Microsoft have announced the release of an Age of Empires II HD Edition. Re-imagined by Hidden Path Entertainment, this release is limited to Steam users. It becomes available for all non-pre-purchasers on 9 April, 2013 and costs $19.99 USD.
The (partial) remake features graphical enhancements, widescreen support, Steam Workshop integration, Achievements, more multiplayer options and netcode improvements.
A Comparison (From PC Gamer)
Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 Pro Steam 900x600 minimum display resolution Direct X 9.0c+ GPU 1.2GHz CPU 1GB RAM 2GB HDD
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What do you think will be the next installment in the Age of Empires series? Personally, I'm hoping for some historical progression myself; Age of Empires Online didn't particularly interest me. Industrial Revolution period anyone? Perhaps World War I? Remember to vote!
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That's all folks. Have a prosperous and productive day!
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