Funcom stated today that [i]Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures[/i] has received the go ahead from Microsoft to place it's game among the ranks of Xbox 360 titles already in existence. Trond Arne Aas, the CEO of Funcom, offered these words: "This is a groundbreaking leap forward for Funcom. The fact that we now get the chance to develop `Age of Conan' for the Xbox 360 means access to a potentially whole new and large MMO market," and that "The fast-paced and innovative combat system in `Age of Conan' will suit the demanding console audience perfect. We believe the amazing online capabilities of Xbox 360 will be a great match for MMOs like `Age of Conan', and as one of a handful officially approved MMO games for the console we aim to create a unique, brutal and powerful online gaming experience."
[i]Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures[/i] has already received numerous accolades as it was a Showcase title for Windows Vista, a “Best MMO of E3” award from IGN, Gamespot, GameSpy, and Yahoo. It was also a runner up of “Most Innovative Game of Show” E3 award from Gamespot. PC Game US also named it as one of the most anticipated PC Games on their top ten lists.
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