Posts Tagged ‘The Secret World’

PSA: Don’t Update Your The Secret World Launcher, It’s Broken

If you were thinking of checking out The Secret World in defiance of the head start launch of Secret World Legends, you might want to tread lightly in allowing your patcher to update itself. Why? Well players are finding that the The Secret World client is automatically updating itself to the Secret World Legends client, […]

[VIDEO] Secret World Legends’ New Combat System

The latest video from Secret World Legends is out, showcasing how the reticle-based combat will function and giving a sneak peek into new weapon mechanics. Secret World Legends opens to the public on June 26. As far as changes go, combat is shaping up to be the most dramatic shift from the current Secret World […]

Funcom Reports Most Profitable First Quarter In History

We’d like to picture that Funcom is having a huge money fight in their offices, with the announcement that the company has posted the highest profit in their history. Thanks to the runaway success of Conan Exiles, Funcom this quarter boasted a profit of $6.1 million USD, with total revenue nearing $11 million. For upcoming […]

The Secret World Legends Hits In June

Funcom’s reboot of The Secret World, dubbed Secret World Legends, has been confirmed for a June 26 release date. The title is making the transition from buy-to-play fully fledged MMO to a free to play shared world experience with revamped combat, upgraded visuals, and more. Secret World Legends plunges players into a shadowy war against […]

Funcom Announces The Secret World Legends

Last month during an investor call,¬†Funcom announced a relaunch of The Secret World, to take place in the first half of the year, with the goal of revamping combat, enhancing the new user experience, and overall making the game more appealing to a wider audience. While The Secret World is fortunate enough to carry a […]

Get Ready: Funcom Announces Secret World “Relaunch”

If you pay attention to the media, reboots are all the rage this season (this season itself being a reboot of a previous iteration of the universe). In their latest quarterly report, outside of congratulating Conan Exiles for hitting its 12 month sales target within a month, Funcom has a lot to say about its […]

Video: The Secret World Museum of the Occult

Funcom has posted a new video showing off the Museum of the Occult, a cross between a place to display your achievements and The Secret World’s answer to player housing. The museum serves as a space to show off your progress and purchase rewards. Waiting for players who complete the entire museum is a unique […]

Funcom Funding Fun: $6.3 Million Investment

Funcom’s staff may not be popping the (reasonably priced) champagne, but the developer can breath a sigh of relief over its financial situation. In a press release sent out today, Funcom CEO Rui Casais has revealed a $6.3 million private investment in the Norwegian game developer. In addition, Funcom has announced that it has reduced […]

The Park Is A Decidedly Creepy Game Appetizer

(Editor’s Note: The screenshots in this review are provided by Funcom to the press. While I wanted to provide my own shots, none of my screenshot grabbing tools or even Steam were able to capture screenshots for some unknown reason) With all the news about Funcom’s death spiral, being one of the few game developers […]

Funcom Fined For 2011-2012 Irregularities

It’s been a while since we last reported on the allegations that Funcom breached disclosure requirements and misled investors in the months leading up to the launch of The Secret World, and the results of said investigation are finally in. Following a raid on the offices in January of last year, Funcom yesterday announced that […]