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7.9
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Score Breakdown Based on 5074 ratings
  1. 10 (620)
  2. 9 (1127)
  3. 8 (1888)
  4. 7 (999)
  5. 6 (284)
  6. 5 (75)
  7. 4 (24)
  8. 3 (16)
  9. 2 (10)
  10. 1 (31)

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  • User Rating:7

    Old game, but if you are into RTS, this is the ancestor!!

    The game is now more than 10 years old and you notice it of course when playing. It's certainly not the perfect game, but it does the trick in giving you the tools to play in the AOE universum. The several missions ar... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.3

    "Quick Pace Action With A Mist Of History"

    A Great Game . Anybody who has a lot of time to waste can waste his time in this game. This game features Eight civilizations But they dont have anything different . There is no much variation in troops in whatever c... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.3

    A new lease of life for a game long forgotten

    Age Of Empires has been released now for years. Literally years. It has spawned multiple expansions, sequels, spin offs, and custom levels - and has become known as one of the best RTS games ever made. Although this g... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.8

    "EBOTONIC"<br /> "Hwngh!"<br /> "Hzwea! Hzwea!"<br /> So that's how people back then spoke...

    I'm a big history buff and love the olden days, so this game caught my eye a long time ago. Looking at the screenshots suggested grand battles and the ability to command the famous hoplites in battle. Until I played this... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6

    Be thankful Ensemble Studios never gave up

    Campaign is crap, however the Multiplayer is worth it. Ensemble Studios is happy to have Microsoft to back them with this game series and to produce sequels... I meant 'better' sequels, because this game AI seriously ... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.3

    Age Of Empires Is A Great Game That Should Be Bought Period.<br /> <br /> Nuff Said.

    Age Of Empires For PC. Age of Empires is the first in its series of great and unique games. There have been many attempts to create a great strategy game as this but none have come close (With the exception of the Civ... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7

    Gameplay is simple -- and probably underwhelming. But Age of Empires brings fond memories of my early gaming days.

    Compared to the games of today, the first Age of Empires would look crude and too simplistic. Maybe that's true... but my memories of this game are nothing but fun. AoE started me off into the strategy genre, and I'v... Read Full Review

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

    Bring empire to us

    The success of the most popular game, the most suprising features and the most historical-stragety game there is is age of empires! Age of empires is a stragety game that would also recommend you to play because this ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.6

    Age of Empires is a good quality RTS game that I found fairly entertaining. But in the end, the game did not provide any innovations or twists to the genre to make it stand out. Gameplay: 7/10 Like most games of its... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.3

    The game that started RTS's

    Age of Empires was probably one of the first games that i had tried for the real time strategy. Age of Empires was what started it all and has changed how strategy games are played. this game is really solid, with all... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful