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Age of Mythology expansion Tale of the Dragon announced

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Tale of the Dragon

Samuel Roberts reckoned that (opens in new tab) Age of Mythology's Extended Edition was a "worthy update", and now that update is set to receive a new expansion pack (opens in new tab), only 12 years after the last one appeared for the original game. Tale of the Dragon, as you may have guessed, does Chinese mythology, but we know nothing about it beyond that yet.

We'll have to wait until October 2 to learn more, as that's when developers Forgotten Empires and Skybox will be holding a livestream over yonder (opens in new tab). They're a busy bunch—they're also making a new expansion for Age of Empires 2 HD, entitled The African Kingdoms. You'll never guess where it's set.

Tom loves exploring in games, whether it’s going the wrong way in a platformer or burgling an apartment in Deus Ex. His favourite game worlds—Stalker, Dark Souls, Thief—have an atmosphere you could wallop with a blackjack. He enjoys horror, adventure, puzzle games and RPGs, and played the Japanese version of Final Fantasy VIII with a translated script he printed off from the internet. Tom has been writing about free games for PC Gamer since 2012. If he were packing for a desert island, he’d take his giant Columbo boxset and a laptop stuffed with PuzzleScript games.