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Written on: 03/12/2013
This is a great game and a solid follow up to the original. In my opinion Age of Empires is the hallmark of real time strategy games and this was reinforced by this games sequel, which remain the greatest strategy game ever made. A word of warning though, avoid the so called 'HD' re-release of the game that's on Steam as it was a very lazy production and is full of glitches… Read Full Review
Written on: 19/07/2013 by mr_magoose (2 reviews written)
If I could take back the countless hours I spent playing this game it is quite possible I'd be five years younger. If you like RTS games then you should've heard of this. If you haven't, then you don't know what you're missing. This game brings together the best bits of C&C, Total Annihilation and Warcraft 2 to make one of the most compelling and addictive games I've played. The graphics are not "try too hard" 3D so they've aged well and at the time looked superb. The interface is smooth… Read Full Review
Written on: 16/03/2010 by kotel (3 reviews written)
Another Microsoft's great game. This game is very good, the buildings, characters, environmental and graphics are GOOD. If you played the campaign, the storyline is very interesting and exciting… Read Full Review
Written on: 03/11/2009 by Sandeep Sengupta (3 reviews written)
This is perhaps the best from Microsoft. The later versions like Rise of Nations or Age of Mythology has not been up to the mark. AOE has been much more creative & challenging. I hope MS comes up with some more extension for AOE… Read Full Review
Written on: 30/10/2009 by glenc (309 reviews written)
Whilst this game isnt your classic arcade type game and could certainly be labelled as a bit 'nerdy' - I absoultely loved playing this game.
Its just one of those fairly simple games that is massively addictive and you end up playing for about 3 times as long as you intended.
The amount of gameplay you get out of it compared to the cost of it makes it one of the best value games I've ever played.
Would recommend to anyone that wants to fill those winter evenings!… Read Full Review
Written on: 30/09/2009 by larryjordin (24 reviews written)
I guess I would rate Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings from Microsoft just average. The graphics isn't superb quality, the gameplay is similar with other genres (try playing battle realms).
I guess what I would recommend is Age of Empire III. That one has more quality and superb gameplay.
Overall, this game is for average gamers, instead of this one, try AOE III. You'll enjoy it more… Read Full Review
Written on: 09/09/2009 by sahilkotak (3 reviews written)
Age of empires is very very good and I love it so much. I can not stop myself from playing it. I have all the three parts and they all are great.
It gives us a power like we are in the world of kings… Read Full Review
Written on: 09/09/2009 by carzmag (4 reviews written)
Well i love to play age of empires in my free time.Great graphics,good collection of buildings,infantry,cavalry,siege weapons,towers and castles.This is the best strategy game i ever seen.Also this game offers you multiplayer.Great game… Read Full Review
Written on: 10/08/2009
I love the Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings, cant stop playing it. Thats why when aoe3 came out i went to the store right away and got it. I have all of the games from 1-3, including expansions… Read Full Review
Written on: 04/04/2009
i had played the Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings game only twice but i can say for me it's the best game in the world… Read Full Review
Written on: 10/12/2008
- Fantastic history and plots
- Great depiction of Middle Ages
- Great training (William Wallace)
- Good graphics
- Good variety in buildings, infantry, cavalry, siege weapons, etc.
Truly, it is a wonderful and magnificent computer game that I recommend to a tactician or anyone else interested in history… Read Full Review
Written on: 03/04/2008 by SickoJay (10 reviews written)
Bought this game 2 days ago and I am so addicted to it! Played it for 4 hours straight today. The best strategy game I have ever played, And I have tried quite a lot of them. AoE II is definitely worth buying if your into strategy games, Wide range of units, upgrades for your village, and it even has an ONLINE multiplayer! This is one the best things about this game, if your bored doing computers, Get online… Read Full Review
Written on: 27/01/2008
Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings is a great game that I had much enhoyment over! The reason I recommend this to friend is simply because there is nothing I can say that is negative about it. Great gameplay that never seems to get boring. Thanks for game download!… Read Full Review
Written on: 05/07/2007 by wabbithunter (1 review written)
Age of Empires 2 is brilliant, especially with the cheats and the things you get because of the cheats. Would recommend it to a friend… Read Full Review
Written on: 20/08/2006 by UK12345 (26 reviews written)
The Age of Empires 2: The Age of Kings, Microsoft PC game is good but not great. It has bad graphics. It is fun at first, but it eventually gets pretty dull… Read Full Review
Written on: 28/04/2006 by thespicycabbage (12 reviews written)
Age of Empires 2: The Age of Kings is an amazing game almost equaling Star Craft as a strategy game. The game play is very realistic such as arrows missing its target. There is a wide variety of units to create. The player is also allowed to choose battle formations, thus creating an amazingly realistic game play… Read Full Review
Written on: 01/07/2005 by felixtang (10 reviews written)
Age of Empires 2: The Age of Kings is such a great and classic RTS game, that even though it was released like 4 years ago, it is still worth to buy. The units and siege weapons of the game look very nice. I also like the idea of ages, which lets you upgrade your units etc. It was a good idea each nation had a uniqiue unit, which made gaming more interesting… Read Full Review
Written on: 07/05/2004 by forthereviews (1 review written)
Age of Empires 2: The Age of Kings is by far the best game--strategy or not--ever. It is so worth the money, I bought it almost 2 years ago and I still play it all the time. You can never stop getting better at it. The thing that makes it better mostly is the economy. You can never have enough villagers, nor can you run out of resources. There's like 5 ways to collect food, 3 ways to collect gold, and only 1 for stone and wood. The graphics aren't great because its like 5-6 years old, but… Read Full Review
Written on: 18/02/2004 by CGorman (3 reviews written)
Age of Empires is the excellent strategy series from Microsoft. The Age of Kings is by far the best in the series, even perhaps the best in the gerne. The basics are, you build up an empire in the middle ages where you manage your resources (Food, Wood, Stone & Gold), build up your army (Knights, Infantry, Ships, Siege Weapons etc.) and conquer or befriend allies and enemies.
In this game you can choose from 13 civilizatioms (ranging from British to Goths to Japanese) and build up your empire… Read Full Review
Written on: 14/02/2003 by bull. (1 review written)
Age of Empires 2: The Age of Kings will never be beaten by any game of the type. I won the grand prize of $50,000 in the tournament - now where else will a game do that for you… Read Full Review
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