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Remember SimAnt? Empire of the Ants has the same goal, but comes in 3D! More features are also included. The player has to raise a tribe and resist some of the most dangerous enemies an ant can have. Not only are the other insects dangerous, but the four seasons are also dangerous. The player also has to keep an eye on the headquarters and especially the Queen Ant - she is the only way to get new ants.


Empire of the Ants Windows Oh, snail for lunch. Delicious?
Empire of the Ants Windows Available rooms
Empire of the Ants Windows The ant-queen and the unit production menu
Empire of the Ants Windows Main Menu

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Alternate Titles

  • "Les Fourmis" -- French title
  • "Imperium Der Ameisen" -- German title
  • "El Imperio de las Hormigas" -- Spanish title

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PC Joker Aug, 2000 85 out of 100 85
GameSpy Aug 28, 2001 75 out of 100 75
PC Player (Germany) Sep, 2000 73 out of 100 73
games xtreme Jul 15, 2000 7 out of 10 70
GameStar (Germany) Sep, 2000 67 out of 100 67
PC Gamer UK Aug, 2000 62 out of 100 62
PC Games (Germany) Mar 07, 2001 62 out of 100 62
PC Gamer Nov, 2001 56 out of 100 56
Entertainmentopia Nov 18, 2001 C- 42
Absolute Games ( Jul 05, 2000 40 out of 100 40


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Empire of the Ants is based on the book of the same name by Bernard Werber. The original French title of Bernard Werber's book was simply Les Fourmis (The Ants). Empire of the Ants has been inserted for the English translation, probably because of the notable 1905 novel short story by H.G. Wells dealing with intelligent ants who are devouring the South American continent.

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DaHero (974) added Empire of the Ants (Windows) on Dec 08, 2000