From the back of the box
Master 6000 years of history. What forces will you wield to lead your nation to global prominence? Rise of Nations: Gold Edition combines the award-winning Rise of Nations with the critically acclaimed expansion: Thrones and Patriots. The entire span of human history is in your hands as you build your nation, choose your form of government and use a wealth of powerful strategies and units to dominate your foes.
- Lead one of 24 historical nations, including the Americans, Aztecs, Iroquois, Nubians, Romans and Persians.
- Engage in 5 single-player campaigns: Alexander the Great, The Cold War, The New World, Napoleon, and The Entire World.
- Fight on land, at sea or in the air, with everything from musketeers, massive war elephants, stealth bombers, tanks and nuclear missiles.
- Evolve through 8 historical periods from the Ancient Age to the Information Age
- Challenge other players on the internet or LAN. Up to 8 players including in-game matchmaking.