More Reviews
REVIEWS Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice Review
It's not quite back to what was great yet, but there's a spark still here.

FIFA 17 Review
With Pro Evolution Soccer on its heels, can FIFA 17 keep the ball?
More Previews
PREVIEWS Let It Die Preview
Seems like Suda51 saw Frozen, played Dark Souls, and then got the lyrics mixed up.
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES FIFA 17
Release date: 09/29/16

Shu
Release date: 10/04/16

WWE 2K17
Release date: 10/11/16

Skylanders Imaginators
Release date: 10/16/16


LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP oneshotstop
Welcome Back to the West
By oneshotstop
Posted on 08/01/16
The only thing that stops the dust is the rain. It’s a sweet reprieve, but there is no middle ground. The land is either as dry as the Betty Ford clinic, or as wet as the ocean floor. Everything can be seen from the ridge overlooking Armadillo as John Marston gently bounces along atop...

GAMING NEWS

Thailand Bans Tropico 5

Posted on Monday, August 4 @ 13:00:00 PST by

Kalypso has confirmed that Thailand has refused distribution ofTropico 5, a strategy game where players take control of an island nation as a dictator named El Presidente.

This ban isn't terribly surprising since the country has been under a military dictatorship since May 22. In its justification, The Board of Film and Video Censors in Thailand believes that "some contents of the game are not appropriate for the current situation."

Simon Hellwig, Global Managing Director for Kalypso Media Group, has responded to the effective ban: "Tropico 3 and 4 both enjoyed successful releases in the country and although the Tropico brand does have a realistic political element to it, the scenarios and content are all delivered with a certain trademark tongue in cheek humor."

Stefan Marcinek, another Global Managing Director, snidely remarked that "This does sound like it could have come from one of El Presidente's own edicts from the game."
Related Games:   Tropico 5
Tags:   Tropico, Kalypso
FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER. YOU KNOW YOU WANT TO.



comments powered by Disqus

More On GameRevolution