Tag Archives: funcom
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 09:26 BST
The Secret World is having a double XP weekend, and my housemate-slash-guildie was just diagnosed with a fractured fibula. It’s all coming up Milhouse.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 03:33 BST
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.
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 23:12 BST
Double AP, free subscriptions and other goodies are headed to The Secret World players this weekend.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 | 09:17 BST
The Secret World developer Funcom has added a new Lair Raid to its MMO, which sees players venturing into a brutal trans-dimensional prison.
Mon, Mar 25, 2013 | 05:17 GMT
Well, this is just lovely. The Secret World: Issue #6 contains a train journey which players are tasked with interrupting, but one intrepid livestreamer decided to see what would happen if she simply stayed on The Last Train to Cairo. After thirteen hours, game director Joel Bylos turned up and rewarded her faith with a trip to Tokyo – an in-development zone which fans are very, very keen to see. Bylos let the livestream continue, with the result that you can relive the experience on Twitch – just skip the first 13 hours and 47 minutes.
Fri, Mar 15, 2013 | 00:47 GMT
The Secret World members can now get their hands on the latest content drop, with non-subscribers waiting until Sunday March 17.
Tue, Mar 05, 2013 | 05:13 GMT
Funcom has given more detail on upcoming changes to competitive multiplayer in The Secret World.
Sat, Mar 02, 2013 | 20:57 GMT
Dreamfall Chapters: The Longest Journey will release in November 2014 according to the latest trailer for the game. The Kickstarter project has hit $1,134,431 seven days left. The next stretch goal will provide a richer world at $1,150,000. Hit up the link to contribute, and go below the break to watch the trailer.
Sat, Feb 23, 2013 | 21:49 GMT
The Secret World: Issue #6 – The Last Train to Cairo, will take place in Egypt, and has players travelling back in time to “unearth powerful artifacts” and to uncover the “ultimate purpose” of the Atenists and their prophet, according to Funcom.
Sat, Feb 23, 2013 | 19:06 GMT
Age of Conan: Unchained has landed on Steam, and to get the free-to-play ball rolling for you,
the Tortage Survival Pack is 35% off. It contains a blue snow mammoth mount, starter weapons, items which will teleport you to your origin city, a 20-slot inventory bag, a ring which boosts your DPS, fireworks to play with, and potions giving you 10 XP. The pack usually costs $9.99, but for the moment you’ll only have to fork over $6.49.
Hit up Steam for more information. Thanks, Massively.
Tue, Jan 29, 2013 | 13:07 GMT
Fed up of music blaring from The Secret World’s radios and speakers? Think you can do a better job? Funcom is giving you the chance to prove it.
Fri, Jan 25, 2013 | 15:30 GMT
Funcom has announced it’s closing its Beijing studio, while at the same time forming a “joint, centralized live team” at its Raleigh, North Carolina studio. The firm also announced its Montreal Studio’s focus will switch to mobile and tablet projects.
Wed, Jan 23, 2013 | 00:25 GMT
Six months, five content updates and one less subscription fee later, The Secret World has finally gelled for our resident MMO newbie, Brenna.
Fri, Jan 18, 2013 | 00:00 GMT
Funcom’s restructuring has begun to takes its grim toll. Although the company told Massively that games won’t be affected and its Montreal office will remain open, lay-offs have apparently been widespread enough that former staff believe the studio is closing altogether. All the best to those affected by the job cuts.
Tue, Jan 15, 2013 | 03:04 GMT
Thu, Jan 10, 2013 | 21:51 GMT
The Secret World has seen a resurgence of player activity since getting rid of its subscription requirement and adopting a Guild Wars-like content cover charge model.
Thu, Jan 10, 2013 | 21:40 GMT
The Secret World developer Funcom has confirmed it is undergoing a major restructuring, but will not close any of its existing MMOs – quite the opposite, in fact.
Thu, Dec 20, 2012 | 08:59 GMT
The Secret World Issue #5: The Vanishing of Tyler Freeborn has gone live now, and brings with it the Mayan-themed ‘End of Days’ event that begins tomorrow, December 21st. The update follows an ARG game orchestrated by Funcom that saw gamers hacking and solving equations to earn in-game items. We’ve got some more event details after the jump.
Thu, Dec 20, 2012 | 01:17 GMT
THQ, Gaia Online, NCsoft and Funcom have joined Operation Game Over, with the result that over 2,100 online game accounts linked to registered sex offenders have been wiped. GamesIndustry reports the new additions to the initiative join Microsoft, Apple, Blizzard, EA, Disney, Warner Bros. and Sony, who collectively erased more than 3,500 accounts in an earlier purge. Operation Game Over is an extension of New York’s Electronic Securing and Targeting of Online Predators Act, which requires known offenders to register their online ID details, offering community hosts the opportunity to ban them. The program is intended to assist in protecting minors from sexual predators.
Wed, Dec 12, 2012 | 11:53 GMT
The Secret World developer FunCom has ditched the game’s subscription model. Consumers simply have to buy the game once and then use it freely, before paying to add new content into the mix. Get the details below.