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Idle Villagers Episodes 1 & 2

I’m not really sure where and when we decided to start this mini series about the daily life of the villagers in Age of Empires.. but I’m glad we did because it has been fun to make. In the mini series, we’ve been exploring the idea of “What would the villagers in the town talk […]

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Tournament Weekend Twitter Sweepstakes

We’re having a Twitter sweepstakes during the Return of the Kings 2v2 tournament!   What You Can Win: Rise of the Rajas Age of Empires II HD Expansion   How to Enter: Entry period is between 2/18-2/19. Make a Twitch Clip or GIF of your favorite moment from Return of the Kings Tournament You can watch […]

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Age of Empires II HD & Rise of Rajas on Sale Feb 17-19th

Age of Empires II HD & Rise of the Rajas are on sale February 17 thru 19th on Steam. Age of Empires II HD = 75% off Rise of the Rajas Expansion = 25% off Now’s a great time to get your friends a copy so you can play together! To be transported to the […]

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Age of Empires II HD: Open Beta 5.2a – Additional Improvements

Open Beta 5.2a – Additional Improvements Thank you for your ongoing feedback and support! Feedback from 5.2 has been positive so far and we have identified an additional area for optimization based on the community’s observations around late game performance. We have included this improvement, along with a few bug fixes, into this small update. […]

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Escape Gaming: EscapeAOE & Return of the Kings 2v2 Q&A

Recently we reached out to our friends at Escape Gaming. We asked them to share more about EscapeAoE and about the upcoming Return of the Kings 2v2 event. Read below to see what they had to share!   Hello everyone! There’s some amazing Age of Empires 2 tournaments happening right now and we’re proud to be […]

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How to Enter February 2017’s Sweepstakes

What You Can Win: Age of Empires II HD + Rise of the Rajas Steam Key You can go to our Facebook page and have a chance to win for you AND a friend! (two copies)  You can head over to our Twitter page and have a chance to win. (one copy) To Enter on […]

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Age of Empires II HD: Patch 5.2 (Open Beta)

Hello everyone!   Patch 5.2 for Age of Empires II HD goes into Open Beta today, testing out some really exciting changes that should make your Age II HD experience smoother than ever! If you can’t wait to try out the changes, scroll to the bottom of this post and follow the instructions for joining the beta […]

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AoE II Live Music Remix by The KlingDing

The Age of Empires Team stumbled upon this Age of Empires II live music remix by The KlingDing and we couldn’t help but reach out to them and learn more! Watch The KlingDing’s creative take on the music of Age of Empires II and read our Q & A with the YouTubers below. How many of […]

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Castle Siege: Patch 1.22 and Battle Chests!

Patch 1.22 will be released February 2nd and we have an exciting new feature coming in the patch- Battle Chests! Battle Chests will reward players with amazing prizes for their hard work in battles.   How it works: Players can win up to two keys per battle that will open chests filled with prizes. The […]

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How to Host a LAN Game in AoE II HD

Earlier this week we asked on our social channels:   Did you know you could play on LAN in Age of Empires II HD? When was the last time you got together with friends for a LAN game? — AgeOfEmpires (@AgeOfEmpires) January 23, 2017   Many of you not only shared the last time you […]

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