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6.7 out of 10

Empire Earth

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Overall 6
6.0

It's No Ages!

Dan Stanley, Amazon
26 October 2009
  • Summary: I bought this game after hearing how much it was like Age of Empires. Some even clainmed it to be an improvement on Ages II with such awesome abilities such as more ages (or epochs) to experience. It is true, that the basics of the game are similar to AOE; however, the cool features such as expanded ages are nearly imposibble to experience.
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Overall 6
6.0

An adventure through time

coastrider, Amazon
10 January 2007
  • Summary: Empire Earth comes with 4 engaging campaigns: Greek, English, German, and Russian. You also experience many eras: Prehistoric, Stone, Copper, Bronze, Dark, Middle, Renaissance, Imperial, Industrial, WW1, WW2, Modern, Digital, and Nano. With the expansion it adds new campaigns including a Roman Campaign. Also, it comes with a whole new Era: Space, with new units according to future units: robots and such.
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Overall 6
6.0

OS Headache

Tyranus, Amazon
7 October 2004
  • Summary: Unfortunately, this game did not work on my Windows 8 OS, which is my one good computer. I was however able to [barely] get it to install on a couple of older OS computers. The first would not turn on again after install (completely unrelated to the game, it was just an old Windows XP) and the second was a Windows 7 laptop with a broken screen (again completely unrelated to the game) I did however have to use a backdoor to install the game on the laptop.
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Overall 6
6.0

History Buffs Beware

L. Sabin, Amazon
3 January 2002
  • Summary: OK, I did a lot of research on EE before it came out, and couldn't decide if I'd like it or not. AOK, with The Conquerors, is my favorite game of all time. I thought it was getting a little dated though, and thought EE would replace it as my all time favorite. I was wrong. First, the 3D engine is very cool and the animation incredibly smooth. But despite this, the 3D graphics just didn't appeal to me as much as the 2D sprites of other games have.
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Overall 6
6.0

A mixed bag, but has (or had, rather) potential

ShadowCre..., Ciao
1 March 2008
  • Excerpt: "In summary, Empire Earth is a game where you manage resources, buildings, and units throughout the ages (from prehistory to the 'Nano Age', which is something like the 2100s). Throughout the game, you perform upgrades, explore, construct, and produce units to battle enemies in order to win. I've played both EEI and EEII (not EEIII, though it seems to be garbage), and I must say that I would prefer the original over the sequel. My main qualm with ...
  • Pros: Fun campaigns, some interesting units, large scale, battles, etc .
  • Cons: Not enough zoom, battles too hectic, corny units, AI cheats, etc .
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Overall 6
6.0

Depth but lacks detail

SamGB, Ciao
24 June 2007
  • Excerpt: "Released by Sierra, Empire Earth is perhaps the biggest game in terms of the time it spans: from prehistory to the year 2100 AD 9the Nano age). Although it does have this depth, I personally feel it lacks in detail both graphically and in terms of game play. The graphics seem OK at first glance, until one tries to zoom in on the units and buildings themselves. Granted this game is 5 years old, but the triangulated people look particularly unappealing. In ...
  • Pros: Truly enormous time frame
  • Cons: Graphically dubious
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Overall 6
6.0

The Empire of earth

naratnos, Ciao
27 February 2007
  • Excerpt: "Empire earth was made by sierra and is what i like to call your basic stratergy game. The best way to describe it is its like age of empires, you have villagers you need reasources so you gather them and this then funds your military. There are different ages to advance to like in age of empires but the difference is there is a huge range of ages from the stone age to the future. The single player for me gets dull after a while, as i enjoy more ...
  • Pros: Multiplayer
  • Cons: Simple single player
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Overall 6
6.0

Empire Earth: Rock, Paper, Scissors Evolved

hotfussle..., Ciao
26 October 2005
  • Excerpt: "...gamer looking for strategic depth, Empire Earth is sure to dissapoint. With so many tiers of civilizations to advance to and a variety of units to recruit, you will be convinced it has strategic depth. I thought so too until I played the game online. The early balance of the game is based upon the following strategic principles: 1) Spearmen beat swordsmen. 2) Swordsmen beat archers.* [See Clause A] 3) Archers beat spearmen. So you're probably ...
  • Pros: large variety of available units, decent casual gameplay
  • Cons: minimal strategic thought, rock paper scissors counter system, poorly balanced civilizations, tedious economic management
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Overall 6
6.0

Make war or end it. You choose!

Legolas2, Ciao
9 May 2005
  • Excerpt: "...Also you can expand your Empire with 25 types of buildings and 150 technologies. *******Things I forgot to mention******* This game is said to be an epic conquest spanning 500,000 years of human history. This game runs on Windows 98, 2000, or ME. The game is also made by SIERRA. This game does not have and age rating of 5+ because you can sometimes hear screaming of people when they die. If you think that you would like this game, go ahead and ...
  • Pros: Good strategy game
  • Cons: Poor graphics and sound
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Overall 6
6.0

Halfway decent game

freakykid..., Ciao
21 October 2004
  • Excerpt: "...computer games shop and bought Empire Earth. Upon returning home I loaded the game on and dove into the tutorial, easy. It was upon starting a random game that problems arose. I mean if you play a strategy you expect to build up first, then fend off you computerised opponents. How can you do that if 3 minutes into the game you get a pre-historic army marching towards you when you only have a couple of citizens and a few warriors. Combine that with ...
  • Pros: zoom in, graphics, playability
  • Cons: music, difficulty
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