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."
Just a few short years ago, Funcom's Joel Bylos was in charge of level 20 through 40 of Age of Conan, a massively multiplayer online game that was, at launch, widely criticized for a lack of quality content past level 20. Now he's the creative director in charge of Age of Conan, Anarchy Online and The Secret World,…
New York State, whose "Operation Game Over" earlier this year banned more than 3,500 registered sex offenders from services like Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network, has booted another 2,100 from online gaming after bringing THQ, Funcom and NCSoft to the cause.
The Secret World seemed like a promising evolution of the MMO formula when it came out this summer. But publisher Funcom has hit a series of stumbles that have left many wondering how they were going to move forward. One crucial step was revealed today with the announcement that subscriptions are no longer required.
Adventure game fans, now is the time to begin squeeing and flailing with joy.
Funcom, developer of modern-day MMO The Secret World, is just not having a good year.
Hey look, it's a video for the changes coming in The Secret World's Issue #2: Digging Deeper update. Plastic surgery, bazookas and an extension of "the Kingsmouth Code" investigation mission — these are things I would have been thrilled about two days ago. Now that lead designer Martin Bruusgaard has been let go,…