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

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Age of Conan is developing a raid finder and a solo arena

Imagine that you're an Age of Conan player who really wants to take part in the game's raids but also really can't commit to...

One Shots: The rowsdower abides

One of my most prized physical MMO possessions is my WildStar rowsdower plushie. It always sits there, looking at me as though it's accusing...

MMO Mechanics: Three game-changing movement mechanics

In order to create the most truly challenging MMOs that connect players with the specific virtual environments they're traversing, developers have always worked on...

Funcom to announce three new games in 2016

Watch out world: Funcom is cranking up its game factory for 2016. In the studio's Q3 2015 report, Funcom said that it would be announcing the...

The Secret World welcomes new community manager

The Secret World has a new face in its community management team, as Funcom has promoted Andy "Odonoptera" Benditt up from GM to CM. Benditt...

Massively OP’s guide to MMO Halloween 2015

Halloween is an unstoppable force in the MMO industry and will not be denied to developers and their players. It's that time of year...
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Age of Conan kicks off a new Halloween event and a new raid

The spookiest of all possible holidays is almost here, and Age of Conan is getting in on the action with an all-new Halloween event....

Funcom asks bondholders to defer company debts

As we've reported previously, Funcom's financials aren't in the best of shape, and as of this morning, the company is appealing to its bondholders to lend a hand...

Massively Overthinking: PvP MMOs without the PvE

Back in April, we ran an Overthinking about a perceived lack of high-quality PvE-oriented MMO titles on the horizon, and that's a conversation that keeps...

Age of Conan puts the final touches on Tier 6 gear, improved LFR

Face it: You can always stand to become a little more uber in Age of Conan. Funcom knows this, which is why the studio...

Jukebox Heroes: Your top 20 favorite MMO soundtracks

I've been a sneaky columnist, my friends. Oh yes I have. In my last Jukebox Heroes I posted my top six favorite MMO soundtracks,...

The Game Archaeologist: Anarchy Online

"The future in your hands." This was Funcom's promise to gamers in the early days of the 2000s. Even as the MMORPG genre slowly took...

The Daily Grind: What cultural influences do you like to see in MMOs?

One of the things I miss about Age of Conan is the Chinese influence in the Rise of the Godslayer expansion. Robert E. Howard's Khitai...
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Funcom CEO discusses missteps and the future of the company’s games

It is a very unsettling time to be a fan of Funcom's titles with the news that the studio is actively looking for a...

Leaderboard: What’s your favorite Funcom MMO?

Earlier this week, news of Funcom's dwindling financial fortunes kind of depressed me. And judging by our comments, it depressed a number of you,...

Funcom in trouble, open to investors or acquisition

Things are looking a bit grim for The Secret World developer Funcom. According to a new post on the studio's website, LEGO Minifigures Online...

One Shots: Aerodynamically impossible

Back in the late '70s, the first Superman flick had the tagline, "You will believe a man can fly." Well, I look at the...

MMO Burnout: Why I want an Assassin’s Creed MMO

I play a fair amount of single-player stuff when I'm not playing MMOs, and at the risk of outing myself as one of those...

Chaos Theory: ‘Never say never’ for The Secret World housing

I have to admit, so many dreams were shot down this past week when the news came out suggesting that personal housing would never make...

Age of Conan is getting a new raid, Palace of Cetriss

Age of Conan fans will soon have a new raid in Dragon's Spine to dive into. Palace of Cetriss, which will have both a...