Become the Chosen One and help the ancient empire rise from the ruins in this adventurous match-3 game with a rich storyline, thrilling quests and captivating characters!

Cradle of Empires is an exciting — yet cool, calm and collected — family-friendly adventure. It takes you on a breathtaking odyssey that challenges your matching, building and collecting skills. With the help from Nimiru and Egyptian settlers, you can break the Amrun’s curse and restore the ancient civilization to its former glory. Step up and become the secret weapon in the triumph of good over evil!


● Unique gameplay mix: You make matches, build a grand city and go on an adventure all in one … How awesome is that?
● Mega-sized adventure: You’ll be immersed in this engaging adventurous story with unexpected twists, gripping quests and memorable characters.
● Ancient cities and civilizations: You collect resources by playing match-3 levels, which help you rebuild the cities that evil had destroyed.
● Different game modes: You play 6 different match-3 modes, a variety you won’t find anywhere else.
● Many power-ups: You can earn a diversity of bonuses, power-ups and amulets — you’ll develop your own strategy for using them.
● Regular updates: You’ll never run out of new adventures as you’ll get new buildings, quests, bonuses, levels and whole civilizations in future updates.

All this and much, much more for FREE!

5/5 “Lots of different goals to achieve so I never get bored. Not the same match-3 as usual.”
5/5 “Very addictive game!! Can't stop playing it !!”
5/5 “Great way to pass time. Puzzles are just hard enough to be challenging without being frustrating.”
5/5 “Can't wait for the next version to come out”

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What's New

Version 5.2.0

- A new building has appeared in the city: the Spinnery! Are you ready to make the best items of clothing for the city belles for the upcoming celebration? The building can be upgraded to level 3.
- Help the Tradeswoman master weaving by completing exciting quests! 30 unique quests and 3 new collections already await you in the game!
- Meet the new obstacles: the Button and the Basket of Wool. Overcome all the obstacles found in the exciting Spinnery levels!
- The Beauty Week will take place in the city in September. The awesome Genie will visit the city on September 7, and you will be able to collect the wonderful holiday collections starting from September 11!
- The Portal of Worlds will take you to the wondrous Autumn forest! The adventure will start on September 18. Don't miss your chance to get the rewards!

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
32 Ratings
32 Ratings

Editors' Notes

In-App Purchases

Match-3 Currency Starter Pack
Complete challenging match-3 quests
USD 5.99
Match-3 Currency Middle Pack
Unlock and discover new match-3 locations
USD 11.99
Match-3 Currency Power Pack
Pass all match-3 levels to restore the Empire
USD 109.99


239.5 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
English, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2002 - 2018 Awem Games
In-App Purchases
  1. Handful of crystals USD 2.49
  2. Cart of crystals USD 23.99
  3. Chest of crystals USD 11.99


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