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Age of Empires IV had its gameplay debut at X019

Age of Empires II: Definite Edition has taken up the spotlight lately, but during today's X019 presentation in London, we got a look – a real, non-concept-arty look – at the future of the series, Age of Empires IV. Along with A...

 
 
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Age of Empires II is getting remastered with a new campaign

Real-time strategy players will find themselves going back in time this fall -- back to the Middle Ages and back to 1999. Xbox has revealed that it's remastering the ever-popular Age of Empires II. It's getting the 4K treatment, an audio o...

 
 
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Review: Age of Empires: Definitive Edition

Age of Empires was a fundamental part of my RTS education. Two years before it I was enjoying the futurist spin of Command & Conquer and the fantasy vibes of Warcraft II, but Age of Empires offered up something else entirely -- a middle...

 
 
 
 
 
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Relic Entertainment is doing Age of Empires IV

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War and Company of Heroes studio Relic Entertainment is on board for the long-awaited Age of Empires IV. Details are light and the attached trailer doesn't show any gameplay, but just knowing who's developing the g...

 
 
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Wow, Age of Empires II HD is still getting DLC

It's nearly 2017, and I'm marveling at the fact that Age of Empires II HD is getting official new content. Forgotten Empires and SkyBox Labs are putting the finishing touches on Rise of the Rajas, a Southeast Asia-set expansion slated for S...

 
 
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Age of Empires II HD is going to Africa this week

The team at Forgotten Empires is keeping the real-time strategy dream alive in 2015. On Thursday, Age of Empires II HD will get a new expansion called The African Kingdoms. Running down this latest trailer, you can expect to find four fully...

 
 
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A new Age of Empires II HD expansion in 2015

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 (~200k, says Wikiped...

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

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 the Britons an...

 
 
 
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The next Age of Empires is for mobile

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 i...

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

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 release. It's availa...

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

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 sheet with thre...

 
 
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Review: Age of Empires II HD Edition

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 staple to my PC gami...

 
 
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New releases: Start off your week with Guacamelee!

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 pique your intere...

 
 
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Age of Empires II HD is coming to Steam

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 include The Co...

 
 
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No more new content planned for Age of Empires Online

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 anything else to this...

 
 
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Age of Empires Online knows how game media see themselves

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 know exactly h...

 
 




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