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  • Rating:8

    On the Age of Empires 2

    I was ten years old in 2000. On one beautiful summer evening my mom bought me a CD from work. Her co-workers had told her it was the newest strategy game and recommended that I should give it a try. Although it had been ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Dated, but a classic

    Age of Empires II and The Conquerors expansion had a huge following its original release in 1999. It had an active online community for several years until Microsoft shut down the servers, but even then, there were still... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:2

    Ran better in 2002

    I was a huge fan of this the first time it came out and would play LAN games all the time. The graphics are very dated now and I do not know where they get "remastered in HD" from as it looks the same or worse as it did... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    My Favourite Strategy Game Of All Time

    I spent many, many hours playing this as a kid and still go back to it to this day. I love the amount of civilizations (especially with the conquerors expansion), units, buildings and maps available and of course the add... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:2

    Apparently "Remastered" only means resold...

    Despite the excellent nature of the game and the epic history of the series, this game has been little more than glossed over. While it does do much better with a full resolution engine, this is more of an update than an... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    AOE II might be a classic, but it's a classic worth playing

    Of the 20+ hours I played, this game showed me what a classic RTS other then Warcraft, its potential and fun. Starting with training, you are showed the games basic concepts that your mind will pick up really quickly, su... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Its back baby, one of if not thee best RTS of all time, now with renewed support of online play and win7/8 compatibility

    One of, if not, thee best RTS of all time is now playable on your computer. While the game play and the graphics haven't changed that's a good thing since the original rocked. Online play allows you to take your friend... Read Full Review

    2 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5.5

    A sorely lack of enhancements and a sprung of new bugs mar this 'remake' of the all-time legendary classic

    Mini-Review If you're a 90's kid, you've most definitely played Age of Empires II. Hell, it ruined my primary school grades and managed to nearly fck up my chances to getting into a good high school (not to mention ki... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:2.5

    It sucked then, and still sucks.

    The Age of Empire series is the reason why I gave up on RTS games. I had been developing a deep resent for RTS games, the extreme tedium of watching a bunch of pixels gathering resources, became my pet hate, but the AoE ... Read Full Review

    2 of 49 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5

    I'm glad I didn't buy it and a friend gifted it to me. What a waste of money.

    This is going to be a short review because there's next to nothing to write. Anyone who's been into RTS for long enough knows about AoE. AoE II was arguably the best of the series and I enjoyed it a lot more than I did... Read Full Review

    5 of 8 users found the following review helpful