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Score Breakdown Based on 545 ratings
  1. 10 (59)
  2. 9 (135)
  3. 8 (219)
  4. 7 (70)
  5. 6 (30)
  6. 5 (8)
  7. 4 (5)
  8. 3 (2)
  9. 2 (6)
  10. 1 (11)

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  • User Rating 6

    Ease of success undermines enjoyment of running your own tropical dictatorship.

    Rated on March 10, 2012 by rclark04

    Here is a brief summary of what I think about Tropico 4: Version Reviewed: 1.04 (Steam Special Edition) What I like: Abundant choices, pleasant visuals with good performance, clear objectives. Not ...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5

    Same old..... same old really

    Rated on December 03, 2012 by tomtalk24

    Seems a shame, as Gamespot review states it's very similar to Tropico 3. In my eyes it's the same game, rebranded and offering "expansion packs" to make the game more of a game. Still has the gift of ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Just because it keeps the same elements, doesn't mean it's a bad game.

    Rated on December 19, 2012 by vahram90

    I'm only reviewing this game to provide another perspective on this matter. Everyone is criticizing this great game for not presenting anything new. I've played every production of Tropico and, ye...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Tropico 4 primarily offers technological upgrades, but is still quite fun and addictive. Get the expansion!

    Rated on July 23, 2013 by HeadrockBeats

    The Tropico series gives us the chance to enjoy the experience of playing a Latin American dictator/revolutionary in a Space Management environment. Anyone familiar with the city-building series from ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6

    More like Tropico 3: Reloaded

    Rated on August 30, 2011 by j0abell

    There's really not much to say here, as everything that was true of Tropico 3 is still true. If you've never played it, read the reviews for it, and consider buying the gold edition, instead of this....

    18 out of 21 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    Absolutely nothing we haven't seen before.

    Rated on September 03, 2011 by Guitarfreak15

    Tropico 4 brings forth a whole new chapter in the tropical paradise, dictator-driven, RTS-like franchise. Unfortunately, it's nothing we haven't seen before. After playing for quite some time, I...

    4 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5

    Its only an update for Tropico 3 with little new buildings and issues....

    Rated on September 16, 2011 by chunyu19

    What is the most annoying is, I have already complaint for many times, the MAP is too small. It was not playing like Simcity 4 or other Town planning game with huge map to develop, but a tiny island w...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1

    If you played Tropico 3, you've also played Tropico 4.

    Rated on September 13, 2011 by petersebastian

    Tropico 3 was really addicting. A compilation of crude humor, eye-candy graphics and great game play was a hit. Many, myself included, awaited in anticipation was the Tropico 4 might be like. Turns...

    1 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    The best in the series, and nearly impossible to put down.

    Rated on October 28, 2011 by rovaira

    I've played every Tropico on the PC (Hmm.. or wait, was there a Tropico 2? Anyway..) and this game is a blast to play. The demo was good, but the actual game is so much better.. The campaign is rea...

    4 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Lots of Fun, Great Graphics ! <br />

    Rated on November 22, 2011 by duncanpeters

    so i have always wanted to try tropico, ever since the first was released, i never got a chance until now ! first off the graphics are excellent, with a good pc you can run it on high with no lag a...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.