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Let's face it: massively multiplayer online games can be intimidating for some people. Between the incredibly nuanced systems that some titles tout, and the tales of time and dedication required to "properly" play a game, it'... read feature

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Beta sign-ups open for Funcom's LEGO Minifigures Online


Oh, right. This game is happening
Nov 04
Funcom is making a LEGO MMO of its own and would-be players can now register for the game's closed beta. LEGO Minifigures Online is fully launching next year and before that point, there will also be an open beta. If you sign... read
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The Secret World sees 400% increase in 'activity levels'


70,000+ units sold in the month following the new business model
Jan 10
Taking The Secret World from a subscription-based game to the "buy-to-play" model has done quite well for Funcom. The company has called this re-launch a success, announcing that "Activity levels in the game have increased by... read
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The Secret World scraps subscription fees


Another MMO skirts on the freemium line
Dec 12
The Secret World has become the latest MMO to learn that, if it ain't Warcraft, it ain't getting away with charging subscription fees. Mandatory fees have been dropped from Funcom's ailing game, though other areas of monetiza... read
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New game in The Longest Journey saga in pre-production


Sequel to Dreamfall: The Longest Journey
Nov 01
Funcom has announced that the sequel to Dreamfall: The Longest Journey has gone into pre-production at Red Thread Games. This is a new studio formed by Ragnar Tornquist, the creator of The Longest Journey saga, and the creati... read
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Halloween comes early to The Secret World


Ghost cats for all!
Oct 18
Are you still playing The Secret World? Now would be a good time to log back in, as Funcom has pushed out some Halloween-centric content by way of the new update, Issue #3: The Cat God. It wouldn't be an MMO without nods to ... read
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Funcom has tools to make The Secret World free to play


Could also use a 'hybrid' model
Sep 17
Following the recent layoffs at Funcom, GamesIndustry caught up with CEO Ole Schreiner to talk about the subscription-based model The Secret World uses. He says that the game is profitable now that re-structuring has happened... read
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The Secret World lead game designer laid off


Sep 11
Funcom MMO The Secret World did not do as well as they had hoped it would, selling only 200,000 copies since its July launch. And now, as it usually goes, the layoffs happen.  A notable casualty is The Secret World's lea... read
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The Secret World sold only 200,000 copies since launch


Aug 29
Financials for Funcom for this last quarter show disappointing results for their newest, MMO The Secret World. The game sold only 200,000 copies since its June 29th launch, despite more than half a million players having sign... read
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Secret World's first content update announced


Jul 13
Set to go live July 31st, The Secret World's first content update, Unleashed, (referred to as Issue #1) has been revealed, with promises of more issues coming every month. This first round of content will contain se... read
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The Secret World 'Chronicle' profile and leaderboard tool


Jul 09
Funcom has launched a new profile and leader board service for new MMO The Secret World today called Chronicle. By logging in here players can view a complete record of their journey through the game, as well as character pro... read
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The Secret World launch trailer should be seen


Jul 03
If you've been keeping up with Funcom's newly released MMO The Secret World, you'll know exactly what to expect. But, for those that haven't, this new launch trailer shows just how vast and lovely this game's world is. Eithe... read
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Strange day for Funcom CEO Trond Arne Aas to resign


Jul 02
Wow. One day before the launch of The Secret World, Funcom's latest MMO, CEO Trond Arne Aas resigns. Sounds scary, right? Actually, there's nothing wrong with the game (in fact, it's great) or the company (stock is up), thoug... read
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The Secret World early access begins today


Jun 29
Funcom sends word that the early access pre-launch period for upcoming MMO The Secret World begins today. The game's official launch goes down on July 3, but existing pre-order customers will get to get in early, starting rig... read
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Funcom to develop a LEGO Minifigures MMO


Jun 28
Online game maker Funcom has just announced that they've signed an agreement with the LEGO Group to develop a massively multiplayer online game based on the Lego Minifigures franchise. How cool would that be!? "The market for... read
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Final beta weekend for The Secret World opens June 22


Jun 19
The fourth beta weekend for The Secret World will run from 9:00am Pacific on June 22 to 11:59pm Pacific on June 24. In addition to being the final event -- the full release of the MMO is set for July 3 -- this one is worth a ... read
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The Secret World talks combat and skills


May 18
As the time draws near for the release of The Secret World more information is coming out, like this video which details combat abilities and skills. At eight minutes this is quite the detailed video, but if you're curious a... read
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Friday marks the second beta weekend for The Secret World


May 15
The second beta weekend event for The Secret World is almost here. It'll run from Friday, May 18 at 9:00am Pacific to Sunday, May 20 at 11:59pm Pacific. Those of you who participated in the prior beta can continue to use your... read
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Secret World is now accepting your pre-orders


Apr 03
The Secret World launch date is steadily approaching, and to get ready for that, pre-orders have been announced. Should you choose to put down money for the game before it's release, you'll get a few things in return, the mos... read
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The MMO space has been steadily filling up since people realized just how much money Blizzard is actually making. Many have tried to break into that space, but most have failed. Funcom has a pretty consistent history of bring... read feature

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The Secret World is coming along quite nicely. We saw Funcom's unconventional modern day, classless, action driven MMO at their offices late last year, but I've had the pleasure of checking in on their progress last week.&nbs... read feature

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The Secret World launches June 19


Feb 21
One of the coolest MMO games I've played in a long time, The Secret World, finally has an official launch date: June 19, 2012. It was originally marked for an April launch, but Funcom says that they're wanting to put a bit mo... read
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The Illuminati revealed in The Secret World


Jan 13
Earlier this week, Funcom teased the reveal of the Illuminati, one of the three playable factions in its upcoming MMORPG, The Secret World. Revealed as the manipulators and schemers in the shadows, the Illuminati look to be t... read
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The Secret World's Scorched Desert looks brutal


Dec 07
Desert locations are always a bitch, but in upcoming MMO The Secret World it's going to be the biggest bitch. A new trailer shows off this location, which is set in Egypt. If the heat and the dudes with rocket launchers isn'... read
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To say that all MMOs these days are all the same is... well, it's just wrong. That's like saying that all fighting games or first-person shooters are the same. Not true, but with the current MMO market, you have to admit that... read feature

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The Secret World beta has over 500,000 registered users


Oct 25
In MMO land, the immenent release of Star Wars The Old Republic certainly casts a big shadow but that doesn't mean it's the only show in MMO town. Funcom's The Secret World is looking like it could provide something different... read
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New Secret World screenshots are not a secret


Oct 25
FunCom has released some more screenshots of The Secret World. There are some action shots of people kicking butt, and some still shots of people, who can probably kick butt, looking all serious and angry. It is also still po... read
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The Secret World dubs this Week of the Dragon


Oct 17
If you don't know what The Secret World is, you probably aren't a regular to this site, but rest assured, we have information. Funcom has just announced Week of the Dragon, which will be all about one of the three factions in... read
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New Dev diary from The Secret World


Oct 14
Even if you want to forget about The Secret World, EA and FunCom won't let you. In addition to multiple teaser trailers, they have now released a dev diary that takes a look at pvp and factions. The nice thing is that this t... read
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Age of Conan - The Savage Coast of Turan goes live


Sep 09
Sweaty men, loincloths, busty wenches and lots of blood. Age of Conan: Unchained has something for everyone. Now it has something for fans of the latest movie.  The Savage Coast of Turan is a premium adventure pack which... read






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