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Score Breakdown Based on 5073 ratings
  1. 10 (620)
  2. 9 (1127)
  3. 8 (1888)
  4. 7 (998)
  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!!

    Rated on August 11, 2009 by MagicPhil

    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...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.3

    "Quick Pace Action With A Mist Of History"

    Rated on July 16, 2006 by chettyharish

    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 ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.3

    A new lease of life for a game long forgotten

    Rated on December 28, 2005 by Beardsley

    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...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.8

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

    Rated on December 29, 2005 by differentiation

    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....

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6

    Be thankful Ensemble Studios never gave up

    Rated on September 01, 2009 by rikhan_z

    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 thi...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3

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

    Rated on July 22, 2006 by gta11

    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 ...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

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

    Rated on April 22, 2008 by slitherdude

    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 str...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Bring empire to us

    Rated on July 28, 2006 by supersohail

    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 t...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.6

    Rated on July 23, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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 Li...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.3

    The game that started RTS's

    Rated on February 27, 2006 by burninghawk

    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 re...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.