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Review: Age of Empires 3: the Asian Dynasties for BlackBerry

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Age of Empires 3: the Asian Dynasties is a strategy game developed by Glu. Originally developed by Ensemble Studios in 1997, Age of Empires became a hit real time strategy game with several sequels across the PC, Nintendo DS, and Mobile platforms.

Though previous portable AoE titles have been converted to a turn-based format, AoE III has gone back to its roots with real time strategy control. Playing an RTS on a mobile sounds futile, but Glu has modified the controls so that it just sings on the BlackBerry. With the ability to input commands while the clock is paused, cycle to the next idle worker, and jump to points of interest, the controls are more intuitive and quick. Also, units aren’t sitting ducks when left idle, as they’ll attack any unit that comes into contact with them.
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