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MMORPG | Genre:Sci-Fi | Status:Final  (rel 06/27/01)  | Pub:Funcom
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Anarchy Online Features

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  • Why No HD Remakes?

    There are a lot of aging MMOs that are skipped over by many players simply because they lack a graphical look for today's world. In our latest Tingle's Touchy Subjects, we take a look at the need for HD remakes of some of the genre's classic titles. Read on before heading to the comments to leave your thoughts.

    Posted on 11/22/2013 by Adam Tingle
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  • Joel Bylos - Loving His New Role

    Funcom recently announced that Joel Bylos would be moving to a new role within the company, that of the overall Creative Director. We managed to catch up to Joel to talk about his new role and his vision for the Funcom titles. See what he has to say before joining the conversation in the comments.

    Posted on 03/07/2013 by Garrett Fuller
  • Funcom - About the Long Haul

    During PAX Prime, we had the opportunity to chat with Age of Conan Unchained Game Director Craig Morrison. We covered topics including recent layoffs, what the future holds for Funcom and much more. Check it out!

    Posted on 09/14/2012 by Suzie Ford
  • Musing on Funcom

    Yesterday's investors' report from Funcom contained some bad news for the company in that its highly touted The Secret World had not lived up to hope-for expectations. We take a look at that news and more in our latest editorial. Check it out!

    Posted on 08/29/2012 by William Murphy
  • Wayback Wednesday with AO Devs

    This week's edition of Wayback Wednesday features a venerable old game, Anarchy Online. Grakulen is joined by Anarchy Online's Game Director Fia Tjernberg and Dave Williams from Funcom. Check it out to find out what they discussed and experienced during Wayback Wednesday with AO Devs.

    Posted on 05/02/2012 by Robert Lashley
  • Fia Tjernberg Interview & New Engine Video

    MMORPG.com has partnered with Funcom to bring our readers a brand new interview with Anarchy Online Game Director Fia Tjernberg. In addition to that, we have a first-ever video featuring the new look that Anarchy Online will sport when the new engine sets into place. Read on!

    Posted on 03/27/2012 by William Murphy
  • Five MMOs That Should Be Remade

    You know the games on this list, the grand old dames of the industry, many of which are still with us today. But great as these games are, they show their ages. In The List today, MMORPG.com Managing Editor Bill Murphy takes a look at five MMOs that really need a make over. Check out Bill's list and see what you think. Then let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

    Posted on 08/09/2011 by William Murphy
  • The Quiz: Bill Murphy Edition

    No, it's not a quiz about Bill Murphy but it is based on his latest list of the worst MMO launches in recent memory. MMORPG.com's Drew Wood took inspiration from The List and created questions for each of the games mentioned plus a few extras. See how you do in The Quiz: Bill Murphy Edition and let us know in the comments below.

    Posted on 01/05/2011 by Drew Wood
  • The Worst MMORPG Launches

    The launch of an MMO is arguably one of the most important facets in a game's long term success or failure as most players will not hang around a buggy game. In The List this week, MMORPG.com's Bill Murphy takes a look at the five worst MMO launches thus far in the history of MMOs. Check it out and add any you think are missing in the comments below.

    Posted on 01/04/2011 by William Murphy
  • More F2P for the West?

    With the conversion of three of popular western titles (DDO, Everquest 2 and Lord of the Rings Online), Richard Aihoshi wonders in this week's Free Zone column whether or not more 'western' development companies will start to develop free to play games from the outset. See what Richard thinks and then add your thoughts on the forums!

    Posted on 09/13/2010 by Richard Aihoshi

Editorial

  • Musing on Funcom

    Yesterday's investors' report from Funcom contained some bad news for the company in that its highly touted The Secret World had not lived up to hope-for expectations. We take a look at that news and more in our latest editorial. Check it out!

    Posted on 08/29/2012 by William Murphy
  • The Sci-Fi MMO: The Present

    In the second of a three part series, MMORPG.com's Bill Murphy explores the Sci-Fi subgenre of MMOs and looks at its present and where we stand today.

    Posted on 02/24/2010 by William Murphy
  • The Sci-Fi MMO: The Past

    In the first of a three part series, MMORPG.com's Bill Murphy explores the Sci-Fi subgenre of MMOs and looks into its past at games both that made and and those that haven't been so lucky.

    Posted on 02/17/2010 by William Murphy

Previews

  • Visiting FunCom At The E3 Expo

    We stopped by the FunCom booth during the show to see how things were going with Anarchy Online as well as their new title in development - Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures.

    Posted on 05/20/2005 by Reed Hubbard

Interviews

  • Joel Bylos - Loving His New Role

    Funcom recently announced that Joel Bylos would be moving to a new role within the company, that of the overall Creative Director. We managed to catch up to Joel to talk about his new role and his vision for the Funcom titles. See what he has to say before joining the conversation in the comments.

