El Presidente is returning as Kalypso Media announce Tropico 5 for PC and Xbox 360. This time they're marrying the original setting of colonial Tropico with the modern day of recent titles.
We'll rule Tropico through dynasties from the 19th century into the 21st. Each member of El Presidente's family is present on the island with research, trade and politics vital.
Gamescom is looking mighty fine right now for a major reveal of something XCOM related as the Steam database has just added thirty new achievement entries to XCOM: Enemy Unknown. All are without title or description.
Unless your able to decipher the meaning behind 'Achievement_74' and so on, it seems we'll have to bide our time skulking in our undisclosed XCOM base locations beneath the surface.
Keen eyes have uncovered the conspiracy of something called 'XCOM: Enemy Within' that was hidden within the Steam database, and even listed via the South Korean ratings board.
Naturally everyone is puzzled as to what it could be. Is it DLC? An expansion? A sequel? A spin-off? Well whatever it is, 2K has said they're "looking forward" to August 21st.
Kalypso keeps on supporting Tropico 4 players, as the studio has announced yet another new downloadable content pack, the Voodoo DLC, which is now available.
Slitherine has announced that the Xbox Live Arcade port of their historic PC strategy game, History: Great Battles Medieval, is now available for purchase from Marketplace.
Wizards of the Coast has announced Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers 2014 will be released this Summer 2013.
Gamers were disappointed to learn that Plants Vs. Zombies 2 was coming only to iOS, but it seems that a PC and console sequel to Plants Vs. Zombies will be debuting at E3 2013, and will be called Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare.
Popcap Games disappointed millions of PC and console gamers recently by announcing that Plants Vs. Zombies 2 will be an iOS exclusive, though that now seems to be merely a timed exclusive as "other platforms" are being hinted for the future.
Popcap Games has announced that the sequel to one of their most popular IPs, Plants Vs. Zombies 2, will be arriving on PC, Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network this July.
Warner Bros. Interactive has announced the latest downloadable content hero for their Tolkein-licensed MOBA Guardians of Middle-Earth: Elrond, the half-elf ruler of Rivendell.
Following the success of Poker Night at the Inventory, in which Strong Bad, The Heavy, Max and Tycho duked it out on the poker table, Poker Night 2 brings Max's partner Sam, Ash, Claptrap and Brock to gamble at cards. If that weren't enough, GLaDOS is the dealer.
Publisher Mastertronic has announced a new retail compilation for the Xbox 360, Worms: The Revolution Collection, which will feature the Xbox Live Arcade title Worms Revolution and all of its downloadable content. In addition, the game has Worms 2: Armageddon and all of its DLC as a bonus.
All this new-fangled hardware for the next generation consoles wouldn't typically be something a PC centric developer like Firaxis would care much for, but producer Dennis Shirk says they're paying attention.
It's what Microsoft and Sony are coming up with that goes into the machines, like Kinect and PS4's new controllers with 'Move built in'. They're becoming "much more attractive" to PC studios.
Full Control, the team behind the upcoming Space Hulk game, have announced that it has signed a licensing agreement with bitComposer Games to develop and publish a new multiplatform title in the Jagged Alliance franchise.
Telltale Games has announced a sequel to their hit crossover game Poker Night at the Inventory, Poker Night 2, which is due to be released later this month for PC, Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network.
During the PAX East 2013 panel hosted by Firaxis, after the developer showed off the iOS version of XCOM: Enemy Unknown (which Firaxis claims will be 100% faithful to the PC version), a short audio clip followed "Hello, Commander", and began to warn of a new threat before getting cut off by static.
Larian would consider bringing their upcoming RPG Divinity: Original Sin to console, CEO Sven Vinke has commented, but that Dragon Commander wouldn't work anymore.
Speaking to Strategy Informer, Vinke mentioned that a console version of Original Sin was simply down to finance and development:
"Original Sin makes sense on console for me, I think, if you do it split screen. Couch co-op would be great... that's purely a financial aspect, we just need to develop it."
Kalypso Media has announced that a demo is now available on Xbox Live Marketplace for the Xbox 360 version of their 1920's Atlantic City gangster sim Omerta: City of Gangsters.
Kalypso Media announces Haemimont's Omerta - City of Gangsters is now partners in virtual crime with MMORPG Omerta, which is a free-to-play gangster-themed browser game.
Launched in 2003 with 4.7 million registered users, Omerta lets Mafioso fans create their own crime families. Omerta - City of Gangsters will contain a voucher code for the MMO.
Publisher PQube has announced that their turn-based History Channel-licensed strategy game, Legends Of War: Patton, will be released on the 8th March in Europe for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.