Age Of Empires Online

Historic Free to play online real time strategy game

  • Category:

    Strategy

  • Works under:

    Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows XP / Windows 8

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free
  • Vote:
    6.7 (464)

The Age of Empires Online game is the online version of the Age of Empires strategy series. This game looks to actual history to formulate some of its plots, and players can choose from between Greek and Egyptian civilization at the start of the game.

One of the most prominent features of Age of Empires Online is the exceptional design. The game's art is expertly animated and high quality. However, the fact that so much effort has been put into art and design in the game can sometimes detract from serious tone of the game.

In Age of Empires Online, players must collect resources and manage them. Players create towns that support armies and allow the player to expand the influence of his or her civilization. Age of Empires Online is free to play. Yet those who do not invest in the premium version of the game will not be able to enjoy all the game's features.

When a player begins Age of Empires Online, the player has a capital city that continues to function even when the player is offline. A progression of the player's civilization through four different ages. Each age allows for new possibilities in technology and weapons; this is an important aspect of the game.

Those interested in Age of Empires Online need to have Windows Live download manager to take part in the game. The game is especially ideal for beginners interested in an introduction into a well designed real time strategy game.

Pros
  • Vibrant, fun style
  • Easy access to gameplay
  • Tutorial and help resources for beginning players

Cons

  • Currently not enough civilizations
  • Not quite as deep and involved as other strategy games out there
  • Absence of MMO quality integration of social/multiplayer features

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