Age of Empires
The first game in the series, Age of Empires, was released on October 26, 1997. The games focus on historical events in Europe, Africa and Asia, spanning from the Stone Age to the Iron Age. The series has been a commercial success, selling over 25 million copies. In June 2017, Adam Isgreen, creative director of Xbox Game Studios announced the release of the Definitive Edition.
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Age of Empires is a series of historical real-time strategy video games. The first game in the series, Age of Empires, was released on October 26, 1997. Eight games within the series have been released. The games focus on historical events in Europe, Africa and Asia, spanning from the Stone Age to the Iron Age. The series has been a commercial success, selling over 25 million copies. In June 2017, Adam Isgreen, creative director of Xbox Game Studios announced the release of the Definitive Edition. It will feature overhauled graphics with support for 4K resolution, a remastered soundtrack, and other gameplay improvements. The Definitive Edition will be released on May 30, 2019, along with the Definitive Editions of both Age of. Empires II and Age of Kings. Age of empires Online is a free-to-play online game utilizing Games for. Windows Live. A fourth main installment in the. series, age of Empires IV, is under development, and is expected to be released in the near future. The game is set in the Middle Ages, from the Dark Ages to the Imperial Ages. It allows players to choose one 13 civilizations, from Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and the Middle. East. It was one of the first history-based real- time strategy games made, utilizing the Genie game engine. The Academy of Interactive. Arts & Sciences named Age of Empire the 1998 \”Computer Strategy Game of the Year. \” For several years, the game remained high on the sales charts, with over three million units sold by 2000.
The Rise of Rome, published by Microsoft on October 31, 1998, introduced new features and four new civilizations, including the Romans. It added new units, including two Mesoamerican civilizations: the Maya and the Aztec. It also included scenarios about the Spanish conquest of Mexico, El Cid, and Attila the Hun. It had a bigger critical success than the first two games, with two million units shipped out more than two years after its release. A spin-off game, Age. of Mythology, and its expansion pack, The Titans, are set during the Bronze Age, but focus on mythological elements of Greek, Egyptian, and Norse mythology, rather than history. It uses the same engine as its predecessor, and has gameplay similar to its predecessor. It has been released on the Nintendo DS and the Xbox 360. It focuses on the Greek and Egyptian civilizations. The GameSpot described the game as a mix of Civilization and Warcraft. It sold over 3 million units in the first year, and over 1 million units by the end of the decade. It is the most popular strategy game of all time, with more than 1 million copies sold in the United States alone. The latest installment, Age Of Empires Online, takes a different approach as a free to play online game, utilizing Games. for Windows Live, and was released February 20, 2018, on the Microsoft Store. It offers a choice of 12 civilizations to develop.
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