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Tropico 3 expansion pack corrupts absolutely

Posted by: Marissa at 3/3/2010 12:36 AM
Tropico 3 is getting an expansion pack this summer in the form of "Absolute Power." So far it has only been announced for the PC version, but although I am only an amateur clairvoyant, I'd bet a few bucks on it coming to Xbox 360 users at some point in the summer as well.

With the $19.99 "Absolute Power," you'll get a new campaign with 10 missions and 10 islands. Quirky add-ons, like the ability to throw a festival in your own honor, will be come with the expansion as well. For the full list of expansion pack features, check the jump.

“Tropico 3 has been an outstanding critical and commercial success, and has continued to build on and grow a loyal and rabid fanbase,” said Deborah Tillett, President, Kalypso Media USA. “With the ‘Absolute Power’ expansion, we’re thrilled to provide fans around the world with new content and new ways to enjoy the game." A lady game company president? Awwweesssommme.




New campaign featuring 10 missions on a separate map with 10 islands which are also available in sandbox mode
New buildings (including Garbage Dump, Marina, Small Garage, Children's Playground, and more...) and a new buildings category for current and new decorations with individual icon models
New “Megalomania” Edicts - demonstrate your absolute power by ordering the construction of a huge golden statue of Tropico's top export, declaring an annual festival dedicated to yourself or even print your own money!
Six New Landmarks – build huge decorations and structures which dominate the island landscape and make each island unique.
New Faction - The “Loyalist Faction” are your die-hard supporters and want no elections (since El Presidente is obviously the best candidate) and want a statue on every corner!
Faction Disasters - Low standing with any island faction will trigger new disasters if not addressed
New Intro and Win/Lose Cutscenes
Four Additional Avatar Costumes – Two for male and two for female avatars
Beautification upgrades for the presidential palace including rooftop pool, extra towers, flags, banners and a larger balcony (which will increase the effects of balcony speeches)
More icons displaying the status of buildings and displaying input/output storage numbers for selected buildings
Prevalent Faction - In every sandbox game one faction is chosen as "prevalent" on the island. Members of this faction will be especially numerous throughout the entire game and their satisfaction will be more important than usual
More radio announcements to guide you through Tropico’s daily life
Gravel Roads – A second type of road for rural areas with decreased travel speed