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 Exclusive Wacko Interview

GameReplays.org has provided an exclusive interview with Wacko, the main balance tester for Age of Empires 3. Here is a quote: GameReplays: Most of the people know that you’re doing something with balance, but they have no idea what exactly it is you're doing. Before your trip to the Ensemble Studios headquarters, and before you accepted this job, you m...

 

Age of Empires III Gordon Farrel: Solo

Long time Age of Empires players will likely recognize the name Gordon Farrel from the great single player scenarios and campaigns that he crafted for Age II, many of which are still available for download at Age of Kings Heaven. Gordon went on to design scenarios for games such as Empire Earth and recently started a blog discussing the art of single player...

 

Age of Empires III AoE3 Quick Reference Guides Updated

Cyclohexane has compiled statistics for units, buildings, technologies, and more for Age III, The WarChiefs, and now The Asian Dynasties. If you're interested in comparing and analyzing the hard game stats, you'll want to check these out. This Guide answers all of the common questions and a few you never thought to ask. In general, I tried to group the...

 

Age of Empires III Two More Strategic Objectives Maps Released!

Two more further strategic objectives maps have been released! Keep in mind that any of the four strategic objectives maps (Battle of the Bay, Islands, Cryptic Lakes, and Stronghold) may be used to enter the contest. You may submit an entry for any or all of these maps on moderate and/or hard difficulty. That means you can have a total of up to eight entries...

 

Age of Empires III Strategic Objectives: Part II

New Game Type with New Features As most of you already know, the “Strategic Objectives” scenarios offer new features. 1. Players can capture and re-capture neutral buildings (guarded by guardians) that are scattered around the map and receive economic/military bonuses from them. 2. Players can capture Great Cannons and use them to construct Fixe...

 

Age of Empires III HeavenGames interview with Brian Reynolds

HeavenGames has released an exclusive interview with Brian Reynolds, designer of Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties. Respecting the HG "exclusive" status, I decided not to release the interview on AoE3 files right after it was published on HG, but here it is: HeavenGames: First off, can you please tell us a bit about yourself and what you do at Big...

 

Age of Empires III HeavenGames Celebrates Ten Years

As an affiliate of HeavenGames, we must extend our congratulations to the team at HeavenGames. Ten years ago today Age of Empires Heaven was launched by Mike "Archangel" McCart, who later went on to join us here at Ensemble Studios for many years. It is a testament to the amazing staff and fans at HeavenGames that this fan site is still around to this day, a...

 

Age of Empires III GameReplays.org 1v1 Tourney

GameReplays is hosting a 1v1 tournament to all players with as fabulous $200 a prize money! Signups start this Friday on the 11th and end the following Friday on the 18th. The tournament is open to all players but we only have 256 slots available, the best 256, based on their ELO rating, will be entered so make sure you sign up fast. Be sure to check...

 

Age of Empires III tEk Spring Tournament

tEk clan is proud to announce the tEk Spring Tournament! - This 1v1 tournament is open to all players who are over 28 PR and 1900 on elorating.com at time of signup. - All rounds are one game, single elimination, and will be played on "Standard Maps". - The tournament champion will receive a $200 prize, with $50 for the runner-up. But wait...here's the...