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E3 2017: Age of Empires Definitive Edition Remasters the Classic RTS

By John Keefer, Jun 12, 2017 12:20pm PDT

The game is having everything redone as part of the game's 20th anniversary.


"Oh man, that looks SWEET! I can't wait to experience that game again."

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Age of Empires 2 HD Gets Rise of the Rajas Expansion Today

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 19, 2016 2:05pm PST

Age of Empires 2 is eighteen years old, but that's not stopping new content from still rolling out. 


Age of Empires: World Domination is mobile, free-to-play

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 14, 2014 7:30am PDT

The Age of Empires series is coming to mobile. "World Domination" will be free-to-play, and it will be available on iOS, Android, and Windows Phone this summer.


"I guess three makes a trend. This, Roller Coaster Tycoon 4 Mobile, and Dungeon Keeper. This ..."

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Age of Empires Online content was too expensive to produce, too sparse for players

By Steve Watts, Aug 19, 2013 11:00am PDT

Age of Empires Online had a problematic production model, according to Microsoft Studios executive producer Kevin Perry. At a GDC Europe talk, he said it didn't offer enough content, but the content was too expensive to make.


" I played it a bit and it was fun, but just too expensive for what it was."

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Age of Empires game coming to iOS and Android, Windows Phone later

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 24, 2013 10:30pm PDT

Microsoft's Age of Empires franchise is coming to mobile. Ironically, it will be coming to iOS and Android first, with a Windows Phone version to be launched afterwards. Make of that what you will.


"Better question is what version of AOE is it? I've recently started playing Rise of Rome again ..."

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Age of Empires 2 HD coming to Steam April 9

By John Keefer, Mar 07, 2013 1:45pm PST

An updated version of the classic strategy game Age of Empires 2 is coming to Steam on March 9, and it will include the Conquerors expansion pack. Steam is already offering the game at a 10 percent discount until launch.


"This and Sim City 2000 were like the staple of school-approved computer games back in the day, ..."

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Age of Empires Online ends development; no new content planned

By Steve Watts, Jan 04, 2013 8:15am PST

Age of Empires Online has stopped active development, and will not be issuing any new content or features other than some minor updates rolling out over the next few weeks.


"They obviously cared enough about the game to have it developed and supported for as long as it ..."

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Age of Empires Online adding Babylon, another booster

By Steve Watts, Aug 09, 2012 2:45pm PDT

Age of Empires Online is adding a Babylonian civilization and the Fertile Crescent booster pack later this month.


"And by buy them, I meant with MS points before they converted the currency and tech tree systems."

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Age of Empires Online will use Season Pass

By Steve Watts, Aug 16, 2011 2:30pm PDT

Age of Empires will introduce a Season Pass for premium content, which will get you a 30% discount for the first six months.


"Yeah I thought that was shitty. :\ Quest rewards that are premium only? Good grief. I'm level 3, ..."

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Age of Empires Online highlights civilizations, booster packs

By Steve Watts, Jul 25, 2011 12:30pm PDT

Age of Empires Online is going to be DLC-supported, and today Robot Entertainment announced three new packs set to hit by the end of the year.


"Man,I loved AoE3.So many fun strats;The russian zergling rush, spanish turtle to tier 3, dutch ..."

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