EL PRESIDENTE STARTS HIS CONSOLE REIGN AS TROPICO 3 XBOX 360 DEMO IS ANNOUNCED

Bracknell, UK– 18th November 2009

Kalypso Media have today announced that the Xbox 360 demo for the critically acclaimed Tropico 3 will be available to download Worldwide from Xbox LIVE Marketplace on Wednesday 18th November for Gold Subscribers and 25th November for Silver Subscribers.

Prepare to be whisked you away to the Caribbean paradise Island of Tropico where you take up charge as the newly installed‘El Presidente’– after a warm up tutorial you have the chance to show off your Presidential skills with two full missions.

MISSION 1: Bananas

The abdication of the old Presidente of St. Helena provided the perfect opportunity for your rise to power. Now as the head of state it is your job to lead this small island nation to a new age of prosperity.

St. Helena is a modest island with rich and fertile lands, which have attracted the attention of the American food conglomerate Fruitas LTD. You should make use of the gringos to secure the financial future of the island as well as your own Swiss Bank Account.

MISSION 2: Second Chance

The band of rebels led by your twin managed to drive you out of your own island. Taking the entire treasury, you hitched a ride on an old fishing boat, seeking refuge in your summer residence on the island of El Acantilado.

Chased away from their own homes, your most loyal supporters have followed you. Taking the burden of leadership once again you have promised them a fresh start. Your new island is a poor and dry hunk of rock. Several rich iron ore deposits are its only viable resources.....

Developed by Haemimont Games, Tropico 3 sees you take charge of your very own Caribbean island as the newly installed‘El Presidente’ across 15 challenging and fun missions. How you run your country is down to you– do you turn Tropico into a vacation paradise, a police state or a modern industrial nation? The choice is yours but whatever your decision you will always have to defend your actions before your people!

Tropico 3 is out now in the UK for Xbox 360 (RRP£39.99) and PC DVD (RRP£29.99) for more information go to www.tropico3.com

-ENDS-

For more information please contact

Mark Allen

Head of PR, Kalypso Media

T: +44 (0) 1344 382 148

E: mark.allen@kalypsomedia.com

About Kalypso Media

Specialising in the publishing of interactive media– primarily computer games - Kalypso Media was founded in summer 2006 by industry veterans Simon Hellwig and Stefan Marcinek. A year later, the sister company Kalypso Media UK Ltd. was opened in England and is now led by Andrew Johnson and Charlie Barrett, two experienced members of the Kalypso Media Group management team. In 2009 Kalypso Media Inc. was established in the USA headed up by Deborah Tillett. Kalypso Media also own two development studios, Realmforge Studios GmbH and Gaming Minds Studios GmbH both of which are located in Germany.

www.kalypsomedia.com

About Haemimont Games

Haemimont Games is an independent games development team brought together by a common passion: to thrill, engage and provoke gamers worldwide. Since 1997, the studio has developed eight original titles with numerous add-ons. It is currently working on Tropico 3 among others. For more information on the company can befound by visiting www.haemimontgames.com


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