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Age of Empires III

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Macintosh
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4.0
Windows
83
3.7

Advertising Blurbs

games.1c.ru (Publisher's website):

    Age of Empires III — новая игра в знаменитой серии стратегий, заслужившей всемирное признание благодаря своему инновационному и увлекательному игровому процессу.

    Взяв в свои руки бразды правления одной из восьми европейских держав, возглавьте покорение Нового Света. Колонизируйте бескрайние неизведанные земли Америки и завоюйте богатство и могущество, достойные величайшей из империй.

    • Станьте главой одной из восьми могущественных стран Европы. Испания, Германия, Великобритания, Голландия, Франция, Португалия, Россия, Турция — сделайте свой выбор!
    • Исследуйте обширные земли Нового Света.
    • Сделайте столицу своей страны одним из самых прославленных городов мира.
    • Покоряйте противников, чтобы расширить границы своей империи.
    • Несколько игровых режимов, среди которых сюжетная кампания, одиночные сценарии, многопользовательская игра по локальной сети и через интернет.

    Contributed by Klaster_1 (58028) on Feb 06, 2011.

Back of Keep Case - Windows (Germany):

    ENTSCHEIDEN SIE ÜBER DAS SCHICKSAL EINER KOLONIALMACHT - EROBERN SIE DIE NEUE WELT!

    Die Macher der preisgekrönten Age of Empires-Reihe präsentieren den lang ersehnten dritten Teil des Strategie-Epos. Befehligen Sie eine von acht europäischen Nationen, die um die Vormachtstellung der Neuen Welt ringen. Mehren Sie den Wohlstand und die Macht Ihres Heimatlandes, und kolonisieren Sie ein riesiges, unerforschtes Gebiet.

    ABWECHSLUNGSREICHE SPIELMODI
    Einzeispielerkampagne
    Einzeispielergefecht
    Zufallskartenspiei
    Multiplayer-Modus über Internet/LAN

    BEFEHLIGEN SIE ACHT MÄCHTIGE NATIONEN
    Spanier
    Briten
    Franzosen
    Portugiesen
    Russen
    Osmanen
    Deutsche
    Holländer

    (Captions)

    Verhelfen Sie Ihrer Heintatstad zu Ruhm und Ehre - und ernten Sie die Früchte Ihrer Arbeit.

    Bezwingen Sie Ihre Gegner, und vergrößern Sie Ihr 1mperium

    Erkunden Sie die Neue Welt in spektakulärer 3D-Grafikpracht.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (110518) on Jun 08, 2010.

Back of Keep Case - Windows (Spain):

    EL DESTINO DE LOS IMPERIOS DEPENDE DE LA CONQUISTA DEL NUEVO MUNDO

    Los creadores de la galardonada serie de juegos Age of Empires® presentan la tercera entrega de esta elogiada saga. Ponte al frente de una de las ocho grandes potencias europeas que se disputan el control del Nuevo Mundo. Obtén riquezas y poder en nombre de tu metrópoli y coloniza este vasto territorio, aún por explorar.

    MODOS DE JUEGO
    Campaña basada en una historia
    Escaramuza para un jugador
    Mapa aleatorio
    Multijugador en linea y por LAN

    LIDERA OCHO POTENTES CIVILIZACIONES
    Españoles
    Británicos
    Franceses
    Portugueses
    Rusos
    Otomanos
    Alemanes
    Holandeses

    (Captions)

    Haz que tu metrópoli alcance la gloria y obtén recompensa

    Somete a tus adversarios para ampliar tu imperio

    Explora los espectaculares entornos del Nuevo Mundo

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (110518) on Jun 08, 2010.

Back of Keep Case - Windows (France):

    PARTEZ À LA CONQUÊTE DU NOUVEAU MONDE POUR SCELLER LE DESTIN D’UN EMPIRE

    Les Créateurs du jeu à suces Age of Empires® sont fiers de vous présenter le troisième opus de La série acclamée dans le monde enlier. Prenez la tête de l’une des huit grandes puissance européennes et partez à la conquête du Nouveau Monde. Apportez richesses et puissance à Votre patrie et colonisez de vastes territoires encore inexplorés.

    MODES DE JEU INCLUANT
    Campagne scénarisée
    Escarmouche en mode solo
    Carte aléatoire
    Multijoueur en ligne et réseau local

    HUIT CIVILISATIONS PUISSANTES
    Espagnols
    Britanniques
    Français
    Portugas
    Russes
    Ottomans
    Allemands
    Hollandais

    (Captions)

    Apportez la gloire à votre métropole e récoltez les fruits de votre succès.

    Remportez la victoire sur vos adversaires pour étendre votre empire.

    Explorez les environnements spectaculaires du Nouveau Monde.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (110518) on Jun 08, 2010.

