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Age of Conan’s 5th anniversary in-game event

As part of the celebrations for Funcom’s Age of Conan 5 year anniversary, brutal boss monsters will be roaming and rampaging through the world of Hyboria for five days in a row.

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Age Of Conan - Hyborian Adventures headlines

  • Two new worlds rumoured for Age of Conan

    Craig “Silirrion” Morrison hinted last month that there was something interesting in the works for Age of Conan. Now, forums for the game are a-buzz with the idea that two new lands may be in development, filled with a multitude of new zones.

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  • Conan 360 moves to "no plans" status, PC version is "full steam ahead"

    If you were still holding out for a 360 version of Funcom MMO Age Of Conan: Hyborian Adventures, now may be the time to hang up your axe: Funcom’s Erling Ellingson has told VG247 “there are no plans on releasing an Xbox 360 version any time soon”.

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  • Play Age of Conan, quite literally, for free

    This may be an offer you can’t refuse. Funcom is allowing anyone that creates an Age of Conan account and logs-into the game before January 1 to play up to level 20, over an unlimited time period, for no charge whatsoever. There are a few caveats: “Please note that a trial account has some limitations […]

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  • Weekly MMO news round-up: Chinese gender-bending, Aion changes, Star Trek, AoC

    This was a rather large week in MMOs as far as news went, and not all of it was Halloween related. Past the break you will hear all about how Ultima Online is still going strong, get familiarized with the new patch for Aion, read up on Cryptic’s Blood Moon event via a dev chat, […]

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  • Funcom offering two free weeks of play for Age of Conan

    Funcom has announced that players who used to have an Age of Conan account can come back for free. From now until July 22, former can players re-activate their accounts with no obligations and receive 2 weeks of additional free playtime. Hopefully all the improvements made over the months and the upcoming expansion will sway […]

    1
  • Age of Conan expansion to be unveiled at GamesCom

    Age of Conan’s first expansion will be revealed during GamesCom in August. “We will be revealing the first expansion for Age of Conan at the GamesCom show in August,” said Funcom’s Erling Ellingsen. “We have lots of exciting stuff to reveal and Conan players and gamers in general are in for a real treat, but […]

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  • Free trial campaign launches for Age of Conan

    Funcom is has launched a free trial for Age of Conan. In an attempt to reel in more subscribers to the struggling MMO, the game’s director has posted an open letter on AoC’s official site, detailing the plan. Also mentioned was AoC’s new update, expected to land on the test servers sometime this week with […]

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  • Age of Conan subs hit 100,000, Funcom CFO resigns following $23.3 million loss

    Funcom CFO Olav Sandnes has resigned after Funcom’s Q4 results showed a $23.3 million loss. A stumbling Age of Conan was blamed for the decline. E24′s estimated today that subs for the MMO are now as low as 100,000. “Funcom is a company with a substantial potential based on a unique combination of skill sets […]

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  • Four new dungeons added to Age of Conan

    A big PvP fix for Age of Conan will patch next time you log into the game. The update includes four new dungeons. Three new instances for maxed-out players include wing three of Black Ring Citadel, Slaughterhouse Cellar, and Xibaluku. Cradle of Decay is for mid-level players. Class tweaks, new emotes and crafting drops have […]

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  • Funcom outlines AoC server merge details

    Funcom’s posted details on how Age of Conan’s servers are to be merged. “The first servers that will be merged are the US servers ‘Bloodspire’ and ‘Hyperborea’,” said US community manager Glen ‘Famine’ Swan. “The list of servers for the next merges will be published shortly.” More on Massively. Thanks, Blue.

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  • Rumour: Funcom lays off "70%" of US staff

    This TenTonHammer post is rumouring that Funcom’s dropped 70 percent of its American staff, totalling some 60 jobs. Apparently the cuts were made on Wednesday, with the bulk of the redundancies coming from customer service and QA. There’s little detail there so this goes under “rumour” for now. Expect it to be firmed up next […]

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  • Massive Age of Conan update goes live

    Funcom’s put a large content update live in Age of Conan, claiming it’s the biggest since the game launched. The update introduces a new area in Ymir’s Pass, which opens up a host of new quests, characters, monsters “and a dramatic new storyline to unravel”. Screens and video on CVG.

