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Score Breakdown Based on 1510 ratings
  1. 10 (242)
  2. 9 (579)
  3. 8 (461)
  4. 7 (120)
  5. 6 (32)
  6. 5 (33)
  7. 4 (6)
  8. 3 (8)
  9. 2 (8)
  10. 1 (21)

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  • Rating:9.5

    Hail to the king!

    Coming from a Civ player and die-hard strategy fan, I can assure you that Age of Empires: The Age of Kings is a game that no DS owner should pass up. It provides solid strategy, an easy to access control scheme, and enou... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Fun Age of Empire game on the go!

    Pros -In single player you have 28 different missions to do and can go to Empire Map to make your own match. -Multiplayer!!! -You can get Bonus Items. -Library tells you everything about the buildings etc and can tel... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Great strategy and some history mixed in makes this a surprisingly good game.

    Rating break down: -.5 for graphics -1 for the occasional glitch, very annoying in 2 player when the game freezes up, but bearable in 1 player. (don't let this scare you, these are rare, just really annoying) Di... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Different playing style than the PC version. Way better than expected

    When I first saw the screenshots for this game I thought it would be really crappy (since I was expecting a real-time strategy game). My opinion changed after playing this game for 5 minutes. This game reminds me the ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    very hard cant win...but fun

    very hard cant win...but funvery hard cant win...but funvery hard cant win...but funvery hard cant win...but funvery hard cant win...but funvery hard cant win...but funvery hard cant win...but funvery hard cant win...but... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    HEy guys what more can i say this game is AWESOME AND I MEAN AWESOME and its worth 15 bucks(depending where you buy it)!

    This game is HIGHLY recommended to anyone who LOVES stradigey games and loves AGE OF empire this game really just is made up of old heros such as joan of ark,sala -ad-din , king richard and much more! this game is... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    This game is really fun to play.

    This game is really fun to play. You can play as one of five factions being either the Britons, Franks, Mongols, Saracens or Japanese. Each army have their unique hero's and the campaigns are based around the stories of ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    A Good DS Game!

    This game overall is a great turn based strategy game for your DS. This is a great game and is worth the 30 some dolllars for it. Story I have to say the story here is lack luster because watching the worded movie ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Late to the party, but what a party it is! Never has history been so much fun.

    Still playing this. Already anticipating being sad when it's all done! As an oldster (46) who's relatively new to gaming (I have a Wii and a DS) I feel I'm only just starting to understand why people liked TBS games in... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.5

    Totally different than PC, but not as bad, but still....

    For those of you thinking about getting the game because you liked the PC version and are wondering the differences and how good it is, I would read this first and then rent. First off, I would get the game with a man... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful