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Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties

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Macintosh
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5.0
Windows
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Back of Keep Case - Windows (Scandinavia):
    Age of Empires® III: The Asian Dynasties er det seneste afsnit i den prisbelønnede Age of Empires III-serie. Led en af tre unikke, asiatiske civilisationer – Japan, Kina aller Indien – for at bygge et imperium op. Før the talstærke, kinesiske hære ud på slagmarken. Lær samuraien og den mægtige Shogun at kende i Japan.
    • Få den strategiske kommando over tre asiatiske civilisationer: Mobilisér og kontrollér kinesiske japanske og indiske hære, der hver har unikke enheder og forskellige fordele på slagmarken.
    • Spil Age of Empires på nye måder: l ”The Asian Dynasties” er der nye sejrsbetingelser, et miks af klassiske Age of Empires-spiltypen og 15 nye, asiatiske vidundre med civilisationspecifikke kræfter.


    Age of Empires® III: The Asian Dynasties on palkitun Age of Empires® III-pelisarjan uusin osa. Johda yhtä kolmesta ainutkertaisesta sivilisaatiosta – Japania, Kiinaa tai Intiaa – luo valtakunta ja taistele sen puolesta. Komenna Kiinan mahtavaa armeijaa. Opi Japanin samurai – ja shogun-taistelijoiden taidot. Taistele itsenäisyydestä Intiassa valtavan sotanorsun selässä.
    • Kolmen Aasian sivilisaation strateginen johto on sinulla: rakenna ja hallitse historian inspiroimia kiinalais-, japanilais- ja intialaisarmeijoita, joista jokaisella on omat, ainutlaatuiset yksiköt ja oma pelistrategiansa.
    • Pelaa Age of Empires – peliä uusilla tavoilla: The Asian Dynasties tuo mukanaan uusia voittotapoja, klassisten Age of Empires – pelityylien yhdistelmiä ja 15 uuta aasialaista ihmettä, joilla on sivilisaatiokohtaisia voimia.


    Age of Empires® III: The Asian Dynasties er det nyeste kapittelet i den prisvinnende Age of Empires III-serien. Led en av de te unike asiatiske sivilisasjonene (Japan, Kina eller India), opprett et imperium, og kjemp for å beholde det. Kommandér de store bannerhærene i Kina. Lær samuraienes og shogunens livsvei i Japan. Kjemp for uavhengighet fra toppen av en mektig krigselefant i India.
    • Oppnå strategisk ledelse i tre asiatiske sivilisasjoner: bygg og kontrollér kinesiske, japanske og indiske hærer inspirert av historien, hver av dem har unike enheter og forskjellige spillestrategier.
    • Spill Age of Empires på nye måter: "The Asian Dynasties" introduserer nye måter å vinne på, nye versjoner av klassiske "Age of Empires"-spillestiler, og 15 nye asiatiske undre med bestemte krefter for hver sivilisasjon.


    Age of Empires® III: The Asian Dynasties är det senaste tillskottet till den prisbekönade Age of Empires III-sfären. Led en av tre unika asiatiska civilisationer – Japan, Kina eller Indien – i skapandet av ett imperium och i kampen för att få behålla det. För befäl Kinas storslagna arméer. Lär dig leva som samurajerna eller den mäktige Shogun i Japan. Kämpa för självständighet från ryggen på en mäktig stridselefant i Indien.
    • Ta den strategiska kontrollen över tre asiatiska civilisationer: bygg upp och kontrollera historiskt inspirerade kinesiska, japanska och indiska arméer med sina olika enheter och särskilda spelstrategier.
    • Spela Age of Empires på nya sätt: "The Asian Dynasties" introducerar nya sätt att vinna på i en blandning mellan klassiska "Age of Empires"-spelsätt och 15 nya Asian Wonders med krafter som är unika för varje civilisation.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (107381) on Jun 08, 2010.

Back of Keep Case - Windows (Germany):

    NICHT NUR EIN WEITERES KAPITEL...
    EIN VÖLLIG NEUES ZEITALTERS

    Age of Empires® III:: The Asian Dynasties ist der neueste Teil aus der preisgekrönten Age of Empires III Reihe. Führen Sie eine von drei einzigartigen asiatischen Zivilisationen — Japan, China oder Indien — zur Herrschaft über ein gewaltiges Reich, und verteidigen sie es gegen seine Feinde. Befehligen Sie die großen Bannerarmeen Chinas. Folgen Sie den Wegen des Samurai und des großen Shogun in Japan., Kämpfen Sie in Indien auf dem Rücken eines gewaltigen Kriegselefanten für die Unabhängigkeit.

