Funcom's supernatural conspiracy MMO recently got a reboot, and now it's getting its own television show. Johnny Depp's Infinitum Nihil and G4C Innovation have teamed up to produce a live-action TV series based on The Secret World. Or Secret World Legends. Whichever.
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Funcom's pay-to-play, modern-day paranormal MMO The Secret World relaunches on June 26 as the free-to-play Secret World Legends, delivering the exact same content in a slightly different way. As a player of the original game, the whole thing is downright weird.
Norwegian developer Funcom has been making waves lately with Conan Exiles, but for me they will 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.
Conan Exiles' gleefully dangling unmentionables could one day become a hot in-game collectible. During a Reddit AMA session held over the weekend, developer Funcom put ritual castration on the table.
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.
Recently Fun.com announced a series of Marvel and DC "secret identity" suits, which let you wear fancy threads with a hidden bit of comic-book geekery. The company's latest suits, however, throw all that subtlety out of the window in favour of full-on suit insanity.
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.
What a difference getting rid of microtransactions and adding a price tag makes.
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.