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  • Age of Conan to release in Korea

    According to this EG story, Funcom’s Age of Conan’s first Asian release will be in Korea. Korean firm Neowiz will be handling the port. “We are very excited to introduce the world-class large-scale MMORPG Age of Conan with its popularity and great reputation in the industry,” said Neowiz boss Choi Gwan-ho. “This will be the […]

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  • Funcom: AoC 360 not "high on list of priorities"

    Never saw this coming. In an interview with Strategy Informer, Funcom’s admitted that the Xbox 360 version of Age of Conan it’s been promising for the last couple of years may not be top of the “things to do” queue. “Development on the Xbox 360 version is not our key priority as there are a […]

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  • Funcom boss quits, was "dissatisfied" with Age of Conan

    Funcom co-founder Gaute Godage has quit Funcom after becoming “dissatisfied” with Age of Conan, the company’s announced. “I have done my very best making this fabulous game, but I have concluded there are elements which I am dissatisfied with,” said the exec. “I have decided to act on this, and as a result I have […]

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  • New Age of Conan movie shows incredible future DX10 graphics additions

    Funcom’s put out episode four of Hyborian Insider, it’s movie update on Age of Conan, showing upcoming DX10 graphical features in the MMO as well as new high level content. Dynamic tree shadowing, improved parallax mapping, rippling grass, specular reflections, underwater God rays and tons more are shown off in the movie, which you can […]

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  • Age of Conan hits Steam

    Valve’s announced that Funcom MMO Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures is now available on Steam. The game “will be available for an additional 10 percent off for one week until Sept 11.” Go buy it, if you haven’t all ready. Everyone needs to wear a bit of fur and mess around with a giant sword […]

    1
  • Age of Conan 360 "still very much set to happen"

    Funcom has told Eurogamer that an Xbox 360 version of Age of Conan will definitely be released. “The Xbox 360 version is still very much set to happen and we are working on it,” said company man Erling Ellingsen. “However, there are no dates set, even though we aim for a 2009 release. Our big […]

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  • Funcom confirms more than 400,000 paying subs for AoC

    As you can see in this onlinewelten.com movie from Leipzig last week, Funcom’s Erling Ellingson has confirmed that Age of Conan has more than 400,000 paying subscribers. The news comes after a Funcom financial report put the number of “customers” playing in the MMO at 415,000, but confusion reigned as to whether or not this […]

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Age Of Conan - Hyborian Adventures Latest

  • Age of Conan’s 5th anniversary in-game event

    As part of the celebrations for Funcom’s Age of Conan 5 year anniversary, brutal boss monsters will be roaming and rampaging through the world of Hyboria for five days in a row.

  • Two new worlds rumoured for Age of Conan

    Craig “Silirrion” Morrison hinted last month that there was something interesting in the works for Age of Conan. Now, forums for the game are a-buzz with the idea that two new lands may be in development, filled with a multitude of new zones.

  • Conan 360 moves to “no plans” status, PC version is “full steam ahead”

    If you were still holding out for a 360 version of Funcom MMO Age Of Conan: Hyborian Adventures, now may be the time to hang up your axe: Funcom’s Erling Ellingson has told VG247 “there are no plans on releasing an Xbox 360 version any time soon”.

  • Play Age of Conan, quite literally, for free

    This may be an offer you can’t refuse. Funcom is allowing anyone that creates an Age of Conan account and logs-into the game before January 1 to play up to level 20, over an unlimited time period, for no charge whatsoever. There are a few caveats: “Please note that a trial account has some limitations […]

  • Weekly MMO news round-up: Chinese gender-bending, Aion changes, Star Trek, AoC

    This was a rather large week in MMOs as far as news went, and not all of it was Halloween related. Past the break you will hear all about how Ultima Online is still going strong, get familiarized with the new patch for Aion, read up on Cryptic’s Blood Moon event via a dev chat, […]

