Destineer’s MacSoft unit
( ) announces today that
the Macintosh version of “Age of Empires III: The
Asian Dynasties,” the second expansion pack for
Ensemble Studios’ award-winning strategy game, is
in stores now. “Age of Empires III: The Asian
Dynasties” brings new playable Civilizations, new
units, campaigns, game modes, and more to the
award-winning “Age of Empires III” gameplay.

“Age of Empires III” sports 3D graphics, Ageia
PhysX technology, and a Home City feature that
lets players strengthen their economy,
technology, and military. Developed by Big Huge
Games, “Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties”
further expands the depth of the game with a
roster of new features, including:

° Playable Asian civilizations: Command one of
three fierce Asian civilizations: the Indians,
the Chinese or the Japanese. Each features its
own unique armies led by special units like
Monks, Daimyo, Mansabdars and more.

° New single player campaigns: Play through three
new campaigns with original heroes and villains
and relive both Asia’s most pivotal historical
events and all-new original stories.

° New wys to play Age of Empires III: The Asian
Dynasties adds a new layer of depth to the
classic Age of Empires III gameplay with the
addition of the new Expert resource and Wonders
of the World. You can challenge your opponents
with new game modes like King of the Hill,
Regicide, and Treaty No-Blockade.

° An Immersive World: Featuring eleven new Random
Maps and three new Home Cities, The Asian
Dynasties immerses player in the exotic world of
the Far East.

Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties is rated
T for Teen and is available as a Universal Binary
release that can be operated natively either on
Apple’s Intel-based or PowerPC Macintosh
computers for an MSRP of $29.99.