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21st December 2012

The Secret World Game Director Joel Bylos Emerges From His Doomsday Bunker

funcomFor everyone who has been following Joel’s decent into madness this December – prophesying the end times through interviews, tweets and videos – it is probably not surprising to hear that today, after 11:11 UTC has come and gone on December 21st, he is a very happy man. In his third and final ‘End of Days’ video log we follow him into the bunker where he does one or two things that probably warrants a ‘viewer discretion’ advisory, before learning from Funcom’s CEO that the world is still standing and that everything he believed in was all a hoax. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th December 2012

What May Be Coming to The Secret World If We Are Still Here After December 21st

These are truly exciting times to be following The Secret World. Not only did Funcomremove the required subscription fee last week, this week the company released the fifth major content update, ‘Issue #5: The Vanishing of Tyler Freeborn’ which is chock full of great content including a special in-game end of days event. Log in now to check out some of the awesome stuff awaiting you, such as a new Auxiliary Weapon – the Quantum Brace, fresh missions and a brand new and revealing story arc. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th December 2012

New End of Days Content Update For The Secret World Is Now Live

funcomFuncom is excited to announce that Issue #5; The Vanishing of Tyler Freeborn has just gone live. This update introduces much new content, and also sets the stage for a very special in-game event called the End of Days. This event starts on the 21st of December and offers tons of new challenges. A competition is held during the event to reward those who do the most to stem the tide of this rising darkness. Catch the exclusive Issue #5 Preview Video narrated by Game Director Joel Bylos, and get a sneak peek into all the fresh content and some of the new and brutal monsters which bring the apocalypse. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th December 2012

The End of Days Is Near – Funcom’s Alternate Reality Game Intensifies

funcomAs the world heads for its inevitable doom on December 21st, tens of thousands of conspiracy theorists are working around the clock to unlock the mysteries of Funcom’s latest alternate reality game (ARG) set in and around ‘The Secret World’ universe. Since pre-registration began on December 3rd, participants have spent over 30,000 hours working side-by-side solving riddles, cracking puzzles and unlocking rewards in the deep, complex ARG experience which focuses on the imminent end of days and how we can prepare ourselves for what is to come. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th December 2012

GREE Announces Knights & Dragons: Rise of the Dark Prince For iOS

IUGOGREE has announced the release of Knights & Dragons: Rise of the Dark Prince, an all-new free-to-play game for iOS devices developed in collaboration with Vancouver developer IUGO Mobile Entertainment Inc. Knights & Dragons takes players on a medieval adventure to a fantastical kingdom, a once-peaceful place that has been overrun by the evil Dark Prince and his army. Knights & Dragons offers a suite of robust social features, including battling friends in weekly player-versus-player tournaments, hiring friends’ knights to use in battle, accessing leaderboards, and viewing players’ profiles and adding them as friends. Players will also able to check their in-game achievements and send game invites to other users. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th December 2012

Funcom Removes Subscriptions From The Secret World

funcomFuncom has announced that a subscription is no longer required to play the company’s modern-day massively multiplayer online game ‘The Secret World’. The game is now available online and in retail and starting today no subscription fee is required to enjoy any of the game’s content, features or storylines. There are no complicated rules or restrictions, no complex matrixes telling you what you can and cannot access. Pay Once, Play Forever – it’s that simple. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd November 2012

The Secret World’s Manhattan Exclusion Zone Raid Now Available

funcomFuncom is excited to announce the release of the very first raid experience for ‘The Secret World’, the company’s modern-day massively multiplayer online game. The Manhattan Exclusion Zone puts players in the middle of a devastated Times Square where they must battle skyscraper-sized monsters and unlock new pieces of the puzzle that is ‘The Secret World’. The raid is part of Issue #4: Big Trouble in the Big Apple’ – the biggest update yet for ‘The Secret World’ – which is now live and ready for players to experience for themselves. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th November 2012

Big Trouble In The Big Apple For The Secret World

funcomThe biggest update yet for Funcom’s modern-day massively multiplayer online game ‘The Secret World’, is just around the corner and will be hitting the game servers soon. ‘Issue #4: Big Trouble in the Big Apple’ is the fourth major content update since the game launched just four months ago, and it introduces an impressive assortment of new content and gameplay mechanics for players to discover. Today Funcom is excited to share with you a brand new preview video, narrated by Game Director Joel Bylos, providing a unique look at what is coming in this massive update:
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8th November 2012

Game of Thrones: Travel Beyond the Wall in a New Quest DLC

cyanide studioGame of Thrones, the role playing game developed by Cyanide, managed to unite a realm of players on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC thanks to the game’s captivating story, which finished with a gripping ending that took into account the choices made by players throughout their adventure. Players lived an epic tale, in parallel of the first book of the formidable fantastic saga from George R.R. Martin, a tale praised by press, players, and canonized by the author of A Song of Ice and Fire himself.  Read the rest of this entry »

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5th November 2012

Eruptive Games Launches Citizen Grim On Facebook

spooky orbyZombie fans were in for a treat on Halloween as the bloodiest game ever to be seen on Facebook hit the social network – and Outlook failed me by ignoring every rule written and deposited the press release in the Junk folder, so this announcement is a tad late. Eruptive Games, the social gaming company responsible for the ISG top-10 title Mercenaries of War, announced the launch of Citizen GRIM on Facebook. With hordes of zombies, crazy weapons and thrilling game play, Facebook has never seen such a bloodbath! Read the rest of this entry »

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