  • Funcom offering two free weeks of play for Age of Conan

    Funcom has announced that players who used to have an Age of Conan account can come back for free. From now until July 22, former can players re-activate their accounts with no obligations and receive 2 weeks of additional free playtime. Hopefully all the improvements made over the months and the upcoming expansion will sway […]

  • Age of Conan expansion to be unveiled at GamesCom

    Age of Conan’s first expansion will be revealed during GamesCom in August. “We will be revealing the first expansion for Age of Conan at the GamesCom show in August,” said Funcom’s Erling Ellingsen. “We have lots of exciting stuff to reveal and Conan players and gamers in general are in for a real treat, but […]

  • Free trial campaign launches for Age of Conan

    Funcom is has launched a free trial for Age of Conan. In an attempt to reel in more subscribers to the struggling MMO, the game’s director has posted an open letter on AoC’s official site, detailing the plan. Also mentioned was AoC’s new update, expected to land on the test servers sometime this week with […]

  • Age of Conan subs hit 100,000, Funcom CFO resigns following $23.3 million loss

    Funcom CFO Olav Sandnes has resigned after Funcom’s Q4 results showed a $23.3 million loss. A stumbling Age of Conan was blamed for the decline. E24′s estimated today that subs for the MMO are now as low as 100,000. “Funcom is a company with a substantial potential based on a unique combination of skill sets […]

  • Four new dungeons added to Age of Conan

    A big PvP fix for Age of Conan will patch next time you log into the game. The update includes four new dungeons. Three new instances for maxed-out players include wing three of Black Ring Citadel, Slaughterhouse Cellar, and Xibaluku. Cradle of Decay is for mid-level players. Class tweaks, new emotes and crafting drops have […]

  • Funcom outlines AoC server merge details

    Funcom’s posted details on how Age of Conan’s servers are to be merged. “The first servers that will be merged are the US servers ‘Bloodspire’ and ‘Hyperborea’,” said US community manager Glen ‘Famine’ Swan. “The list of servers for the next merges will be published shortly.” More on Massively. Thanks, Blue.

  • Rumour: Funcom lays off “70%” of US staff

    This TenTonHammer post is rumouring that Funcom’s dropped 70 percent of its American staff, totalling some 60 jobs. Apparently the cuts were made on Wednesday, with the bulk of the redundancies coming from customer service and QA. There’s little detail there so this goes under “rumour” for now. Expect it to be firmed up next […]

  • Massive Age of Conan update goes live

    Funcom’s put a large content update live in Age of Conan, claiming it’s the biggest since the game launched. The update introduces a new area in Ymir’s Pass, which opens up a host of new quests, characters, monsters “and a dramatic new storyline to unravel”. Screens and video on CVG.

  • Age of Conan to release in Korea

    According to this EG story, Funcom’s Age of Conan’s first Asian release will be in Korea. Korean firm Neowiz will be handling the port. “We are very excited to introduce the world-class large-scale MMORPG Age of Conan with its popularity and great reputation in the industry,” said Neowiz boss Choi Gwan-ho. “This will be the […]

  • Funcom: AoC 360 not “high on list of priorities”

    Never saw this coming. In an interview with Strategy Informer, Funcom’s admitted that the Xbox 360 version of Age of Conan it’s been promising for the last couple of years may not be top of the “things to do” queue. “Development on the Xbox 360 version is not our key priority as there are a […]

  • Funcom boss quits, was “dissatisfied” with Age of Conan

    Funcom co-founder Gaute Godage has quit Funcom after becoming “dissatisfied” with Age of Conan, the company’s announced. “I have done my very best making this fabulous game, but I have concluded there are elements which I am dissatisfied with,” said the exec. “I have decided to act on this, and as a result I have […]

  • New Age of Conan movie shows incredible future DX10 graphics additions

    Funcom’s put out episode four of Hyborian Insider, it’s movie update on Age of Conan, showing upcoming DX10 graphical features in the MMO as well as new high level content. Dynamic tree shadowing, improved parallax mapping, rippling grass, specular reflections, underwater God rays and tons more are shown off in the movie, which you can […]

