Turn-based strategy marches onto Nintendo DS.
Age of Empires: The Age of Kings for the Nintendo DS is based on the
best-selling PC RTS title of all time: Age of Empires II: The Age of
Kings. Players command five different civilizations, build armies and
take them on scores of campaigns. Boasting turn-based strategy game
play, Age of Empires: The Age of Kings allows players to move from the
Dark Ages through the Middle Ages with one goal in mind: domination of
the known world.
Command one of five different civilizations: the Britons, Franks,
Mongols, Saracens, and Japanese.
Take control of special ‘Hero’ units like Richard the Lionheart,
Minamoto Yoshitsune, Joan of Arc, Genghis Khan, and Saladin among
others who command special ‘hero’ powers affecting the entire
Command over 65 different types of units from bowmen and monks to hand
cannoneers, mercenaries and samurai.
Turn-based combat, new to the Age of Empires franchise, keeps the
battle moving at the player-preferred pace.
Players construct & upgrade buildings like town centers, mines,
universities and ‘wonders’ to help units learn new skills and create
resources for their civilizations.
Players research over 50 different technologies like chemistry,
ballistics, siege craft and spying among others to take their
civilization into the next age.
Get help from the new Combat Advisor who provides advice on certain
campaign strategies and an indication of how the battle will go.
Multiplayer scenarios allowing up to 4 players to battle each other
Gain Empire Points to unlock maps & units and improve Emperor Rank.
Original music and sound effects from top-selling PC version.
Based on Ensemble Studio’s PC mega-hit, Age of Empires ® II: The Age
of Kings .