The Age Of Empires series remains one of the best-known game franchises to this date. It was highly influential on other games of its genre, the real-time strategy genre, especially the second installment, Age Of Empires II:The Age Of Kings. The main company behind it, Ensemble Studios however closed down, and the series seemed to be finished too. However, the series recently has had a revival through the Age Of Empires II HD Edition which released on April 9. Discuss the Age Of Empires series here!