Excerpt: With the second expansion called The Asian Dynasties, Age of Empires III gets enriched with a couple of new tribes, new technologies and also the return of glory past away. For the first time developer Ensemble Studios passed the torch to Big Huge Games, known from Rise of Nations, expansion and...
Excerpt: System Requirements: Requires Age of Empires III 1.4GHz CPU 256MB RAM 2GB HDD Space 64MB 3D Video w/ hardware T&L Windows XP Rated T for violence This expansion takes place in the 15th, 16th and 19th centuries.
Excerpt: Developed as an expansion for the popular Age of Empires series, The Asian Dynasties adds three new campaigns filled with levels and based on three different Asian empires. Interestingly, this is the first expansion to the series that�s been developed outside of Microsoft.
PC Review - 'Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties'
7 November 2007
Summary: In addition to the introduction of playable Asian civilizations, the expansion pack will provide new content and several new gameplay elements that include new ways of winning and trading, random map styles that feature remixes of classic “Age of Empires” game styles, and 15 new Asian “Wonders.”
Excerpt: How does that advice go? “If you can’t beat them, join them”? In the case of Big Huge Games and their Rise of Nations series, they created a nice competitor to Microsoft’s Age of Empires III franchise.
Summary: The Age of Empires franchise once again gets a little bigger with Ensemble Studio’s Age of Empires 3: The Asian Dynasties. This time, the action moves across the Pacific to focus on three entirely new empires, Japan, China, and India.