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Age of Conan: Unchained News

Latest Headlines for Age of Conan: Unchained

  • The Quiz: King Conan Edition

    With all of the hearsay, gossip and speculation about Age of Conan potentially going Free-To-Play (or Freemium or non-subscription, what have you),'s Drew Wood hereby gives you TheQuiz: The King Conan Edition. See how well you know Hyboria and let us know how you did!

    Reported on Mar 02, 2011
  • Morrison Talks Instances

    In the latest Age of Conan monthly update, Executive Producer Craig Morrison lets fans know that the Dreamworld update will be arriving very soon. From there he gives a peek at new solo instances that will be coming with the update. Morrison writes a thumbnail sketch of these new high level dungeons.

    Reported on Jan 28, 2011
  • 105th Birthday of Conan`s Creator

    Had he not died at the age of 30 in 1936, Conan creator Robert E. Howard would have potentially been celebrating his 105th birthday today.

    Reported on Jan 22, 2011
  • One Day in Hyboria

    A dedicated Age of Conan player created through screenshots a display of the beauty of the scenery in Age of Conan. Check it out!

    Reported on Jan 09, 2011
  • December Monthly Update

    The Age of Conan site has a new December Update post complete with information about what the team has been working on this month. The letter begins with a short update about the 2.1 series, moves into a retrospective look back at 2010 and a look ahead at what the team hopes to accomplish in 2011.

    Reported on Dec 28, 2010
  • Web Comic in the Works

    Paradox Entertainment and Funcom have announced that a new web comic is being developed that will be based on Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures. The first episode is penned by Mike Fasolo, the award-winning writer of "Robot Chicken," the number one rated show on Cartoon Network's "Adult Swim."

    Reported on Dec 17, 2010
  • A Bloody Solstice Begins

    The annual in game Age of Conan winter event, A Bloody Solstice, has begun. Slated to run from December 14th to January 3rd, the event offers players murderous fun and several seasonal items including a lovely chapeau and a social Vanir captive to follow players about.

    Reported on Dec 15, 2010
  • New PvP Mini-game

    Funcom and the Age of Conan dev team have a treat for players. In an exclusive article penned just for readers, devs give an inside peek at the new New PvP Mini-game "The Call of Jhebbal Sag". The new mini-game will feature 12 v 12 battles and an improved match-making system. Don't miss our exclusive developer journal from Age of Conan developers.

    Reported on Dec 13, 2010
  • Monthly Update News

    Age of Conan Executive Producer Craig Morrison has posted the November Monthly Update at the official site. The update features an impressive list of items and news that the team has been working on during November. In addition to input from developers on subjects as wide-ranging as PvP, balance issues, content upgrades and more, Morrison revealed that updates will come in small chunks rather than in an all-inclusive single patch.

    Reported on Nov 30, 2010
  • Next Update Called 'Technically Challenging'

    In the October edition of the Monthly Development Update, Age of Conan's devs outline what they have been working on over the past thirty days. This time, devs talk a bit more about the announcement earlier this summer that they'd be working on the game's Dreamworld engine with special notice given to architecture and rendering. The letter goes on to speak of class confirmations and PvP changes.

    Reported on Nov 01, 2010
  • "Nights of Lost Souls" Event Returns this Friday

    Funcom has announced that last year's "Nights of Lost Souls" Halloween event will be returning this year with a few new additions. The event, which runs from October 22 through November 2nd, features two solo quests and a single team quest which tasks players with tracking down three Lost Souls.

    Reported on Oct 20, 2010
  • Monthly Development Update

    The Age of Conan monthly game director's letter has been rechristened "Monthly Development Update". This month's version has arrived on the official site with some news about the forthcoming 2.1 update. Devs outline some of the new PvP content coming with 2.1 including the Call of Jhebbal Sag mini-game and also spend time describing some new social content in the form of guild events and horse racing.

    Reported on Oct 01, 2010
  • Monthly Development Update August Edition

    Age of Conan game director, Craig Morrison, has posted the latest development update letter on the official AoC forums. Morrison starts off with a discussion of the recent multi-part survey that players were asked to fill out. The results are in and the update focuses on some of the information developers garnered. In addition, fans can download a 20+ page .pdf file with the full results.

    Reported on Sep 01, 2010
  • Premium Subscription Campaign

    Funcom has announced a new 'premium subscription campaign' designed to reward players for multi-month subscription purchases. The gameplay bundles come in three-, six- and twelve-month terms and players purchasing one of the bundles will see some nifty in-game rewards. Three month users, for instance, will receive an owlet companion pet in addition to two weeks of additional game time and five additional character levels.

    Reported on Aug 20, 2010
  • A Time of Reflection

    Age of Conan's Craig Morrison has written the July edition of the Game Director's Letter. In it, Morrison speaks to the fact that developers are in a state of reflection at the moment due to factors including the Norwegian holiday season, a new studio to get running and the just-launched expansion. But reflection doesn't mean not working.

    Reported on Jul 28, 2010
  • Taking a Look Back

    Glen 'Famine' Swan spends some time in his Age of Conan blog taking a look back at the years that he's been with Funcom. He muses on the community and the changes in it over the years. Swan also shares some 'blast from the past' screenshots of the old Age of Conan forums and more. Be sure to head over to Glen's blog and read it all.

    Reported on Jul 19, 2010
  • Try Godslayer for Free

    Funcom has announced that it is inviting both old and new players to try out Age of Conan's first expansion, Rise of the Godslayer, for free. The offer is available until July 15th and includes 10 days full access to the core game and Godslayer.

    Reported on Jul 06, 2010
  • PVP Feedback Please

    Age of Conan game director, Craig Morrison, has put out a call for players to give the development team at Funcom their impressions of PVP. In his forum post, Morrison indicates that developers are ready to move on to improving players' PVP experiences and have a few ideas.

    Reported on Jul 01, 2010
  • June Game Director Letter Gets Technical; Update 2.0.5 Live

    In May's Letter from the Game Director, Craig Morrison discussed, among other things, the integration of new Dreamworld engine tech into Age of Conan as something that would be coming down the road for the game leaving many players curious as to what exactly that would entail. With that in mind, Age of Conan Game Director Craig Morrison returns this month with another letter focused squarely on this upcoming integration and what it means for players.

    Reported on Jun 30, 2010
  • Killer 2100 + Game Pack Sweepstakes! has teamed up with Bigfoot Networks and FunCom do bring one seriously cool sweepstakes event to our community! From now until July 23, 2010 at 9PM EST you can enter to win one of fifty excellent prizes including a Killer 2100 gaming NIC card or a free copy of Age of Conan or Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer with free game time ranging from 30 to 90 days!! NOTE: You must be 18 years of age or older to enter this contest.

    Reported on Jun 23, 2010