Age of Empires II HD Edition

EU & US Release date: 9 Apr, 2013
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Age of Mythology is getting a new, Chinese-themed expansion

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It's been thirteen years since Age of Mythology launched, adding a supernatural spin and a shiny 3D engine to the classic real-time strategy series. You might think your odds of getting a new expansion would be pretty low.

Microsoft Studios lays out 2015 development road map for Age of Empires 2: HD, confirms a brand new expansion is on the way

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Today marks the two year anniversary of Age of Empires 2: HD's release on Steam, but if you thought that the team responsible for the upgraded version of Ensemble's classic strategy game would leave it at that, you'd be wrong.

A new patch dropped yesterday, and publisher Microsoft Studios has outlined its plans for the rest of 2015, including improvements to the Steam workshop, a reworked lobby system, and a whole new expansion.

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

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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 receives first expansion 'The Forgotten', five new civilizations

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Hidden Path Entertainment has just released The Forgotten expansion for Age of Empires 2 HD, which adds five new civilizations to the real-time strategy. It's available through Steam for $9.99.

Italians, Indians, Slavs, Magyars and Incas are all gearing up for war. There are also four new campaigns to choose from, as well as new modes, techs and streaming.

Age of Empires II HD Edition gets patched

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Age of Empires II HD Edition had been having issues with glitches on high-end machines, especially regarding the frame rate; a patch is being worked on that aims at fixing them.

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