Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings and Age of Empires II: The Conquerors Expansion
Released in 1999, Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings introduced several new features such as gates for walls and a Rock, Paper, Scissors battle system. The game time goes from the Dark Ages until the early Renaissance, the expansion including the Spanish conquest of Mexico, with a total of 13 civilizations, plus five new civilizations with the expansion.
It had new and improved battle types in addition to the previously available conquest and winning by building a wonder (A wonder is a famous building or structure that a civilization, for example the Franks (French) build one of their famous Cathedrals.) The player was offered choices of new game types like Regicide, where instead of destroying the opponent, only the king must be killed. The Expansion also introduced more game types such as one in which the players do not fight, but win by being the first to build a wonder.
It uses the same engine as the first game, but with larger and more detailed sprites for buildings and other objects and more varied settings. The game was also released on the Nintendo DS as Age of Empires: The Age of Kings. It is a turn-based game opposed to the original which was a RTS game. However, the RTS version was released on Playstation 2 An RTS version was also released for mobile phones, with both the original and the conquerors (called "Deluxe") being made available