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  • 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 […]

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  • 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

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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.

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  • Funcom: AoC is "undisputed #2 subscription MMO in the western world"

    Funcom put out a press release today saying Age of Conan “continues to hold the #1 spot in most markets” and is now the “undisputed #2 subscription MMO in the western world”. “That Age of Conan remains #1 in retail stores several weeks after release is of incredible importance to us, and proves that the […]

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  • Age of Conan back after short outage

    Conan’s mighty strength wasn’t enough to heft the prodigious weight of his game’s masses, seemingly. Massively’s reporting that Age of Conan’s servers suffered a proper outage today, causing user trouble on an official thread you can only see if you’ve got a game key. Fortunately, Funcom’s now confirmed that the servers are back up and […]

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  • Age of Conan still topping US PC chart

    According to NPD, Age of Conan’s still the top selling PC game in the US. Last week’s data here. Figures are for the week ending June 7. Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures Mass Effect Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures The Sims 2 Double Deluxe World Of Warcraft: Battle Chest The Sims 2 Kitchen & […]

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  • Age of Conan up for Joysticks

    According to this Gaming Today piece, Funcom’s announced that Age of Conan’s been nominated for several Golden Joystick awards, including best MMO. Obviously. You can cast your votes for the shortlist here.

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  • Funcom announces major Age of Conan additions

    As promised, Funcom has announced a heap of new features and additions to Age of Conan, designed to keep those million buyers playing beyond the free month they got with the game. Major updates include Guild Alliance Warfare and a PvP addition called To the Death, which adds ten PvP levels with additional ranks will […]

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  • Age of Conan tit nerf fury left Funcom "very, very, very surprised"

    Speaking to videogaming247, Age of Conan product manager Erling Ellingsen has said the recent reaction to an accidental breast nerf in the MMO left the company stunned. “We were very surprised,” said the developer. “It’s just a bug, actually. We didn’t reduce the size of the breasts in intentionally. It was a side-effect of another […]

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  • Age of Conan top of US PC Chart

    Shock Horror. The US PC charts for the week ending May 31 are headed by Funcom’s Age of Conan. As you can see below. Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures Mass Effect The Sims 2 Double Deluxe World of Warcraft: Battle Chest The Sims 2 Kitchen & Bath Interior Design expansion pack World of Warcraft The […]

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  • Age of Conan passes 1 million units shipped

    Funcom announced this morning that more than 1 million copies of MMO Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures have shipped since the game released at the end of May. “Sales data shows that Age of Conan is the biggest MMO launch since World of Warcraft,” says Funcom Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Morten Larssen. “The […]

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  • Funcom to announce new Age of Conan areas, features and PvP revamp next week

    Speaking to videogaming247 this morning, Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures product manager Erling Ellingsen has confirmed that a raft of new features and content for the MMO is to be announced next week in an effort to pull players past their first free month of game-time and into subscription. “We have no idea how many […]

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  • Age of Conan tops US PC charts

    Eidos MMO Age Of Conan: Hyborian Adventures has gone top of the US PC chart in its launch week, NPD data’s shown, for the seven days ending May 24. List below. Thanks, MCV. Age Of Conan: Hyborian Adventures – Eidos World Of Warcraft: Battle Chest – Vivendi Age Of Conan: Hyborian Adventures (Collectors Edition) – […]

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Age Of Conan - Hyborian Adventures Latest

  • Funcom: AoC is “undisputed #2 subscription MMO in the western world”

    Funcom put out a press release today saying Age of Conan “continues to hold the #1 spot in most markets” and is now the “undisputed #2 subscription MMO in the western world”. “That Age of Conan remains #1 in retail stores several weeks after release is of incredible importance to us, and proves that the […]

  • Age of Conan back after short outage

    Conan’s mighty strength wasn’t enough to heft the prodigious weight of his game’s masses, seemingly. Massively’s reporting that Age of Conan’s servers suffered a proper outage today, causing user trouble on an official thread you can only see if you’ve got a game key. Fortunately, Funcom’s now confirmed that the servers are back up and […]

  • Age of Conan still topping US PC chart

    According to NPD, Age of Conan’s still the top selling PC game in the US. Last week’s data here. Figures are for the week ending June 7. Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures Mass Effect Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures The Sims 2 Double Deluxe World Of Warcraft: Battle Chest The Sims 2 Kitchen & […]

  • Age of Conan up for Joysticks

    According to this Gaming Today piece, Funcom’s announced that Age of Conan’s been nominated for several Golden Joystick awards, including best MMO. Obviously. You can cast your votes for the shortlist here.