  • Age of Conan hits Steam

    Valve’s announced that Funcom MMO Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures is now available on Steam. The game “will be available for an additional 10 percent off for one week until Sept 11.” Go buy it, if you haven’t all ready. Everyone needs to wear a bit of fur and mess around with a giant sword […]

  • Age of Conan 360 “still very much set to happen”

    Funcom has told Eurogamer that an Xbox 360 version of Age of Conan will definitely be released. “The Xbox 360 version is still very much set to happen and we are working on it,” said company man Erling Ellingsen. “However, there are no dates set, even though we aim for a 2009 release. Our big […]

  • Funcom confirms more than 400,000 paying subs for AoC

    As you can see in this onlinewelten.com movie from Leipzig last week, Funcom’s Erling Ellingson has confirmed that Age of Conan has more than 400,000 paying subscribers. The news comes after a Funcom financial report put the number of “customers” playing in the MMO at 415,000, but confusion reigned as to whether or not this […]

  • Age of Conan will tie in with new film

    Funcom’s Erling Ellingsen revealed at Games Convention today that the company’s Age of Conan MMO will tie in with the new Conan film being produced by Lionsgate, writes Eurogamer. “The movie is set for release next year, and it’s going to be a huge movie. Lionsgate recently announced that they’re putting a hundred million dollars […]

  • First Age of Conan expansion teased

    Eurogamer has seen an as of yet unreleased teaser image pertaining to be the first expansion pack for its MMO Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures. The expansion pack is expected to release sometime in 2009. Funcom had no comment. More through the link. By Mike Bowden

  • Age of Conan patched

    Massively is reporting that the reason for the Age of Conan server downtime this morning was because Funcom’s MMO was being patched. From the piece: In today’s patch, among a host of class changes and other crunchy bits, there are a lot of fixes and alterations to massive PvP, which should make a big difference […]

  • Age of Conan has 415,000 “customers”

    Missed this yesterday. Buried in Funcom’s financials was confirmation that Age of Conan currently has 415,000 customers, classed as those either paying a subscription or playing on the first month’s free time that comes with the box. The game sold in 1.2 million units, and sold through (customers who have entered game client key and […]

  • Age of Conan showing DX10 features at Games Convention

    Funcom’s showing of upcoming DX10 features of Age of Conan at Games Convention, the company announced today, as well as offering up “thousands of exclusive giveaways, including free trial accounts and limited edition game DVDs” at the German show next week. Never-before-seen locations, content and features from the MMO are going to be on show […]

  • Funcom fires employee for Age of Conan cyber sex stuff

    According to this Avison story, Funcom’s sacked an Age of Conan GM for cybering with a player. “We are aware of this matter, and necessary measures have been taken against them,” said a Funcom rep. “We have clear guidelines for all employees in Funcom, not least those who work with customer service, and if the […]

  • Age and Conan and WoW get Russian release dates

    Both Funcom and Blizzard have announced Russian release dates for their spearhead MMOs today, with Age of Conan hitting the country in “late 2008″ and WoW getting all vodkarish in August. The new WoW release is the fifth European-language version, complementing the existing English, French, German, and Spanish versions. More here. Age of Conan is […]

  • Funcom stocks dip sharply in wake of Conan launch

    Big-name MMO? Sizeable player base? Stock value dip of 55 percent? One of these things is not like the other. According to Massively, Age of Conan publisher Funcom has seen a mystifying downturn in its stock value since Age of Conan launched. Dropping from $54 to $24 per share, you’d think Funcom would have serious […]

  • Age of Conan ready to review in “about a month”, says Funcom

    Kotaku‘s spoken to Erling Ellingsen, product manager for Age of Conan, who answered in “about a month” when asked when the game would be ready for review. From the piece: “When will Age of Conan be complete enough for a full review?” His answer? “About a month.”So there you go folks, directly from the product […]

  • Age of Conan now available for download

    As you can see here, Funcom’s Age of Conan is now available for direct download. Good for those with an aversion to discs, people with shop phobias and the legless, the file weighs in at 15Gb. Take a look.