Create a lasting empire in a continuous campaign that covers the entire Earth. Build your empire from one of three completely unique factions or create a custom faction of your choosing. Take your empire from fledgling kingdom to dominant superpower as you battle for control of a lifelike and persistent Earth. Your quest for world domination is finally at hand.
It killed the dignity of the rest of the series, replacing the variance character and kinda serious, stoic appeareance of the units in EE2 with little cartoon characters and oversimplification, I really, really disliked it and after playing it I no longer wonder why it had such a negative impact on its makers.