Age of Empires IV

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Age Of Empires 4 looks like it’s got the right balance between old and new. And Elephants.

Despite being the fifth main game in its series, the only way of looking at Age Of Empires 4 is as a sequel to Age Of Empires 2. The first and third Age titles were both fine games, of course, as was their stoner cousin Age Of Mythology. But it was AoE2 that would be enshrined as one of the all-time RTS greats, and it’s the inevitable benchmark against which AoE4 will be measured, when it launches later this year. Just the twenty-year fug of strategy dad nostalgia surrounding the series would have been a significant enough headwind for AoE4…

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Where to watch the Age Of Empires 4 fan preview today

Age Of Empires 4 was announced a few years ago, but we’ve only seen a little of the Relic-developed sequel to the classic RTS series. That’s about to change with the Age Of Empires Fan Preview event, which is taking place about an hour from now at 5pm BST/9am PST/12pm EST. You can stream it before. Read more