Age of Mythology

Taking on the role of one of nine ancient civilizations, players guide their people to greatness by commanding all aspects of their empire: gathering resources, raising massive armies, waging war agai...

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Age of Mythology AoM & AoT Server Test

ES offer many thanks to all of the players who logged on to help beta test there brand spanking new Age of Mythology servers over the previous weekend. It was recorded that a stunning 700 hundred users logged on to play games! ES have said that they definitely appreciate it! The winner of there con...

 

Age of Mythology Age of Mythology & The Titans Server Test

Ensemble Studios have recently announced that they will soon bring a brand spanking new set of servers online to support Age of Mythology’s multiplayer system and would like to open up AoM’s new online multiplayer for an open beta this weekend! According to them, the lucky player that plays the...

 

Age of Mythology AgeofEmpires3.com Launched!

The official Age of Empires III website has finally launched. The site includes detailed information about the game features, the new civilizations; it also exposes a rather thorough media section wherein you can browse amongst many high resolution screenshots, concept arts and even parts of the gam...

 

Age of Mythology AoE III: Hardware Engine Information!

I understand that you can all see what amazing graphics Age of Empires III has, and I won't ramble on and on about that (I could, you know). I don't however, know if all of you completely understand what a physics engine like Havok will do for an RTS. Let me give you a scenario: Traditional RTS:...

 

Age of Mythology AoE III: Important Gameplay Information!

Age of Empires III has already proven its nearly-perfect graphics engine, but will it deliver on where it matters most, the gameplay? I can confidently answer "yes". New information about Age of Empires III has shown that the gameplay will be deep, immersive, and very strategic, even compared to the...

 

Age of Mythology AoE III: More New Formation Information!

We have learned from the Gamespy preview of Age of Empires III a great many things. Among those things is the importance of formations in this game, as opposed to those prior. Now formations will be even more strategic to the gameplay, and picking the right formation is key. For example, a charge fo...

 

Age of Mythology AoE 3: More Unit Information!

Just as I said, I found some more unit information and am passing it on to you. Here are some more units that will be found in Age of Empires III: Colonial Units: Explorer- The most important unit in the game, the explorer is like a hero from AoM. He is the leader of the player's expedition an...

 

Age of Mythology AoE 3: Buildings and Structures!

I just came across some information about many of the buildings that can be constructed in AoE 3! Here they are: Colonist Structures: Town Center- Obviously, the Town Center is the main building in a city, town, village, or camp. It creates villagers and possibly other units. Tent- Provides p...

 

Age of Mythology AoE 3 CVG Interview, Part 2!

Part two of the Computer and Video Games interview with Greg Street has been released. Here is an excerpt: Any hints about what we can expect from AoE III multiplayer? Greg Street: The best way to describe it is taking the best elements from Age of Kings multiplayer and Age of Mythology's mult...

 

Age of Mythology AoE III: On-Screen Interface!

There is something that will never change about real-time strategy games, and that is the user interface. All RTSs have one; it's the area at the bottom of the screen that shows the mini-map, unit and formation information, and any other important game information. ES hasn't realeased much in regard...

 

Age of Mythology Age of Empires III: Battle Experience!

There is not much information known about this feature, but ES has mentioned something called Battle Experience (XP) in regards to Age of Empires III. It has something to do with how many units the player destroys in any given match, and will likely have some effect on the new Home City concept. I p...

 

Age of Mythology AoE III: Formation Information!

Ever since Age of Kings conceived the ida of putting units into formations, this feature has been an important part in any real-time strategy game. Age of Empires III is no different, but this game will elaborate on the concept that its forerunner made so popular. All the traditional formations will...

 

Age of Mythology AoE III: New Audio Information!

We have some information regarding some of the musical and other audio effects in Age of Empires III that we'd like to pass on. Firstly, the music will be very dynamic, increasing in speed during action segments and becoming slower and more calm during exploration. One of the best things we've heard...

 

Age of Mythology AoE III: Frequently Asked Questions!

This is a FAQ for the questions that I won't want to answer over and over again. Q: What is a "Home City" that I keep hearing about? A: The Home City is an innovative system introduced in AoE III. Think of the colonial age, where almost all of the culture and technological innovation came from a...

 

Age of Mythology AoE III: Unit Information Released!

Colonial Units Villager - A unit that famrs, builds, gathers, hunts, and builds. Coureur - A French infantry that doubles as villager. Drummer - Could boost morale or have something to do with formations. Wagon - An early trade unit Train - Could be a trade unit in the last age. Pikeman -...