Posts Tagged Funcom


Lego Minifigures Online now takes you to Hades

Funcom’s Lego Minifigures Online has expanded into the realms of mythology today, with the addition of Mythology World to the free-to-play game.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #151

This week, the IncGamers Podcast panel is very excited that Tomb Raider turned French.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Feb 2014 | 5

FunCom hit with un-fun charges of financial infringement

There’s news coming out of Norway that FunCom (developers of The Secret World and holders of the Dreamfall license) have been charged with “suspicion of infringement of the provisions of the Securities Trading Act” by Norwegian authorities.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

The Secret World’s Christmas event sends players to Niflheim

Denizens of The Secret World get Christmas too, you know, but theirs is less full of jolly fat men and presents and family arguments, and more full of snow and death and satyr-beasts scouring the land for naughty people to punish.

By Tim McDonald | 19 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

The Secret World’s game director updates us on events

The latest update from Joel Bylos, game director of The Secret World, has given us all sorts of insight as to what’s going on at Funcom right now.

By Tim McDonald | 1 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

The Secret World needs you to fend off The Whispering Tide

Dark days are still coming, beautiful humans. The events of The Secret World‘s Issue 7 update – the Bond-esque A Dream to Kill – have caused problems, and those problems need resolving.

By Tim McDonald | 20 Sep 2013 | 1

The Secret World Issues 8 and 9, next event, and clothing competition detailed

The latest Game Director Letter for The Secret World has details on how Issues 8 and 9 are progressing, with some news on the Scenario system and Tokyo.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Figures of Fun(com): Lego Minifigures Online announced

Funcom is now in the amazing position to be able to work on a Lego-Illuminati crossover, as the developer has both The Secret World and the newly announced Lego Minifigures Online in its catalogue.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Aug 2013 | 1

From Transylvania with Love: The Secret World Issue 7 teased

If you fancy a mix of James Bond and spooky, little girl-based horror, then The Secret World‘s forthcoming Issue 7 should be right up your non-euclidean alley.

By Tim McDonald | 1 Jul 2013 | Comments Off

Why I Love The Secret World

I’ve had this article bubbling away in my brain for months now, and I still can’t think of where to begin.

By Tim McDonald | 21 Dec 2012 | 6

End of Days is coming to The Secret World preceded by a new ARG

Things are going to get nasty on 21 December in The Secret World when there will be a “cataclysmic event that marks the end of time as we know it”.

By Paul Younger | 3 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Funcom and Red Thread Games return to Dreamfall

For a long time now followers of Funcom titles have been pestering them to return to the Dreamfall adeventure series and today they’ve announced pre-production of the next title called Dreamfall Chapters.

By Paul Younger | 1 Nov 2012 | 2

New Secret World director outlines the future

Joel Bylos, the man who recently took over as The Secret World’s game director, has written a fairly extensive piece about his future plans for the Funcom-developed MMO.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Oct 2012 | 1

The Secret World’s third ‘issue’ update looks meow-vellous

Prepare to pet the Cat God as Funcom reveals The Secret World’s third major update.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Sep 2012 | 1

The Secret World reshuffles its creative team

Funcom is doing a bit of reorganising in its creative team at the head of The Secret World.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Where does Funcom go with The Secret World from here? [Interview]

Being an MMO set in the real-world, The Secret World immediately sets itself apart from the usual fantasy settings that dominate the MMO landscape.

By John Robertson | 12 Sep 2012 | 23

The Secret World’s is only MMO with “complete freedom” and “epic, ongoing storyline”

It’s been out a couple of months now, so you may have had the time to get something out of Funcom’s The Secret World MMO.

By John Robertson | 12 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

“MMOs have stagnated,” says The Secret World director/producer

MMOs, they’re usually set in a world of elves and goblins, feature clear cut levelling systems and send you on more collections quests than Charlie Sheen’s man-servant prior to a coke-fuelled bender.

By John Robertson | 11 Sep 2012 | 1

Following The Secret World disappointment, Funcom will focus on smaller games

In its latest financial report, Funcom has announced that EA-published MMO The Secret World has shifted 200,000 copies since it launched this past July.

By John Robertson | 28 Aug 2012 | 4

Funcom delays Secret World Issue #2 Release due to restructuring

Earlier this week we reported that Funcom are currently undergoing restructuring which means staff were  let go.

By Paul Younger | 25 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

The Secret World offers three days play for free

Funcom has lifted a veil of intrigue and announced that its MMO The Secret World can be sampled for a three day period at no cost.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Funcom to show first Secret World raid instance at Gamescom

As new content continues to be added to Funcom’s Secret World MMO, next week at Gamescom they will be showing the game’s first raid instance.

By Paul Younger | 9 Aug 2012 | 2

The Secret World [Review] – Revealed

The biggest problem with reviewing an MMO is that, within three days, it’s entirely possible that most of the issues I note will have been fixed.

By Tim McDonald | 13 Jul 2012 | 9

The Secret World [Preview] – Conspiracy Theories

Every now and then, there’s a game that you feel might be made for you.

By Tim McDonald | 15 Jun 2012 | 1

The Secret World Beta Weekend 3 Key Giveaway

IncGamers has teamed-up with Funcom and EA to bring you Beta keys for this weekend’s The Secret World Beta test which adds new content  including the Dragon and Illuminati starter zone experience, the  Hell Rising Dungeon,  and the Savage Coast zone will also open up for the first time.

By Paul Younger | 12 Jun 2012 | 2

The Secret World Beta #3 starts 15 June

Funcom will be kicking off the third beta weekend for their upcoming MMO The Secret World on 15 June at 9AM PDT.

By Paul Younger | 12 Jun 2012 | 3