updated 02:05 pm EDT, Mon July 28, 2008
Asian Dynasties goes gold
Macsoft on Monday announced that Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties has gone "gold." The Asian Dynasties is the second expansion pack for Ensemble Studio's strategy game. The expansion brings players new playable Civilizations, units, campaigns, game modes and more. Players are now given the ability to command one of of three Asian civilizations, the Indians, the Chinese or the Japanese. Each which features its own unique armies and special units such as Monks, Daimyo or Mansabdaral heros and villains. These campaigns allow players to relive both Asia's most pivotal hists. Players will also be able to engage in three new campaigns featuring originorical evens as well as experience all-new original stories.
The expansion pack also adds a new layer of depth to gameplay with the addition of new game modes such as King of the Hill, Regicide and Treaty No-Blockade. Eleven new Random Maps and three new Home Cities have also been added to immerse players in the exotic world of the Far East.
Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties is scheduled to arrive in stores on August 12th and will retail for $30.