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Score Breakdown Based on 1508 ratings
  1. 10 (242)
  2. 9 (578)
  3. 8 (460)
  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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  • Review Score:9.3

    Advance wars you better watchout!

    This game is amazing and highly addictive. My mate is even going to buy a ds for this game that is how good it is. I mean you can't realy go wrong when you buy an age of empires game you always know it is going to be goo... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.8

    Great tbs game in handheld form.

    I have currently played thru the Joan of Arc campaign and I’m well into the Miamoto one. Besides that I have played tons of hour’s multiplayer hot seat with a friend. I am very pleasantly surprised by this TBS game. I... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.6

    CAUTION: Major glitches may ruin an otherwise fun experience!

    This game is relatively fun given that the DS only has 2 turn-based strategy games at the present, Advance Wars DS being the other. Advance Wars is the better of the two with a more stylish presentation and game-play bu... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.3

    Great multi player turn by turn game.

    This game has good graphics 2D and okay 3D. Its gameplay is great. Has five different countries with unique music for each. It has a wide variety mercenaries and military units. It works great in multi player. It has man... Read Full Review

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

    Based on the RTS franchise, Age of Kings is now turn-based for the DS - and provides hours of enjoyment and gameplay.

    There is an inherent danger in messing around with a good thing. An award winning PC franchise like Age of Empires knows how to do real-time strategy right. So what happens when you take that formula, strip it down to ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.9

    Hard, but fun

    I must just really suck at this game or something but i even found the joan of arc tutorial pretty hard. But the whole game is pretty fun. I love strategy games for the PC and loved the age of empires games, and really w... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.6

    Those were the days

    I was looking for a game for my Nintendo DS and, living in Europe, there weren't that many titles to choose from. I had read some positive reviews on this game and, after some doubt, bought it. I had never played an age... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.8

    The DS game that I play the most!

    Having played Age of Empire games on the PC for years, I was really looking forward to this one and was not disappointed! I love strategy games and I have always hoped a decent one would come out on the DS or PSP. Yes, I... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.4

    Great Game but it may be a little frustrating and a little boring after a while

    Well this game has its goods and its bads. Starting with the goods Goods: The game has excellent graphics. Everything is clear and awesome. The battle scenes are always fun to watch. A lot of campaign and empire ma... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.8

    Great Game! definitely worth playing

    this game offers a lot, such as the skirmish type option, where you get to have up to four people on a map with or against you, different difficulty settings, and then there's the campaign, which is enjoyabe but really h... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful