December 17, 2017
Archives  News  Age of Empires II Preorders Begin  


Thursday, October 4, 2001
 
Age of Empires II Preorders Begin
9:04 AM | Andy Largent | Comment on this story

Peter Tamte has announced that after nearly a year and a half of planning and hard work, Bold Games' first title, Age of Empires II: Gold Edition, is now available for preorder. Bold's web site has the acclaimed strategy game --which includes both the sequel and its expansion pack-- listed for $48.95. Age of Empires II is expected out late this month and will be ready for OS 8.6 as well as OS X. Here's the full listing:

Build your civilization into a flourishing empire in this Macintosh version of the award-winning, best-selling real-time strategy game. Includes both Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings and Age of Empires II: The Conquerors Expansion. Works with any Macintosh with at least 64MB of RAM and 233Mhz processor. Works with MacOS 8.6 or higher, including MacOS X.
It should be noted that this RAM requirement is slightly higher than the 32MB listed on Bold's Age of Empires II page. But with the incredibly cheap price of memory (with 256MB available for less than the cost of the game), there's no excuse for gamers to not upgrade from that earlier minimum. For more info on the game, head over to Bold's site now. Get your preorder in soon if you want to be among the first to play this title -- the first fruits of Destineer and Bold's partnership with Microsoft.

Bold Games Web Site
Bold
Ensemble Studios
Age of Empires II


Other Mac Games News for Thursday, October 4, 2001

Baldur's Gate Fan Fiction Winner Chosen4:42 PM
ATI Responds to ROM Update Feedback11:54 AM
Next Shadowbane Beta Test Drawing Near?11:48 AM
Exclusive World of Warcraft Shots Posted11:45 AM
EV: Nova Status Check9:15 AM
Eylau, Tactical Warsim Released9:12 AM
Civilization 3 Network Compatibility Questioned9:11 AM
Myst 3 Patch, OS X App Available9:06 AM
Age of Empires II Preorders Begin9:04 AM
 
View all of the Mac games news for Thursday, October 4, 2001 on one page

Mac Games News for Wednesday, October 3, 2001

One on One with Mark Adams, Part 312:17 PM
Fly! II Available at IMG Store11:25 AM
Master of Orion 3 Image Gallery11:21 AM
Mac Red Faction Progress Update10:48 AM
Sims: Hot Date Preview10:31 AM
Quake III: Gold Listed at Apple9:51 AM
Tropico Demo Released9:23 AM
Black Isle Studios Interview9:14 AM
Geneforge Beta Testers Needed8:50 AM
More on SMAC for OS X8:37 AM
New Halo Screenshot8:29 AM
 
View all of the Mac games news for Wednesday, October 3, 2001 on one page


Recent Mac Games News

Tuesday, October 2, 2001
Monday, October 1, 2001
Friday, September 28, 2001
Thursday, September 27, 2001
Wednesday, September 26, 2001


Search for other Mac games news stories or browse our Mac Games News Archive.



Archives  News  Age of Empires II Preorders Begin