The Secret World

PC, XB360 / RPG / Release: Jul 3, 2012 / ESRB: M

The Secret World beta open to all for final weekend

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 19, 2012 10:30am PDT

As The Secret World prepares to creep in under your door on July 3, developer Funcom has announced that its final beta weekend will be open to everyone who fancies it. All you need to do is sign up by June 22, then you can play the beta all this weekend.


The Secret World delayed until July 3

By Alice O'Connor, May 25, 2012 6:00am PDT

As it's been hidden from us for so long, the fact that The Secret World has been delayed by a fortnight can't hurt too much. It'll now launch for PC on July 3, preceded by another two beta weekend events.


The Secret World pre-orders pack beta access

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 03, 2012 7:45am PDT

Guaranteed access to The Secret World's beta weekends can be yours, if you're already sold on Funcom's MMORPG and willing to slap your money money on a pre-order. You'll also get a smattering of in-game bonus items for your troubles.


The Secret World GDC presentation offers detailed 30 minute preview

By Steve Watts, Mar 22, 2012 9:00am PDT

Get a look at more than 30 minutes of The Secret World from the Game Developers Conference.


The Secret World emerging on June 19

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 21, 2012 9:30am PST

Funcom's real-ish-world supernatural MMORPG The Secret World will creep into our own reality on June 19, pushed back from its planned April launch to apply a good spit-shine.


The Secret World tops 500K beta registrations

By Steve Watts, Oct 25, 2011 10:15am PDT

Funcom has announced that its upcoming MMORPG The Secret World has gained half a million beta registrations so far. The game is set to launch in April.


Daily Filter: August 17, 2011

By Tyler J. Smith, Aug 17, 2011 6:45pm PDT

Strap yourself in! It's Gamescom 2011; we have a ton of new videos and screenshots for you to enjoy. Be warned, you might be here for longer than usual.


The Secret World launches April 2012

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 16, 2011 8:15am PDT

Funcom's real-world-ish supernatural MMORPG will launch in April 2012, it's been announced. Beta signups will open on August 26.


Daily Filter: August 11, 2011

By Tyler J. Smith, Aug 11, 2011 8:00pm PDT

Today's Filter features a chaotic Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine developer diary, a 12-minute gameplay trailer for Saints Row: The Third, a teaser trailer for Sniper Elite V2, and much more!


The Secret World trailer visits Solomon Island

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 06, 2011 6:00am PDT

Funcom beckons us into its supernatural take on our real world with a new trailer for its classless MMORPG The Secret World, visiting the damned Solomon Island.


The Secret World Being Co-published by EA Partners

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 10, 2011 7:00am PST

Though Funcom self-published its last two MMOs, Age of Conan and Anarchy Online, the developer today announced that it'll co-publish The Secret...


"I don't see how you can make MMOs work on consoles, especially the Xbox 360. You need to be able ..."

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Daily Filter: August 30, 2010

By Xav de Matos, Aug 30, 2010 6:00pm PDT

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games everyday. The most antic


"I want to see that Company of Heroes Online video, but shack video never works for me, on any ..."

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The Secret World Trailer Reveals Gameplay

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 29, 2010 6:30am PDT

As promised by last week's The Secret World teaser trailer, developer Funcom has unveiled a trailer with a few gameplay snippets from its semi-real-world MMORPG directed by Dreamfall: The Longest J


"I actually love the concept. I personally think the art style is okay, but really it's the ..."

- Echochamber see all 9 comments

The Secret World Teaser and Screenshots Released

By Chris Faylor, Mar 23, 2010 3:12pm PDT

Several new screenshots, some new pieces of artwork and a bri


"Good thing that monster in the video doesn't look completely retarded."

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First In-Game Footage of The Secret World

By Chris Faylor, Feb 02, 2010 9:25am PST

Having produced several fancy computer-generated trailers and more recently issued the


"I can't wait to play a game with such intriguing story, only to grind and raid."

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