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Combining the deep tactical elements of turn-based strategy games with the rapid gameplay of real-time strategy, Rise of Nations puts you in command of one of 18 civilizations over the course of thousands of years of history.

With over 50 unique technologies to research, Wonders of the World to build, hundreds of military units to expand your borders, and spies to engage in espionage, will your nation rise to glory?


Features and Screens

  1.  Improved graphics and lighting
  2.  Twitch.TV streaming
  3.  Steam Enhanced Multiplayer
  4.  Online ranked leaderboards
  5.  Steam Trading cards
  6.  Steam achievements


Community Guide: How to Rush with Any Nation


In Rise of Nations, players are able to build up a nation from its ancient beginnings into sprawling, modern-day empires. However, sometimes you just want to attack early and flood opponents with low-tech units for serious damage. Steam user DaSpider has written a guide to help those who wish to achieve early dominance.   Whether […]

Nation Spotlight: The Nubians


This week, we’re shining the spotlight on one of, if not the best, economic nations in the game: the Nubians. Among the original eighteen nations in the original game, the Nubians possess the Power of Trade, allowing players to take full advantage of the market for big economic gains. Let’s take a closer look at […]


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System Requirements: Minimal

  • OS: Windows Vista, 7, 8.1
  • Processor: 1.6 Ghz
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • DirectX: Version 10
  • Hard Drive: 3 GB available space
  • Sound Card: Direct X Compatible Sound Card
  • Additional Notes: GPU at least (Integrated HD 3000, X1950, 8600GT)

System Requirements: Recomended

  • OS: Windows Vista, 7, 8.1
  • Processor: 2.6 Ghz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Direct X 11+
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Hard Drive: 5 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: GeForce 9800GTX, Radeon 4850+