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Age of Empires IV

Critics Consensus (Play It)

Age of Empires IV is an exemplary return of the legendary RTS series. While it doesn’t reinvent the wheel, the game plays great, it’s accessible for a new generation, and puts history front and center in its dozens of hours of campaign play.⁠

Game Info

One of the best-selling real-time strategy games returns to glory with Age of Empires IV, putting you at the center of epic historical battles that shaped the modern world.

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Total Reviews: 74

Best Strategy/Puzzle Game (2021), Editors' Choice

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34% of scored reviews fell within the range of 80 to 86 / 100

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RATING & REVIEWS

Ratings & Reviews

74

Critic Reviews

83

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CRITIC REVIEWS

All reviews are from professional critics. Learn more about the critics VSG aggregates.

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Median Score

84%

Low Score

60%
What did you think of Age of Empires IV?
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Nicholas Rego (IGN Middle East)
October 25, 2021
8/10

Age of Empires IV preserves the traditional roots of the much-loved series, which brings some exciting new civilizations to you to experience.

Robert Zak (PC Gamer)
October 25, 2021
77/100

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

Daniel Tack (Game Informer)
October 25, 2021
8.3/10

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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Awards & Recognition

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Best Strategy/Puzzle Game

Age of Empires IV Credits

CREDITS

DIRECTOR(S):

Adam Isgreen, Quinn Duffy

PRODUCER(S):

Michael Mann, Greg Wilson

DESIGNER(S):

Christopher M. Rubyor, Michael Conkin, James Agay

PROGRAMMER(S):

Joel Pritchett, Wilfried Schmidt

ARTIST(S):

Han Randhawa, Zach Schläppi, Roland Longpre, Brent Breedveld

WRITER(S):

Noble Smith, Philippe Boulle

COMPOSER(S):

Mikołaj Stroiński

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