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Conan MMO dev: WoW popularity in decline

Everyone knows that World of Warcraft is the hottest thing to hit the MMO genre since BakeQuest: The Battle for Sliced Bread. But according to at least one rival developer, that popularity may be starting to dwindle. Speaking to the accurately named VideoGamer.com, Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures...

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Age of Conan beta surpasses 10,000 testers, more invites to come

Age of Conan, Funcom and Eidos' perpetually delayed massively multiplayer romp through the magical world of Hyboria and its sea of rippling pecs, has surpassed 10,000 beta testers, which by itself would sound impressive had more than ten times this number of would-be warriors not signed up earlier...

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Age of Conan's last delay wasn't so 'final'

Remember when Funcom promised in January that their delay of Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures to October was guaranteed as the "final launch date" for the MMO? Well, they totally lied. Age of Conan has been delayed again until next March. This time around they aren't silly enough to say it's the...

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Choppin' heads with Age of Conan

Eurogamer has posted a rather lengthy preview of Age of Conan from Funcom. AOC looks to be shaping up nicely, adding some new spice to the MMOG genre. First and foremost, is the combat system. Rather than opting for the single click system used in most MMOG games, AOC utilizes a real time combat...

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New Age of Conan video barbarizes the net

A new video of Age of Conan has appeared at GamersInfo, taken from a recent Funcom press event in San Francisco. The video -- at least for us -- appears to have no sound, so the action is missing a little flavor. Still, we do get a glimpse at some of the game's detailed environments and the combat...

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Over 100,000 gamers sign up for Age of Conan beta test

If you haven't already signed up to get into Hyboria in the Age of Conan beta test, you might want to try before they slam the gates shut. They had over 50,000 wannabe barbarians sign up during the first 24 hours of the signup period, and a total of over 100,000 over easter weekend. Apparently they...

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New video of Age of Conan

Not to be confused with the recently announced Conan, a new video of Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures has been released. The video features a city known as Khemi, the capitol of Stygia. Age of Conan is an MMORPG with a twist. The game offers a robust single player campaign. Upon...

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Age of Conan could mix PC and 360 players

In an interview with CVG, Funcom's Erling Ellingsen revealed plans to make Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures cross-platform compatible. In other words, Funcom plans to allow PC players to play with Xbox 360 players of AOC. The developer admits that there will be issues that must be ironed out before...

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Age of Conan MMO delayed for the "final" time

Developer Funcom dropped in on the official Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures forums to bring news of further delay. Bad news first: the PC version has been pushed back to October 30, 2007. And now the good news: Funcom promises this is the "final launch date." Specific details regarding this latest...

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Age of Conan barbarizes 360

Funcom has announced that they will soon begin developing a 360 version of the PC MMO Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures. Many will be quick to point out that the game received nods from several publications as the best MMO of E3 2006. Our sister site, Joystiq, reports that Age of Conan begins as a...

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