More stories on: The Secret World


The Secret World diary video hints at temporary free-to-play period

In a rather odd diary-style developer video, Funcom’s Joel Bylos appears to announce a temporary end to subscription fees for The Secret World.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Dec 2012 | Comments Off on The Secret World diary video hints at temporary free-to-play period

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

Larger story arc coming in The Secret World issue #5

Following the launch of The Secret World issue #4 last week, Funcom are ready to reveal some of their plans for issue #5.

By Paul Younger | 23 Nov 2012 | Comments Off on Larger story arc coming in The Secret World issue #5

The Secret World Issue #4 is now live

Funcom has launched the next content update for The Secret World, Big Trouble in the Big Apple, which brings a whole host of new features and content to the MMORPG.

By Paul Younger | 21 Nov 2012 | Comments Off on The Secret World Issue #4 is now live

There’s Big Trouble in the Big Apple in new Funcom Issue #4 video

Funcom’s next content update, Issue #4, is going by the name of Big Trouble in the Big Apple which will add a whole host of new features to the MMORPG including the game’s first raid and even the chainsaw makes it into the game to take on the creatures from beyond.

By Paul Younger | 14 Nov 2012 | Comments Off on There’s Big Trouble in the Big Apple in new Funcom Issue #4 video

“Massive” PvP changes coming in The Secret World issue #4

A new developer blog from Funcom’s  Senior PvP Designer Rasmus Harr outlines the changes they will be making to the MMORPG’s PvP system.

By Paul Younger | 12 Nov 2012 | Comments Off on “Massive” PvP changes coming in The Secret World issue #4

The Secret World game director details the Halloween events – Starts today

Halloween will bring the first seasonal event to Funcom’s The Secret World.

By Paul Younger | 18 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on The Secret World game director details the Halloween events – Starts today

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 on The Secret World reshuffles its creative team

The Secret World: Digging Deeper issue delayed due to exploit

Funcom had planned on releasing The Secret World: Digging Deeper issue update today but sadly at the last minute they uncovered a ‘severe exploit’ which has prevented its release.

By Paul Younger | 13 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on The Secret World: Digging Deeper issue delayed due to exploit

Digging Deep with new Funcom Secret World Issue update trailer

Development continues on The Secret World and the next update called Digging Deep arrives tomorrow, 13 September.

By Paul Younger | 12 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on Digging Deep with new Funcom Secret World Issue update trailer

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

“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

Funcom producer reassures players the Secret World has a bright future

Reading about Funcom and The Secret World has been a little depressing lately, what with lower than expected sales figures and staff layoffs.

By Paul Younger | 31 Aug 2012 | 2

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 on Funcom delays Secret World Issue #2 Release due to restructuring