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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 4.2.0

- The mysterious Lotus has appeared in the game! Are you ready to find out what lies at the heart of this stone flower? Complete daily quests and solve the mystery! The Lotus is available from glory level 20.
- New achievement: Enchanted Lotus! Don’t miss this chance to increase your trophy collection and get crystals for free!
- Unique collection – Enchanted Lotus. Assemble the collection by completing exciting quests every day and get a worthy reward!
- The Farm, Beauty Salon and Forge can be upgraded to level 5. The new levels are sure to keep you interested!
- New game mechanic – The Bull and the Apple Tree. Be careful, it's easy to anger the bull, but only he can help you collect all the apples and complete the level. Upgrade the Farm to level 4 to meet the bull calf!
- The Portal of Worlds will take you to the Icy Isles at the end of the hot summer! The Portal will open on August 16. Don’t miss it!
- Say goodbye to the beautiful summer with the Genie! The event starts on August 25.
- You're sure to like the new adventures and events!


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Customer Reviews


I have been playing this game for 2 days and I've experienced glitchyness (I know I made that up, lol). I have to close out the screen and then go back in because it will not respond. Also when beating levels I've had to repeat some several times because I didn't get the quest item. This happened even when I got all 3 stars on that level. I wasted a lot of my energy bolts to do this. I think the bonus spin is a cool idea, however I think there should be ways to earn this special token for free not just a free spin every 24 hours. I'm a Virgo so I'm particular so this just may be me, however the task bubbles don't have order to them. I will click on one that tells me to go to this place to earn that item however I have gotten to the bubble that tells me to build that area. Again could just be me and my Virgoism. Overall I'm enjoying the game. I will come back and rate it higher as I continue to play if I experience some improvements. Thanks for reading!


This game is beautiful, the story and the graphic are detailed, charming and colorful. This game requires no skill, only patience, and a great deal of money. If you are persistent you can advance, but it gets tedious and boring. I would be willing to purchase this game for a set price, if I knew it would have an end to it and I could succeed, over time. I made it to level 72 without making a purchse. But unfortunayely the creators wore me down. Time to find a good book.

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I enjoy this type game and at least I feel like I am working towards something! Give it a try. The only reason I didn't give 5 stars is because it is difficult to complete some puzzles without spending money.

Cradle of Empires
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 4.2.0
  • Size: 139 MB
  • Languages: English, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. Handful of crystals$1.99
  2. Pocket of Crystals$4.99
  3. Cart of crystals$19.99
  4. Chest of crystals$9.99
  5. Ship of crystals$49.99
  6. Island of crystals$99.99
  7. Medium kit$14.99
  8. Chest of crystals$0.99
  9. Small kit$9.99
  10. Starter Pack$4.99