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Cradle of Empires

By Phyton Ltd.

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When boring, uninventive match-3 puzzles prevail and all hope is lost, it all comes down to one single game … Cradle of Empires! 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 in Version 3.3.0

Hurry and download a new update with a multitude of pleasant surprises!
Visit a new building – the City Museum! The more trophies you get, the more luxurious this building becomes!
The Hut, Field, Sepat, Pottery and Bakery can now be upgraded to level 8! Your city will be even more productive and beautiful!
Let the Portal of Worlds take you into an autumn forest! Be ready to accept the challenge and get a reward! The Portal opens on September 22 – don't miss it!
New trophies added: Conqueror of Genies and the Portal of Worlds! Get trophies and upgrade the City Museum!
In-game dialogs improved: playing is now even more fun!
We hope you like this update! Thanks for playing Cradle of Empires!


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Customer Reviews

Cradle of Empires

Love the game , but it cheats .you will have 12 moves, knowing you can make it in that time , you make four moves and you are suddenly out of moves . Thought it was me so started counting moves ,it isn't me , the game takes moves away from you . Have considered deleting the game because of this , the game will not let you win. My challenges keep building up because the game will not give you the tokens you need . Can't buy things because I am on a fixed income. I truly love the game , it is a challenge , but not so difficult that you can't finish a challenge . I hope I don't have to delete because I love this game . It is one of the best I have played in a long time.

Cradle of frustration and not a fair game

After investing 10 months of playing I have found that many of the upper level puzzles are heavily preset to lose. The game will cheat to push the player to buy energy, bonuses or whatever spells are needed to get any real advancement through the game.

Chargers and items that are needed to finish a collection, rarely appear, but too many of the other chargers and items which are not needed, will drop in ridiculously excessive amounts. In other words, there are very few "rewards" for the amount of time invested.

The game quests will run you in circles, the storyline goes nowhere.

The game will offer a pop-up (apparently after I have been given far too many losing puzzles) to let me know that "if" I need "help" getting through the puzzle, I could buy the items that are needed to win. This is supposed to make me want to support the developers by spending money?

I believe a fun game should be based on some player skill. Not by offering puzzles that are set repeatedly to lose along with needing specific collection items that are programmed to drop so rarely that I would have better chances at winning the lottery. You just can't advance very far unless you buy your way through the game.

I wish I could say that this game is relaxing and enjoyable, but unfortunately, I cannot.

Cradle vet

I own all the other games in this series and finished them all. This one adds the concept of sets of items which makes it different and interesting. The game is challenging and takes time. If you want instant gratification you're gonna have to " pay" for it. If you have patience and are persistent you'll love it and not have to pay very much compared to other boring, nauseating games of this genre

Cradle of Empires
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Games
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  • Version: 3.3.0
  • Size: 1.10 GB
  • Languages: English, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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