Microsoft has announced the winners of the American and Canadian regional tournaments in its Age of Empires II: The Conquerors International Tournament. Canadian champion AzurePoet and US champion Gx_Iron will face off against the winners of other regional competitions in the world finals, which will be held on October 24 in Redmond, Wash. Age of Empires game designer Bruce Shelley will host the event. The overall value of cash prizes is more than $100,000, and the winner of the world championship will receive $50,000. For more information about the tournament, visit the official tournament Web page.
Age of Empires II: The Conquerors is an expansion pack for Microsoft's popular real-time strategy game Age of Empires II: Age of Kings. The Age of Empires series was developed by Ensemble Studios. For more information about the game, take a look at our Age of Empires archive.