Tag Archives: the secret world
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.
Tue, May 28, 2013 | 23:19 BST
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 23:12 BST
Double AP, free subscriptions and other goodies are headed to The Secret World players this weekend.
Mon, Apr 22, 2013 | 08:47 BST
The fourth annual Canadian Videogame Awards ceremony was held over the weekend, with Far Cry 3 picking-up six including Game of the Year while the excellent Mark of the Ninja won Best Indie and Best Downloadable Game. Hit the break for more winners.
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.
Tue, Feb 26, 2013 | 07:02 GMT
The Secret World will continue to produce regular content updates, but new director Joel Bylos has said he doesn’t want to make promises every month.
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.
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.
Wed, Jan 16, 2013 | 00:41 GMT
The Secret World developer Funcom has teamed up with We Love Fine to offer a range of licensed merchandise. The current catalog includes messenger bags, shirts and a hoodie, branded with logos representing organisations and locations, with more to come soon. The shirts are only available in men’s cuts right now, which is handy because if I buy another t-shirt a black hole will open in my wardrobe. Also, VG247′s chosen faction, the Templar, is mysteriously under-represented. I call shenanigans, Illuminati.
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.
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.
Tue, Dec 04, 2012 | 03:06 GMT
The Secret World’s major end of year event isn’t just another winter festival; it’s an alternate reality game centred around the upcoming “Mayan apocalypse”.
Thu, Nov 22, 2012 | 22:28 GMT
The next monthly update for The Secret World, Issue #5, includes a much requested feature, a mysterious new weapon, and some really interesting-sounding new story elements.