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Cash Injection Saves Funcom, Work Continues On New Open-World Conan The Barbarian Game

Remember Age of Conan? The MMO based on Robert E. Howard’s burly sword-swinging, princess-saving warrior? While it got off to a cracking start, it quickly lost gas and like many other so-called “WoW killers”, faded into obscurity. Developer Funcom kept on trucking, but things weren’t looking good for the Norwegian studio until this month, when its financial fortunes changed dramatically.

The Park Is Two Hours Of Jump Scares And Sadness

The Park opens with a boat ride. The player travels a set path and is told a story they have probably heard before, interrupted by the odd jump scare. It’s excellent foreshadowing.

Free-To-Play LEGO Minifigures Online Goes Pay-To-Play

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.

The First Sci-Fi MMO Just Got Its Biggest Update In Years

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 $US15 from me since I stopped playing in 2005.

LEGO Minifigures Series 13 Includes A Hot Dog, A Unicorn And Much Joy

A German ad for the next wave of LEGO Minifigures — and by extension the next set of playable characters for LEGO Minifigures Onlinehas surfaced, proving that really weird dreams do come true.

The New Online LEGO Game Is Diablo For Kids

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.

Investigators Raid Norwegian Game Studio

The Oslo headquarters of MMO developer Funcom found itself under siege this morning, as Norwegian economic crime unit Økokrim launches an investigation into suspected infringement of the provisions of the Securities Trading Act revolving the 2012 launch of The Secret World.

A Game About Collecting LEGO Figures Sounds Better Than The Real Thing

Collecting real life LEGO figures involves tons of money, trips to K-Mart, 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.

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