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

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 update that...
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 packed it...
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 drawing...

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 last...

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 of...

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 20th...

Funcom is now working on at least six new games, including a new open-world multiplayer title

Man, just a couple of years ago, there was serious concern that Funcom wouldn't make it another quarter, and now here we are in...

The Daily Grind: What’s the longest you’ve ever played a WoW expansion?

During BlizzCon this weekend, Eliot and I were chatting about an article series he's working on different periods in MMORPG history. I mentioned 2009...

MassivelyOP’s guide to MMO Halloween 2018

Whether or not you consider yourself too old to put on that Hulk or Sparkle Twilight costume and prance ("HULK PRANCE") around the neighborhood...
If you look to your left, you will see a sad person.

Massively OP Podcast episode 189: Time traveling to 2004

Justin and Bree discuss WoW Classic, WildStar, Pirates of the Burning Sea, Maplestory 2, Age of Conan, Fallout 76, Guild Wars 2, Star Wars Galaxies, and Trove, with mailbag questions on SWTOR, starting as a true newbie in WoW, and power imbalances in MMOs.
Goes boom and stuff.

The Daily Grind: What MMO still needs legacy servers?

2018 has seemed like the year of the legacy/vanilla MMO server, thanks to not just World of Warcraft but RIFT and Age of Conan...

Funcom is hiring for 40 new positions at its Oslo and North Carolina studios

The folks over at Funcom are looking to bring some fresh blood on board at their Oslo, Norway, and Durham, North Carolina, studios. According...
How long? For what?

Age of Conan’s Saga of Blood PvP legacy server goes live today

Today, Age of Conan is opening up a new Saga Server, Saga of Blood, which offers players a chance to take part in a...

Age of Conan formally announces Saga of Blood PvP server and event

Things are about to get bloody (or bloodier than usual, I suppose) in Funcom's Age of Conan with the release of a brand-new Saga...

Age of Conan’s next progression server appears to be Saga of Blood

At the very beginning of 2018, Funcom rolled out a big update for ten-year-old Age of Conan: a "saga" server, basically a temporary progression...

EVE Evolved: How would you reboot EVE Online?

EVE Online has been pretty comfortable in its hardcore sci-fi MMO niche for over 15 years now, working its way through dozens of expansions and...

Age of Conan goes triple bonus on your tanned hide

While a typical summer vacation might involve hanging out at a beach and enjoying a tasty barbeque, in Age of Conan's world that beach...