Microsoft ships four games

Microsoft today announces it has released four new Games for Windows (though two are for the same game) and are shipping to stores now:
Flight jockeys, military tacticians and animal lovers can rejoice this holiday season; Microsoft Games for Windows has something for everyone. Carrying the Games for Windows branding bar, new titles available today include the highly anticipated "Flight Simulator X," and extremely popular expansion packs "Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs," and "Zoo Tycoon 2: Marine Mania." Also available today is the "Zoo Tycoon 2: Zookeeper Collection," which includes the original "Zoo Tycoon 2" and two expansion packs.
  • "Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs" (Microsoft Game Studios). The new expansion pack for the best-selling real-time strategy game of 2005, "Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs" lets gamers of all ages lead three new playable Native American civilizations as they expand their empires and fight for control of the Americas or enjoy an all-new, single-player campaign. "The WarChiefs" also brings new maps, units and technologies to the European civilizations from "Age of Empires III." The estimated retail price for "Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs" is $29.99 (U.S.).
  • "Flight Simulator X" (Microsoft Game Studios). The franchise that's been flying high for more than two decades lets gamers of all ages and skill levels experience what it is like to be an aviator traveling the globe either solo or online with others. With more than 50 new missions to choose from, Windows aviators can pilot dozens of new aircraft, including the AirCreation 582SL Ultralight and Maule M7-260C Orion. "Flight Simulator X" is available in standard and deluxe versions. The deluxe edition will come with additional planes and missions. Each carries a estimated retail price of $49.99 (U.S.) and $69.99 (U.S.), respectively.
  • "Zoo Tycoon 2: Marine Mania" and the "Zoo Tycoon 2: Zookeeper Collection" (Microsoft Game Studios). These additions to the wildly popular, award-winning franchise will appeal to the animal lover in all of us and are fun for families and sim enthusiasts alike. Players experience an ocean of fun in the expansion pack "Zoo Tycoon 2: Marine Mania." They can care for 20 new aquatic animals, create breathtaking underwater exhibits, train animals to do tricks, and then create splashy marine shows. "Zoo Tycoon 2: Zookeeper Collection" triples the zoo fun by combining three award-winning fan favorites -- "Zoo Tycoon 2," "Zoo Tycoon 2: Endangered Species" and "Zoo Tycoon 2: African Adventure" -- to deliver the ultimate in zoo fun. Estimated retail prices are $29.99 ($U.S.) for "Zoo Tycoon 2: Marine Mania" and $39.99 (U.S.) for "Zoo Tycoon 2: Zookeeper Collection."
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