More Reviews
REVIEWS Loadout Review
What do you really expect of a shooter these days? Loadout probably already has it somewhere in gobs of gameplay, but you won’t hear me saying it’s worth your time.

Dokuro (PC) Review
Dokuro makes the jump from handheld to PC, but does it help or hinder this unusual platformer?
More Previews
PREVIEWS Magicka 2 Preview
How does that sing-along song go? "Magicka 2, Magicka 2, for the Playstation 4, and the PC, too..."
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES Persona 5
Release date: 12/31/14

Motorcycle Club
Release date: 01/01/15

Atelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk
Release date: 01/14/15

Saints Row: Gat out of Hell
Release date: 01/20/15


LATEST FEATURES GameRevolution's Top 25 Xbox 360 Games - 2014 Edition
Pull yourself away from that Xbox One for a few minutes and join us as we look back on some of the very best games that graced Microsoft's last-gen console.

Yakuza 5: Good Game With a Few Pacing Problems [Hands-on Preview]
I like this, but will others be OK with the change?
MOST POPULAR FEATURES GameRevolution’s PlayStation Store Holiday Gamer Guide
Looking to download a few classics for your PlayStation hardware over the holidays? Save money, stay inside where it’s warm, and get by with these downloadable games.

LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP ryanbates
Gamer Love
By ryanbates
Posted on 12/19/14
When a player one meets his or her player two, it's a beautiful thing. Check out this cake my friend and GameRevolution reader Lindsey L. gave her sweetums on their two-year anniversary!   ...

Age of Empires Screenshots



Licensed by: Ensemble Studios
Developer: Digital Eclipse/Backbone Entertainment
Platform: Nintendo DS
Genre: Turn-based Strategy
Release Date: Fall 2005
Price/Rating: TBD/RP

Age of Empires: The Age of Kings for the Nintendo DS is based on the best-selling PC RTS title of all time: Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings. Players command five different civilizations, build armies and take them on scores of campaigns. Boasting turn-based strategy game play, Age of Empires: The Age of Kings allows players to move from the Dark Ages through the Middle Ages with one goal in mind: domination of the known world.

Game Play Features:

•Â  Command one of five different civilizations: the Britons, Franks, Mongols, Saracens, and Japanese.

•Â  Take control of special 'Hero' units like Richard the Lionheart, Robin Hood, Joan of Arc, Genghis Khan, and Saladin among others who command special 'hero' powers affecting the entire battlefield.

•Â  Command over 45 different types of units from bowmen and monks to hand cannoneers, mercenaries and samurai.

•Â  Turn-based combat, new to the Age of Empires franchise, keeps the battle moving at the player-preferred pace.

•Â  Players construct & upgrade buildings like town centers, mines, universities and 'wonders' to help units learn new skills and create resources for their civilizations.

•Â  Players research over 50 different technologies like chemistry, ballistics, siege craft and spying among others to take their civilization into the next age.

•Â  Get help from the new Combat Advisor who provides advice on certain campaign strategies and an indication of how the battle will go.

•Â  Multiplayer scenarios allowing up to 4 players to battle each other wirelessly.

•Â  Gain Empire Points to unlock maps & units and improve Emperor Rank.

•Â  Original music and sound effects from top-selling PC version.

•Â  Based on Ensemble Studio's PC mega-hit, Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings .

Content on this page comes directly from press releases and fact sheets provided by publishers and developers and was not written by the Game Revolution staff.

More information about Age of Empires