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The Secret World – Funcom reiterates commitment to subscription model for the time being

The Secret World isn’t going free-to-play “anytime soon,” Funcom has reiterated.

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  • The Secret World to be shown at GDC, first in-game footage released

    Funcom has released a video, showing the first bit of in-game footage for The Secret World.

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  • 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 […]

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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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  • 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 […]

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  • The Secret World PAX showing to be "biggest thing yet"

    Funcom’s Erling Ellingsen has confirmed to VG247 that the reveal for The Secret World at PAX will be “the biggest thing on TSW yet.” It was reported this past Tuesday that Funcom would be revealing loads of new information on the title, but unfortunately, we couldn’t squeeze a drop of info out of Ellingsen no […]

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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, […]

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  • 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 […]

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