Age of Empires III

Age of Empires III picks up where Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings® left off, as players become one of eight European powers exploring, colonizing, and conquering the New World. Age of Empires III...

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Age of Empires III GameSpot AOE3 Campaign Guide

GameSpot's Game Guide to Age of Empires III is intended to give you an introduction to the game; included are tips on dealing with the major changes to the game, pointers on how to use the new Home City mechanic to your advantage. So in short, everything you need to know to pass the first few scenarios accompanied by screenshots to visualize what the guide i...

 

Age of Empires III AoE 3 Chief Speaks

Next-Gen’s got a big interview up with AoE developer Ensemble’s head, Bruce Shelley. It’s good stuff all around, as Shelley discusses the game’s refusal to make American Indian tribes either playable or conquerable. He also touches on the long-rumored AoE MMOG (still just a rumor, sadly) and admits that AoE3 probably won’t approach AoE2 in sales. H...

 

Age of Empires III Profile of six of non combat units

Article from gamespy were six of the non-combat units are profiled. Ensemble Studios' Age of Empires III has gotten a great deal of attention recently. Much of that attention has focused on the way the team decided to make some radical changes to its tried-and-true gameplay. The most obvious new direction is a literal one -- crossing the Atlantic to focus...

 

Age of Empires III AoE3 Q&A

Art & Design: The Alternate History of Age of Empires III on GameSpy is an article-format Q&A with Bruce Shelley of Ensemble Studios about their RTS sequel: "It's always amazing to me what stands out to different people in different cultures as I show off the game. One of our major goals in this game was simply to pull out all the stops graphically. We reall...

 

Age of Empires III IGN AoE3 Preview

IGN has yet another splendid previes, this time of Age of Empires III. "Russians have a reputation in almost any game of having hordes of poor units that make up for their individual strength by using numbers. Who are we to buck that trend? Russian infantry are all 20% weaker in terms of attack and hit points, but 25% less expensive. This means a Russian pla...

 

Age of Empires III Nov PC Gamer Preview

PlanetAOM has word that the November issue of PC Gamer has a two page preview of Age of Empires III. Here's what they said about it: Thanks to hZ_Soul who reported in that the November issue of PC Gamer has a two page preview of Age of Empires III. Surprisingly, the last page of the preview is mostly negative, with qualms about the large interface, Home Cit...

 

Age of Empires III Developers Blog

Check out this Developers Blog. Bruce Shelley talks Ages of Empires 3 and about his job, what he does. Like every PR tour it have been very hectic days, going from plane to plane. Nevertheless he found the time to write us a little something. User Interface Revisions: Some of the most vocal feedback from the demo version was that the UI obstructed too m...

 

Age of Empires III British Article

PC IGN has released an article which looks at the British side. The article is 2 pages long and will give you a good idea of what the British side hold. Here's a snippet: Most civilizations in AOE3 have two unit types that can be upgraded to the Royal Guard level. What this means is that instead of having two basic unit upgrades, Veteran and Guard, they hav...

 

Age of Empires III Worthplaying AoE3 Article

Worthplaying has another very interesting AoE3 article for us today. Check out the snippet below There is a really robust campaign mode that serves as the main focus of the game. A great story with excellent voice acting begins to unfold as you play through the various missions; memorable characters prevail, and you'll find yourself being drawn into the...