Devastation

On a future devastated Earth, powerful, corrupt corporations control remaining technology and rule what's left of society. Pacification Squads, a brutal private police force, maintain order for the co...

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Age of Empires III Age Community Updates

From AgeCommunity, the official Age of Empires III community site: Thank you and Good Bye AgeCommunity.com will continue to be up and running to help our fans and give them a place to hang out. All of us here at Ensemble Studios wish to thank you for all of the good years we have had together. We have enjoyed making games for you and playing them wi...

 

Age of Empires III Latest Bruce Shelley Developer's Blog!

It seems like a long time since we have had a Bruce Shelley blog entry. This one was published a couple of days ago. Here is a quote: Letters from Gamers: The most noteworthy letter I have received recently came from a 10 year old boy who wanted to point out 10 mistakes he believes we made in Age of Mythology. He disagreed with what roles we had assigned...

 

Age of Empires III The Future of ESO

Quoted straight from AgeCommunity: Some players have expressed anxiety over the future of Ensemble Studios and the ESO online service that keeps our games running.You don't need to worry though. The ESO matchmaking service for Age of Mythology and Age of Empires 3 and the expansion packs will continue to be operated and be supported after Ensemble clo...

 

Age of Empires III Bruce Shelley Developer's Blog Update

Bruce Shelley, developer of Age of Empires III, has once again updated his blog. This time, it includes the sad news of Ensemble Studios closing. Here's a quote: Ensemble Studios Closing: I have mentioned with regret the closing of several quality game studios over the past several years but I never considered that ES would join the list. Everyone at our...

 

Age of Empires III From Bruce Shelley: The Best 12 Years

From Bruce Shelley on Age Community: I am sure that you have all heard the news by now, Ensemble Studios closing its doors after we ship Halo Wars. It was certainly a shock to everyone when we found out about the decision. The team took it as best they could given the circumstances, and handled themselves professionally. We are happy that Ensemble got...

 

Age of Empires III Bruce Shelley and Ben "Solus" Donges Blog Updated

Bruce Shelley, developer of Age of Empires III, has updated his blog with some news. Graham "Thunder" Somers, the community manager, is moving back to Canada. Goodbye and Good Luck “Thunder”: We lost another great employee recently when Graham “Thunder” Somers moved back to Vancouver, Canada, and landed there a job with a local studio. He has been...

 

Age of Empires III End of Ensemble is Not the end of AoE

People were recently shocked to learn that Ensemble stuidos, the subdivision of microsoft that makes yhe popular "Age of ..." games, was to be shut down. Now we can happily report that microsoft has no plans of stopping production of the game in any way. In fact games for Windows boss Kevin Unangst said in a blog that: "As a company, we're very excit...

 

Age of Empires III Ensemble Studios will be shut down

Ensemble Studios was founded in the mid-90s, and were soon were known for the popular RTS games in the Age of Empires series. Since then, they have also developed Age of Mythology, and has released a total of nine games in the RTS genre. That, however, will soon be over. Microsoft can confirm that they are facing a minor revolution of its gaming studios,...

 

Age of Empires III Bruce Shelley Blog Update!

In his latest blog, Bruce Shelley (developer of Age of Empires III), has noted that the Age series has sold over 20 million copies! Also, it appears that Olympic champion Michael Phelps also likes to play Age of Empires. Here is a quote: Age Series Passes 20 Million Units Sold Mark: We have learned that the series, including Age of Mythology, has just pas...