The standard version of Age of Empires III is now in stores at a suggested retail price of $49.99 (U.S.). The Collector’s Edition, available from larger retailers, includes an impressive hardbound 210-page “The Art of Empires” book, a “Making of Age of Empires III” DVD, the official Age of Empires III soundtrack, a huge full-color poster, an exclusive Player’s Guide and a Collector’s Edition Game Manual. The Collector’s Edition is available for a suggested retail price of $69.99 (U.S.).
In Age of Empires III, players assume the role of a European power between 1500 and 1850 A.D. as they struggle to explore, colonize and conquer the New World. The game’s minimum system requirements are: 1.4GHz processor, 256 MB RAM, 64 MB video card that supports hardware transform and lighting, Windows XP, 56k modem for online play and 2GB hard drive space. For more information, please visit http://www.ageofempires3.com.
Ensemble Studios recently launched a new community site for Age of Empires fans featuring all of the latest Age news, exclusive interviews, downloadable content and Age of Empires III statistics. The community site includes forums where Age of Empires fans can chat, discuss strategies and get information from the game’s designers, artists and programmers. Check it out at: www.agecommunity.com.
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