  • Funcom announces major Age of Conan additions

    As promised, Funcom has announced a heap of new features and additions to Age of Conan, designed to keep those million buyers playing beyond the free month they got with the game. Major updates include Guild Alliance Warfare and a PvP addition called To the Death, which adds ten PvP levels with additional ranks will […]

  • Age of Conan tit nerf fury left Funcom “very, very, very surprised”

    Speaking to videogaming247, Age of Conan product manager Erling Ellingsen has said the recent reaction to an accidental breast nerf in the MMO left the company stunned. “We were very surprised,” said the developer. “It’s just a bug, actually. We didn’t reduce the size of the breasts in intentionally. It was a side-effect of another […]

  • Age of Conan top of US PC Chart

    Shock Horror. The US PC charts for the week ending May 31 are headed by Funcom’s Age of Conan. As you can see below. Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures Mass Effect The Sims 2 Double Deluxe World of Warcraft: Battle Chest The Sims 2 Kitchen & Bath Interior Design expansion pack World of Warcraft The […]

  • Age of Conan passes 1 million units shipped

    Funcom announced this morning that more than 1 million copies of MMO Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures have shipped since the game released at the end of May. “Sales data shows that Age of Conan is the biggest MMO launch since World of Warcraft,” says Funcom Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Morten Larssen. “The […]

  • Funcom to announce new Age of Conan areas, features and PvP revamp next week

    Speaking to videogaming247 this morning, Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures product manager Erling Ellingsen has confirmed that a raft of new features and content for the MMO is to be announced next week in an effort to pull players past their first free month of game-time and into subscription. “We have no idea how many […]

  • Age of Conan tops US PC charts

    Eidos MMO Age Of Conan: Hyborian Adventures has gone top of the US PC chart in its launch week, NPD data’s shown, for the seven days ending May 24. List below. Thanks, MCV. Age Of Conan: Hyborian Adventures – Eidos World Of Warcraft: Battle Chest – Vivendi Age Of Conan: Hyborian Adventures (Collectors Edition) – […]

  • Funcom desparately seeking community staff

    What with Age of Conan going a bit bonkers since it launched at the end of May, Funcom’s decided to take on a bunch of new community managers and customer services reps, three in Europe, and four in the US. The European positions are based in Zurich and Oslo, the American jobs located in Durham, […]

  • Funcom says 400,000 players have entered Age of Conan

    Funcom’s announced that more than 400,000 players have now entered Age of Conan, making the game one of the fastest-selling ever for PC. “The initial sales and reviews are very encouraging, and it’s great to see that so many are enjoying Age of Conan,” said Funcom CEO Trond Arne Aas. “This is just the beginning, […]

  • Age of Conan sells out of 700,000 copies, collector’s edition completely gone

    Eidos announced today that 110,000 copies of the Age of Conan collector’s edition has sold out at pre-order, as have all shipped units to the tune of 700,000 discs. “Everyone in Funcom is delighted and humbled with the historical pre-order numbers for Age of Conan. If the information we have is correct, they represent the […]

  • Funcom gets the hump about cancelled pre-orders – beta now closed

    There is a message on the Funcom forums saying that Early Access keys to the Age of Conan beta are now sold out and that access is closed. “We here at Funcom are extremely happy with the demand that has been for our Early Access program. That demand has been so immense, that we are […]

  • Age of Conan beta hits 1 million, game slips three days in Europe

    Eidos just confirmed that the Age of Conan beta has hit a million sign-ups. “Funcom has not been able to find any higher beta numbers for MMOs in the western world,” said Morten Larssen, Funcom sales boss. “We believe it represents the largest ever beta sign-up figure in the history of the genre.” Tiny bit […]

  • Age of Conan feat calculator launched

    Goonheim LLC has launched a feat calculator website that “is a tool for player to explore the various options available to them for their character’s builds, without having to worry about in-game costs to retrain their feats.” “This tool will allow you to view all of the feats for every single class, and interact with […]

  • Age of Conan chap shows mounted combat in video

    It’s on Videogamer.com. The video shows fighting on horses, rhinos and elephants. Cool. The Eidos MMO is looking like you’ll probably buy it even if you’re remotely interested, and launches on May 20.

