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Age of Empires II HD Edition






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Age of Empires II HD Edition





In Age of Empires II: HD Edition, fans of the original game and new players alike will fall in love with the classic Age of Empires II experience.

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In Age of Empires II: HD Edition, fans of the original game and new players alike will fall in love with the classic Age of Empires II experience. Explore all the original single player campaigns from both Age of Kings and The Conquerors expansion, choose from 18 civilizations spanning over a thousand years of history, and head online to challenge other Steam players in your quest for world domination throughout the ages. Originally developed by Ensemble Studios and reimagined in high definition by Hidden Path Entertainment, Microsoft Studios is proud to bring Age of Empires II: HD Edition to Steam!

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Microsoft Studios
Hidden Path Entertainment/Ensemble Studios
Microsoft Studios
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish
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Minimum Requirements
  • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 Pro+
  • Processor: 1.2GHZ CPU
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Direct X 9.0c Capable GPU
  • DirectX®: 9.0c
  • Hard Drive: 2 GB HD space
Recommended Requirements
  • Additional: 900x600 minimum display resolution

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Reviews for Age of Empires II HD Edition

Like the original but with better graphics

Got it for my birthday and played it a lot.I found age of empires 2 HD to be playable on very bad computers too which is good for people who can't spend that much on computers.Played it for 50h so I'm not an expert but it is a fun game to play with friends and the campaign is also good


Grabbed this up in a rush of nostalgia a few weeks back. Took a bit of tweaking on my PC, but when I got it running smoothly I instantly remembered why this game was so fun. An oldy but a goodie. New expansions released by both Microsoft and the modding community expand upon an already classic and awesome game series. Definitely worth the money, and easier than trying to get the original versions to work on Windows 7/8/10.

best strategy game

This is a game of my childhood, I remember played it when I had no Internet and spent hours and hours playing it, defeating enemies using the head, now improved it a bit to be in HD and still playing it, completing their achievements, their new campaigns, which are brutal in my opinion, I like, in the end, the best strategy game of my childhood that I will continue playing... wololo

Best classic strategy

Age of Empires is a classic real time strategy game. In my opinion, this game set the standards for all successful strategies nowadays. I had so much fun playing this when it first came out. I've completed the campaign and played a lot with my friends. What I loved the most though, was the history that was incorporated in the campaigns. Playing it in my childhood left me with an impression of beautiful castles, towers, walls and sieges. I am not sure if a gamer that has not played the game before will think of the game the same way though, the graphics are outdated, which is to be expected from a game so old. However, if you have played the game before and feel nostalgic, or just want to try out the steam community and workshop, I would recommend you buy it for sure.

This game never gets old

Hmm where to start?This game is a classic, it reminds of my childhood. This game should have been on Steam ages ago. You can play campaigns based on real historical people which is awesome. The game is basically addictive cause you can employ many tactics on pretty good A.l. For strategy lovers this game is a must buy.And now with steam workshop and modding community it is even better. And music is awesome.In short buy this game if you have interest in RTS games.

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