Tag Archives: rise of nations
Wed, Jan 05, 2011 | 00:26 GMT
Swedish strategy-specialist publisher Paradox Interactive is on its way to New York for its annual convention, and is promising seven new reveals to liven the two day game-a-thon in late January.
Thu, May 07, 2009 | 23:00 BST
GameTap has entered into an agreement with Microsoft Games to bring some of its PC titles to subscription-based service
Here are the ones added so far:
- Age of Mythology
- Age of Empires 2
- Rise of Nations
- Fable: The Lost Chapters
- Mechwarrior 4: Mercenaries
- Zoo Tycoon series
European and North American subscribers can start the downloading frenzy as of today.
Wed, Apr 01, 2009 | 15:36 BST
Layoffs are happening over at Big Huge Games.
The Baltimore, MD, studio was informed by THQ a few weeks ago that if a buyer wasn’t found, the Catan and Rise of Nations developer would be shut down.
“These actions were unfortunate but were necessitated by the difficult economic environment,” said THQ.
It is not known at this time how many staff have been made redundant, nor what will become of the firm’s current project – an RPG by Elder Scrolls creator Ken Rolston.
Mon, Dec 22, 2008 | 07:53 GMT
A new study has shown that older people may benefit in the head department from playing taxing games, Reuters reports.
In a study of 40 adults in their 60s and 70s, researchers found that those who learned to play a strategy-heavy video game improved their scores on a number of tests of cognitive function.
Men and women who trained in the game for about a month showed gains in tests of memory, reasoning and the ability to “multi-task.”
The game they were playing? Rise of Nations. Who’d have thunk it.
More through there.