Reviewers Liked

  • Impressive mix of politics and economics
  • Interface strikes a perfect balance between automation and micromanagement
  • Colorful visuals
  • 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

Reviewers Didn't Like

  • 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