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  • Sweepstakes Winners Announced

    The official site for Age of Conan has a news iten up today that announces the winners of a contest from the November Newsletter...

    In the November 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!

    Hundreds upon hundreds of loyal Age of Conan followers have submitted their contact information hoping they will be one of the three chosen this month to receive some of the fantastic swag that Funcom happily sends out.

    Get clicking to learn more!

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    Thu, Dec 21, 2006
    LadySirse
  • XBox 360 Version Gets Go-Ahead

    A press release was issued today to let us know that Age of Conan will be hitting the XBOX 360...

    Funcom announces that ‘Age of Conan’ is approved for Microsoft’s Xbox 360 console. The announcement means that the highly anticipated Massively Multiplayer Online game (MMO) has received the green light from Microsoft, and that Funcom can start official development of an Xbox 360 version of the game.

    Read the full press release to learn more.

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    Tue, Dec 12, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Five New Concepts

    The official site for Age of Conan was updated Friday with five new pieces of concept art.

    There are five new images added to the gallery today showing a range of Stygian armor inspirations. From clothing the refined and sensual curves of their mysterious women to displaying the ornate grandeur of the finest Stygian armor, our artists constantly strive to capture the essence of the Stygia that comes across so vividly in Howard's descriptions of the dangerous desert kingdom.

    Head over and check them out!

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    Mon, Dec 04, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Take A Look At Conall's Valley

    GameSpy.com has posted an indepth look into a region of Age of Conan called Conall's Valley.

    In the wild and cold lands of northern Cimmeria, at the foot of the mountain known as Ben Morgh, there's a valley torn apart by ages of conflict and war. This deep rift in the Earth here is known as Conall's Valley. This is where a tribe of proud Cimmerians have found their home and their calling as they strive to keep their small settlement out of the clutches of the savage Vanir who continually try to breach their wooden walls.

    Get clicking to learn more. Are you looking forward to playing this upcoming title? Share your thoughts with us on Age of Conan and all your favorite MMOs in our Ten Ton Hammer Forums today!

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    Mon, Nov 27, 2006
    LadySirse
  • The keeper of the lore for Age of Conan talks about her job and unique start in the industry

    The official site for Age of Conan has been updated with another in the series of developer profiles. This time we get to know a bit about Heidi Schmidt.

    As often as we can, we like to open a door and let our readers look into the eyes of those people who are lucky enough to call making MMORPGs a job. This week, we talk to Funcon Content Designer Heidi Schmidt, an American working in Norway on Age of Conan. Primarily, Heidi is responsible for the lore.

    MMORPG.com: Tell us a little about your childhood. How did school and where you live influence your choice to join the video game community?

    Get clicking to learn more about this keeper if the lore! Share your thoughts on this and all your favorite MMOs in out Ten Ton Hammer Forums.

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    Fri, Nov 24, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Newsletter Sent Today!

    The official site of Age of Conan has been updated with a notice letting us all know to watch our inboxes for the first issue of the Age of Conan Newsletter.

    Every month we supply the members of the official Age of Conan fanclub with an exclusive newsletter containing tons of information about the game, the gameworld and the development process. This month we're focusing on the location called Conall's Valley, where playes will be able to engage in a conflict between the savage Vanir and the proud Cimmerians.

    Find out more with just a click.

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    Fri, Nov 24, 2006
    LadySirse
  • New Trailer Available

    The official site for Age of Conan has been updated with a link to the newest trailer. Check it out and let us know what you think in our Ten Ton Hammer Forums today.

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    Thu, Nov 16, 2006
    LadySirse
  • The Lead Designer of Age of Conan talks about his role and how he attained it

    The official site for Age of Conan has been updated with another in their series of Developer Profiles. This time we get to know Ole Herbjørnsen.

    In a special Saturday edition of our weekly Thursday feature, we bring you a profile of Age of Conan Lead Designer Ole Herbjørnsen. Herbjørnsen works for Norway's Funcom, who have also developed the MMP Anarchy Online and the adventure game The Longest Journey.

    MMORPG.com: Tell us a little about your childhood. How did school and where you live influence your choice to join the video game community?

    Head over and read more. Don't forget to stop by the new Ten Ton Hammer Forums and share your thoughts with us on this and all your favorite MMOs.

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    Mon, Oct 16, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Screenshots, New Area Information and More

    The official site for Age of Conan has been updated with lots of goodies today.

    They have given us a look at Tortage...

    Off the coast of Hyboria, on one of the largest of the volcanic Barachan Isles in the Western Sea, lies a haven of smugglers, thieves, and pirates called Tortage.

    Updated their Beastiary...

    Terrifying in size, strength and stature, the Hyborian great ape comes in many colors and from many different territories across the world.

    And offered ten new screeshots you can check out here.

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    Fri, Oct 13, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Fan Club Announced for Age of Conan

    Hot off the wire, this press release lets us know how you can join the fun and get involved with the Age of Conan Fan Club.

    As a member of ‘Clan of Conan’ you will also be updated through a monthly newsletter packed full of exclusive content such as screenshots, feature reveals, lore, information about locations, monsters, interviews, competitions and a closer look at the thriving community around the game. Furthermore all members get a unique chance to enter special contests where they can win numerous Beta spots and other prizes!

    Read the rest of the press release to learn more. What is it about Age of Conan that you are looking forward to? Let us know in the nifty new Ten Ton Hammer Forums.

    News
    Fri, Oct 13, 2006
    LadySirse
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