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The Secret World dev Funcom charged with suspected trading violations

Okokrim, Norway's central authority for dealing with economic and environmental crime, charged MMO studio Funcom this morning with suspected trading infringements. The alleged violations are based around information provided by Funcom for the year leading up to the launch of The Secret World, the...

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Steam weekly sales: Secret World, Lucius, Monday Night Combat

Steam's week-long deals this time around are a mix of horror, action and doughuts, with up to 75 percent off of Grotesque Tactics 2: Dungeons and Donuts, Binary Domain, Cities XL Platinum, Lucius, Monday Night Combat, Disciples 3: Renaissance Steam Special Edition, Jagged Alliance 2 Gold and The...

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The Secret World dev Funcom restructuring, shutting down Beijing office

Funcom is preparing to engage in a massive restructure that will see the company's focus shift from producing large-scale MMOs, such as The Secret World, to "smaller, more high quality online games." Funcom's offices in Raleigh, North Carolina, will absorb more responsibility – specifically,...

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Dreamfall Chapters completes The Longest Journey to pre-production

Dreamfall Chapters is finally in pre-production, five years after first being announced by Funcom as a sequel to Dreamfall: The Longest Journey. The long-hoped-for Chapters is being developed by series creator Ragnar Tørnquist at new studio Red Thread Games. Tørnquist is maintaininig...

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The Secret World is free-to-play next weekend

To celebrate the fact that The Secret World has been out and online for a whole month, Funcom will be granting free access to anyone that wants it from 5 p.m. EDT on Friday, August 3 until 3 a.m. EDT on Monday, August 7. Players with left-over beta accounts should be able to log right in, but...

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Postcards from The Secret World: A R'lyeh close look at multiplayer

Welcome to Postcards from The Secret World, a trip through Funcom's new title from the perspective of a player new to MMOs. Read parts one and two if you haven't! As I've written before, nearly everything about The Secret World has appealed to me since it was announced. That said, the least...

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Postcards from The Secret World: Riddles in the dark

Welcome to Postcards from The Secret World, a trip through Funcom's new title from the perspective of a player new to MMOs. Read part one if you haven't! My character stands outside a locked cell in the Kingsmouth sheriff's office, there to uncover the secrets behind a 2002 murder case. All I know...

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Postcards from The Secret World: Joining the Dragon

Apart from a high school addiction to Phantasy Star Online (Level 100 HuCast!), and a six-day foray into an ancient World of Warcraft trial edition that came with my Diablo 2 Battlechest, I have very little experience with massively multiplayer online games. The Secret World, however, has intrigued...

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The Secret World dev diary details 'freeform progression'

As we discovered in our our preview last summer, Funcom's The Secret World aims to differentiate itself from other MMORPGs by ditching the customary class and level-based character progression system in favor of something a little more jazz....

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'Outernauts' trademarked by Insomniac, could be part of EA Partners deal

The wily gentlemen at NeoGAF have spotted a copyright registration by Insomniac Games for something called Outernauts, supposedly a new game the developer is working on. If you thought the company was already working on "O-something," you're also right: Overstrike was announced at last year's E3....

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