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Age of Conan: Unchained News

Latest Headlines for Age of Conan: Unchained

  • "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
  • Rise of the Godslayer: Soundtrack Now Available!

    Yesterday we gave you a behind-the-scenes look at the process that went into developing the exceptional Rise of the Godslayer expansion's soundtrack, as well as an interview with Godslayer's composesr and music producer Knut Haugen. If the interview and video got you excited to get your hands on the soundtrack itself, you'll be glad to know Funcom has officially released it this morning!

    Reported on Jun 11, 2010
  • Exclusive Interview with "Godslayer" Composer Knut Haugen

    Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer composer and music producer Knut Avenstroup Haugen spoke to our very own Garrett Fuller to discuss the expansion's soundtrack in this exclusive interview.

    Reported on Jun 10, 2010
  • Exclusive Rise of the Godslayer "Making the Music" Video

    Funcom has provided us with this exclusive developer diary video detailing the exhaustive process that went into developing the soundtrack for the Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer expansion.

    Reported on Jun 10, 2010
  • State of the Game Letter - May 2010

    Age of Conan Game Director Craig Morrison returns with this month's State of the Game letter. This latest entry to the long running series discusses the recently launched Rise of the Godslayer expansion, before looking ahead and teasing us with some bits of information on the game's future.

    Reported on Jun 02, 2010
  • Rise of the Godslayer Review's Bill Murphy has been playing the first Age of Conan expansion, Rise of the Godslayer and today brings us his official review of the new addition.

    Reported on May 20, 2010
  • Alternate Advancement, Instance Drops Grant New Fatalities?

    An interesting thread has popped up on the official Age of Conan forums that alludes to the possibility of new fatalities being earned through instance drops and the alternate advancement system.

    Reported on May 12, 2010
  • Free Limited Loyal Crocodile Giveaway! and FunCom are pleased to present you with special gift offer! Using our gift keys you will be able to claim the Loyal Crocodile, a social pet that will follow you on your journey both in the original game and as you traverse the expanses of Khitai in the new Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer expansion pack. The Loyal Crocodile can only be claimed by using the exclusive, limited number of keys. Get yours now while supplies last!

    Reported on May 11, 2010
  • Rise of the Godslayer Impressions Pt. II's Bill Murphy got his hands on the beta for the Age of Conan expansion, Rise of the Godslayer. Today, on launch day, he brings us some more impressions of the new addition.

    Reported on May 11, 2010
  • Rise of the Godslayer Expansion Now Live

    Funcom has announced that Rise of the Godslayer, their Eastern themed expansion to Age of Conan is now live!

    Reported on May 11, 2010
  • Rise of the Godslayer Launch Trailer

    Funcom has released this launch trailer for the upcoming Rise of the Godslayer expansion to Age of Conan, which is set to hit shelves next Tuesday!

    Reported on May 05, 2010