Age of Empires

Alternative title(s)
Antiquity gameEAG
ReleaseOct 15, 1997
PublisherMicrosoft
DeveloperEnsemble Studios
Platform(s)Macintosh, Windows, Windows Mobile
ModeSingle-player, multiplayer
GenreStrategy game; empire-building
SettingAllows the player to play as a Greek, Minoan, MacedonianDLC and RomanDLC civilization
Notable charactersB
DLCThe Rise of Rome (1998)

Age of Empires: Definitive Edition was released in 2018, developed by Forgotten Empires. This remaster includes the Rise of Rome expansion pack.

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Additional keywords

history, real-time

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