Age Of Empires 3 Complete Collection CD Key is considered to be a real time, strategy based game, whose developer is Ensemble Studios of Microsoft Corporation. Microsoft Game Studios is its publisher. Macsoft Games of Destineer had ported the Mac version and had it published and developed. In North America, the PC version had been released on 18th October 2005, in Europe on 4th November 2005. The Mac version had been launched in North America on 21st November 2006 and in Europe on 29th September 2006. It belongs to Age of Empires franchise and is its third installment.
The background of the game has been set in the period between 1492 & 1850 A.D that portrays colonization of Americas, by the Europeans. Within the game are present 8 European civilizations that the player can choose from. ‘Home City’ is stated to be an innovation, which combines both role playing and real time strategy game features. As on May 2008, more than 2 million of the game had been sold. Positive reviews were received from the critics, including several awards like the ‘2005 Best RTS Game’ from GameSpy as well as 2005’s Best Selling Games. Having sold more than 313,000 copies in 2007, it was stated to be the year’s 7th best selling PC game.