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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

El Presidente returns in a massive 8-page preview of Haemimont Games’ Tropico 5, inside FirstLook: Issue 15.

Our magazine's lucky staff were privileged enough to be the first journalists on this entire planet to go hands-on with the new dictator sim, and if you want to know how every new feature is shaping up read our extensive impressions piece – only inside this month’s magazine.

World exclusive hands-on previews aren’t the only thing that's exciting about this edition of Cranberry Publishing's free-to-read online magazine however. The gigantic 75 page issue includes Relic Entertainment talking up Company of Heroes 2‘s first expansion The Western Front Armies, Stainless Games discussing the challenges of developing Carmageddon: Reincarnation from Kickstarter hopeful to Early Access starlet, and a rather special report of our recent experiences with the distressingly enjoyable Trials Fusion. Additionally Sony Online Entertainment also unveils its latest plans for EverQuest Next‘s ambitious MMORPG precursor Landmark.

For a full list of games to feature in this issue, check out the list below:

  • Warside
  • Murdered: Soul Suspect
  • Company of Heroes 2: The Western Front Armies
  • Tropico 5
  • Landmark
  • Wildstar
  • Quantum Rush
  • Trials Fusion
  • Carmageddon: Reincarnation
  • rFactor
  • Guild Wars 2
  • Grand Theft Auto Online
  • Left 4 Dead 2
  • Krautscape
  • Transformers Universe
  • Hawken
  • Dead Island: Epidemic
“Over the past year we've worked with a surprising number of dictators in putting together FirstLook and El Presidente, despite what people say, is one of the nicer ones. Him and his merry helpers allowed us to take Tropico 5 for an early spin this month and we relished every second we played,” said Andy Griffiths, Editor of FirstLook Magazine.

“That world exclusive hands-on aside, there's plenty more exciting exclusive content in this issue though, including a report of what happened when Europe's finest jounalists took on the pride of North America inside Carbine Studios' debut MMORPG Wildstar and more besides.”

Inside FirstLook magazine there are direct links to associated with every game featured, so it's possible for an individual to learn about a title and secure a copy of it in just a few clicks. Additionally FirstLook Magazine can also be easily embedded on any web page; be it a publisher's website, product blog, or community forum.

FirstLook is available as a downloadable .PDF every month via and, and there's also the ability to view each issue inside a browser via The latter option means that readers can catch up on the latest issue using only their PC, tablet or phone without the need to download any additional software.

For more information about FirstLook Issue #15 please visit: