‘EL PRESIDENTE’ IS BACK AS TROPICO MAKES ITS CONSOLE DEBUT.

Bracknell, UK– 11th November 2009

With the UK launch of the highly anticipated and critically acclaimed Tropico 3 only days away we felt it only fair to get you in the mood with a selection of brand new screenshots. Not only is Tropico 3 Kalypso Media’s first console release (Xbox360 platform) but it also sees‘El Presidente’ return to his presidential roots in the true sequel to the original Tropico PC title.

In celebration of his triumphant return to power,‘El Presidente’ has decided to give you a tour of his Caribbean wonderland with six brand new screenshots taken from the Xbox 360 version. Marvel at Tropico’s lush coastal waters or gasp in awe at the spectacular Presidential palace; it’s all there waiting for you on Tropico, your island paradise.

About Tropico 3

Developed by Haemimont Games, Tropico 3 sees you take charge of your very own Caribbean island as the newly installed‘El Presidente’. 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 includes a robust set of new features, including a powerful new mission editor, an online challenge mode and a new avatar function that allows players to customise their own unique "El Presidente." Once created, the new ruler is free to travel the island giving speeches, issuing edicts and exerting other means of influence. A comprehensive campaign mode features 18 different missions, while a challenge editor (PC version), new buildings, industries and infrastructure provide players with a wide array of options for hours of in-depth gameplay. User generated content will be available via DLC for Xbox360 players to further the experience.

Tropico 3 launches in the UK on 13th November on Xbox360 (RRP£39.99) and PC (RRP£29.99). For more information check out www.tropico3.com

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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