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Age of Empires IV

Xbox Game Studios, Relic Entertainment, World's Edge
Oct 28, 2021 - PC
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OpenCritic Rating

83

Top Critic Average

84%

Critics Recommend

IGN
8 / 10
Eurogamer
Recommended
PC Gamer
77 / 100
Metro GameCentral
7 / 10
GamesRadar+
5 / 5
Game Informer
8.3 / 10
GameSpot
7 / 10
Game Revolution
7.5 / 10
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Critic Reviews for Age of Empires IV

Age of Empires 4 is an enjoyable RTS throwback that often plays it too safe, but excels when it doesn't.

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History repeats itself with a joyful, educational flourish in Age of Empires 4, a game of sweet simplicity and bottomless depth.

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A worthy new entry in the legendary series that's equal parts progressive and dated.

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Metro GameCentral

GameCentral
7 / 10
Metro GameCentral

A highly competent but disappointingly unambitious real-time strategy that fails to move either the genre or the Age Of Empires franchise forward.

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A triumphant return for the strategy series, and well worth the wait.

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Age of Empires IV successfully captures some of the magic of earlier titles in the franchise with clean, crisp gameplay and varied playstyles.

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We got hands-on with the closed network test for From Software's next game, and it felt both familiar and different in an exciting way.

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I hope that in the future, the devs take the asymmetrical civilizations further and focus on mechanics that evolve the Age of Empires franchise. There’s a solid foundation here, and if built in the right direction, it could lead to something special. For now, it’s too old school for its own good.

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OpenCritic Coverage

New Xbox Game Pass Titles Coming: Age of Empires IV, Everspace 2, And More

New Xbox Game Pass Titles Coming: Age of Empires IV, Everspace 2, And More

The next back of Xbox Game Pass games have been announced, including some big names.

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