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I LOVED this game, I might get this!
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Paying money for the damn same game but with better graphics? How about NO thumb.gif
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I'd gladly get it both for HD, the memories and the convenience of having it run without tweaks of any sort that usually plague older games.Not at this price though, nowhere near that price.
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I'd go in at $10, but 20 is just not worth it to me. Maybe they could make a new one, and I'd pay full price.
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Dear price critics: Would you rather have a great game that now looks good and runs without hassle on all of your machines for a modest <$20 price, or...

A new AoE which would probably be botched in some way for >$50?

That's right, the first one. The price is most certainly right for guaranteed goodness.
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great game worth 20, only wish ppl wouldn't put remember playing this as a kid makes me feel old, I'd left school 16 years when this came out.
Only wish some1 would bring out an updated version of cinemawares wings without changing the game play
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Originally Posted by .:hybrid:. View Post

It's not a remake, its a reskin with some tweaks. Important difference smile.gif

It's definitely not a remake but definitely more than a reskin with some tweaks. I'd call it an overhaul of the engine, considering they're rewriting it from the old DirectDraw to DX9.
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All it needs, I think anything else will ruin the game.

I reckon a new expansion pack would go down well if they did it right, Forgotten Empires (Unofficial expansion pack for AoE2) is ridiculously fun.
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I'd go in at $10, but 20 is just not worth it to me. Maybe they could make a new one, and I'd pay full price.

Considering this is AoE2...You'll get more out of that $20 than you would out of paying full price for Crysis 3, Metro: Last Light, etc probably. Insane replay value.
    
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I'd pay $20 or more if it was a complete remasterization.

It looks like they just made it compatible with widescreens and just increased texture quality.
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Originally Posted by xutnubu View Post

I'd pay $20 or more if it was a complete remasterization.

It looks like they just made it compatible with widescreens and just increased texture quality.

They're rewritten the rendering engine from DirectDraw (ie. Around DX6, depreciated in Vista and beyond hence why AoE2 doesn't really work well on them without patches) to DX9. That's a hell of a lot more than widescreen compatibility and larger textures. thumb.gif
    
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Mmmm, one of the best RTS games ever, with high res upgrades?

Sold.
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