In Settlers: Rise of an Empire Gold Edition, the player creates their own empire of bustling cities in a captivating medieval world. However, threats are always looming so you must be prepared to defend your mighty kingdom. Powered by RenderWare, everything is visible, highly detailed, and real.
User reviews: Mostly Positive (39 reviews)
Release Date: Apr 18, 2008
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Includes 2 items: The Settlers®: Heritage of Kings, The Settlers®: Rise Of An Empire Gold Edition

 

About This Game

In Settlers: Rise of an Empire Gold Edition, the player creates their own empire of bustling cities in a captivating medieval world. However, threats are always looming so you must be prepared to defend your mighty kingdom.

Powered by RenderWare, everything is visible, highly detailed, and real. Each character has his own life, which can always be observed by the player. The game offers you a deep but always comprehensible economy system with various recourses and goods which are produced and gathered by the different professions. The ultimate goal of the game is to expand your empire to become a legendary King.

Bring out the best in every Settler, build up a prosperous economy, fulfill every need of your citizens, and protect your people from any danger!

Includes the Eastern Realm Expansion pack!

  • Create big, bustling medieval cities: Plot your expansion, manage your resources wisely, and provide for your people. Settlers: Rise of an Empire offers an easy to pick-up gameplay that allows everybody from newbies to strategy experts to enjoy the game.
  • Protect your citizens and your empire: Build up armies, vehicles, and walls to protect your empire. Everything depends on your economy: Is your empire wealthy enough to supply a powerful defense force?
  • Exciting multiplayer experience: Work together with one friend and play against another team: Will your division of labor be efficient enough to beat your opponent?
  • A full living, detailed atmosphere: The RenderWare engine creates an extremely detailed universe with numerous plants, animals and other details which will attract the player.
  • Four climatic zones: The four climatic zones and the four seasons have full impact on recourse management and gameplay.
  • Natural interaction of Settlers: All Settlers have their own daily life and they interact naturally with each other.
  • The Settlers series has already sold over 6 Million units worldwide!

Eastern Realm Expansion Pack Features

  • Exciting new landscapes: New 8 map campaign based on the Indian environment offers a beautiful and detailed world.
  • Enhanced challenges: New “Monsoon Rain” season allows players to test their skill as they survive in harsh weather conditions.
  • Immersive gameplay: Automated monthly transactions and new well system now allow the player to have more control than ever over his empire.
  • New Characters: Geologists assist the player in order to create a thriving empire.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP / Vista (only)
    • Processor: 2 GHz Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon XP 2000+ (3.0 GHz Pentium 4 or Athlon 64 3400+ recommended)
    • Memory: 512 MB (1 GB required for Vista)
    • Video Card: 128 MB DirectX 9.0c-compliant, Shader 1.3-enabled video card (256 MB recommended) (see supported list*)
    • DirectX Version: DirectX 9 or higher (included)
    • Hard Drive: 5 GB free
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9-compliant sound card
    • Peripherals Supported: Windows-compatible keyboard and mouse
    • Multiplayer: Broadband Internet connection with 128 kbps Kbps upstream or faster.

    *Supported Video Cards:
    NVIDIA GeForce 4Ti / FX / 6 / 7 / 8 families (Geforece 4MX NOT supported)
    ATI Radeon 9500-9800 / X / HD families

    Laptop versions of these cards are not fully supported.

Helpful customer reviews
5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Steam Version doesnt even work, looks like a great game but ill never know. Just says graphics adapter needs 70 mb only has 62mb, apparently it is some glitch ubisoft didnt patch
Posted: September 29
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15 of 28 people (54%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
Only compatible with windows xp and vista only
Posted: September 13
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2 of 8 people (25%) found this review helpful
62.4 hrs on record
Not as good as some of the earlier games in the series but still pretty fun.
Posted: June 21
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2 of 23 people (9%) found this review helpful
14.6 hrs on record
Yessssssssssss
Posted: May 8
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5 of 32 people (16%) found this review helpful
1.9 hrs on record
Does not work with > 2gb gpu's
Posted: May 1
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25 of 27 people (93%) found this review helpful
129.3 hrs on record
Great game, lots of maps, freedom to explore/ personalise. I prefer the custom games to the tutorial/ missions. Multiplayer can be a bit choppy. Overall, I would recommend.
Posted: July 21, 2013
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