Age Of Conan: Hyborian Adventures

PC, XB360 / RPG / Release: May 20, 2008 / ESRB: M

Age of Conan now free-to-play, 'Unchained'

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 01, 2011 6:45am PDT

Funcom's barbaric MMORPG is now free to download and play, letting you venture into the violent Hyborian Age without paying a penny.


Age of Conan going free-to-play, 'Unrated'

By Alice O'Connor, May 25, 2011 7:00am PDT

The MMORPG will relaunch this summer as Age of Conan: Unrated, under a free-to-play model with an item shop and premium subscriptions.


Age of Conan Offering 'Unlimited Free Trial' Through Year's End

By Chris Faylor, Dec 14, 2009 1:30pm PST

Temporarily expanding the previous seven-day free trial, developer Funcom is offering an "unlimited free trial" for its PC MMO Age of Conan, which...


"yay the single player portion of the game is free (or at least the intended single player version)"

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Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer Expansion Announced

By Nick Breckon, Aug 18, 2009 2:46pm PDT

Funcom announced the first expansion pack for its MMO Age of Conan today, an Asian-themed pack dubbed "Rise of the Godslayer." According to Eurogamer, th


"I wonder if this will be like the AC2 expansion, Fallen Kings. They released the expansion, sold ..."

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Age of Conan Launches 'Re-evaluation Campaign,' Invites Old Players Back with Free Playtime

By Chris Faylor, Jul 08, 2009 8:59am PDT

Now that Age of Conan has celebrated its first birthday, developer Funcom has launched a "re-evaluation campaign" to promote the "slew of massive...


"lol i reinstalled the game and have a huge 12 gig patch to download...sounds fun plus you cant ..."

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Age of Conan Gets Largest-ever Update

By Nick Breckon, Jun 24, 2009 12:20pm PDT

The fifth Age of Conan update, dubbed the "Gangs of Tarantia," has now gone live, bringing the most significant changes yet seen to the...


"I'm actually tempted to reinstall and try this again for a month. I am over WoW, tried WAR and ..."

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No Face Import Tech for Age of Conan, Says Dev

By Chris Faylor, Apr 21, 2009 10:28am PDT

Following up on word that face import technology is coming to Age of Conan "soon," developer Funcom has denied any current plans to bring such tech...


"Man I'm so glad they didn't put this into the game. For that matter I hope they NEVER put this ..."

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Age of Conan Getting Face Import Tech 'Soon'

By Chris Faylor, Apr 20, 2009 1:15pm PDT

Update: Funcom has denied plans to bring face import tech into the game itself. Players of Funcom's Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures will...


"My sources say that users want to put their own faces in their game to better immerse themselves ..."

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Funcom Loses $23M, Age of Conan Subscribers Fall Below 100,000

By Nick Breckon, Feb 23, 2009 11:40am PST

Age of Conan developer Funcom today announced a fourth quarter loss of $23 million, with an overall 2008 net loss of $33.8 million. The news...


"If 100% of Funcom's gross income came from nothing but $14.95 AoC subs, they couldn't have more ..."

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Age of Conan Losing 63% of Servers

By Chris Faylor, Jan 12, 2009 9:32am PST

The forthcoming server mergers for Funcom's Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures will result in a total of 18 global servers for the PC MMO, down from...


"Saying they're "losing servers" is kind of biased. Merging is a far more accurate term as used ..."

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Age of Conan Still Slated for Xbox 360

By Chris Faylor, Dec 01, 2008 3:50pm PST

Though there's been no official word for a while and developer Funcom recently laid off some staff, the studio is still planning to deliver the...


"This game is no longer a M rated game. And they should be giving this shit game away for free ..."

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Age of Conan Dev Funcom Confirms Layoffs

By Nick Breckon, Nov 24, 2008 1:11pm PST

Age of Conan developer Funcom today confirmed reports that it has laid off a number of its US employees. "We did have some staffing cuts at...


"when i worked on qa my team was 9. they expanded to i tinhk around 14 after launch. there are ..."

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Age of Conan Getting DirectX 10 Support in 'Next Major Game Update'

By Chris Faylor, Nov 18, 2008 9:30am PST

The long-promised DirectX 10 support for Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures will arrive in the "next major game update" for the PC MMO, developer...


"Amazing what a difference a few months makes. This thing was supposed to challenge WoW. Now its ..."

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Major Age of Conan Update Goes Live

By Nick Breckon, Nov 14, 2008 2:42am PST

Funcom today released what it calls the largest free update yet to its fantasy MMO Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures. The free update adds a new outdoor area called Ymir's Pass, as well as a dungeon called The Amphitheater--the latter apparentl


"Wasn't there supposed to be a X360 version of AoC? Not that I'm interested, just that I thought ..."

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68% of Ex-World of Warcraft Players Return from Age of Conan, Blizzard Updates Warhammer Number

By Chris Faylor, Nov 06, 2008 9:02am PST

Over half of the subscribers that left World of Warcraft to play Funcom's rival PC MMO Age of Conan have since returned to World of Warcraft,...


"Blizzard obviously sees Mythic as a serious threat otherwise they wouldn't bother releasing ..."

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