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Funcom to cut Conan servers by more than half

Funcom to cut Conan servers by more than half

By 14 January 2009

Funcom has released the list of server mergers for popular fantasy MMO Age of Conan, that will see the total number of servers for the game cut from 49 to just 18. North America and the Oceanic regions will be worst off with the closures, with 24 servers... >>

Funcom confirms redundancies in the US

Funcom confirms redundancies in the US

By 25 November 2008

Funcom, the developer behind popular MMORPG Age of Conan, has confirmed it has made some redundancies in the States, but has said it "does not want to mention any specific numbers". Even so, a report over the weekend has hinted that QA and customer services... >>

Funcom shares halve post-Conan

Funcom shares halve post-Conan

By 28 July 2008

Age of Conan developer Funcom, has seen a sharp fall in its shares since the MMO game launched in late May. Massively reports that the company's shares on te Oslo Stock Exchange have falled from $54 on May 20th to $24 at the time of writing. The reasoning... >>

Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures - PC review
4 out of 5

Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures - PC review

By 12 June 2008

Developers Funcom definitely required a particularly strong back story to pick at if it was to take on the might of World of Warcraft in the MMO world. And taking the Conan fantasy setting of Robert E. Howard, they certainly got their hands on a classic.... >>

Age of Conan patch causes "small" upset

Age of Conan patch causes "small" upset

By 3 June 2008

A recent patch added to Funcom's popular Age of Conan game has resulted in the involuntary reduction in size of character model assets, and in particular, the cup size of female characters. This of course, has not gone well with players, and has resulted... >>

Age of Conan knocks GTA IV from top spot

Age of Conan knocks GTA IV from top spot

By 2 June 2008

Recently released MMO Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures seems to be going strength to strength with its sales figures, and may just be living up to the press releases Funcom has put out about it. The latest German and Swedish games charts show that fantasy... >>

Age of Conan hits 400,000 players

Age of Conan hits 400,000 players

By 27 May 2008

After racking up some serious pre-order figures, Funcom has now announced that Age of Conan is one of the fastest-selling PC games of all time. More than 400,000 gamers have entered Hyboria since its release on 23 May (20 May in North America), making... >>

Dungeons & Dragons to return with online interactivity

Dungeons & Dragons to return with online interactivity

By 20 May 2008

Dungeons & Dragons has got to be one of the most iconic games in gaming history, with over 25 million players since it was first released as a board game in the 70s. Now, on 7 June, a new chapter will be launched in its video gaming vein, with the release... >>

Age of Conan breaks pre-order record for PC games

Age of Conan breaks pre-order record for PC games

By 19 May 2008

Funcom has announced that the Collector's Edition of Age of Conan is now completely sold out in all markets, and believes it has smashed the record for pre-order of a PC game. Despite the fact that the game isn't released until 23 May (20 May in America),... >>

Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures - PC - First Look review
0 out of 5

Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures - PC - First Look review

By 14 May 2008

With World of Warcraft dubbed by some as the best game of the genre, is there room for yet another fantasy Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game? We flew to developer Funcom's homeland of Norway to find out. Age of Conan as the name suggests is... >>