    Übernehmen Sie das Kommando über drei asiatische Kulturen: Erschaffen und kontrollieren Sie historisch akkurate Armeen aus China, Japan und Indien. Jede Nation verfügt über einzigartige Spezialeinheiten für ausgefeilte Spielstrategien.

    Erleben Sie Age of Empires wie nie zuvor: „The Asian Dynasties“ bietet neue Wege zum Sieg, neue Versionen klassischer Spielvarianten von Age of Empires und 15 neue Wunder, die den Erbauern mächtige Vorteile verschaffen.

    Schreiben Sie Geschichte in den packenden Einzelspieler-Kampagnen: Führen Sie den Kampf um die Einheit Japans, erleben Sie den ersten indischen Unabhängigkeitskrieg und setzen Sie in einem „Was-wäre-wenn“-Szenario bei der Entdeckung Amerikas durch die Chinesen alles auf eine Karte!

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (107381) on Jun 08, 2010.

Destineer press release (June 16, 2008):

    MacSoft Announces Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties Expansion

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN, June 16, 2008 – Destineer’s MacSoft unit announces today that “Age of Empires® III: The Asian Dynasties,” the second expansion pack for Ensemble Studios’ award-winning strategy game, is headed to Macintosh computers with new playable Civilizations, new units, campaigns, game modes, and more.

    “Age of Empires III is one of the best-selling games in MacSoft's 15-year history,” said Peter Tamte, President of MacSoft parent company Destineer. “The Asian Dynasties expansion delivers new civilizations, a new single-player campaign, as well as new game types, units and more."

    “Age of Empires III” sets the bar for real-time strategy gaming, with amazing 3D graphics, Ageia® PhysX® technology, and an innovative Home City feature that lets players strengthen their economy, technology, and military. Developed by Big Huge Games, “Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties” further expands the depth of the game with a roster of new features, including:

    Playable Asian Civilizations: Command one of three fierce Asian civilizations: the Indians, the Chinese or the Japanese. Each features its own unique armies led by special units like Monks, Daimyo, Mansabdars and more.

    Exciting New Single Player Campaigns: Play through three new campaigns with original heroes and villains and relive both Asia's most pivotal historical events and all-new original stories.

    New Ways to Play Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties adds a new layer of depth to the classic Age of Empires III gameplay with the addition of the new Expert resource and Wonders of the World! Challenge your opponents with new game modes like King of the Hill, Regicide, and Treaty No-Blockade.

    An Immersive World: Featuring eleven new Random Maps and three new Home Cities, The Asian Dynasties immerses player in the exotic world of the Far East.

    “Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties” is rated T for Teen and will available be as a Universal Binary release that can be operated natively either on Apple’s Intel-based or PowerPC Macintosh computers in July for an MSRP of $29.99.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (107381) on Jun 08, 2010.

Microsoft press release (September 2007):

    Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties Gets Ready to Expand Into the Eastern World, Goes Gold

    Microsoft Game Studios today announced that the eagerly awaited "Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties," the second expansion pack for "Age of Empires III," has gone gold and will hit retailers throughout North America on Oct. 23rd.

    From renowned real-time strategy developers Big Huge Games and Ensemble Studios, "Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties" introduces gamers to Asian civilizations and a host of new gameplay features. Players will experience firsthand the rich and historical influences of Asia while commanding their units and expanding their empire in the Eastern world.
    In addition to the introduction of playable Asian civilizations to Age of Empires III, the expansion pack provides new content, new ways of winning and trading, random map styles that feature remixes of classic "Age of Empires" game styles, and the return of Wonders - a favorite gameplay element in "Age of Empires II." These new features will coincide with the basic core gameplay of "Age of Empires III" that gamers have come to know and love. "Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties" will also ship as a Games for Windows title with easier installation, enhanced reliability standards and support for key Windows Vista features, including the Games Explorer and Parental Controls.

    "Age of Empires" and real-time strategy buffs can pick up "Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties" for the estimated retail price of $29.99 for Windows. "Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties" is rated "T" for Teen, for gamers 13 years old and above. "Age of Empires III" is required to play "Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties." For more information, please visit www.ageofempires3.com.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (107381) on Jun 08, 2010.

