That's how I stand when I show people my banana republic too!
By Liam Gilroy on August 19, 2013 at 5:44 pm
Tropico is one of those series that doesn’t have a lot of fans, but the fans it has are very dedicated. Like a blend of SimCity and Anno 1701, it focuses on city building and management, along with the upkeep of your Presidente’s various campaigns of suppression and dictatorship. Tropico 5, announced last Friday, looks like it will stay true to its roots, while adding in a score of features that should make back some of the trust lost by Tropico 4.
As explained by Rock, Paper, Shotgun, Tropico 5 will add improved trade dynamics, new research and remodelling options and all new art. El Presidente’s extended family will now be present on your island too, adding nepotism to a series that always lacked it. The biggest change however, are the eras – the challenges of the 19th century are different to those of the 21st century, and Tropico 5 will give you the opportunity to experience them both.
And while I’m not sure how many Tropico players will care, Tropico 5 will also introduce multiplayer – in both co-operative and competitive flavours. Assuming Tropico 5 lacks the balance and DLC issues of its recent predecessors though, it could be rather good. Embedded below is the announcement trailer for Tropico 5, in all its Great Dictator glory – it will be available for PC sometime in 2014.
Source: Rock, Paper, Shotgun