Rise of Nations is a real-time strategy game that spans all history. Start with a single city in the Ancient Age; gather resources; build an infrastructure; research technologies; construct Wonders of the World such as the Pyramids and the Eiffel Tower; and expand your military might across the world, conquering hostile nations with bombers, battleships, and tanks all over your lunch hour!
In Rise of Nations there are:
• 18 Nations each with special abilities and unique military units.
• Over a hundred military units operating on the ground, sea, and air from Hoplites to Frigates to Helicopters.
• Over two dozen buildings with upgrades and technologies that will take your nation from a small City to an Information Age society.
• 14 Wonders of the Worldthe Terra Cotta Army, the Taj Mahal, the Eiffel Tower. Each gives your nation special bonuses.
• More than a dozen map types, ranging from the Amazon Rainforest to the Himalayas to the Nile Delta.
• Conquer the World campaigna linked series of dozens of scenarios.
The Extended Edition includes:
• Rise of Nations
• Rise of Nations: Thrones and Patriots
New in the Extended Edition:
• Improved Visuals
• Improved water
• Improved textures
• Full-screen anti-aliasing
• Multiplayer with ranked matches (ELO)
• Cloud saves
• Extended Features