Command one of five different civilizations: the Britons, Franks, Mongols, Saracaracens, or Japanese.
Control special 'hero' units such as Richard the Lionheart, Robin Hood, Joan of Arc and Genghis Khan, whose special 'hero' powers affect the entire battlefield.
Research over 50 different technologies like chemistry, ballistics, siege craft and spying to advance civilization into the next age.
A new Combat Advisor offers advice on certain campaign strategies and provides an assessment of the battle's outcome.
Multi-player scenarios allow up to four players to wirelessly battle each other.
By gaining Empire Points, players can unlock maps and units to improve their Emperor Rank.