Eidos and Funcom launch new Age of Conan website
Friday, 18th January 2008 at 2:37 pm
Revamped www.ageofconan.com website launches– Four new videos now available
Durham, USA– January 18, 2008– Funcom and Eidos are proud to reveal that a new website for Age of Conan has launched. Conveniently located at www.ageofconan.com, the site gives both new and existing fans an exciting look at the fascinating Age of Conan universe. Filled with several new videos, a selection of some of the best screenshots from the game, popular links and much more, the new site is an entertaining and informative experience for both new and existing fans.
“As an online gaming company we are always focused on improving our online presence, and the launch of the new Age of Conan website is a move we wanted to do prior to launch,” said Morten Larssen, VP of Sales&Marketing in Funcom.“With the new website we have tried to capture the very essence of what the Conan brand is all about, and we hope both fans and newcomers will enjoy it.”
To celebrate the launch of the new website Funcom and Eidos are also releasing a new trailer* showcasing the incredible qualities of the Dreamworld MMO engine. Shown for the first time at the CES convention last week, the new video gives a small peek into what the proprietary Funcom MMO engine is capable of.
Additionally three new teaser web trailers are now available on the site, each one giving a further glimpse into the world of Conan.
Age of Conan is consistently mentioned as one of the most anticipated PC games in development. It has received more than twenty magazine covers and more than fifteen major awards, including numerous "Best MMO of E3" awards and the official "Best Online Game of Show" award at the GC convention 2007. Age of Conan is a key title in Microsoft's Games for Windows line-up, as well as a showcase title for nVidia.
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About Eidos Inc.- Eidos Inc is part of SCi Entertainment Group Plc (SEG) one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software. Eidos consists of publishing operations across Europe and the US and several development studios including Crystal Dynamics, IO Interactive, Beautiful Game Studios, Eidos Studios Hungary, Eidos Sweden and Pivotal Games. The Group has a valuable combined portfolio of intellectual property including: Tomb Raider, Hitman, Deus Ex, Championship Manager, Carmageddon, Battlestations: Midway, the Conflict series, Deus Ex and Just Cause. Some of the titles currently in development include Conflict: Denied Ops, Just Cause 2, Deux Ex 3, Age of Conan and Highlander.
About Funcom - Funcom is an independent developer and publisher of online games for PC, consoles and mobile platforms. Funcom has provided outstanding entertainment since 1993 and continues to expand its track-record of more than twenty released games. Recent titles include 'The Longest Journey', 'Anarchy Online' and 'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey'. For corporate information please visit www.anarchy-online.com www.dreamfall.com, www.darkdaysarecoming.com or www.ageofconan.com. Funcom is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker FUNCOM.
- The full HD version of the new CES trailer can be found in the video media section on the Age of Conan community website: http://community.ageofconan.com[/*]
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