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Tropico: Paradise Island (PC)

Tropico: Paradise Island (PC)
alaScore 98

18 reviews

Jul, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the gameplay. The story is also mentioned favorably.

story, gameplay

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PC Games the Tropico: Paradise Island (PC) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 98/100 = Excellent quality.

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Tropico: Paradise Island

 

If there's one line you see more than any other in reviews of expansion packs, it's "If you liked the original, then you'll probably like the expansion pack, too." Well, duh. If there's one thing expansion packs do, it's offer more of the same. In...

Overall, Tropico: Paradise Island is a fairly lukewarm expansion pack. But it's budget priced at $20, and its 23 scenarios provide 75+ hours of gameplay. So -- and you knew I was going to say this eventually, right? -- if you liked Tropico then you'll...

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The Armchair Empire - PC Reviews: Tropico: Paradise Island

 

Tropico stormedonto the PC real-time strategy scene last year, providing a refreshinglynew RTS city-builder that successfully incorporated some elements ofboth SimCity and the hotly popular The Sims with a lot oftongue-in-cheek politically seeded...

New edicts can employ much more sinister gameplay if desired; More of the award-winning music from the original game

Randomized natural disasters need improvement in their execution; How to complete scenario mission requirements sometimes vaguelypresented

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Tropico: Paradise Island - Review

 

Last year Tropico provided gamers witha great little banana republic sim that gave them the opportunity to rule overtheir own Caribbean Island. Benevolent dictator or iron-fisted despot, thechoice was up to the player. We won't go into the details of...

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Tropico Paradise Island

 

The theme of the expansion pack is tourism, that is not to say it has all been geared to the tourism element of the game but a great deal of the new buildings and characters are there to bolster the tourist element of Tropico. There's a nature...

Whilst it is fair to say that Breakaway games have been wise to beef up the tourist aspect of the game, it is a shame that other elements of Tropico were not improved. Only one new industry, the furniture factory, has been added and I personally would...

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Tropico: Paradise Island

 

This text refers to the PC version of this title.Guide your sunny island nation through such potentially devastating adversity as tropical storms, livestock diseases, and