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8.7 out of 10

Age of Empires

An epic real-time strategy game spanning 10,000 years of history Read more

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Overall 6

Expert Review

Snackbar Games
22 April 2013
  • Excerpt: This is a decent digital version of Age of Empires II and its expansion, however it doesn’t offer much. I would suggest it to fans of the initial release, but others may find it to be a bit dated and buggy. It’s a release that simply repackages a classic, adding Steam’s modern conveniences without taking anything from the original.
  • Pros: Same gameplay you knew from the original release, Steam matchmaking
  • Cons: Buggy, lots of slowdown on multi-display systems
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Overall 6

Age of Empires II HD Edition Review

16 April 2013
  • Summary: This high-definition edition of the classic real-time strategy game adds little more than bugs.
  • Pros: Includes the great Age of Empires II and its expansion, Solid Steam Workshop support
  • Cons: Multiplayer is a buggy, broken mess
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Overall 6
Gameplay 6
Looks 7

Age of Empires II: HD Edition (PC) - Review

13 April 2013
  • Excerpt: When it was released back in 1999, Age of Empires II was one of the finest real-time strategy games ever made. It is still to be found on many all-time top 50 game lists, including my own. Indeed, I put it behind only Warcraft III and AoEII’s half-sibling Age of Mythology on my list of the greatest RTS titles of all time. But times change, and standards and genres change with them. So does Age of Empires II retain its crown? In short, no, it does not.
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Overall 5

Age of Empires 2 HD review

12 April 2013
Overall 7

Age of Empires II HD Edition

12 April 2013
  • Summary: Microsoft tenta la strada del remake in alta definizione per rispolverare una delle serie strategiche più amate di sempre
  • Pros: Restyling grafico parziale ma azzeccato, Più unità a schermo, Gameplay classico ancora godibile...
  • Cons: ...ma che dimostra la propria età, Pochissime novità, Multiplayer afflitto da bug
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