Age of Empires III is the third part of a series, which takes us back to the past - this time it will be a moment of great discoveries and colonial empires. The title combines the best features of the RTS genre, mainly dynamic gameplay and connect with strategically-economic aspects. Besides the basic functions that you learned in the previous sections, you’ll also have the opportunity to try out some new solutions, such as innovative Metropolis.
Starting the game let us to get a piece of own land, which we must manage like household. Independently while we choose of the eight nations, our main task will be adequate try to growth intellectual development, economic situation and military. Each civilization has their characteristic architectural objects and direction of development, which will become a factor in the direction of the gameplay and overall strategy. When you create the infrastructure, you should be focused on the development of the five branches, which has the visual equivalent of Buildings: Commercial Company, Military Academy, Cathedral, Manufactory and Marina.
They’re related together by the various dependencies which modernization affects the entire Empire. There are dozens of possible combinations, which are dependent on each person's style of play. Players who prefer epic battles and the war will put effort on the training of soldiers and production of ships, while the fans of peace and harmony will go more in the direction of strengthening trade and craftsmanship. In addition to the multitude of nations, authors of the Age of Empires III offered us several modes of play.
First one is a single-player campaign, which is film feature option and the task is being a part of history missions. You can also try your hand in multiplayer mode, both in individual and a with other players. In the second case, all start from scratch, with a certain amount of raw materials on their account. The one who in the shortest time will create the most powerful empire win entire war. This action takes place on one of the random maps of differing climate, such as the Caribbean, Great Lakes, Great Plains, exotic forests of the Amazon, New England, Rocky Mountains, Texas and many others.
Age of Empires III as already mentioned also allows the free choice of one of eight playable nations. We’ll find here the best of Portuguese maritime fleet, a Spaniard who are characterized by extremely rapid transport, the French who has the strongest cavalry and good arrangement with the Indians. It is impossible not to mention the unique units like infantry firearms and artillery belonging to the Turks, Russians with the largest resources at the start or the Dutch, who for a long time can function without food. All nations are complemented by fast and well-shot English and Germany, who also have free transport units and quick access to the recruitment of mercenaries.
During the game, we can ally with savage Indian tribes, among whom we find the Maya, Cherokee, Incas, Aztecs and many others. Age of Empires III can boast of much more dynamic gameplay, than in previous parts of the series, which definitely is an advantage Age, which we traveling across earning the right amount of raw materials and creating certain buildings. The controls are intuitive and they’re based on a system of point and click, that will appeal to everyone.
The game is beautifully released - the graphics have been refined and animations detailed to make a lot of impression, especially with respect to the previous edition. Sound and music background is also good and pleasant for ears. To sum up AoE III is a title that definitely should be tested!