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  • AoC: Hyborian Adventures still in development for Xbox 360

    Funcom has revealed that Age Of Conan: Hyborian Adventures is still in development for Xbox 360.

  • AoC: Rise of the Godslayer screens show scary wolf mounts

    Some new screens and a video showing the wolf mount for Age of Conan’s Rise of the Godslayer expansion were released by Funcom this week. Dunno if we would ever want to ride a wolf that harbored a maw like that one – but to each his own.

  • AoC: Rise of the Godslayer takes us to the grasslands

    Funcom has released another video for its Rise of the Godslayer expansion to Age of Conan. The expansion is expected to “deliver a wealth of new content and features” set in the eastern empire of Khitai. Still, no release date, but it’s coming. Watch the video below the break courtesy of FileFront, showing off the […]

  • AoC: Rise of the Godslayer shots and video reveal the Khitan

    Funcom has released some screens and a video for Rise of the Godslayer, the first expansion for Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures.

  • Funcom: Gamers have high expectations for The Secret World

    According to Funcom, the public has higher expectations for The Secret World than it did for Age of Conan. This was revealed through the firm’s Q3 financial report, which can viewed here in lovely PDF format. Included in the report was the announcement that the game is progressing as planned, with the combat, core mechanics […]

  • Funcom ditches $9.6 million in Q3

    Funcom’s posted a $9.6 million loss for the quarter ending September 30, compared to a profit of $3.3 million in the third quarter of 2008. Revenues were down from $18 million to $5.7 million. Q4 revenues is expected to be in the $4-5 million region. More on Edge.

  • Come back to Conan, get Beta access to The Secret World

    Funcom has announced plans to get lure players back to Age of Conan with not only multi-month subscription rates and the new expansion, but Beta access to The Secret World when it goes live. Here’s the deal: 3-month sub: Beta access to The Secret World 6-month sub: Beta access + in-game helmet that boosts experience […]

  • 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, […]

  • Weekly MMO news round-up: Halloween comes early, free trials and welcome backs

    Loads of MMOs are planning Halloween and fall festivities for users, but some have already launched tricky goodness. You can find out more about those past the break, but while you are headed that way you will also learn other sorts of stuff  like: Legends of Norrath’s eighth expansion has launched, CrimeCraft is headed to […]

  • Secret World gets “significant delay” as Funcom drops 20% of staff

    Age of Conan dev Funcom is to drop 20 percent of its workforce, according to E24, resulting in a “significant delay” to upcoming MMO The Secret World. The game had never been officially dated, but was expected in 2010. The company employs around 300 staff, so 60 jobs look set to go. Funcom’s currently in […]

  • The Iron Tower and veteran rewards program annouced for Age of Conan

    Looks like a new level 80 dungeon, the Iron Tower, and a veteran rewards program is heading to Age of Conan. This bit of good news was revealed in the latest director’s letter on the official site. The veteran rewards program uses “veteran points” – instead of a reward per-month interval system – with monthly […]

  • Weekly MMO news round-up: Conan at PAX, LOTRO gets new jewelry, WoW expansion leaks

    Loads of stuff happened this week with MMOs. Bethesda laughed off an Elder Scrolls MMO, APB started the Beta application process, Aion released pretty trailers, Star Wars will be playable at GamesCom and all other sorts of interesting things happened. What we didn’t tell you about was that Lord of the Rings Online got some […]

  • Weekly MMO news round-up: Trouble Edition

    It’s Saturday again, and time for your dose of MMO news. This one has been branded the “trouble” edition, because certain MMOS were either in trouble, or getting out of it this week. First off, Stargate Worlds is rumored to be in massive trouble, Age of Conan isn’t in as much any more, and China […]

  • Funcom has turned Age of Conan around, says CEO

    Funcom’s CEO Trond Arne Aas has said that Age of Conan has been turned around by the company and because of this, players are returning and server activity has increased. “The problems for Age of Conan arose after the game had been live for a period of time, as players progressed into parts of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • Weekly MMO news round-up: EverQuest and FusionFall expansions, Star Wars hitting Comic-Con

