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Age of Conan: Unchained + Age of Armor

  • New video developer diary!

    The official site for Age of Conan has been updated this morning with the newest video dev diary!

    This week we take an exclusive look behind the scenes to find out how the sound and music is made for Age of Conan, in this brand new edition of the video developer diary!

    Get clicking to check it out!

    Video, Media
    Fri, Apr 13, 2007
    LadySirse
  • 100,000 gamers signed up for Age of Conan Beta during Easter

    A press release has been issued to announce that the sign ups for Age of Conan's beta have begun with an astonunding pace.

    “We’re naturally very pleased to see that so many dedicated gamers are signing up for the ‘Age of Conan’ Beta at such a rapid pace,” says Trond Arne Aas, CEO of Funcom. “With more than 100,000 gamers signed up in such a short time-frame our confidence in the game’s potential and its ability to be a major contender in the MMO genre continues to be strengthened.”

    Read the rest of the press release to learn more.

    News
    Wed, Apr 11, 2007
    LadySirse
  • New Screenshots!

    MMORPG Heaven has updated their site with a batch of new screenshots. Head over and check them out for yourself!

    Images, Media
    Fri, Apr 06, 2007
    LadySirse
  • New Age of Conan Screenshots Focus on Combat and Magic

    Earlier this week, Funcom announced that the public could now sign up for the Age of Conan beta test and begin to participate in the final technical trials of the upcoming MMO. Ever since the Ten Ton Hammer team got a chance to view the game at GDC, we've been looking for every opportunity to see mroe AoC material. The developers at Funcom have been slowly working more and more excitement into the Age of Conan campaign, and this latest set of screenshots only heightens the anticipation for the game. Featuring combat and magic, the images below showcase the violence of Hyboria, the enormity of the monsters, and the radical nature of the supernatural. Check them out!

    Images, Media
    Thu, Apr 05, 2007
    LadySirse
  • I'm Hearing the Lamentations of the Women....

    For all you barbarians out there, the Funcom team is now taking applications for the Age of Conan beta test! If you've been hiding under a rock for the last few months, I'd recommend you pull yourself out and go sign up for this beta immediately.

    As the gates to the online world of Hyboria are opening, you have the chance to become one of the select adventurers who may answer the call and come to the aid of Conan. The search for beta testers is upon us, and we invite every able man and woman to offer their aid in the quest for a better gaming experience. Now you can make a difference.

    Beta testers get free and early access to the game in order to help the developers track down program errors. Also, they provide valuable feedback on the game design, functionality and fun factor. Please sign up using this form, but please note that applying does not guarantee acceptance.

    Honestly, Age of Conan and Lord of the Rings Online are the two games I have the most excitement for and I can't encourage you enough to go sign up for the Age of Conan Beta!

    Beta, Official Announcements
    Tue, Apr 03, 2007
    Cody Bye
  • The Great Rat Threat

    The official site for Age of Conan has another update on it today that gives a look at ...rats.

    By most people's standards, rats are considered vermin. In Age of Conan they will be great foes that will provide hours of challenge in your early levels.

    More is just a click away.

    News
    Mon, Apr 02, 2007
    LadySirse
  • Get your fresh Clan of Conan update!

    The official site for Age of Conan has been updated with news of the most recent Clan of Conan newsletter...

    Let your eyes adjust to the blinding light from the burning sun as you gaze up at the peaks of the Eiglophian Mountains, in this month's Clan of Conan newsletter. Enjoy the majestic scenery of the Cimmerian highlands and learn about some of the fierce enemies you will encounter here.

    Get clicking to learn more.

    News
    Mon, Apr 02, 2007
    LadySirse
  • Mats Remmann Interview

    MMORPG.com has posted their latest chat with the folks behind the upcoming Age of Conan.

    Mats Remmann from Funcom answers questions from our own Garrett Fuller about his job, his game, and life in the industry.

    Keep reading to see what they were able to learn!

    Features, Interviews
    Thu, Mar 29, 2007
    LadySirse
  • February sweepstakes winners!

    The official site for Age of Conan has been updated this morning with an announcement declaring this month's sweepstakes winners.

    In the February newsletter we asked you to send in your contact information and be a part of a sweepstakes that could possibly land you a bunch of nice Age of Conan loot. Here are the winners!

    Get clicking to read more!

    News
    Wed, Mar 28, 2007
    LadySirse
  • New Glimpses of Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures

    In their GDC presentation, Funcom - the developers behind Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures - gave us glimpses of a caravan quest that required you to protect two camels and their guards as the meandered to a neigboring town. Their path was riddled with trials and tribulations as lions and bandits were all eager to take down your convoy. In their latest batch of screenshots, Funcom has given us some pictures of these caravaners, as well as an overhead view of a city and some beautiful shots of in-game scenery. Check them out right away!

    Images, Media
    Mon, Mar 26, 2007
    LadySirse
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