Impressive mix of politics and economics.
Interface strikes a perfect balance between automation and micromanagement.
Groovy Latin American soundtrack.
Fun Caribbean setting bleeds charm.
Moral grayness leads to some interesting problems (and solutions).
The original series brought back to life in a superb way.
Needs a more detailed tutorial to explain the game's unique concepts.
A number of interface issues.
Not much in the way of gameplay advancements since the first Tropico.
By About.com on January 01, 2010
Developer: Haemimont Games Publisher: Kalypso Media Release Date: October 25, 2009 ESRB Rating: T for Teen Platform: PC, Xbox 360 Genre: City Building, Strategy The Bottom Line: "Tropico 3" is one of the best releases in current the market. It's...90
By itreviews.com on January 01, 2010
Tropico 3 is a welcome return to the roots with plenty of new features, deep and absorbing levels of gameplay and a healthy dose of humour as you strut your dictatorial stuff . Kalypso - Tropico 3 price Buy Tropico 3 securely online at a bargain...-
By Gaming Nexus on December 14, 2009
Remember the two competing camps of city-builders, back from the Cities XL review? No? Well, I have a few minutes so you can go back and review.Back already? Oh good. As I was saying, Tropico 3 is primarily in the Caesar camp – the most important...85
By Diehard GameFAN on December 04, 2009
Tropico 3 is a fun city buiding/dictator sim that, for the price, will last you longer than most other games on the market. If you are new to the genre this might not be the best title to start with; at the very least, newcomers should start with the...73
By BrightHub on November 10, 2009
If you’re thinking about taking on the mantle of beloved leader and trying to guide your tropical island to success in the new release Tropico 3 then you can find out about the game in this detailed review.Return to TropicoThe original Tropico was...100
By Strategy Informer on November 06, 2009
The true sequel to the classic Tropico that was released in 2001, Tropico 3 takes the franchise away from the clichéd pirate shores of the second game, and back into the hands of the Cold War. Underneath its satirical and light hearted exterior,...-
By 1UP on October 28, 2009
There's something appealing about a good, old fashioned dictatorship, so long as you're the dictator. It's a tempting kind of fantasy, whether you feel like being a despotic tyrant, the architect of a tropical utopia, or more likely, a...75
By New Game Network on October 26, 2009
The original Tropico was a clever and different city-building game with enough unique style to help separate it from other RTS games in the genre. Tropico 2 arrived later, which was not received as well by the critics and fans due to core gameplay...84
By NowGamer on October 26, 2009
There’s an awful lot to do – especially when you take into account the fact you have to give speeches and put face time in with the public to improve your vice-like grip on the country of Tropico, or positioning your forces to quell an...81
By cnet on October 23, 2009
Life in a Cold War banana republic probably wasn't as much fun in the real world as it is in Tropico 3. Fortunately, this little bit of historical revisionism is one of the few complaints you can make about this city builder. Haemimont Games has...80