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Age of Empires II: Age of Kings News (PC)

Microsoft job listing seeks 'principal lead' for "established and well-loved" strategy IP

Posted: 07.05.2014 by Technet2k

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There are doings afoot over at Microsoft's Redmond campus as they want a senior games developer to join their team who are working on "an established and well-loved" strategy franchise. It's a AAA project.

No Windows Phone exclusive nonsense presumably, and PC might be getting some Microsoft love after all. Age of Empires is Microsoft's strategy flagship series.

Age of Empires 2 HD hitting Steam on 9th April

Posted: 08.03.2013 by JonahFalcon

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The classic RTS game by Ensemble Studios is returning with an HD remake courtesy of Hidden Path Entertainment, as Age of Empires II HD is hitting Steam on the 9th April.

Unofficial Age of Empires II expansion, Forgotten Empires, now available

Posted: 29.12.2012 by JonahFalcon

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Age of Empires II fans can rejoice as the unofficial expansion Age of Empires II: Forgotten Empires is now available. Age of Empires II: The Conquerors is required to play the expansion.

Robot Entertainment's Spartan is actually 'Age of Empires Online'

Posted: 17.08.2010 by Technet2k

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Microsoft Game Studios has just announced that Robot Entertainment is developing Age of Empires Online, with beta signups now going live.

This was the project thought of as 'Spartan'. AOE Online gives us a "persistent online capitol city" that we can grow and nurture while conquering.