    Posted on 03/07/2013 by Garrett Fuller
  • Funcom - About the Long Haul

    During PAX Prime, we had the opportunity to chat with Age of Conan Unchained Game Director Craig Morrison. We covered topics including recent layoffs, what the future holds for Funcom and much more. Check it out!

    Posted on 09/14/2012 by Suzie Ford
  • Fia Tjernberg Interview & New Engine Video

    MMORPG.com has partnered with Funcom to bring our readers a brand new interview with Anarchy Online Game Director Fia Tjernberg. In addition to that, we have a first-ever video featuring the new look that Anarchy Online will sport when the new engine sets into place. Read on!

    Posted on 03/27/2012 by William Murphy
  • Legacy of Xan Interview

    MMORPG.com's Jon Wood asked some questions of Anarchy Online's Game Director Colin Cragg about the just-announced Legacy of Xan booster for the seven year old title.

    Posted on 02/13/2009 by Jon Wood
  • Craig Morrison, Community Manager

    Funcom's original game gets the spotlight today as Garrett Fuller talks to them.

    Posted on 11/21/2006 by

Media

  • Wayback Wednesday with AO Devs

    This week's edition of Wayback Wednesday features a venerable old game, Anarchy Online. Grakulen is joined by Anarchy Online's Game Director Fia Tjernberg and Dave Williams from Funcom. Check it out to find out what they discussed and experienced during Wayback Wednesday with AO Devs.

    Posted on 05/02/2012 by Robert Lashley
  • Anarchy Online: Legacy of Xan Screenshots

    The folks from Funcom have provided us with these exclusive Legacy of Xan screenshots.

    Posted on 02/13/2009 by Guest Writer
  • Legacy of Xan Booster Video

    The folks from Funcom have sent along this trailer for the upcoming booster, Legacy of Xan, for their sci-fi MMORPG, Anarchy Online.

    Posted on 02/13/2009 by Guest Writer

General Article

  • Funcom Financial Report Summary

    On May 15th, Funcom released their Q1 2009 Financial Report, in it, they discuss the company's overall financial situation as well as how their current MMOs factor into the situation.

    Posted on 05/15/2009 by Jon Wood
  • New Engine Q&A and Video

    The folks over at Funcom have announced that Anarchy Online will be getting a face lift in the form of a new engine. Game Director Craig Morrison takes the time to answer a few of our questions as we present a trailer featuring the new engine.

    Posted on 01/23/2008 by Jon Wood

Column

  • Five MMOs That Should Be Remade

    You know the games on this list, the grand old dames of the industry, many of which are still with us today. But great as these games are, they show their ages. In The List today, MMORPG.com Managing Editor Bill Murphy takes a look at five MMOs that really need a make over. Check out Bill's list and see what you think. Then let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

    Posted on 08/09/2011 by William Murphy
  • The Quiz: Bill Murphy Edition

    No, it's not a quiz about Bill Murphy but it is based on his latest list of the worst MMO launches in recent memory. MMORPG.com's Drew Wood took inspiration from The List and created questions for each of the games mentioned plus a few extras. See how you do in The Quiz: Bill Murphy Edition and let us know in the comments below.

    Posted on 01/05/2011 by Drew Wood
  • The Worst MMORPG Launches

    The launch of an MMO is arguably one of the most important facets in a game's long term success or failure as most players will not hang around a buggy game. In The List this week, MMORPG.com's Bill Murphy takes a look at the five worst MMO launches thus far in the history of MMOs. Check it out and add any you think are missing in the comments below.

    Posted on 01/04/2011 by William Murphy
  • More F2P for the West?

    With the conversion of three of popular western titles (DDO, Everquest 2 and Lord of the Rings Online), Richard Aihoshi wonders in this week's Free Zone column whether or not more 'western' development companies will start to develop free to play games from the outset. See what Richard thinks and then add your thoughts on the forums!

    Posted on 09/13/2010 by Richard Aihoshi
  • F2P Survivor Guy Episode 2

    In this week's F2P Survivor Guy column, MMORPG.com's Adam Tingle ventures forth to the game list to randomly select a free-to-play game. This time, Adam checks out four games: iPhone's Pocket Legends, RuneScape, Anarchy Online and Myth War 2. See what he discovered in his journeys through the F2P universe.

    Posted on 08/12/2010 by Adam Tingle
  • Bill's Top Five F2P MMOs

    MMORPG.com's Bill Murphy goes out on a limb this week and writes a list of his three favorite F2P MMORPGs currently on the market.

    Posted on 03/30/2010 by William Murphy
  • Five Scariest MMO Launches

    In honor of Halloween this weekend, we count down five of the scariest MMO launches in history.

    Posted on 10/30/2009 by Dana Massey
  • Top 5 MMOs That Need Remakes

    At 12 years of age, the MMO genre can now safely dive into the vaults and start remaking the games that got us all hooked. This week, we count down the five games we think are sorely in need of a re-imagining.

    Posted on 10/06/2009 by Dana Massey

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