    Loads this week in MMO news, and some is more interesting than what we have been offered in previous weeks. FussionFall is getting an expansion for its 5 million users, the EQI&II trademark rumors turned out to be new expansions, Star Wars will be on hand at Comic-Con, and Conan got a new update. Also, […]

  • MMO sale on Steam gives you 20-75% off

    Steam’s weekend sale enters the realm of MMOs with titles ranging from 20-75 percent off. Here’s the list: Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures – $9.99 City of Heroes Architect Edition – $15.99 EVE Online: Apocrypha – $7.49 EverQuest Secrets of Faydwer Starter Pack – $15.99 EverQuest Seeds of Destruction All-In-One Compilation Pack – $31.99 EverQuest […]

  • Funcom reports $7 million in revenue for Q1 2009

    Funcom’s Q1 report for 2009 stated the company pulled in $7 million in revenue, and while that was less than the previous quarter, the company is pleased. Age of Conan received good news in the way of longer customer subscription periods. New account sign-ups rose compared to Q4, and higher levels of game activity were […]

  • Weekly MMO news round-up: Shadowbane gets a reprieve, AoC goes lvl 50, Twitter comes to PlayXpert

    Welcome once again to your weekly MMO news round-up. Loads going as usual what with PlayXpert releasing a new Widget for online games, Conan players getting to go to level 50, and Shadowbane getting a small reprieve from the death ax. Wanna know the rest? Of course you do, and it’s all after the break.

  • 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 […]

  • Weekly MMO news round-up: D&D turns three, Hello Kitty, WAR gets a forum

    There are many updates, announcements, and other goings on in MMO-land during the week, and it can be hard to keep up. Luckily, you have us. Get the last seven days’ worth of significant MMO news after the break.

  • Weekly MMO news round-up: Massive update for Mabinogi, Darkfall review, Star Trek collisions

    Loads of goings on in the world of MMOs, as usual. Let us make sense of it for you. This week’s had its fair share of content updates, a closed beta, character testing, teaser screens, and an MMO set near the Grand Canyon, in the future, after a plague. Honestly. Read on after the jump.

  • 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 […]

  • Weekly MMO news round-up: WAR’s Night of Murder, Darkfall pre-orders, Spellborn’s patch

    Sure, the more important MMO stories gets their own pieces during the week, but what about all games that aren’t World of Warcraft? Where does that leave them? Here in our MMO news round-up, obviously. So much happens on a daily basis in the world of MMOs that we thought we’d put as much as […]

  • Age of Conan 360 still in development, says Funcom

    Age of Conan game director Craig Morrison has confirmed to Eurogamer that Funcom is still working on the MMO for Xbox 360. “There is a small, dedicated team working on the Xbox platform at the moment,” he said. “We still plan on having a 360 version of the game at some stage but I’m afraid […]

  • More than half of Conan servers merged to oblivion

    The future isn’t looking so great for Conan and company. According to developer Funcom, Age of Conan players can expect to meet a few fresh faces this week, when their MMO of choice sees its server count slashed from 49 to a paltry 18. Since servers are region based, the number of servers available after […]

  • Age of Conan 360 “still in development,” says Funcom

    In an email to MTV, Age of Conan product manager Erling Ellingsen said that despite last week’s staff cuts the MMO’s 360 version is still very much in development. The note in full: Our aim is for this to not affect development of ‘Age of Conan,’ or any of our other games, at all. We […]

  • Acti-Blizz Q3 financials – High percentage of those leaving WoW return, says Morhaime

    Speaking in an earnings call following the release of third quarter financials yesterday, Blizzard boss Mike Morhaime said that those leaving World of Warcraft for competing MMOs have a very strong chance of ultimately returning. According to the exec, of players trying Age of Conan, 68 percent came back to World of Warcraft, with the […]

  • Age of Conan gets major combat overhaul

    A post on the Age of Conan boards relaying the words of game director, Craig Morrison, reveals that quite on extensive combat update is being worked on. This is in addition to changes to trade skills and The Notoriety System. Snip: We are in this patch making some changes to combos which will affect melee […]