Microsoft press release (May 18, 2007):

    Age of Empires III Expands Into the Eastern World This Fall

    REDMOND, Wash. - May 18, 2007 - Pack your bags: "Age of Empires® III" is heading east. Microsoft Game Studios, Ensemble Studios and Big Huge Games Inc. today unveiled the first details about "Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties," the second expansion pack for the top-selling "Age of Empires II" that arrives on Microsoft® Windows® XP- and Windows Vista-based PCs this fall. The expansion pack will introduce gamers to Asian civilizations, a host of new gameplay features, and a new developer that will provide a unique spin to a classic favorite.

    Players will experience firsthand the rich and historical influences of Asia while commanding their units and expanding their empire in the Eastern world. The latest expansion pack will be the first "Age of Empires" title developed by Big Huge Games, the development studio responsible for the incredibly popular real-time strategy franchise "Rise of Nations"

    "We're honored to have the opportunity to develop "Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties" with Ensemble Studios and confident that the innovation of both teams will deliver an exciting experience for fans of this franchise," said Brian Reynolds, chief executive officer and creative director of Big Huge Games. "We feel that the in-depth experience of Big Huge Games in the real-time strategy genre, combined with the solid reputation of the "Age of Empires" franchise, will result in something fresh and unique for gamers."

    In addition to the introduction of playable Asian civilizations, the expansion pack will provide new content and several new gameplay elements that include new ways of winning and trading, random map styles that feature remixes of classic "Age of Empires" game styles, and 15 new Asian "Wonders." The introduction of these features will coincide with the basic core gameplay of "Age of Empires III" that gamers have come to know and love. "Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties" will also ship as a Games for Windows title with easier installation, improved reliability and support for key Windows Vista features, including the Games Explorer and Parental Controls.

    "The success of "Age of Empires III" has given us the opportunity to expand the gameplay further and offer a fresh perspective through this expansion pack created by Big Huge Games," said Bruce Shelley, lead designer, Ensemble Studios. "We're delighted to have them work on this project with us and certain that they will deliver a great addition to the franchise."

    "Age of Empires III," which launched in October 2005, is one of the fastest-selling titles in the franchise's history, placing gamers in the position of a European power struggling to explore, colonize and conquer North and South America, roughly during the time period of 1500 to 1850. The game has garnered numerous awards, including GameSpy's 2005 Top Ten PC Games of the Year and PC Gamer's Editors' Choice. It has sold more than 2 million copies to date and is currently among the top-selling titles for Games for Windows. In addition, the first expansion pack, titled "Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs," was released for the game last fall.

    Images and more information about "Age of Empires III" are available at http://www.agecommunity.com and http://www.ageofempires3.com.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (107381) on Jun 08, 2010.

www.ageofempires3.com/asiandynasties (official website):
    STORY

    Prepare yourself to experience Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties - the next chapter in the acclaimed Age of Empires III series from Big Huge Games and Ensemble Studios.

    The Asian Dynasties brings the triumph and turmoil of some of history's greatest Asian civilizations to stunning life. Wielding the symbolic power of immense Wonders of the world, lead the armies of China, India or Japan in a struggle for dominance against the European powers, or against each other. Crush opponents with ranks of new military units, such as the Chinese Flame Thrower, the Indian Siege Elephant, or the fierce Japanese Shogun. Or play the role of master diplomat, and befriend your allies at the Consulate, biding your time and building a force of foreign weaponry that will topple your enemies. In Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties, players use the might of the East to bring the world to its knees.

    Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties adds three new civilizations, 15 monumental Asian Wonders, the new Export resource, new random maps, three five scenario-campaigns that feature all new Age of Empires III characters, Eastern native tribes, and a wealth of exciting new Home City content.

    Explore, conquer and extend your empire as you clash with the invaders on the battlefield and drive them into the sea!

    FEATURES

    • Playable Asian Civilizations
      Command one of three fierce Asian civilizations: the Indians, the Chinese or the Japanese each with its own unique armies led by powerful warrior Monks, Daimyo, Mansabdars and other special units

    • Exciting New Single Player Campaigns
      Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties introduces thrilling new stories into the popular Age of Empires III mythology. Play through three new mini campaigns with new heroes and villains who find themselves in the midst of some of Asia's most pivotal historical events, both factual...and fictional.

    • New Ways to Play Age of Empires III
      With the addition of Wonders of the world and the new Export resource, Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties injects an intriguing level of depth to existing Age of Empires III strategy. If used wisely, these new features can mean the difference between rousing a victory or a humiliating defeat.

    • An Immersive World
      Players will explore an exotic Asian setting over 11 new Random Maps, three new Home Cities, and interactions with new native civilizations, all while battling opponents in new game modes, including King of the Hill, Regicide, and Treaty No-Blockade.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (107381) on Jun 08, 2010.