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Age of Empires: The Age of Kings
7.1 out of 10

Age of Empires: The Age of Kings

Players command five different civilizations, build armies and t Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

Age of Empires: The Age of Kings

GamesRadar
24 June 2012
  • Pros: Major game depth, Relatively good interface, Lots of units to command
  • Cons: Things get confusing with too many units, Touch screen interface is imprecise, Visuals lack overall polish
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Overall 8
7.5

Age of Empires: The Age of Kings

Game Over Online
29 April 2007
  • Excerpt: This review took me longer to write than I really wanted. I'm a big strategy fan, particularly of the Age of Empires series, so I was looking forward to Age of Empires: The Age of Kings. Initially, I was interested in how the game made the switch from RTS to turn-based, Advance Wars-style.
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Overall 8
8.0
Features 8
8.0
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 7
7.0
Lifespan 8
7.5

Age of Empires: The Age of Kings

Gaming Target
27 June 2006
  • Summary: This age of portable gaming might just go down as the Age of DS.
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

TheStar.com
5 April 2006
  • Excerpt: Squishing massive gameplay and complex concepts into portable format works when you start from scratch.
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Overall 8
8.0

Age of Empires The Age of Kings

Evergeek
5 April 2006
  • Excerpt: Squishing massive gameplay and complex concepts into portable format works when you start from scratch.
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Overall 8
8.0

Age of Empires The Age of Kings

Evergeek
5 April 2006
  • Excerpt: Squishing massive gameplay and complex concepts into portable format works when you start from scratch.
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Overall 9
8.5

Expert Review

Official Nintendo Magazine
25 August 2007
  • Excerpt: If Age Of Empires on the PC is the Star Wars saga, Age Of Empires on the DS is the animated Clone Wars spin-off. It's still Star Wars, but in bite-size chunks and with its own stylised design.
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Overall 8
8.0

Age of Empires: The Age of Kings review

Gameplanet
9 May 2007
  • Excerpt: Purists of the original PC version will lament the lack of free-flowing manoeuvres, however at its heart the game is Age of Empires - albeit a cut-down version. It still retains the challenges and the rich historical backdrop of the original, and fans will enjoy the familiarity and the new...
  • Pros: A very challenging strategy game that builds on the original framework of the PC version.
  • Cons: Controlling and moving your units can be problematic, and they are often obscured by other units.
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Overall 8
8.0

Age of Empires: The Age of Kings Review

PALGN
5 December 2006
Overall 9
8.5

Age of Empires: The Age of Kings Nintendo DS Review

DarkZero
22 May 2006
  • Conclusion: The decision to port Age of Kings to the DS was an inspired one. It all works so wonderfully well that this is certainly, in my opinion, in the top 5 DS games released so far. Is it as good as the current turn based DS king, Advance Wars ?
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