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Encyclopedia > Ensemble Studios
Ensemble Studios
Type Video game developer
Founded 1995
Headquarters Dallas, Texas
Key people Tony Goodman
Rick Goodman
Industry computer and video game industry
Products video games
Website www.ensemblestudios.com

Ensemble Studios is a Microsoft-owned company that has developed several computer games, including the famous Age of Empires series. Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... A video game developer is a software developer (a business or an individual) that creates video games. ... Dallas redirects here. ... -1... This does not cite its references or sources. ... This article is about computer and video games. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Microsoft Corporation, (NASDAQ: MSFT, HKSE: 4338) is a multinational computer technology corporation with global annual revenue of US$44. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


Games

The company is the developer of the famous Age of Empires series of real-time strategy games, composed of Age of Empires, Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings and Age of Empires III. They also released Age of Mythology, a spin-off from the original series in 2002. Expansion packs were also released for all their games. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A real-time strategy (RTS) video game is one that is distinctly not turn-based. ... Age of Empires, abbreviated to AoE or AOE, is a history-based real-time strategy computer game released in 1997. ... Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings (or simply Age of Kings) is a real-time strategy game set in the middle ages, released in 1999. ... Age of Empires III (also called AoE III) is a real-time strategy (RTS) game developed by Ensemble Studios and published by Microsoft. ... Age of Mythology (commonly abbreviated as AoM), is a popular mythology-based, real-time strategy computer game developed by Ensemble Studios, and published by Microsoft Game Studios. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... An expansion pack is an addition to an existing game. ...


Ensemble released "Age of Empires III", on October 18, 2005, in North America. This follows on from the end of Age of Empires II, set in times such as the Industrial Age. The lead-up to the game's announcement was a series of teasers on Ensemble's website, culminating in a number of in-game screenshots. The game has sold over 3 million copies as of February 1, and has become the fastest selling game of the series. Ensemble Studios also made the Genie Game Engine used in Age of Empires, Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings, and Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds. is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... North America North America is a continent[1] in the Earths northern hemisphere and (chiefly) western hemisphere. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Screenshot of a KDE desktop. ... The Genie Engine is a game engine developed by Ensemble Studios and used in several popular computer games, such as Age Of Empires, Age Of Empires II and Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds. ... Age of Empires, abbreviated to AoE or AOE, is a history-based real-time strategy computer game released in 1997. ... Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings (or simply Age of Kings) is a real-time strategy game set in the middle ages, released in 1999. ... Galactic Battlegrounds Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds is a real-time strategy game built on the Age of Empires II engine. ...


Their latest game is an expansion to Age of Empires III, titled Age of Empires III: The War Chiefs. It includes new content, new gameplay elements, a new single-player campaign, and 3 new native American civilizations. It was originally set for an October 2, 2006 release, but was released later, on October 17, 2006. They have recently released a second expansion to Age of Empires III, Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties, which introduced three Asian civilizations and six minor natives, as well as new gameplay features. They developed this project in conjunction with Big Huge Games, the creators of Rise of Nations. Age of Empires III (also called AoE III) is a real-time strategy (RTS) game developed by Ensemble Studios and published by Microsoft. ... is the 275th day of the year (276th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 290th day of the year (291st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Big Huge Games is a computer game developer founded in 2000 by veteran game industry figures Tim Train, David Inscore, Jason Coleman and Brian Reynolds. ... Rise of Nations is a real-time strategy computer game, developed by Big Huge Games and published by Microsoft on May 20, 2003. ...


Ensemble is also developing real-time strategy game based for the Xbox 360 on the successful Halo franchise, called Halo Wars. It has been suggested that Xbox 360 Elite be merged into this article or section. ... Halo is video game series created by Bungie Studios. ... Halo Wars is a real-time strategy video game that takes place in the Halo universe. ...


External links

  • Ensemble Studios site
  • Microsoft site
  • 'Ask Sandy' threads from Age of Kings Heaven
  • 'Ask Sandy' responses from agecommunity.com
  • Ensemble Studios profile on MobyGames

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Ensemble Studios (288 words)
Ensemble Studios is a Microsoft-owned company that has developed many computer games, including the famous Age of Empires series.
Ensemble is notable for its playtesting procedures; everyone at the company is required to test the current product at least once a week.
Ensemble Studios occupies the top two floors of its building in Dallas.
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