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[PG] Age Of Empires Online Release Date Announced With Launch Trailer.(VIDEO)

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http://www.pcgamer.com/2011/06/01/ag...iler-launches/

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Microsoft announce that Age of Empires Online will be released on August 16 this year. Age of Empires Online is an MMO real time strategy game in which you can use resources from local brawls to build up your central home city, upgrading units and progressing your civilisation through the ages.
It looks like Pixar did a remake of 300

Also, it was severely lacking in Wololo.

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Granted it may just be for the trailer, but if the graphics are remotely like that should be an interesting update to the dated graphics of the olden AoE games. I remember playing them like theres no tommorow. Glad to finally have a release date

I'm always game for blasts from the pasts, so I'll be hitting this up once this comes out. Hope it lives up to the old games that kept me entertained for hours growing up alongside Fury3.
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Prediction: They ruin it. It will be too cartoonish and dumbed down.

AOEII is still my favorite RTS game of all time.
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The microtransactions really take away from the game IMO.
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Played the Beta it seriously sucks
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Originally Posted by The_Punisher View Post
Prediction: They ruin it. It will be too cartoonish and dumbed down.

AOEII is still my favorite RTS game of all time.
AoEII remake and robot can have all my money from this *DEVILOUS* OWL

Edit:This is funny because i just hit 666 posts with this D:
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Played the Beta it seriously sucks
I rather enjoyed it and still do. I don't play it non-stop but I don't think it was really made for that. It is more of a casual game. Pop in, do some quests (AoE style missions) and utilize your rewards to build up your town and level up.
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Source link doesnt work

EDIT works for me now.. hmm.
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Hmm, I didn't get to play the Beta, but from gameplay videos etc it didn't really excite me...

To be honest I wish they'd just remake AoEII, for me it's still probably the best RTS I've ever played (or Supcom, but they're pretty different), and I still enjoy the occasional game even with it's over decade old graphics. The gameplay is still excellent as ever.
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I actually enjoyed the beta more than AoE3.
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