Age of Empires was generally well received, despite some highly negative reviews. Age of Empires video game. In a GameSpy interview, he explained that parents would "tell Ensemble Studios that their kid is reading books about ancient Greece because they enjoy playing with the triremes so much, or that they want to check out books about medieval history because [the] game taught them what a trebuchet was. Age of Empires Online, another spin-off, might perhaps be a good guide: The subsequent three games of Age of Empires III explored the early modern period , when Europe was colonizing the Americas and several Asian nations were on the decline.
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Retrieved February 1, In August, publisher Microsoft Studios announced that Age of Empires 4 was alive and kicking, and that it was being developed by Relic Entertainment, the team behind Homeworld and Company of Heroes which is a hell of a lot of pedigree. The Rise of Rome.
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Retrieved September 6, Archived from the original on November 14, The team had worried they "couldn't get away" with a third historical-based game, and chose mythology as the setting after they had discussed several options. Retrieved January 22, Archived from the original on February 25, Ofr September 18, Archived from the original on June 11, The series' spin-off, Age of Mythologyand its expansion pack, The Titansare set during the Bronze Agebut focus on mythology as their themes, rather than history.
Age of Empires 4 is the latest installment to the historical real-time strategy series Age of Empires, which began life way back in Rise of Nations, also published by Microsoft, could be a good yard stick for how the game should expand; in that game you could build multiple cities and combine them into large territories.
Galactic Battlegrounds was also influenced by the series: The Age of Kings preview". They can be used across multiple games, and upgraded after each battle; the feature was compared to a role-playing game character by Ensemble Studios.
Episode 12 — The Man in the High City. As offive of its games have each sold more than one million copies. The Age of Kings were at times difficult to distinguish from one another,  a point numerous reviewers agreed on.
The Conquerors — First Impression". Oc from the original on December 16, Archived from the original on June 17, The Age of Kings".
Archived from the original on September 12, Age of Empiresreleased on October 26, was the first game in ov series, as well as the first major release from Ensemble Studios.
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The Asian Dynasties — PC". Archived from the original on May 13, Archived ekpires the original on July 4, World Domination was announced.
Retrieved April 29, The Age of Empires games do boast military tactics, and the positioning and stances of your units can turn a battle. We asked you to come up with slogans to recruit soldiers for your armies, and boy did you all do a Age of Empires is a series of historical real-time strategy video games, originally developed by Ensemble Studios and published by Microsoft Studios.
He said that the AI in the game relies on tactics and strategies to win, instead of "cheating" by giving bonus resources to itself, or tweaking its units to be stronger than normal.