Age of Empires
Age Of Empires is a series of real time strategy game spanning 10,000 years, developed by Ensemble Studios and published by Microsoft Studios and was release in year 1997. Age of Empires is a winner of wargamer award for excellence and has also obtained a score of selling more then 20 million copies till date world wide.
players are the guiding spirit in the evolution of small stone age tribes. Starting with minimal resources, players are challenged to build their tribes into great civilizations.
Gamers can choose from one of several ways to win the game, including: world domination by conquering enemy civilizations, exploration of the known world and economic victory through the accumulation of wealth.
What makes this game a huge success is its historical theme and fair play, the artificial intelligence (AI) player’s fight with less “”cheating”” than in many of the series’ competitors but the major advantage of this game over others is its free online multiplayer gaming experience.
AOE (Age of Empires) comes with an option to play with a maximum of 8 other players in multiplayer mode. This multiplayer option can be used over LAN or internet and doesn’t require very high speed internet. You can either host a game and let others to join or can also join an existing game, there are also different 3rd party softwares(game ranger, game spy arcade etc) available which let you communicate with other gamers and hosts rooms for AOE online.