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Tropico 3

Closed beta launches on July 13th, with sign-ups now being accepted.

Worms/Bracknell/Sofia, 26th June, 2009

Kalypso Media are offering a select group of gamers the opportuity to pay an early visit to their tropical paradise, Tropico Island. Closed beta testing of Tropico 3 will provide the opportunity to visit Tropico Island at the start of summer. Tropico 3, published by Kalypso Media and developed by Haemimont Games is the sequel to the hit title Tropico series and follows closely the storyline of the original title in the series, Tropico.

The beta testers will be the first El Presidentes of the modern Tropico Island, with new features such as secret police, a lucrative oil industry, additional edicts and much more. Applicants for the position of El Presidente can sign up here:

The first mandate to rule the people of Tropico will begin on the 13th of July. Selected candidates will be provided with further details by e-mail.

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. Kalypso Media also own two development studios, Realmforge Studios GmbH and Gaming Minds Studios GmbH which are located in Germany.

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. More information on the company can be found by visiting

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