Inside Covers of Box - Windows (United States):

    FOR THE KING, FOR THE COUNTRY, FOR GLORY.

    Now you can experience the epic age of discovery...
    Build and command massive armies and ally with courageous Native Americans to claim the New World for your own.

    (Captions)

    Crush your enemies with devastating cannons.

    Form strategic alliances with Native Americans.

    Engage your enemies at sea with your naval flee.

    Build a thriving empire with a booming economy.

    INNOVATIVE NEW GAMEPLAY

    VICTORIOUS campaigns in the New World increase your Home City’s ability to support your colonial empire.
    GAIN valuable experience and Level-up your evolving home city with each campaign. LEAD your armies to victory by actively changing their formations on the field of battle.

    EXPLORE uncharted territories and stake your claim in the New World.
    COMMAND powerful armies of Pikemen, Musketeers, Hussars, Dragoons, and Cherokee Riflemen.
    DESTROY your enemies—witness them scatter before your musket volleys; toss their soldiers with your cannon fire; blast their buildings with your mortars.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (110518) on Jun 08, 2010.

Microsoft press release (January 2006):

    Age of Empires III Goes Platinum - Becomes Fastest-Selling Game in Franchise History

    "Age of Empires III" has gone platinum! Microsoft Game Studios and Ensemble Studios today announced "Age of Empires III" has secured its place in history as the fastest selling title in the franchise's history, reaching more than one million units sold since its October release.

    To celebrate this record-breaking achievement, Ensemble Studios will host a worldwide search for the fastest "Age of Empires" player in a "Fastest Industrial Age"contest, which will kick off on February 1-14.

    For two weeks, "Age of Empires III" players will battle it out for the title of the fastest "Age" player. Players will take on a random map and set out on an adventure as any of the civilizations to reach the Industrial Age in the least amount of time. The player whose time holds up as the fastest will be crowned champion and will win the first-place prize of a gaming PC, sponsored by Intel. Additionally NVIDIA is sponsoring the second and third-place prizes of a 7800GTX card and a 7800GT card, respectively. Further details and official rules will be posted at http://www.agecommunity.com.

    Entrants will submit their recorded games via email and can monitor challengers' times on a continually updated leader board posted to www.agecommunity.com. The top 10 fasted recorded games will be available for download at the completion of the tournament.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (110518) on Jun 08, 2010.

Microsoft press release (October 2005):

    Age of Empires III Invades North America

    Form line and prepare for battle! Age of Empires III, the stunning real-time strategy game from Microsoft and Ensemble Studios, is now available in North America in two versions: standard and Collector's Edition. Age of Empires III raises the bar for strategy games with unprecedented graphic detail, incredible new features like the Home City and more realistic destruction with real-time physics modeling. The game's huge single-player campaign spans several historical generations and exposes players to many of the game's 12 Native American tribes. Reviewers around the world have hailed Age of Empires III as a new benchmark in strategy games.

    The standard version of Age of Empires III is now in stores at a suggested retail price of $49.99 (U.S.). The Collector's Edition, available from larger retailers, includes an impressive hardbound 210-page "The Art of Empires" book, a “Making of Age of Empires III" DVD, the official Age of Empires III soundtrack, a huge full-color poster, an exclusive Player's Guide and a Collector's Edition Game Manual. The Collector's Edition is available for a suggested retail price of $69.99 (U.S.).

    In Age of Empires III, players assume the role of a European power between 1500 and 1850 A.D. as they struggle to explore, colonize and conquer the New World. The game's minimum system requirements are: 1.4GHz processor, 256 MB RAM, 64 MB video card that supports hardware transform and lighting, Windows XP, 56k modem for online play and 2GB hard drive space. For more information, please visit http://www.ageofempires3.com.

    Ensemble Studios recently launched a new community site for Age of Empires fans featuring all of the latest Age news, exclusive interviews, downloadable content and Age of Empires III statistics. The community site includes forums where Age of Empires fans can chat, discuss strategies and get information from the game's designers, artists and programmers. Check it out at: www.agecommunity.com.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (110518) on Jun 08, 2010.

Microsoft press release (January 2005):

    Dawn of a New Age: Age of Empires III Announced for 2005 Release

    Microsoft Game Studios and Ensemble Studios are proud to announce the return of the king of real-time strategy games: Age of Empires III is scheduled to ship in the second half of 2005. This will be the latest landmark release in the award-winning franchise that has sold a staggering 16 million units worldwide.

    Age of Empires III will offer gamers the next level of realism, with advanced battle physics and unparalleled visual detail. The new game picks up where Age of Empires II: Age of Kings left off, placing gamers in the position of a European power determined to explore, colonize and conquer the New World. This time period features stunning scenes, from towering European cathedrals to courageous tribes of Native Americans, and spectacular combat with Industrial Age units like rifled infantry, cavalry and tall ships bristling with cannons.

