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 5.4.0

Don't miss the brand new Treasures of the Ancients event! You will come across mysterious chests while traversing Ship, Cave, and Pyramid levels. Keep track of the event calendar in the game options.
New ruins have been discovered in the North! Restore and upgrade the Ancient theater to level 3!
Learn the specifics of the theater arts! 40 theme quests and 4 collections already await you in the game!
A new obstacle has been added to the game – the Curtain! Lift the curtain and begin the show! You will find levels with this obstacle in the Theater!
The Zoo, Confectionery, and Spinning House can be upgraded to level 5!
160 quests and 16 collections have been added for high-level players.
Enhanced bonuses! You can now break puzzle tiles without chips!
The limit for purchasing additional moves upon losing has been removed. From now on, the level won't be over if you are prepared to spare no effort in order to win!
The order in which the spells are displayed in the inventory has been changed. Now the most useful spells are located at the top of the list!
Ship, Cave, and Pyramid levels can now be unlocked instantaneously! You won't have to wait anymore!
Help the heroes gather unique recipes for Thanksgiving Day!
The Portal of Worlds will take you to a Native American village! Complete 20 exciting levels with new obstacles and get an amazing reward!

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
182 Ratings
182 Ratings

É um bom entretenimento.

Não consigo fazer esta nova actualização.
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Gosto muito deste jogo

O meu jogo já à algum tempo não deixa convidar amigos, agora bloqueou de vez não abre, agradeço ajuda, obrigada

Boa tarde
O meu jogo à mais de um mês que não consigo abrir, já enviei várias mensagens e fotos de como aparece no ecrã, agradeço se possível que me informem se é possível a recuperação ou não, obrigada

Developer Response

Hello, sorry for this inconvenience. We will do our best to help you! Please contact us at



Já joguei dezenas de vezes para conseguir um determinado objeto e nunca sai o pretendido, torna o jogo desinteressante e saturante

Developer Response

Hello, thank you for sharing your thoughts. All quests were carefully checked by our specialists and I can assure you that all items in the game will appear, but there is a certain amount of luck involved. Some items are harder to come by than others. Keep searching and I am sure you will succeed very soon! If you get any questions please contact us from within the game.

In-App Purchases

Match-3 Currency Starter Pack
Complete challenging match-3 quests
5,49 €
Match-3 Currency Middle Pack
Unlock and discover new match-3 locations
10,99 €
Match-3 Currency Power Pack
Pass all match-3 levels to restore the Empire
99,99 €


228.3 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 2,29 €
  2. Pocket of Crystals 5,49 €
  3. Cart of crystals 21,99 €


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