Worms/Bracknell/Baltimore 27th August, 2009
Tropico 3, the long awaited sequel to the well-known strategy game series will be hitting stores within the next few weeks for both PC and Xbox 360.
The official release dates are as follows:
Worldwide (including UK):
PC & Xbox 360: 16th October, 2009
PC: 24th September, 2009
Xbox 360: 16th October, 2009
The PC demo will be released the week commencing 7th September, 2009.
For more information, screenshots and videos please visit the official game website www.tropico3.com
Tropico 3 goes back to the roots of the hit strategy series closely following the original Tropico story-line. Tropico 3 is being developed by Haemimont Games who previously developed the popular Imperium Romanum and Grand Ages: Rome for Kalypso Media.
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.
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 www.haemimontgames.com.
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