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Age Of Empires 3

Product No: 50637

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UPC: 882224043304
Category: Games & Entertainment - Games - Strategy
Unit Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Publisher: Microsoft
Packaging: Dvd Style Box
Operating System: Windows Xp
Rating: Teen

It's the dawn of a new age in real-time strategy (RTS) games. A brave New World is rising a hostile yet beautiful world, filled with innovative gameplay, new strategic scenarios, eye-searing graphics and much more. Welcome to a world called Age of Empires III.

Age of Empires III offers gamers the next level of realism, with advanced battle physics and unparalleled visual detail. The new game picks up where Age of Empires II: Age of Kings left off, placing gamers in the position of a European power determined to explore, colonize and conquer the New World. This time period features stunning scenes, from towering European cathedrals to courageous tribes of Native Americans, and spectacular combat with Industrial Age units like rifled infantry, cavalry and tall ships bristling with cannons.

Campaign
In this action adventure tale of historical fiction, players take on the role of Morgan Black and his family, struggling against the hostile wilderness and a mysterious cult that's crept in from Europe. In a series of 24 scenarios divided into three acts, Morgan Black and his descendants help the Aztecs resist conquest by Spanish conquistadors, pit the French against the British in the French and Indian War and help Simon Bolivar lead revolutions in South America.

Multiplayer
Whether you're searching for a quick game or hoping to talk strategy with friends online, Age of Empires III's Multiplayer site is your community destination. Here, you can play with persistent Home Cities that gain power and strategic options the more games you play, compete for a spot on dozens of ladders, help organize your clan or chat after a game all without leaving the multiplayer portal. Fans of Age of Mythology's Quick Search can still look for games swiftly, while players looking for something specific can browse game lists to find the set of options that matches their tastes.

Homecity
Players have access to their own European Home City for economic, technological and military support. Your Home City's success depends on you, with your city's improvements retained between games.

This revolutionary new feature to the RTS landscape is incorporated into all aspects of Age of Empires III from Campaign to Multiplayer and is unlike anything you've experienced before. Much like the persistent character from a role-playing game that encourages you to keep playing, your Home City is an important support system to your efforts in the New World. During a game, your Home City can regularly send you supplies or military reinforcements. You are the leader of your colony, but your success brings glory back to Mother Europe. The more games you play, and the better you do, the more powerful your Home City will become. Every few games, you gain the ability to both upgrade and customize your Home City:

  • Upgrade your city by unlocking new types of soldiers or buildings, or improving those you already have.
     
  • Broaden your tech tree in whatever direction most fits your play style invest in warships, native alliances, cavalry, artillery or economy.
     
  • Customize your Home City by changing the appearance of buildings, the weather or even the types of people who walk, work and perform in its streets.
     
  • Throughout a game, as well as in between games, you can visit your Home City to watch its citizens go about their lives, get an opinion on how you're doing, plot your next move or just marvel at the beautiful sunset.

System Requirements:

  • Windows XP
  • 256 MB RAM
  • 1.4 GHz processor or faster
  • 2GB hard drive
  • Video card - 64MB with support for hardware transformation and lighting
  • Sound card
  • 56k dial-up Internet Access or LAN

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