Tropico 4
El Presidente Returns, New Tropico Game in the Works
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There’s a new Tropico game on the way and developer Haemimont Games reckon it's going to shake up the formula a little bit.

While Tropico 4 was a grand addition to the series, it was an incremental improvement. The next Tropico will be different.

"We've already started on Tropico," said Gabriel Dobrov, Haemimont Games’ chief executive officer. "This time we're wiping the whole game clean and building it from the ground up." 

"We're starting with a clean design this time and all the graphics will be new."

Beyond that, Dobrov was a little tight-lipped on what we might expect in the game. Understandably, as the studio has to get Omerta out of the door first. All he would say is that the next Tropico will be "larger in scope."

[via Joystiq]


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Comment #1 by Hudson888
Friday, August 17, 2012 @ 06:10:50 AM
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Cool! Tropico 4 was good fun. I think there needs to be some more games like this on Xbox.

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Comment #2 by Shiftie
Friday, August 17, 2012 @ 06:12:23 AM
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Am I the only person who hadn't heard of this series before Tropico 3? Seems fun nonetheless.

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Comment #3 by konartis101
Friday, August 17, 2012 @ 06:31:05 AM
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What they really need to do is fix the corrupt save issue that has plagued tropico 4 since release so annoying.

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Comment #4 by DJLight890
Friday, August 17, 2012 @ 07:34:53 AM
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@2 Yes! Jk... but seriously I loved the first and even the second Tropico on PC years ago. Sadly, I wasn't ever able to buy Tropico 3 or 4, but I still hope to soon.

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Comment #5 by Grummy
Friday, August 17, 2012 @ 08:40:32 AM
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Very. Very. Win.

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Comment #6 by AgentOrange330
Friday, August 17, 2012 @ 09:29:52 AM
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I've been playing Tropico since the first one release. This is one of my all time favorite franchises so this is terrific news. Viva El Presidente!

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Comment #7 by Dark Knight1990
Friday, August 17, 2012 @ 09:54:49 AM
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This is the best news I've heard today!

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Comment #8 by gazmaster1
Friday, August 17, 2012 @ 10:01:07 AM
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Amazing news, I maxed out the last Tropico and still play it. Can't freaking wait. Penultimate better be back as well.

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Comment #9 by Minty
Friday, August 17, 2012 @ 10:49:53 AM
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Awesome, one of my favourite franchises :D

But pleeeeeeeeeease fix the save game bug. And so it doesn't freeze when a ntural disaster happens.

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Comment #10 by AgentOrange330
Saturday, August 18, 2012 @ 06:45:47 PM
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@ #8 - I assume you mean Penultimo? Auto spell correct, right?

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Comment #11 by gazmaster1
Saturday, August 18, 2012 @ 09:11:33 PM
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@10 that would be correct, I see a red squiggly line and cant resist.

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Comment #12 by cigarnut81
Sunday, August 19, 2012 @ 12:51:46 AM
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I'm in, love these games!

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Comment #13 by Deus.EXE
Sunday, August 19, 2012 @ 12:03:46 PM
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All work and no play for Presidente...

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Comment #14 by Fried Cola
Sunday, August 19, 2012 @ 12:06:02 PM
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I could care less about the game being 'larger in scope', the games are pretty good but not suited for the hardware limitations of the current generation. Tropico 4 has a low population cap and when you get near it, the game slows down bad. Game also needs an overhaul. Tropico 4 added a whole bunch of new buildings and edicts, but so many of them are useless there's no point in using them! I loved building the space needle restaurant, BUT NOBODY EVER ATE THERE! WTF! LOOK AT IT! WHY WOULDN'T YOU WANT TO EAT THERE? DAMMIT! DUMB PEOPLE!

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Comment #15 by Bann1n
Monday, August 20, 2012 @ 12:02:04 PM
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This has made me a very happy man ;-)

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Comment #16 by Mataeus
Thursday, August 01, 2013 @ 02:19:00 AM
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Still no news? Hoping they'll be saving this for the next generation. Love tropico 4; never played 3, but it appears so similar doubt I'll go back to it after I've finished 4.

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US October 18, 2011
Europe October 21, 2011

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