Vivendi Universal Games has announced that Empire Earth: Gold Edition has shipped to stores in North America. The new gold edition is a single package combining the original Empire Earth real-time strategy game and its expansion pack, Empire Earth: The Art of Conquest. Also included in the box are the official strategy guides for both games. Empire Earth: Gold Edition has a suggested retail price of $39.99.
Originally released in November of 2001, Empire Earth is a real-time strategy game that encompasses the breadth of human history, from prehistoric times, through the modern era, and into the brief future. Players guide their civilizations through all the ages of history, building the military units that characterize each era and using them to conquer the rest of the world. Check out our previous coverage of