Despite a unique setting, inventive quests and genuinely creepy vibe, Funcom’s supernatural MMO The Secret World doesn’t get a lot of play, so they’re taking all of the content from that game and putting it into a free-to-play online action RPG called Secret World Legends.
Norwegian developer Funcom has been making waves lately with Conan Exiles, but for me they’ll always the studio behind science fiction MMO Anarchy Online. The 16-year-old game finally hit Steam this week, so I hopped back in to create my first new character in a long, long time.
In the never-ending battle between pirates and DRM makers, there are no easy victories. Or at least, that was the case with notorious anti-tamper tech Denuvo until, well, yesterday.
Before you step completely naked (server settings willing) onto the hot sands of Conan Exiles’ barbaric wasteland, there are a few adjustments to be made. Here’s a not safe for work trip through the game’s NSFW character creation, dick sliders and all.
Funcom’s taking its Conan license to a much harsher environment next year with Conan Exiles, an open-world survival game that challnges players to tame a barbarian wasteland and uncover its secrets. Xbox One players will be able to get in on the action this spring via the preview program.
Coming to Steam on October 25, Hide and Shriek is an online game that tasks two players with scaring the living shit out of each other. Developer Funcom has released a new trailer demonstrating exactly how that works.
The Park opens with a boat ride. The player travels a set path and is told a story they’ve probably heard before, interrupted by the odd jump scare. It’s excellent foreshadowing.
Well there’s an odd turnabout. LEGO Minifigures Online, Funcom’s kid-friendly LEGO Diablo, has finished up its run as a free-to-play game and is relaunching June 29 as a paid experience for PC, Mac, Linux, iOS and Android.
A new starting area, tweaked visuals, sweeping profession balance changes—today the fourteen-year-old Anarchy Online received the biggest update its seen in ages, as well as the first $15 from me since I stopped playing in 2005.
A German ad for the next wave of LEGO Minifigures — and by extension the next set of playable characters for LEGO Minifigures Online — has surfaced, proving that really weird dreams do come true.
Adding a new dimension to collecting LEGO's iconic action figure series, starting with this month's Series 12, every physical figure comes with a code to unlock them for play in LEGO Minifigures Online — and they're so cool.
Meet Bumblebee Girl. Isn't she adorable, with her little wings and pot of honey and ability to completely obliterate skeletons, pirates and trolls with her area-of-effect attacks? It may look cute, but LEGO Minifigures Online is a challenging Diablo-style game.
The Oslo headquaters of MMO developer Funcom found itself under siege this morning, as Norwegian economic crime unit Økokrim launched an investigation into suspected infringement of the provisions of the Securities Trading Act revolving the 2012 launch of The Secret World. Update — Funcom says game development and…
Collecting real life LEGO figures involves tons of money, trips to Walmart, and many, many duplicates. I think I prefer LEGO Minifigures Online's take on the hobby.
From MMO to movie star. Funcom's supernatural MMORPG The Secret World makes its big-screen debut in IRL, a Swedish film about a troubled teen who finds happiness in a virtual world. Check out an interview with director Erik Leijonborg at the game's official site.
Picking up the pieces after LEGO Universe fell apart, The Secret World and Anarchy Online developer Funcom has constructed a video to show off their take on a LEGO-based MMO, LEGO Minifigures Online.
There's something to be said for giving players a fixed set of armor and equipment upgrades to strive for, that perfect set of stat-enhancing items that let other players know exactly how accomplished they are. That something is "boring."