Tropico 5

LINUX, PC, MAC, XB360, PS4 / Simulation / Release: Summer 2014 / ESRB: RP

Tropico 5 review: Building a modern island nation

By Steven Wong, May 22, 2014 4:00pm PDT

El Presidente returns to the seat of power with the fifth installment of the island nation building sim, Tropico 5. We break down what El Presidente's fifth term looks like.

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Tropico 5 trailer shows off multiplayer despots

By Steve Watts, May 09, 2014 10:30am PDT

A new trailer for Tropico 5 shows off the multiplayer aspect, letting you team up with your friends to rule the island together or declare war to take over yourself.

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Tropico 5 pre-order bonuses include costumes and maps

By Steve Watts, Apr 17, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Tropico 5 is getting costumes and maps as pre-order bonuses for both retail and digital copies, while the digital ones also include a discount and the possibility for more tiered rewards.

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Tropico 5 coming to PC on May 23, Xbox 360 and PS4 versions coming later

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 02, 2014 8:30am PDT

Tropico 5 will launch on PC on May 23rd, with a retail release to follow on May 27th. It's just the first platform Kalypso Media's strategy game will onslaught this year.

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April Fools: Llama Simulator announced as Tropico spin-off

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 01, 2014 6:30am PDT

With Goat Simulator being the bee's knees, Kalypso Media has announced their own animal-simulation game. Llama Simulator is an official spin-off of the Tropico series. For the first time ever, players will be able to play as a Llama living on Tropico.

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Tropico 5 trailer has El Presidente doing his best Jack Sparrow

By Steve Watts, Mar 26, 2014 11:30am PDT

A new Tropico 5 trailer shows off El Presidente's early colonial days, with a generous helping of Pirates of the Caribbean.

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Tropico 5 debut gameplay trailer goes from shacks to skyscrapers

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 06, 2014 7:00am PST

Tropico 5, you may be surprised to learn the debut gameplay trailer reveals, looks an awful lot like earlier Tropico games, and a bit like most other city-building sims. But it also shows more of the centuries-spanning timeline and technology, from the huts of 1800 to gleami...

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Tropico 5 beta registrations open

By Steve Watts, Feb 26, 2014 9:00am PST

Tropico 5 has opened its beta registrations for a PC test to begin in March.

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Tropico 5 coming to PlayStation 4 too

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 30, 2014 6:00am PST

The "dictator sim" series (dictate 'em up? No, I can't make this any sillier) Tropico began life on PC, later spreading to Xbox 360 too, and now is finally coming to PlayStation with Tropico 5. Publisher Kalypso today announced it'll hit PlayStation 4 too, which is a bit cur...

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Tropico 5 revealed in first screenshots

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 28, 2013 8:00am PDT

The announcement of Tropico 5 earlier this month may have revealed details on building centuries-spanning dynasties and co-op and all that jazz, but conspicuously absent was any peek at how the game actually looks. So here, check out its shiny all-new art in the first screen...

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Tropico 5 introducing dynasties and multiplayer

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 15, 2013 8:00am PDT

After Tropico 3 revived the city-build strategy series, Tropico 4 was a pretty safe sequel--not bad, but not bold. How pleasant, then, that developer Haemimont Games is getting creative with Tropico 5, announced today by publisher Kalypso. Spanning several centuries, it'll s...

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