Bold Games has announced that it is now shipping Age of Empires II: Gold Edition, which includes both Age of Empires II: Age of Kings and Age of Empires II: The Conquerors Expansion for Mac OS 8/9 and Mac OS X. The game is expected to be on store shelves for US$48.95 later this week, while those who pre-ordered directly from the company can expect their copy within a few days. The award-winning real-time strategy game lets players lead one of the most powerful civilizations of the Middle Ages to greatness by growing an economy, raising armies, forging alliances, and building wonders to stand the test of time.