Each week on a Friday, RPS news priestess Alice O descends from her mountaintop fortress-monastery to pose the rest of us a single question: What are we all playing this weekend?. A simple ask, you might think. A nice way of sharing what we're enjoying with each other and our readers. Not to me. In recent months, I've come to dread this question, as it's…
Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition
3 weeks ago
3 months ago
After 15 years, Age Of Empires 3 returns today with a shiny new expanded version. Like the AOE 2 Def Ed before it, Age Of Empires 3: Definitive Edition polishes up Ensemble's historical real-time strategy game to play nice with modern computers, rolls in all the old expansions, and adds a few new things too. Considering we've still not got Nate back from AOE2, I…
5 months ago
To war, once again. Following beta skirmishes earlier this year, Age Of Empires 3: Definitive Edition is almost ready to roll into battle. Firing a new trailer into tonight's Opening Night Live showcase, the spruced-up strategy showed off the new modes, new factions and touched-up battlefields that we'll be marching through come October 15th.
1 year ago
Following up last year's Age Of Empires II: Definitive Edition release, Xbox Game Studios are planning a beta period for the Age Of Empires III: Definitive Edition for registered Insiders. If you took part in Age 2's beta sessions, the developers say they are structuring Age 3's beta a bit differently. Sessions will be shorter and more focused, with multiplayer beta times beginning in February.
3 years ago
After returning to Age of Empires II for an 'HD' re-release and several years of new expansions, reviving the long-dormant real-time strategy series, Microsoft have finally announced a brand new instalment. Age of Empires IV [official site] is in the works at Relic Entertainment, the folks best known for the Company of Heroes, Homeworld, and Dawn of War games. What a treat! And what a…