The East Comes to Age of Empires® III!
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.
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 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.
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