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#1 Andrew


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Posted 30 May 2014 - 19:31

Rise of Nations: Extended Edition due next month on Steam

After Microsoft buys series' rights.


By Jeffrey Matulef Published Friday, 30 May 2014


Microsoft Studios has acquired the popular RTS series Rise of Nations and will be releasing its latest offering, Rise of Nations: Extended Edition, on Steam this June.


As detailed on PlayXBLA, this Extended Edition will include spruced up versions of the prime game, Rise of Nations, along with the Thrones and Patriots expansion.


These will feature enhanced visuals with improved textures, lighting and water, while its Steamworks integration will offer cloud saves, Steam Trading Cards, achievements, Twitch integration and multiplayer.


The Extended Edition is being developed by SkyBox Labs, the three-person studio responsible for the recent Age of Mythology: Extended Edition.


Rise of Nations: Extended Edition will retail for £14.99 / $19.99, but pre-orders are 20 per cent off at £11.99 / $15.99.





#2 Som



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Posted 30 May 2014 - 19:44

loved this game, still play it sometimes when I'm bored

#3 trag3dy


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Posted 30 May 2014 - 19:51

Cool. I guess this is easier than making entire new games? Rereleasing classics?

#4 Lizardslap



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Posted 30 May 2014 - 19:53

I would buy it if I had not completly destroyed that game for about 2 years lol


The ai was to pradictable

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Posted 30 May 2014 - 19:59


#6 Jub Fequois

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Posted 30 May 2014 - 20:30

I LOVED this game. I've been hoping for a new one in the series for ages but I guess this will do for now!

#7 Pluribus



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Posted 30 May 2014 - 20:38

Wish they'd remake the original Age of Empires...

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Posted 30 May 2014 - 21:30

I have been waiting for this since AoE II HD first came out.

#9 Andre S.

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Posted 30 May 2014 - 21:39

Nice, with AoE2:HD and AoM:HD this basically completes the list of old RTSes I wanted to see remade. The price seems a lot more reasonable than the inexplicable 30$ they're asking for AoM.