Eye - Demonicon


May 27
Kalypso is mostly known for publishing bright and sunny Tropico series, but the studio has turned to something a little more grisly with upcoming RPG The Dark Eye - Demonicon. With a name like that, it's not going to be ... read

Live Show: Supremacy MMA today at 4PM PST


Apr 05
We have last minute special guests from 505 Games stopping by to show us their new release Supremacy MMA! Get a first hand preview of this title with the expected release date of June 7th, 2011 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 36... read

Tropico 4 headed for Xbox 360 after all


Feb 01
Great news for El Presidentes on the couch! While all the news released about Tropico 4 has centered on the PC version so far, Kalypso today announced that Tropico 4 is also coming to the Xbox 360 in Q2 2011. The main differe... read






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