Summary: It's so-so. I'm a huge fan of sim city and thought I'd give this a try. It was fun for a few hours but that was all. Very little replayability. Graphics are horrible and gameplay is jumpy and unreliable. Also saved games crash often.
Summary: The game is not suited for play by someone who has not played the earlier versions of Tropico. There are no instructions or screens to explain how to use the controller. If you have previously played a version, you would know how to move or place or pick up items. If not, you haven't got a clue. That was me! I was looking for a "build" game, a Sims type game, and this would have been great. But, if you can't use the controller, it isn't worth anything.
Summary: I love this game and it plays great. The graphics are great. The music is Ok, great if you love "island" music from Jamaica or Cuba. The characters that help you or guide you are also period or local in dialect and appearance. (I believe the predominant language is Spanish, everyone has a kind of Spanish accent) The game itself is awesome, the only downside is the limitations on the Xbox360.
GeneralBlue (Zero Spin & Unafraid) "Give me liberty or give me death!", Amazon
15 March 2013
Summary: This is the first Tropico game that I have played. I didn't know what to expect and came into the game with low expectations. I was pleasantly surprised to find out this game was really good. You play as a dictator and build a city, while you are building the city political factors come into play affecting the happiness of your fellow Tropicans. The controls are brilliant and very easy to use.
Summary: I have tropico 4 on PC, and loved it so much I was planning on getting gold edition on xbox when it came out, but it doesn't have all the DLC, it only has the modern times expansion, there is about $25 worth of DLC not included, which I don't like, which means I am not buying. anyone who likes city builders will like the game, but seriously come on now gold edition with only 1 expansion pack is silly.
Review: Tropico 4 Makes The Jump To Modern Times But Is Plagued With Mistakes
Alex Martinet, Amazon
2 February 2012
Summary: It's long been a figure of our imagination to create things to our liking. From stacking countless Lego bricks to make your own personal metropolis, to digital animation used today; or you could choose to avoid the building process entirely and become an el presidente and terrorize the citizens of Tropico Island. The options are up to you for what you want to create. Tropico 4 by Haeminot Games has never been one to fool an audience.