Tag Archives: age of empires online
Thu, Jan 10, 2013 | 02:15 GMT
Gas Powered Games a stop to ongoing content development for free-to-play strategy title Age of Empires Online, citing expense.
Thu, Aug 09, 2012 | 11:39 BST
Age of Empires Online is getting a new Babylon civ in August, developer Gas Powered Games has revealed.
Wed, Jun 27, 2012 | 21:47 BST
Age of Empires Online has gone free-to-play, Gas Powered Games has announced. Previously only free-to-try, all content is now available through in-game purchased or microtransactions. “We probably turned off a lot of players who would’ve kept playing had they been given the option to earn a Premium Civilization,” systems design lead Eric Williamsontold PC Gamer. In order to further entice you, a new team-based multiplayer mode for level 40 and up has been added. It’s called Alliance Wars. That’s not all though: current players will be given 500 Empire Points and those who create a new account will be handed 100 points.
Wed, Mar 28, 2012 | 21:09 BST
Steam has added Age of Empires Online to the free-to-play section of the store, and to celebrate its release, the game’s Greek, Egyptian and Persian civilizations are 50% off, at $4.99 each. You’ll still need a Games for Windows account in order to play it, but that’s it really. Go wild. Thanks, D’toid.
Tue, Mar 27, 2012 | 23:27 BST
Microsoft seems to be struggling to message its first foray into free-to-play gaming, so allow this overview trailer to explain, once and for all, what Age of Empires Online actually is.
Sat, Feb 04, 2012 | 17:04 GMT
Microsoft has released a preview video for its upcoming Celtic expansion to Age of Empires Online. With the content, players will be able to take on these “masters of metalworking and crafting” as they explore the northern realms and become acquainted with new units, such as the Woad Raiders, Druids, and Swordsmen. The expansion will also include new gear and rewards. It’s currently listed as “coming soon.” Check out the video and screens below. Thanks, EvilAvatar.
Wed, Jan 11, 2012 | 16:29 GMT
Microsoft has released a new video for Age of Empires Online, which provides a look at the game’s Skirmish Hall Booster pack. The new skirmish mode allows players to team up and battle four computer-controlled AI enemies which can contain various play-styles represented by eight different leaders. The new mode will also unlock all units appearing in the game, regardless of the player’s level. Skrimish Hall is available now through the game’s official website, and the video is posted below.
Wed, Aug 17, 2011 | 03:33 BST
Microsoft has announced a subscription discount option to its just-launched Age of Empires Online.
Wed, Aug 17, 2011 | 00:38 BST
“If you’re wondering where PC gaming is going next, this is where it’s going. It’s a huge shift. I’m glad we arrived here, it’s a long time since our industry has been this exciting.”
– Gas Powered Games founder Chris Taylor speaking to VentureBeat on Age of Empires Online’s launch day.
Tue, Aug 16, 2011 | 14:10 BST
Fri, Jun 17, 2011 | 01:51 BST
Here’s a new developer diary for Age of Empires Online, part of a marketing campaign which has turned slightly kooky since Gas Powered Games took over. The latest episode explains the different tiers of equipment and how to get ‘em, and features the antics of two carefully voiced puppets.
Wed, Jun 01, 2011 | 18:25 BST
Wed, Jun 01, 2011 | 02:16 BST
Although it hasn’t actually launched, here’s the launch trailer for Age of Empires Online. Okay.
Thu, May 12, 2011 | 06:23 BST
Freemium, free-to-play, the reason your dog’s house is now technically nicer than your own – call it whatever you want. Point is, it’s making waves, and Age of Empires Online’s Chris Taylor thinks it’s far from finished. In fact, when the dust settles, he thinks it’ll be all that’s left.
Tue, May 10, 2011 | 20:40 BST
Age of Empires Online will be launched in the fall, according to Microsoft.
Fri, May 06, 2011 | 10:41 BST
Microsoft wants everyone possible to play around with the Age of Empires Online beta, so it’s offering anyone and everyone the chance to get in on it before it closes to the public.
Wed, Apr 20, 2011 | 22:32 BST
Is hump day over with yet? No? Sorry about that, trooper. How about more minuscule headlines to help you pass the time?
Sat, Mar 19, 2011 | 21:33 GMT
Below you will find your shorts for Saturday. We have no idea what happened to the pair you wore on Friday.
Mon, Mar 07, 2011 | 04:51 GMT
Gas Powered Games’ Chris Taylor has commented on his studio’s take over of Age of Empires Online development, reiterating the message that the transition was amicable.
Fri, Feb 25, 2011 | 20:41 GMT
Microsoft has put so many screenshots from its February Games Showcase, that we’ve decided to put the lot in one spot for you.