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A new Age of Empires II HD expansion in 2015


What a time to be alive
Apr 09
Two years later, Age of Empires II HD is still going strong. So strong that, according to producer Ryan Chaply, more people have spent 50+ hours with the game than there are actual humans living in Little Rock, Arkansas (~200... read
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Age of Empires

Age of Empires: Castle Siege just sounds like a mobile game


Not like I was expecting any different
Aug 25
The next entry in the long-running Age of Empire series is Castle Siege, a touch-based game built for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 by Smoking Gun Interactive. Players will gather resources and build up civilizations such as... read
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Microsoft's hiring for new game in 'established strategy franchise'


Age of Empires?
May 07
Microsoft plans to begin working on a new strategy title. Not that it made a public announcement or anything, but a job posting on LinkedIn outs its intentions. The position is for a team lead on a "new AAA title within ... read
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Age of Empires

The next Age of Empires is for mobile


I'll pass
Apr 14
A free-to-play, touch-based Age of Empires is exactly what none of us wanted but Microsoft is the latest in a long line of companies that can't resist chasing after the lucrative mobile market. This KLab-developed strategy title will hit iOS, Android, and Windows Phone in the summer. It's called Age of Empires: World Domination. Commit that name to memory, and stay away. read
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Age of Empires

What's this? An Age of Empires II expansion?


The Forgotten is out now on Steam
Nov 08
I had to do a double take when I heard that all these years later, Age of Empires II has a new expansion out. The Forgotten was originally an unofficial mod before its team collaborated with Skybox Labs for a commercial relea... read
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Age of Empires

Opt in for this Age of Empires II: HD Edition patch


Having technical issues? This might help
Apr 18
Those of you who happily bought Age of Empires II: HD Edition for nostalgia's sake only to encounter a slew of technical issues, heads up: a new patch for the game might do the trick. "We’ve got a giant excel ... read
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I guess you can teach an old dog new tricks
Age of Empires is one of the older strategy game series. Before Supreme Commander, before Sins of a Solar Empire, before even StarCraft, there was Age of Empires. As a fan of planning and scheming, the series has been a stapl... read feature

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New releases: Start off your week with Guacamelee!


Plus, Age of Empires II HD, ShootMania Storm, and more
Apr 08
Another quiet week of new releases is ahead of us, but that's okay with me. More time to catch up on my backlog and a chance to give my abused wallet a much needed rest. Still, there are a few things coming out that might pi... read
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Age of Empire II HD

Age of Empires II HD is coming to Steam


Expansion pack included
Mar 07
Age of Empires II, the 1999 strategy game from Ensemble Studios, is getting an HD remastering and coming to Steam. Age of Empires II HD Edition will hit Steam on April 9, a mere month away. This HD-ified title will also... read
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No more new content planned for Age of Empires Online


Creating more civilizations wouldn't be cost-effective
Jan 03
Bit of disappointing news for those of you actively playing Age of Empires Online, but nothing can last forever. Excluding some finished content scheduled to hit in the next few weeks, Gas Powered Games won't be adding anythi... read
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Age of Empires Online knows how game media see themselves


Mar 29
Game "journalists" believe themselves to be decadent nobles from prestigious times, supping in the banquet halls of the mighty while impoverished simpletons bow and scrape at their mercy. The folk behind Age of Empires Online... read






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