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CES Preview

Posted by Jon Wood on Jan 16, 2007  | Comments

CES Preview - Age of Conan: Unchained - MMORPG.com

Carolyn Koh had a chance at this year's CES in Las Vegas to sit down in front of Funcom's upcoming title Age of Conan to get a hands on peek at the highly anticipated MMORPG.

Funcom was represented at CES2007 this year in the Games for Windows area in the Las Vegas Convention Center. I don't usually brave the "zoo" but did so this year for the sake of MMORPG.com readers.

Despite Windows Vista blue screens of deaths with both computers, we managed to see a little of the newbie experience on Age of Conan. Due to launch in summer 2007, Age of Conan:Hyborian Adventures is three years in the making, and currently in the Friends and Family stage of closed beta.

I spoke with Erling Ellingsen, Product Manager and Jorgen Tharaldsen, Product Director of Funcom, Norway of whom I asked to describe the world of Conan for those not familiar with the IP. Jorgen's description was quite succinct. "We are brutal barbarians struggling for survival in Hyboria."

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