Two Award-Winning Classics Together -- Age of Mythology Gold Edition Now Available
Microsoft Game Studios and Ensemble Studios today announced that the Age of Mythology® Gold Edition has been spotted on store shelves in North America for an estimated retail price of $29.99 (U.S.). This compilation contains two award-winning games, Age of Mythology and Age of Mythology: The Titans expansion pack. Developed by
Ensemble Studios, the creators of Age of Empires® and Age of Empires® II: The Age of Kings, Age of Mythology Gold Edition includes two revolutionary games that transports players to a time when heroes did battle with legendary monsters, and the gods intervened in the affairs of mortal men. The Gold Edition will ship to international markets in October.
In Age of Mythology, and The Titans, gamers play as one of 12 unique civilizations from ancient Greek, Norse, Egyptian and Atlantean mythologies. Players can reinforce their armies with mythological creatures like Cyclopes and Medusas or call upon the mighty powers of gods such as Zeus to rain down lightning bolts on unsuspecting enemies. Age of Mythology and The Titans also incorporate Ensemble Studios' trademark features from previous Age of Empires games, including a compelling economic model, a massive army and battle system, unequaled artificial intelligence, random maps, intuitive gameplay and extreme attention to detail. The games may also be played with others online using the in-game matchmaking service, ES Online (http://www.eso.com
Age of Mythology is a branch of the popular Age of Empires franchise that has sold more than 15 million licensed units worldwide. More information about Age of Mythology Gold Edition is available at http://www.microsoft.com/games/ageofmythologygold/
, or on the Ensemble Studios site at http://www.ensemblestudios.com/aom.htm
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