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 Latest Bruce Shelley Developer's Blog

Bruce Shelley has updated his blog, this time including information about the upcoming Asian Dynasties patch and Halo Wars! A quote is below: The Asian Dynasties Patch Update: Oscar Santos, head of our community team, has told me that the design and balance changes for the long awaited first patch for The Asian Dynasties (patch 1.01) have been finalized....

 

Age of Empires III Deathmatch Bannings

Deathmatch Bannings The ladder season is ending and we will be removing point traders and other nefarious players so that those of you who worked hard for your medals will be awarded. Those of you who play Deathmatch games in Asian Dynasties likely know that there is a bug that allows the Asian civilizations to be able to break the rules and advance to t...

 

Age of Empires III Bruce Shelley and Dynasties Blog Updated

More blog updates from Ensemble Studios designer Bruce Shelley as he talks of an Age of Mythology AI study, a day in the life of Age III design lead Greg "DeathShrimp" Street, and more. Below is a quote: Day in the Life of Lead Designer Greg Street: Greg was in charge of the single player campaign for Age of Mythology and then Lead Designer on Age of Em...

 

Age of Empires III AoE3 a top seller in 2007!

Best Selling PC Games of 2007 The NPD group has tallied the numbers for PC games sales for 2007, and then retallied them. Age of Empires got a bit of a boost from sales of the Gold Edition and came in at seventh place: 1. World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade* - Vivendi (Blizzard) 2. World of Warcraft* - Vivendi (Blizzard) 3. The Sims 2* - Electronic Ar...

 

Age of Empires III Latest Bruce Shelley Developer's Blog

Bruce Shelley has updated his blog. Here is an excerpt: Best Microsoft Games of 2007: Last year was maybe Microsoft’s best year for publishing games and some (my local newspaper, for example) say it was the best year ever for video/computer games. One of the perks associated with working in games for Microsoft is receiving a copy of everything they publ...

 

Age of Empires III Ensemble Studios Moving to Plano, Texas

Microsoft Corp.'s Ensemble Studios, creators of the popular "Age of Mythology" strategy game for the PC, plans to relocate its operations to the Shops at Legacy in Plano, according to published reports. Ensemble's new 50,000-square-foot office will house about 120 employees. Currently based in an office highrise in Dallas off North Central Expressway...

 

Age of Empires III Age of Empires III Image Contest Winners!

Many thanks to all of you who sent in entries for our image contest to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Age of Empires! There were a number of screenshots and images that brought back some great memories, as well as some great original creations. Here are the names of the chosen few who have won prizes, and by clicking on their name you can view their image...

 

Age of Empires III Age Auction For Charity

Age Auction For Charity Next week we are going to be putting up a great big batch of Age of Empires shwag for auction on eBay, and the money will be going to the Child's Play Charity which helps kids in children's hospitals. The charity was started by the folks at Penny Arcade who encouraged gamers to give and make a positive impact. We're going to pay th...

 

Age of Empires III Age of Empires III Mobile Available in February!

That's right, Age of Empires III can soon be played on your cell phone! The graphics are quite decent, and the game looks totally like Age of Empires III! Here is a link to the emulator webpage, where you will be able to purchase the game: http://emux.glu.com/emulator/446707588133060 You can even play a demo of the cell phone game right here, right no...