    Age of Empires III will once again demonstrate Ensemble Studios’ reputation for excellence and innovation in the real-time strategy (RTS) genre. The game will set a new standard for visual quality and amaze players with detail never before seen in an RTS. Age of Empires III will also excite strategy gamers with new game-play elements, including the concept of a “Home City,“ new civilizations, units, technologies and an immersive new single-player campaign that will span three generations.

    For images and more information about Age of Empires III, please go to www.ensemblestudios.com.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (110518) on Jun 08, 2010.

Back of Keep Case - Brazil (Windows):

    PARA SELAR O DESTINO DE UM IMPÉRIO, VOCÊ PRECISA CONQUISTAR O NOVO MUNDO

    Os criadores da premiada franquia Age of Empires® apresentam a terceira etapa da aclamada série. Comande uma das oito potências européias que disputam a conquista do Novo Mundo. Ganhe riqueza e poder para sua metrópole e colonize toda a vastidão de um território inexplorado.

    Leve a glória à sua metrópole e colha os louros da vitória.

    OS MODOS DE JOGO INCLUEM

    Campanha histórica
    Combate de jogador individual
    Mapa aleatório
    Multijogador online e LAN


    Vença seus oponentes para expandir seu império

    COMANDE OITO CIVILIZAÇÕES PODEROSAS

    Espanhola
    Britânica
    Francesa
    Portuguesa
    Russa
    Otomana
    Alemã
    Holandesa

    Explore o espetacular cenário do novo mundo


    Contributed by chirinea (33561) on Apr 25, 2007.

MacSoft/Destineer Studios Press Release (Nov. 27, 2006):

    AGE OF EMPIRES III FOR MAC SHIPS TO STORES.

    Let the conquest begin.

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN, November 27, 2006 – Destineer’s MacSoft unit today announces that the Macintosh version of Microsoft Game Studios and Ensemble Studios’ #1 best-selling PC title Age of Empires® III has shipped, and is available in many stores right now.

    The sequel to MacSoft’s second best-selling title ever, and the latest release in the 18-million unit “Age of Empires” series, Age of Empires III for Macintosh is available as a Universal Binary that can be operated natively either on Apple’s Intel-based or PowerPC Macintosh computers.

    Age of Empires III picks up where Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings® left off, as players become one of eight European powers exploring, colonizing, and conquering the New World. Age of Empires III featuring amazing 3D graphics, remarkable Ageia® PhysX® technology, and an innovative Home City feature that lets players “level-up” their base of operations to strengthen their economy, technology, and military. Age of Empires III for Macintosh sets many new standards for real-time strategy games.

    Featuring all the tactical depth that wowed PC gamers, the Macintosh version of Age of Empires III brings real-time strategy fans the depth and options they expect from the series, including multiple tactical formations for your ground troops, frantic naval battles, and strategic treaties with Native American tribes. Players will stake their claim to the New World as they explore new territories, create thriving economies, and develop their Home Cities into super powers.

    “More engineering time went into bringing Age of Empires III to the Macintosh than any other game in MacSoft’s 13-year history,” said Peter Tamte, president of MacSoft’s parent company, Destineer. “With one of the most advanced 3D engines of any game, very complex AI and physics, extensive multiplayer options, and a robust editor that lets users create their own scenarios, Age of Empires III is simply one of the biggest games ever created.”

    About MacSoft

    MacSoft® has published over 150 Macintosh consumer software products since 1993 and is owned by Destineer®. Destineer develops and publishes commercial videogames for personal computers and videogame consoles under the Destineer, Bold Games, MacSoft, and Atomic Games brands, and it creates PC-based virtual training systems for military, intelligence and first-responder organizations. Destineer is a privately held corporation headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, with development studios in Minneapolis, Raleigh, NC, and Austin, TX. More information is available at Destineer’s website: www.destineerstudios.com.

    Contributed by Jeanne (75621) on Jan 01, 2007.

Back of Box -- Windows (US):
    To determine the fate of an empire, you must conquer the new world.

    The makers of the award winning Age of Empires franchise bring you the third installment of the highly acclaimed series. Command one of eight mighty European powers grappling to conquer the New World. Gain wealth and power for your home country, and colonize vast, uncharted territory.

    Screenshot 1 Caption: Bring glory to your home city and reap the rewards.

    GAME MODES INCLUDE Story-based Campaign Single-player Skirmish Random Map Online & LAN Multiplayer

    COMMAND EIGHT MIGHTY CIVILIZATIONS Spanish German British Dutch French Portuguese Russian Ottoman

    Screenshot 2 Caption: Conquer your opponents and expand your empire.

    Screenshot 3 Caption: Explore the spectacular New World setting.

    Contributed by Shadowcaster (237) on Apr 24, 2006.