Gaming, Windows

Age of Empires II to make a re-entry in HD

aoe2hdReleased in 1999, Age of Empires II has been a all time favorite strategy game of gamers around the world.Despite the release of later versions of the game the Age of Empires II has never lost popularity and there are even gamers who regularly play the game in multiplayer with their friends.

The original game was developed by Ensemble studios and is now delivered with HD experience by Hidden Path Entertainment.The game will be available from April 9th , through Steam.

The Game is priced at $19.99 and pre-order will get you the game just for $17.99, and an added advantage is that those who pre-order will be able to get their hands on the game earlier by 5th of April.The Steam features for the game include achievements, leaderboards, matchmaking, cloud support and sharing of user created contents.

Microsoft has announced that the game is reimagined in HD with improved textures for terrain, water and fire, and ambient lighting effect with the enhanced visual engine.The HD version is aimed at 1080p displays to deliver a better gameplay.

The proposed minimum requirements for the game is,

  • OS:Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 Pro+
  • Processor:1.2GHZ CPU
  • Memory:1 GB RAM
  • Graphics:Direct X 9.0c Capable GPU
  • DirectX®:9.0c
  • Hard Drive:2 GB HD space

In addition, a minimum display resolution of  900×600 is recommended.

So ready to replay the mostplayed Strategy game? Let me meet you in the game as opponent.Share your thoughts through comments…

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