The highly anticipated real time strategy game Age of Empires II emerges once again to conquer a new legion of fans on the Sony PlayStation®2. The action begins as players are crowned King of one of 13 powerful civilizations, including Vikings, Celts and Japanese. Players must lead their people over the course of one thousand years, from the fall of Rome up to the Middle Ages, in search of total dominance and control of the world. The survival and prosperity of the civilization is dependent upon the player's skill and tactical expertise. Crucial decisions must be made on the allocation of resources, technology planning and military development. Players will travel through time on their ambitious path of victory by seizing control of enemy civilizations and building and defending wonders of the world. Age of Empires II successfully recreates the epic nature of the original and pushes the real time strategy genre to astounding limits for both real time strategy fans and loyal followers of the original smash hit Age of Empires II PC game.
Easy to use interface immerses gamers into the rich environment and compelling storyline
Featuring 13 different civilizations at the player's disposal, including Vikings, Celts and Japanese
Players hold complete military control
Players learn tactical and strategic planning with regards to allocation of resources, technology planning and military development