Empires, the free, award-winning Half-Life 2 mod, combines the best of the first person shooter and real-time strategy genres. Fight as either the Northern Faction, remnants of the fallen nation of Jekotia, or as the imperial Brenodi Empire.

Choose your commander wisely and fight with up to 64 players for resources to power your army and fund your research into ever more deadly weapons, abilities and vehicles.

Find out more and see what you've been missing!

Recent posts

A new goal: polish

by Tama on May 4, 2017

Empires 2.13.4 released

by Thexa4 on April 26, 2017

Crowd-sourcing our server costs

by Tama on January 4, 2017

Merry Christmas! Empires 2.11 is here

by Tama and Thexa on December 26, 2016

A better chat client for Source games

by Tama on November 3, 2016

Empires 2.10.0 released

by Tama on September 28, 2016

Empires 2.9.0 released - Linux now supported

by Tama on August 13, 2016

Sat July 16th 6PM UTC (1PM EST) Empires 2.9.0 - Playtest

by Tama on July 9, 2016

Why I've given up on Twitter support

by Tama on April 30, 2016

Beta testing is now public!

by Tama on April 27, 2016

Public script testing on Friday 1st April, 7PM GMT.

by Tama on March 31, 2016

Happy birthday, Empires!

by Tama on March 17, 2016

We need your crashdumps!

by Tama on March 9, 2016

Meet the team!

by Tama on February 17, 2016

Static analysis with PVS-Studio

by Tama on October 29, 2015

New website is up and running

by Beerdude26 on July 24, 2015

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