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Re: Age of Empires II HD - Coming to Steam 4-9-13
« Reply #15 on: December 16, 2016, 08:59:02 am »
There's ANOTHER expansion pack coming out from the same guys

Just give us Age of Empires 4 already.

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Re: Age of Empires II HD - Coming to Steam 4-9-13
« Reply #16 on: December 16, 2016, 09:36:51 am »
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Re: Age of Empires II HD - Coming to Steam 4-9-13
« Reply #17 on: December 16, 2016, 12:55:36 pm »
There's ANOTHER expansion pack coming out from the same guys

Just give us Age of Empires 4 already.

http://store.steampowered.com/app/488060/

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Re: Age of Empires II HD - Coming to Steam 4-9-13
« Reply #18 on: December 16, 2016, 01:41:21 pm »
I like that they support this game still.

I can't help but feel a bit cynical about it though. Because someone was right, where is the new game?? You're just bilking money out of people that have fond memories of a 20 year old game. Where's the new game? Do you actually care about this genre, Microsoft?

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Re: Age of Empires II HD - Coming to Steam 4-9-13
« Reply #19 on: December 17, 2016, 07:06:59 am »
I am pretty sure that there where outsiders that badgered MS over at least letting them have a change to re-release the game in a HD version and add expansions to the game. I do not think MS has much of a plan for Age of Empires really. After all Ensemble Studios was closed down by Microsoft. And that is why there is no Age of Empires 4 in the works (That we know off).
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Re: Age of Empires II HD - Coming to Steam 4-9-13
« Reply #20 on: December 17, 2016, 07:36:58 am »
Yeah, it's not really a re-release so much as an official continuation of community-led updates to the game.


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« Reply #21 on: December 17, 2016, 08:18:58 am »
Precisely. Though it does show that Age of Empires has a pretty dedicated fan base.
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Re: Age of Empires II HD - Coming to Steam 4-9-13
« Reply #22 on: December 17, 2016, 09:04:36 am »
I do not think MS has much of a plan for Age of Empires

This makes much more sense. Of course Microsoft had almost nothing to do with it. :P

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Re: Age of Empires II HD - Coming to Steam 4-9-13
« Reply #23 on: December 17, 2016, 10:11:50 am »
Aye. But they still own the IP. So nothing will be done with the IP if they do not want something to be done with it.
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Re: Age of Empires II HD - Coming to Steam 4-9-13
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Re: Age of Empires II HD - Coming to Steam 4-9-13
« Reply #25 on: August 22, 2017, 03:41:46 am »
Guess no gameplay details yet.

Are they just going to smoosh together AoE I, II and III into one game where a multiplayer skirmish takes six hours?
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Re: Age of Empires II HD - Coming to Steam 4-9-13
« Reply #26 on: August 22, 2017, 06:41:00 am »
Relic is involved,I highly doubt the guys behind Dawn of war and company of heros would make the game that slow


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Re: Age of Empires II HD - Coming to Steam 4-9-13
« Reply #27 on: August 23, 2017, 11:11:37 am »
I would not mind that however as I am a big fan of Total Annihilation. And 6 hours of excitement was not unheard of in that game. But my guess is that is going to be a quicker game. I hope it is not going to resemble a Relic game more than an Age of Empires game. Not that there is something wrong with Relic. But I do not need a new company of heroes or dawn of war. If they want to do that then just make sequels to those games.

Oh and there doing apparently a Definitive edition of Age of Empires 2 and 3 too. Well, not Relic but Microsoft then the studios they have tasked with that.
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Re: Age of Empires II HD - Coming to Steam 4-9-13
« Reply #28 on: August 23, 2017, 04:42:22 pm »
Oh, relic are behind it? Mite b cool.
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