When Age of Empires came out in 1997, it marked the dawn of a dynasty, weaving 20 years of real-time strategy sequels and spin-offs. Now, 20 years later, it's being rereleased for the first time.
Age of Empires Definitive Edition is coming out Oct. 19, bringing the original Age of Empires out from the unplayable depths of archaic computer requirements with a fresh coat of paint and a handful of modern improvements.
The idea to bring Age of Empires back from the dead came from Jörg Neumann, the head of production for global publishing at Microsoft. I spoke with Neumann about what changes have been made to the game and how the project came together. Read more...
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