Cradle of Empires Match 3 Game 4+

Egyptian matching for adults


    • 4.6 • 28.7K Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Match jewels, crystals, and gems in Cradle of Empires, a free classic match-3 adventure game in ancient Egypt!

Cradle of Empires is a free puzzle game filled with intrigue, Rome magic, and mystery!
Brave the desert heat and become a legend as you collect jewels and earn boosters & crystals, elevating yourself and your new empire to greater heights!

Cradle of Empires is a story-driven, challenging match - 3 adventure filled with incredible features such as…

- Unique Gameplay:match gems, meet new friends, rebuild an ancient Rome, fight the brewing plot of a dark sorcerer, and uncover a gripping story as you solve puzzles.

- Ancient Mysteries: many secrets hide in the desert sands, from the ever-vigilant sphinx that watches over all, to the massive gate that looms over the Egypt. You must explore the unknown, and uncover the truth that has remained hidden for centuries…

- Intriguing storyline: you’ll become immersed in a spell-binding story filled with unexpected twists, unique characters, pharaoh, and thrilling quests.

- Brain Teasers and Riddles: enjoy 6 different match-3 modes, with challenges ranging from super puzzling brain - teasers to classic casual gameplay. As you explore and unlock new levels & combination, you’ll stretch your puzzle-solving skills to the max.

- Magical Boosts: as you win levels, you’ll find mythical artifacts, strange crystals, magical jewels, and blessed relics that will aid you in your quest. Match and play to earn powerful bonuses, combination and rewards!

- Best Friends: make new friends along the way who will help you on your journey. The city is full of unique and fun characters, and as you work diligently to rebuild their city, they’ll become loyal to you and help whenever and wherever they can.

- Story Quests: unlock special side quests and stories that give you insight into your new friends, as well as the lore surrounding the recovering city.

- Frequent Updates: our team works diligently to release new updates filled with new content for you to play and enjoy! Follow us on our many social media channels to keep updated on all the fun stuff coming your way!

…and more!

Cradle of Empires is a fun, casual game that you can play anytime, anywhere! With gameplay that can be enjoyed both offline and online, with or without wifi, this game set in ancient Egypt and Rome is an instant addicting pastime.

Match jewels, gather crystals, earn rewards, and follow the story in this free match-3 adventure that will keep you coming back for more. Uncover the heartbreaking story at the core of this epic quest as you defeat the evil sorcerer and become the pharaoh to your very own empire!

Cradle of Empires is a free to play match-3 jewels game but some optional in-app items will require payment.

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What’s New

Version 7.6.0

-We think you’ll enjoy our latest update, which includes new exciting events:
-The city is being decorated for Valentine's day – the citizens are preparing to celebrate with you!
-Our playful pal, Fennec, is back… and he wants to have fun! Dress up our favorite fuzzy friend by winning matches in Little Helper Fennec!
-There’s been a vision… the Portal of Worlds is prophesied to open once again! Seize your chance to explore other worlds full of adventure and treasure!
-In anticipation of Valentine's day, the citizens have decided to prepare something special to surprise you! Strawberry puree, whipped cream, and mint leaves are just a few of the ingredients for holiday recipes! Follow the event calendar in the game settings.
- Apart from that:
- Our whole team is currently working on something awesome! Want more details? Join our Facebook group and keep an eye on our updates!

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
28.7K Ratings

28.7K Ratings

CV Severtson ,

FUN After Years of Play

After years of casual play and 150+ levels I can say this is still a fun fun game. Well balanced gameplay that’s always a challenge but ultimately winnable. Some levels are very difficult - cheater levels you seemingly can’t win, but switch game modes and you can solve. For beginners, don’t go for collections. Instead focus 100% effort on experience. Going up in levels makes everything easier. Build totems. Next is the Sacred Lotus - always try to complete it and hope for stars to get the Pharaoh’s Treasure, which is worth at least one level if used wisely. Do the Ship/Cave/Pyramid only when you’re low on energy. They’re fun, too! The Sphinx is the only worthwhile side quest. Ask yourself is this giving me exp? If no, don’t do it. You do NOT need gems. They are nice to buy hammers, but otherwise not necessary. I do buy a bag of gems every so often, but in general I’m very patient. Replaying games till you understand the patterns is key. And use Blitz mode to kill gophers. Have fun!

Developer Response ,

Hello! Thank you so much for your wonderful words! That is what keeps our magnificent team of developers working to constantly improve and grow the game.

Nickleduke ,

Has to update

I would give Cradle of empires a 5 star but I’ve been experiencing issues with every time I sign in it has to update. This takes a minute or two to update and sometimes that’s all the time I’ve got to play. Therefore each time it updates I back out and move on to another game. I’ve tried 3 times with Awen and all they say is they see crashes (but those are when I just back out as I don’t want to wait and I’ve explained that) and that I need a better internet connection so try resetting my modem and see if that works. I’ve done this 3 times and each time it doesn’t fix anything. They tell me I need to clear my Cache before I play, it always is. I’ve written to them and each time I get the same response, it’s something I’m doing. I’ve been playing this game for about 4 years, maybe more and I’ve told them if I don’t get the problem fixed then I will be deleting this game. Oops I’m sorry but it’s your fault. Try resetting your internet and clearing your cache or get on another internet. I’m trying very hard to hav onto this game as I don’t want 4 years of build up to go away but I don’t like it having to update each time I play. Hopefully there’s something else they can do but at this time it won’t be long before I delete and don’t come back if some real assistance is offered because obviously I’ve done all I can do on my end. Anyone else have this problem?

Developer Response ,

Hello! Sorry to hear about this issue. If the game downloads content too often, it can be because you are running out of free space on your device. It's suggested you have at least 20% of free space on your device out of total for the game to perform smoothly and also to avoid frequent content downloads. To check your free space go to Settings of your device > General > About > Available. If your space is almost full, we suggest you empty some. If you get any questions please contact us from within the game.

KellyofVA ,

Fun and frustrating

This is a game to play in spare time, and instead of focusing on completing collections, I would complete the puzzles within the areas of the village. Much more fulfilling and doable. I am beginning to believe the only way to complete the collections is to buy them, and not win them. And yes, it takes a long time to charge enough lives to play. Expect to let it sit for at least 8 hours to get almost, not all, 350 lives (my current stage). As you progress further, you will need to use the bonus chargers to complete puzzles. I found I have to use them 75% of the time, otherwise, you will use all the lives to play a puzzle, and most likely get no where. And, many times, after completing a puzzle, you may not get the reward hidden in it. You will have to play it and successfully complete the puzzle at least 3x more to get it. I like the game, but you do feel like the rewards are small when you win a lot. I agree with other reviewers too, you should not lose your lives if you win the puzzle. It takes so long to recharge, it would only seem fair since you cannot get the rewards easily anyway when you win. There really is no give in this game. Play when you can (I check in every day just so I don't lose the daily gifts which at week's end, gives something bigger), but do not buy anything. You will end up spending a lot for your frustration, and only have to spend more as you reach higher levels. Good luck!

Developer Response ,

Thank you for sharing your detailed feedback! I transferred your feedback to our developers. It is very encouraging to see that you are involved so much into the game process and our dedicated team of developers will certainly appreciate it. If you get any questions or suggestions please contact us within the game.

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