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Age of Empires: Definitive Edition

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http://www.pcgamer.com/the-original-age-of-empires-is-being-remastered-in-the-definitive-edition/

 

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Adam Isgreen, creative director of Microsoft Studios, appeared on the PC Gaming Show in Los Angeles today with a very special announcement: a remastered version of 1997's real-time strategy Age of Empires is in the works. Check out the exclusive trailer above to see Age of Empires Definitive Edition's remastered 4K graphics and soundtrack, new zoom levels, and improved gameplay.

 

 

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Whaaaat. Much excite! I have that sound as a notification on my phone.

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I'm signed up! Bring on the Iron Age! 

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BEST ... NEWS .... EVER!!!!!!!!!!!

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That's great news !

Do you think they'll implement that zoom in / zoom out feature in Age of Empires 2 someday too ?

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Do the same to the C&C series.

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Niiiice, although I always preferred AoE 2 (maybe because I was a little young when this came out).

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Only bummer so far is the lack of Steam availability.

 

Windows Store exclusive.

 

Note that they're providing a "1997 retro mode" for those who don't like the graphical changes.

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Just now, Delicieuxz said:

Am so excite.

 

I hope that the original graphics will be playable as well, though.

Yes there is a 1997 retro mode. :)

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Just now, Raskolnikov said:

Yes there is a 1997 retro mode. :)

Seriously? Wow, that makes my days.

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3 minutes ago, Delicieuxz said:

Seriously? Wow, that makes my days.

Straight from the developers.

 

http://www.forgottenempires.net/age-of-empires-definitive-edition 

 

"Classic Mode – The original 1997 experience"

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Shit yes! I no longer care I just smashed my entire phone, this day is great! 

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I recently played AoE II, and while I loved that game way-back-when the game mechanics and unit control has aged horribly. If you're going to remaster a game, please at least introduce modern controls. 

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Aaaaaaaaaaand Win10 UWP exclusive

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All I can say is, weak af remaster. Only redone textures and resolution support? Didn't port to a 3D engine and probably didn't improve gameplay (trailer doesn't say much about that). Oh and xBOx live multiplayer in case you cared.

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9 minutes ago, Energycore said:

All I can say is, weak af remaster. Only redone textures and resolution support? Didn't port to a 3D engine and probably didn't improve gameplay (trailer doesn't say much about that). Oh and xBOx live multiplayer in case you cared.

It may be a shit remaster but......

 

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Little do they know I'd legit just re-buy it as is untouched on steam

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Exclusive to win 10 store, no thanks.

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"Classic Mode" That's me sold...

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8 minutes ago, Tibbles said:

Exclusive to win 10 store, no thanks.

Yeah. That makes it a no-buy for me, as well. Oh well. It'll probably come to Steam eventually, and if it does, I'm sure I'll hear about it. Not going to bother keeping up with news about the game so long as it's restricted to the Windows Store.

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4 hours ago, Raskolnikov said:

Yes there is a 1997 retro mode. :)

Will you be able to play split retro/modern, a la the Wonder Boy remake?

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