Eidos and Funcom launch new Age of Conan website
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.funcom.com. For information about Funcom games
> 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:
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