Just In Time For Halloween, Funcom Makes Hide And Shriek Available For Free

Just In Time For Halloween, Funcom Makes Hide And Shriek Available For Free

Last Halloween, Funcom released a buy-to-play 1v1 multiplayer game set in the Secret World universe. Describe as a “scare ’em up”, Hide and Shriek pits…

The Subscription Model For MMOs Died Five Years Ago Today

The Subscription Model For MMOs Died Five Years Ago Today

Star Wars: The Old Republic was going to be the game. Officially announced on Oct. 21, 2008 and launched three years later, it was the…

Columnist: F2P “Should Be Entirely Out of the Question” For Game Developers

Columnist: F2P “Should Be Entirely Out of the Question” For Game Developers

If there’s one notion I wish I could forcibly implant into the minds of every person on the planet, it’s this: “Not everything can be…

Secret Worlds Legends Set To Open Its Doors To Head Start Players At 4 p.m. Eastern (UPDATED)

Secret Worlds Legends Set To Open Its Doors To Head Start Players At 4 p.m. Eastern (UPDATED)

It’s almost time to strap on your broadsword, pack your pistols, and break out your tentacled horror repellent. If you’re in the head start for…

Funcom Launches ARG For Secret World Legends

Funcom Launches ARG For Secret World Legends

Secret World Legends doesn’t launch for another week, but you can still try your hand at … well, something related to Funcom’s relaunch of The…

Would You Start Over In Your Favorite Online Game, a la Secret World Legends?

Would You Start Over In Your Favorite Online Game, a la Secret World Legends?

As you’re no doubt aware by now, Funcom is making The Secret World players start over in Secret World Legends. This has met with a…

Funcom “Relaunching” The Secret World In 1H 2017, Will Add Limited Free-to-Play Option

Funcom “Relaunching” The Secret World In 1H 2017, Will Add Limited Free-to-Play Option

Well, this is a little surprising. Funcom just issued its financial report for Q4 2016, which included a look forward to 2017. While much of…

Which MMOs Will Go F2P Next? We Rate The Most Likely (And Unlikely) Options

Which MMOs Will Go F2P Next? We Rate The Most Likely (And Unlikely) Options

With Guild Wars 2 unpredictably going free-to-play, and its NCSoft compatriot, WildStar, ready to make the same, much more predictable, move later this month, only…

Funcom Responds To Wednesday’s Raid

Funcom Responds To Wednesday’s Raid

We heard back late last night from Funcom regarding its being raided by the Norwegian National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental…

Funcom Raided By Norwegian Economic Crime Unit

Funcom Raided By Norwegian Economic Crime Unit

As reported by numerous venues, such as this one, Norwegian MMO developer Funcom was paid an unwelcome visit this morning by officials from the National…

Funcom Reveals LEGO Minifigures Online

Funcom Reveals LEGO Minifigures Online

Of course, the next MMO we expected from the company that brought us the boobalicious Age of Conan and the game with a sex scene…

The Secret World Going Free To Play This Month?

The Secret World Going Free To Play This Month?

Joel Bylos, Game Director of The Secret World, has started a web series full of almost as much mystery and intrigue as the game itself….

The Secret World may be headed to Free-to-Play

The Secret World may be headed to Free-to-Play

The new CEO of Funcom, Ole Schreine, spoke recently to GamesIndustry.biz about development in the world of MMOs and the future of The Secret World….