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7.5 out of 10

Age of Empires III

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Overall 6
6.0

love the game but....

melody l hansen, Amazon
23 May 2014
  • Summary: I am faithful to the AOE games but i was honorably disappointed in how they handled the shipping of the game. BAD:The case was broken and the booklet was ripped. plus the case wasn't even closed all the way. what was the point of putting tap on it if you not even going to close the case? the tap was cut down the middle. GOOD: at least the discs where in great condition considering how they where shipped.
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Overall 6
6.0

Great buy at >30, above average game but not one of the best.

chickenheadant, Ebay
10 May 2011
  • Summary: AoE III is a great upgrade to its predecessor. The graphics remind me of Starcraft 2 and it seems like they used the same game engine or something. I'd call it a Starcraft 2 clone! I didn't get to play the expansions yet but they look quite exciting. AoE III is definitely worth picking up for less than 20$!
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Overall 6
6.0

Ok. Not that great.

R. Bedford "Becca", Amazon
13 June 2008
  • Summary: I was expecting something more and better, having played with Ages of Empires 1, but it wasn't really what I expected.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0

User Review

JFpeppy, Walmart
15 February 2008
  • Summary: I loved playing age of empires II and thought I would enjoy this one as much, but it came in below my expectations. I probably need to upgrade my graphics card but for an RTS game I didn't think I would need to spend that much money to enjoy it!
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Overall 6
6.0

Age of Empire III

strider2877, Ebay
7 May 2007
  • Summary: I love the Age of Empire series. I've been playing since the very first one! I like 3 somewhat, but its not my favorite one so far! The game itself is similar to the others, but the graphics are a little different and its not as easy to comprehend as the others either! It might just be me but when I first played the game I had trouble telling the building apart. I really think the publishers could have done better with the graphics, thats my biggest disappointment!
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Overall 6
6.0

Nothing special I'm afraid.

proudmomma78, Ebay
28 October 2006
  • Summary: If you like the previous Age of Empire games, you will like this one too, but the game is no better than the previous versions. The graphics is the same & so is the gameplay except for now you have the option to choose missions to complete. What I dont like is that you get to choose difficulty level, I think it should be one difficulty level & nothing more. If you like the whole command & conquor war theme this is the game for you. Lots of gaming hours & fun gameplay.
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Overall 6
6.0

caveat emptor

Al Case, Amazon
5 October 2006
  • Summary: The only other RTS games I have played are Age of Mythology and the Titans expansion. I loved them both. The graphics in AOE3 aren't much better. Maybe I don't have them turned on to the best level yet though. I had the best graphics level turned on for AOM + T and had no performance problems. I really like how you can handicap yourself or your computer opponent. In AOM I could always beat Medium, but I couldn't beat Hard half the time.
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Overall 6
6.0

Age of Ennui?

Matt Cameron, Amazon
5 October 2006
  • Summary: Ensemble gave the venerable AOE series a makeover, a tummy tuck, and some clip-on nails. All of which makes it great for a one-nighter, but doesn't leave me wanting to take it home to meet the parents. Here are some things that I like: 1) There's a catchy Howard Shore-y orchestral soundtrack with lotsa gypsy violin and choral drama.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good enough, but I expected more after six years

chefdevergue, Amazon
5 October 2006
  • Summary: If you have never played any of the Age of Empires games before, then AOE 3 will probably seem pretty nifty. Judged strictly on its own merits, there isn't particularly anything wrong with the game in and of itself. However, there isn't much here that we haven't seen before. We waited six years, and this is the best they could do, apparently. The graphics are very nice. However, is that enough to sustain one's interest.
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Overall 6
6.0

AOE 3: Buy now or wait for a price drop?

alan_ponelli, Ebay
19 May 2006
  • Summary: Game Play 3 of 5 stars Graphics 4 of 5 stars Sound 2 of 5 stars A.I. 3 of 5 stars Pros: Cons: Overall: This is a good title and will provide several hours of entertainment. Had to install an automatic update to allow the game to resume from pause mode after a saved game load. Please note: this title was reviewed using a Dell XPS Gen 4, P4 HT @ 3.20 GHz, 4 Gig RAM, Dual 160 SATA RAID(0) hard drives and a nVidia GeForce 6800 256mb PCIe video adapter.
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