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Tropico III £23.73 @ The Hut [Xbox 360 Games]

Neil Mohr
Games deals, Real time strategy, Tropico, Xbox 360 games
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Tropico III £23.73 @ The Hut [Xbox 360 Games]

Flex your despot muscle and snap up this great Xbox 360 deal from The Hut. Tropico III puts you in charge of a Caribbean island as an all-powerful dictator, in a city-building style resource-management strategy game. Currently at this price The Hut is managing to undercut even Amazon by £3.49!

Console owners can be a little disappointed when it comes to real-time strategies or resource-management games, but Tropico III manages to help correct that. While it’s not a must-have buy, as a strategy game it does more than enough things right to keep you interested throughout its 15 missions. It takes the standard approach providing you with a land filled with resources ready to plunder, and blimey the tropical island of Tropico does look attractive. It makes a change from the usual depressing cityscapes or alien worlds you’re usually put in charge of.

Starting off you have to pull this backwater island out of the quagmire and start building farms, lumberyards and places for your subjects to live. Once you’ve got the cash it’s then the real dictator action starts, as you’re able to invest in the secret police or social security, depending on how nice you’re feeling. It’s a fun game but it’s is effectively a remake of the original, great if you’ve never played it, not so great if you have. Set in a Cold War world there’s plenty of colour in the storyline and you’ve got the constant threats of home-grown revolutionaries, Commies behind every tree and the capitalist pig-dog Americans trying to get its hands on your beautiful island.

While it’s hardly anything new, you might be craving a bit of resource management, and who doesn’t on a rainy weekend - Tropico III is worth the investment, especially at this price!

Thanks to amibees on Hotukdeals!

Add a comment2 comments
Nicholas  Feb. 2, 2010 at 13:22

Tropico 3 @amazon.co.uk is £17.99 + £4.99 delivery charge = £22.98

so even with the delivery charge its undercutting The Hut by 75p

Emma Kelly  Feb. 2, 2010 at 13:26

That's not from Amazon Nicholas, it's a marketplace seller, so not really comparable to a brand new copy from a genuine retailer.


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