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Funcom – Tencent offers premium price to acquire full ownership of developer

Tencent today announced a voluntary cash offer to acquire all shares in Norwegian game developer Funcom. Tencent is a shareholder in many leading gaming developers, such as Riot Games, Epic, Supercell, Ubisoft, Paradox and Frontier. The company already owns close…

Funcom – Tencent becomes biggest shareholder of The Secret World developer

Tencent, a leading internet company with a strong online games operation, entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire 29% of the shares in Funcom, the independent developer and publisher of games such as Conan Exiles and The Secret World.…

Conan Unconquered – Survival strategy game gets a new introduction trailer

[Steam page] At the very end of last year, Funcom announced that it has teamed up with the veterans at Petroglyph to create the first-ever strategy game set in the savage world of Conan the Barbarian. Conan Unconquered is being…

Conan Unconquered – Command & Conquer veterans announce new PC strategy game

[Steam page] The mighty barbarian returns, this time in the first-ever strategy game set in the brutal and savage world of Conan! Publisher Funcom is thrilled to announce Conan Unconquered, a strategy game releasing in Q2 2019 where players must…

Funcom – Developer posts stellar quarterly financial report and reveals new projects

Since founded in 1993, Norwegian developer Funcom has seen several ups and downs (layoffs and financial struggles), especially in recent years. However, in the 3rd quarter 2018 financial report, Funcom announced it is finally debt-free as of 4 October 2018.…

Secret World Legends – Dawn of the Morninglight brings the fight against evil to South Africa

[Play free now] The next chapter of Secret World Legends’ epic storyline is here! For the first time since Funcom’s modern-day MMORPG went from the subscription-based The Secret World to the Free-to-Play Secret World Legends, Funcom is now adding a…

Secret World Legends – Explore the Orochi Tower in final Tokyo update

[Play free now] The third and final update of the Tokyo area, the previous two having been released in August and September, players in Secret World Legends are now tasked to explore the Orochi Tower. What secrets could it hold…

Secret World Legends – Go beyond the wall in new Tokyo update

[Play free now] Last month, Funcom introduced the first part of the massive Tokyo storyline to Secret World Legends. Today, the adventure continues in Tokyo: Beyond the Wall, moving players even deeper into the apocalyptic city in search of answers.…

Secret World Legends – New update introduces massive raid in New York

[Play free now] Funcom today released the latest game content update for Secret World Legends, which introduced a 100-foot monster underneath Times Square, New York City! This new 10-person raid for level 50 characters will test the mettle of even…

Secret World Legends – Dark MMO officially launches on Steam today

[Steam page] Back in late June, Funcom launched Secret World Legends on its own channels. Today, the shared-world RPG finally launches on Steam for Windows PC as a Free-to-Play title! Re-imagined and reborn from The Secret World, Secret World Legends…

Secret World Legends – Shared-world supernatural RPG officially launches

[Play free now] Today, developer Funcom Funcom officially launched the shared-world RPG, Secret World Legends. Re-imagined and reborn from Funcom’s acclaimed MMORPG The Secret World, Secret World Legends features well over 100 hours of story-driven content that can be explored…

Secret World Legends – Video preview of new combat system

[Beta register] Funcom today released a new video where the tean explain just how different combat will feel in Secret World Legends. In addition to moving from traditional tab-targeting to a more action-inspired reticule mode, each of Secret World Legends’ nine…

Secret World Legends – Supernatural MMORPG is launching next month

[Game website] Developer Funcom today announced Secret World Legends will debut on Steam this June 26 as a reboot of the conspiracy-themed MMO, The Secret World. Now reimagined as a shared-world role-playing game, Secret World Legends puts more focus on the player’s experience…

Secret World Legends – The Secret World is relaunching this spring

[Beta signup] Funcom today announced that their story-driven game, The Secret World, will be relaunched this spring as Secret World Legends, a shared-world action RPG with completely revamped combat, a new progression system, and updated visuals. The game’s full collection of…