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3:42 PM on 10.07.2008

Xbox 360 version of Age of Conan not a 'key priority'

The last time we checked in the Xbox 360 version of Age of Conan, it was Funcom reiterating that the title was still on its way. The story has changed quite a bit since then. In an interview with Strategy Informer, product di...

Brad Nicholson

2:41 PM on 08.11.2008

EXCLUSIVE: Age of Conan cybersex player talks to Destructoid

Yesterday, I posted about the firing of an Age of Conan GM for cybersex with a player. As you may recall, the player invited a sexual encounter with a Funcom employee following an assistance request. After a bit of humorous b...

Conrad Zimmerman

2:46 AM on 08.10.2008

Funcom employee fired for cybersex with player in Age of Conan

It seems that somebody has been sticking their sword into the wrong dungeon. The story goes that an Age of Conan player summoned a GM and convinced them to engage in a little "role-playing". The GM then took the pla...

Conrad Zimmerman

4:27 PM on 06.30.2008

Age of Conan now the second largest subscription-based MMO

We already know that Age of Conan enjoyed healthy preorder and launch sales, but has its momentum carried over into the summer months?  According to Age of Conan’s developer-publisher team, Funcom and Eidos, it mos...

Justin Villasenor

2:40 PM on 06.13.2008

Future Age of Conan updates detailed

Funcom sure does have a lot to be happy about with their new MMORPG, Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures. Having already shipped over a million copies and enjoying generally favorable reactions from reviewers, the game certainl...

Justin Villasenor

11:23 AM on 06.11.2008

Age of Conan: Hyborian Fashions

Have you recently found yourself thinking “You know, I sure wish I had a shirt with Age of Conan’s logo plastered on the front” while playing Funcom’s latest MMO? If so, then designer Inno-Wear has you...

Justin Villasenor

2:55 PM on 06.05.2008

Tits or GTFO: Age of Conan devs apologize for shrinking in-game boobs

This story has been the best of my day so far. Apparently, Funcom, the developers behind Age of Conan, started to get complaints recently that the female characters in the game had decidedly smaller breasts than they had spor...

Colette Bennett

1:23 PM on 05.26.2008

Age of Conan gets a hardcore remake: now with 100 percent more boning!

Porn is great for many reasons, but infinitely better than the sexiest all-star cast ever is parody porn, which is so painfully ridiculous that it renders it useless for mastubatory purposes but makes up for it with belly lau...

Colette Bennett

5:43 PM on 05.05.2008

Hands-on: Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures beta

"My name is Ash, and I am a slave…." That line is a quote from a classic film, and yet sadly it is also used as a hook for a story all too often. Being the eternal pessimist that I am, I immediately bra...

Shane -Lifebane- Phelps

10:05 AM on 03.24.2008

Age of Conan tops sales charts despite being unreleased?

To all who deny the might of Conan, hearken to a tale of his unbridled strength! Upcoming MMO Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures isn't slated for release until May, yet it has somehow topped the sales charts for March, accordi...

Jim Sterling

9:53 AM on 12.11.2007

Schwarzenegger steps away from the Conan to breathe

This is quite funny, probably because no videogame example could better highlight Arnold Schwarzenegger's blatant hypocrisy better than THQ's recent, awful, Conan game. The California Governor, as we all know, has tried to pa...

Jim Sterling





9:40 AM on 12.07.2007

Age of Conan trailer: Will this suck any less than the last Conan game?

Conan is one heck of an awesome guy. Drinking, fighting and shagging, he's the classless, baseless individual who exists in all our sordid male hearts, and he's getting yet another game. Age of Conan has been on the cards for...

Jim Sterling



Destructoid review: Conan (Xbox 360) photo
Destructoid review: Conan (Xbox 360)
by Jim Sterling
There's something about the Conan franchise that brings a smile to my face without fail. The sheer testosterone-fueled, immature male fantasy aspect of it all is certainly worth a chuckle. Conan is not a sophisticated man, but then, males generally aren't. He drinks, he fights, he shags, and that's about it. Somewhere along the line, a sorcerer or two pops up, Conan beats his head in, then it's back to wine and women.

Nothing typifies the idea of base male gratification more than THQ's Conan. There is nothing to this game other than carnage and breasts, and I'm not going to pretend that I don't find that just a little bit brilliant. Especially in our politically correct age, the idea of what is at best, a completely male-focused, almost chauvinistic videogame being released is just a tad amusing.

But is the game any good? As a fan of brainless action games that require nothing more than hitting buttons until things are dead, I was certainly hoping so, and picked this one up with glee. Our very own Nick Chester did the same, and it is the thoughts of he and I that you shall get to read after the jump. Service us? Aye, and gladly.view full story + comments


9:49 AM on 10.25.2007

Nudity is the new black: Dim the lights, Conan gets romantic (NSFW)

The Internet is built on three principles: the pursuit of profit, the pursuit of humor and above all, the pursuit of naked chicks with awesome racks. With that in mind, I bring you the above footage from the upcoming Xbox 3...

Earnest Cavalli

5:56 AM on 08.10.2007

Age of Conan slips to 2008

Funcom and Eidos have announced that Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures, the MMO based off of the Robert E. Howard Conan novels, has been given a new release date. Originally slated for an October 2007 release, the game is now...

Nick Chester

6:16 PM on 07.30.2007

WF Portmanteau: Attack the cosplayers' weak spot for massive damage

Today's World Famous Portmanteau will be yet another experiment, as the "winner" will get to take over the feature this Friday while I play the booth babes and take pictures of the games at Blizzcon. The other difference is t...

William Haley