  • Age of Conan PvP movie looks pretty cool

    There’s a movie on CVG of Age of Conan’s PvP aspects, and it’s all looking very good, if this sort of thing floats your boat. Funcom’s Erling Ellingsen takes us through the various modes in the game, including Capture the Skull and Team Annihilation. There’s also a quick snip of Siege Warfare at the end, […]

  • Age of Conan to cost €12.99 plus VAT a month

    According to this TenTonHammer piece, Funcom has released an investor report that reveals Age of Conan’s monthly pricing in Europe at €12.99. Plus VAT. In the UK, the VAT rate’s 17.5 percent, which means the game will cost in the region of €15.30 or £12.20 per month to play. The MMO’s going to cost $14.99 […]

  • Age of Conan gold

    Four years, untold gallons of baby oil and loads of other barbarian-based cliches later, Funcom’s completed MMO Age of Conan and sent it off to master. “After four years of development co-publishers Funcom and Eidos are proud to announce that Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures has gone gold,” said the company in a statement. “One […]

  • AoC open beta starts May 1

    According to this Funcom press release, the Age of Conan open beta is to begin on May 1, in conjunction with IGN. FilePlanet’s going to host the beta exclusively, and 50,000 players will be able to get in the action on a first come, first served basis. “When we started development of Age of Conan […]

  • Get head start in Age of Conan with preorder

    According to Kotaku, those that pre-order Age of Conan will get to start playing three days before the poor lowly fool that go into a “shop” and buy the game on May 20. Pre-ordering also grants rights to special items in the MMO past level 40, such as “the War Mammoth and Killer Rhino mounts”. […]

  • New Age of Conan movie released

    Funcom’s released a new Age of Conan movie on the official site. This is a “retail trailer”, apparently, and features “mounts, magic, combat” and some other stuff. Fancy. The MMO releases globally on May 20.

  • Age of Conan character select movie released

    It’s deader than the enemies that barbarian chap crushed underfoot today, so we bring you a movie of the character select bit from Funcom’s upcoming MMO, Age of Conan. You can see men, and sort-of-men, being spun around on a screen on the game’s official site. It’s Sunday. What do you expect?

  • Gamespot offers Conan PvP beta keys

    Gamespot’s offering and exclusive chance to get on the Age of Conan PvP beta weekend, running April 18-20. Find the details here. The site’s giving away 15,000 slots on the test, and you’ll need to be a registered Gamespot user to get involved. Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures releases globally on May 20.

  • Age of Conan PvP modes revealed

    Here. Listed for the upcoming MMO’s competitive side are the following mini-games: Capture the Skull You will join one of two teams with the goal of capturing the opposing side’s skull as many times as possible. They will, of course, not take kindly to this and will try to stop you. Team Annihilation You will […]

  • Funcom: “It’s hard to imagine a company being able to compete with WoW any time soon”

    Speaking to videogaming247, Age of Conan – Hyborian Adventures product manager Erling Ellingsen has admitted that Activision boss Bobby Kotick’s assertion that it would need $1 billion to successfully compete with World of Warcraft may not be far from the truth. “It’s hard to imagine a company being able to compete with World of Warcraft […]

  • Funcom confirms system specs for Age of Conan

    Doesn’t sound that mental, but we’re guessing if you try playing the brutal MMO on the “required” spec it’s going to look like Crysis on you mum’s laptop. Taken from here. Required OS: Windows Vista/XP Processor: 3GHz Pentium IV RAM: 1GB RAM Video Card: Shader Model 2.0 and 128MB RAM: NVIDIA GeForce 5800 or ATI […]

  • New Age of Conan trailer makes WoW look like Fisher Price

    Here. We can’t embed it, unfortunately. Funcom’s MMO really is very pretty indeed. It’s also very bloody indeed, but you can’t make an omelette without breaking eggs. World or Warcraft looks spectacularly childish compared to this, if we’re being honest. Age of Conan’s set for a global release on May 20.

  • New Age of Conan trailer shows Onyx Chamber

    Here. We tried to embed it, but Filefront started having a fanny and we’re boggle-eyed with typing. No idea how Funcom’s MMO’s going to play, but it certainly looks the part. Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures releases for PC on May 20 and Xbox 360 at some point in the future-uture-uture.