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Score Breakdown Based on 11989 ratings
  1. 10 (4173)
  2. 9 (5921)
  3. 8 (1372)
  4. 7 (293)
  5. 6 (80)
  6. 5 (32)
  7. 4 (21)
  8. 3 (17)
  9. 2 (12)
  10. 1 (68)

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  • Review Score:9.5

    If you've ever liked any other RTS, then you're gonna love this one.

    Back in the early 2000s a friend turned me on to RTSs (Real Time Strategies). I had always overlooked these games and never really given them a chance. He got me to play this among others that he had. Among all of them, ... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    A great game, repairing the flaws of AOE I and still keeping the best of the original.

    This is certainly the better version of AOE and maybe even the best of the series. Graphics are improved and a lot of the flaws and tweaks of the first game are repaired here in a very decent way. Als very nice is the... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.7

    its nearly there but to make it better its needs a few more things

    i have age of empires 3 as well which had all the changes i wanted from this 1 which was the graphics which in this game were very bad for example when a building collapses it just dissaperes and is replace by some rubbl... Read Full Review

    1 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    The Age of Kings is a vastly better game than the original, but the difficulty seemed to hold it back for me.

    When I played the first Age of Empires I was disappointed with many things in it, the difficulty, the soundtrack, and the biggest was the crappy AI. But Age of Empires 2: The Age of Kings manages to fix almost all the mi... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5

    This game is great. I thought the origional game was cool but this steps up even higher.

    I have had this game forever, and I still love to play it. Though I can't say that it is much of a challenge anymore, but I am always creating new scenarios to make it harder on myself. I got into the Age of Empires game... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.3

    one of the best

    this game is simply one of the best RTS's available. the gameplay is fantastic and the game has a trmendous amount of variety while sticking to a solid formula. it is also very interesting in its chioce of units and life... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.8

    best real srategy game ever

    all times best real strategy game including age of mythology and their expansions. the only game that keeps you stacked in front of your pc' s screen. the game play is simply extraordinary and fully realistic. despite th... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Quality, a smashing Strategy Game

    What a Game, this game is not barry, its TG. SUPER. If the deanage likes it its good. The Armies are quality, from the Byzantines to the Celts, there all good, a great improvement from the 1st intsalment. The Story Mode ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.7

    What AOE should have been.

    This one had people going online and playing either each other or against the computer, generated a lot of good buzz. Upon playing it for myself, I saw why. This game was exceptional. You can do a lot of things that you ... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6

    The original is better

    After all the glowing reviews of this game my expectations were high. I have played RTS games since they first became popular with Command and Conquer. The original Age of Empires and Red Alert are still great games. Mos... Read Full Review

    2 of 11 users found the following review helpful