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Age of Empires II HD

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Age of Empires II HD is a strategy game, the remastered version of the original game with improved graphics and some new features including the Workshop compatibility. It's followed by three expansions: The Forgotten, The African Kingdoms and The Rise of the Rajas that add new civilizations, campaigns, and modes to the game. 
In Age of Empires II HD, you develop the selected civilization from the Dark Ages to the modern time. You have multiple units to complete different tasks such as mining resources, explore the world and fight enemies. You can also reveal new technologies and upgrade your units. There are different ways to win: you can either fight the enemy civilization or choose a peaceful way and develop your science and culture instead of war. To develop efficiently, you need to manage resources carefully.

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Release date
Apr 9, 2013
Ensemble Studios
Hidden Path Entertainment
Microsoft Studios
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Not rated
System requirements for PC
  • OS:Windows Vista, 7, 8 Pro+
  • Processor:1.2GHZ CPU
  • Memory:1 GB RAM
  • Graphics:Direct X 9.0c Capable GPU
  • DirectX®:9.0c
  • Hard Drive:2 GB HD space
  • Additional:900x600 minimum display resolution
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Formerly at Lan parties today back home over the Internet with many Renovations that make that Game even more. Something has been improved in many Areas, which keeps the Fun Factor alive even longer. For one thing, the Graphics Have been upgraded, the Population limit has been raised to 500, you can Play the Game under newer Operating Systems and a Steam Workshop has been adcharged. The Steam Workshop allows you to expand the Game in different Areas if you want to. For example-graphic mods (effects, textures, etc ...)-sound mods-more materials-meue maps-new units ... However, there is a Problem that bothers me Personally very much in Age of Empires 2 HD Edition + Addon. This applies mainly to the MP, but also to partial white the SP. Once you set the Population limit to 500 and play 5, you immediately notice how the FPS Number goes down the Drain, despite a Modern High End gaming pc's. But you can fix this with some tricky ones but not completely. By and large, the Game is worth it!!!
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What should I write about a Game that has made Game history?! AOE II was and is one of the best Strategy games after the Invention of Chess, many times even the best, at least on a Viewer game basis. Surely the Graphics, HD or not, are getting into the Years. However, the Maps are still extremely detailed, especially in Combination with the "Forgotten Empieres." At this Point, my Thanks to the Development Team. An Add-On for a 14-year-old Game isn't necessarily the Rule. Multi-mode runs smoothly and there are plenty of Matches to prove its Skills. The Peoples may hardly differ at first glance, apart from the specific Elite Units, but the Devil is in the Detail, it is a skillful Difference whether man/frau, for example, with Mongols or Saracens a Game. What remains is this Piece of Game history to put everyone at heart and demand an AOE IV from Microsoft-it's high Time. Well, the Time has come, but only via Windows Store and Win10 Compulsion ...-the man does not live on bread alone-
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----✿ [Suitable for:] ✿---------"Anyone" ☑ Casual Players ☑ Hardcore Player---✿ [Graphics/Animation:] ✿--"Potato"-Very Bad-"Good"-"Good"-"Well ☑" a Masterpiece--✿ [Price/Quality:] ✿--------"F2P" * Title-Oversizes ☑ Angeme Sene Price, mayday, start immediate returns! * Don't do it! ----✿ [PC requirement:] ✿---* 90 ' s ' PC ' Toaster with recommendation on at least. 2 Hamsters in The wheel ☑ Middle ✿ [Game Length/effort] ✿----Very short (0-2 std) * Short (2-8 Std) * A few Hours (8-12 std) "Long (12 + std) ☑ Endless----✿ [Story] ✿----" Has No ' s better than Twilight ☑ ' Is Ok ' Good----✿ [Bugs] ✿---The Game itself is a BUG • Bugs destroy The Game, Some Bugs, some bugs ☑ Rare found (None (Which I've seen)--✿ [Other:] ✿--Multiplayer: • Main Player: * Main Paradise: * In this Case, the main campaign side quest recommendation: * DLC Recommendation: *
Были прикольно поиграть в классическую стратегию. Оригинальная игра на момент выпуска задала стандарт жанра. Правда, графика сейчас все же устарела. Тем ни менее, тем, кто играл в AoE III, но не пробовал AoE II, рекомендую попробовать. Есть у классической игры что-то притягивающее.