Today is a more or less historic day for all those who play at Age of Empires and we get terribly hooked on this saga of strategy and resource management. Evolving a village over the centuries is an addictive experience; especially when we have all the historical elements within our reach. That is why it became a game classic. And now returns in the form of updated reissue.
We had known this relaunch for months and it is just today the key day: we can download the updated Age of Empires: Definitive Edition for PC computers. Yes, it is not our business because we are talking about Android here, but we will use the news to make a compilation of alternatives. That games similar to Age of Empires: Definitive Edition for PC can we find in the Google Play Store?
We have chosen 4 strategy, simulation and resource management games that you can enjoy quietly on your Android smartphone or tablet. They may not reach the quality and extent of the Age of Empires: Definitive Edition, but neither can it be said that a touch screen fits perfectly to the enormous universe posed by the original. As you will find out below, the genre also has good representatives on Android.
Age of Empires: Castle Siege
We had to include it as a good alternative, no matter what the adaptation we all expected from Age of Empires Classic. Even so, Microsoft developed a good game that has fun despite being freemium. We are in the Middle Ages and we must choose a civilization with which to start from scratch. Manage resources, trade, fight with other players, evolve … Make your fort the best castle.
This is one of the best alternatives in Android to Age of Empires. Immense, with high quality graphics, covers a huge amount of historical times, lacks in-app purchases and ads … Although yes, the initial cost is somewhat expensive: 10.99 euros. The quality is worth it, but you must bear in mind that, in addition, it is a 2014 game that has not been updated since that date. We've tried it again and it worked correctly: it's still just as good.
Empire: Four Kingdoms
Freemium title that combines the strategy, the tactics of fighting between empires, the management of resources and a general quality at the highest level. It has more than 10 million downloads and critics endorse it as one of the best choices in its field.
Gigantic map with millions of players in real time, huge battles between armies, chats, more than 60 buildings available … Empire: Four Kingdoms is a great game that will cost you nothing to try. Recommended.
Forge of Empires
This game is the mobile adaptation of the title that is available on the web. Complete and with the evolution of the villages from the stone age to the present times, Forge of Empires It has everything you need to enjoy the strategy, fights without barracks between empires, management of the fundamental resources for the evolution of the inhabitants of the game … Very good title that, as usual in Android, does not put barriers to entry to the time to download, but it does offer purchases with which to move faster.