Age Of Empires I: Definitive Edition Released By Microsoft Studios
The critically-acclaimed 1997 real time strategy-based video game ‘Age Of Empires I’ was, at long last, remastered in 3D graphics and re-issued under the moniker ‘Age Of Empires I: Definitive Edition’ in February, 2018. After roughly 20 years since its initial release, it was announced back in June, 2017 at the year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo that the hugely popular first installment of the Age Of Empires franchise will be enhanced with 4K resolution graphics, a remastered soundtrack as well as other improvements related to the interface and overall user experience.
Set in the Ancient age, Age Of Empires I was a breakthrough in the real time strategy genre of PC games since its first release 20+ years ago. Briefly, the player can choose to be in command of some of the most exquisite ancient civilisations on both the European and Asian continents, including the Ancient Greeks and the Romans (the latter being included in the follow-up expansion pack entitled ‘The Rise Of Rome’ which was released in 1998).
And if you thought the good news end here, hang on, because there’s another massive announcement out there, namely that Age Of Empires IV will finally get released at some point in the near future too. This time, the fourth installment of the series will be developed by Canadian developers Relic Entertainment. Here’s another reason to stay tuned for more!
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