Summary: I love these type of games (city builders) anyway, but this game is sooo much fun for multiple reasons. 1) It is very deep. Need to build a lot of different production buildings on islands you need to discover (or take over by force) and ship things around.
Summary: This game is absolute beauty. The last time I have played a game based on the economy and trading was years ago, when I played Caesar III. Where was that game? Where do we stand in the game industry now? Huge improvements in graphics and music.
Summary: I absolutely love this style of game (similar in style to SimCity, Caesar III, or Tropico). It involves building colonies from scratch and starting with few resources and a handful of settlers, then slowly building up resources, obtaining new settlers, managing the needs of your citizens,...
Summary: If you're looking for a game that is similar to Age of Empires but want a more challenging experience, then this is it. The economic aspect of this game can be tedious, but really turns out to be the gem of this game.