Tag Archives: the secret world
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.
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 | 20:55 GMT
The Secret World’s latest update, Issue #4 which sets the stage for the Big Trouble in the Big Apple raid, is now available. It also contains a new Auxiliary Weapon, the Chainsaw, PvP enhancements, the Albion Theatre, Reticule Combat and a new set of missions. The NYC raid is “undergoing final testing,” said Funcom, and will be brought live as soon as possible.
Wed, Nov 14, 2012 | 08:44 GMT
The Secret World developer FunCom has released a new trailer for its MMO that shows off its New York raid event Big Trouble in the Big Apple. It also adds chainsaws into the mix as an auxiliary weapon.
Tue, Nov 13, 2012 | 01:26 GMT
Funcom will make a umber of changes big and small to The Secret World’s PvP in the next major update.
Fri, Nov 09, 2012 | 00:46 GMT
Graeme Lennon has announced some rather interesting details planned for the first raid to be implemented into the (somewhat awesome) MMO, The Secret World.
Fri, Oct 19, 2012 | 19:50 BST
The Secret World’s Halloween event is live, and Funcom has released a video providing a sneak peek into what awaits players.
Wed, Oct 10, 2012 | 15:47 BST
Tue, Oct 09, 2012 | 07:19 BST
The Secret World gambled on the pursuit of a design vision rather than commercial concerns – and lost, according to original lead designer Martin Bruusgaard.
Tue, Oct 02, 2012 | 19:05 BST
The Secret World isn’t going free-to-play “anytime soon,” Funcom has reiterated.
Wed, Sep 26, 2012 | 17:22 BST
The Secret World’s third content update, Issue #3: The Cat God, is now available.
Tue, Sep 25, 2012 | 02:14 BST
The Secret World’s lead content designer has segued neatly into a new position of game director, putting him in charge of the MMORPG’s planned monthly content updates.
Fri, Sep 21, 2012 | 06:47 BST
The Secret World wants you to join its conspiracy-raddled ranks. Try the MMORPG for free for three days, any time you like.
Tue, Sep 18, 2012 | 19:20 BST
The Secret World’s Digging Deeper update is now available, Funcom has announced. After various delays, the most recent occurring this past weekend, Issue #2 is finally available for play. As with all MMOs, the update will be applied as soon as you log into the client. A list of contents as well as changes and other update notes can be found through
the official website.
Fri, Sep 14, 2012 | 16:26 BST
Former Funcom CEO Trond Aas is being investigated by Norwegian authorities for possible insider trading.