age of conan

Official Site: Age of Conan (Age of Conan: Unchained)
Studio: Funcom
Launch Date: May 20, 2008
Genre: Dark Fantasy Themepark
Business Model: Hybrid F2P (Optional Sub, Cash Shop)
Platform: PC

The Game Archaeologist: Funcom’s long-abandoned Midgard MMO

There used to be a time that Funcom was deeply into the MMORPG business, bringing us titles such as Anarchy Online, Age...

The Game Archaeologist: The day Dungeons and Dragons Online dropped the free-to-play bomb

By 2009, the MMORPG genre had firmly established a norm for its business model. For over a decade, a monthly subscription -- usually $15...
Oh my!

Funcom’s running a free-play weekend for Conan Exiles, Conan Unconquered, and Age of Conan

Conan fans, this unlikely weekend is your moment to shine, as Funcom's making all the things free free free. First up is Conan...

Funcom is still working on co-op shooter and multiplayer Dune game, according to Q2 2019 financials

Buried under all the WoW Classic news at the end of August was Funcom's second quarter financial report. Let's rectify our oversight with a...

Battle Bards Episode 152: Main Themes 3

Back for a third round, the Battle Bards examine a slew of main themes from MMORPGs! Considering how essential these themes are in making...
This took some work.

Perfect Ten: MMOs that flirted with permadeath

This month, Dungeons and Dragons Online will be venturing where many MMORPGs have feared to tread: into the realm of officially supported...

Funcom is now working on seven new games with 15 total projects, according to Q1 2019 financials

In our Overthinking roundtable last week, MOP's Andy McAdams posted as one of his "unpopular MMORPG opinions" the assertion that "Funcom is one...

The Stream Team: Celebrating 11 years of Age of Conan

Another of year of Age of Conan has whizzed by. Today, this iteration of Hyboria celebrates its 11th birthday, and Massively OP's MJ...
How long? For what?

Age of Conan celebrates 11 years of operation with an anniversary event

It turns out that the age of Age of Conan now goes to eleven, as the game is celebrating its 11th anniversary this year....
We know what we know.

Massively Overthinking: Is there a ‘do or die’ moment for MMOs now?

This week MOP's Eliot and I were chatting about the wild summer the MMO industry is about to have, what with a whole bunch...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 213: FFXIV’s first world problems

Justin and Bree discuss FFXIV's controversial reveals, WoW level squish, Albion Online F2P, Glitch, Age of Conan, and Google Stadia, with adventures in Trove, SWG, Starmourn, LOTRO, and Rock Band, and mailbag letter on feeling perpetually behind in MMOs.

Age of Conan adds semi-permadeath mode, badges, and new race/class combos

It's time to pull Age of Conan out of "maintenance mode" status and back into active development, because Funcom just dropped an...
Come back, bear.

The MOP Up: Winter has arrived in Age of Conan

First of all, it's time to say goodbye to the Saga of Blood limited time server in Age of Conan. That realm
There was something beautiful and wonderful and it destroyed itself.

Jukebox Heroes: The 10 greatest MMO soundtracks of all time (as voted by you)

A few weeks ago we witnessed the showdown of the ages (or at least the epoch known as "late January 2019"), as Massively OP...

Perfect Ten: The bloodiest MMOs of all time

I am not nor ever have been that much of a fan of gore and blood in video games. Oh, I thought Doom was...

Age of Conan’s Saga of Blood concludes on February 19th

All great tales must eventually come to an end, and thus it is that Age of Conan's Saga of Blood will soon be...

Age of Conan players kill 1.5 million mobs for a fancy cloak

The blood is still flowing hot and fast on Age of Conan's Saga of Blood server. The special ruleset shard, which went live...

No, Funcom is not losing the Conan IP, but it did just invest in a Portuguese studio

Earlier this week, Marvel's website released a post positively crowing about the "return" of Conan to the ubiquitous superhero label. "Gather 'round, followers...

The best Massively OP MMO community polls of 2018

Polls are a quantitative sort of magic that we don’t often get from our other articles - at least when they aren’t being brigaded...
Doooo not care

The MOP Up: Free Overwatch this Thanksgiving

Don't have Thanksgiving plans past gorging on dead bird carcasses and mashed-up roots? Blizzard has just the thing for you: Free Overwatch! "From November...