Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures

  • Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures
79
Based on 30 scores, 39 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    9
  • Good:
    11
  • Average:
    7
  • Bad:
    3

Pros:

  • Rich charactercreation system; engaging combat.
  • Mature, brilliantly imagined game world is a pleasure to explore, Exciting combat keeps you constantly involved, Many quests are powerfully written and have emotional impact, Varied classes make both team and solo play equally viable, You can tear a mans.
  • Well-realized game setting; combat system; great PvP; fun introductory levels; interesting classes.

Cons:

  • Too many FedEx missions; bugs at launch.
  • A large number of serverand clientside bugs, Lacks noncombat activities that would help mix things up, Various pacing issues and other minor flaws.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Maximum PC on 70

Our help was needed—again. Such is the fate of a hero. In the world of Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures all manner of fishermen, pirates, merchants, guards, beer wenches, and assorted ne’er-do wells require assistance. This motley cast of...

By IT Reviews on -

Visually stunning and with a revolutionary new take on combat and questing, Age of Conan could - despite bugs and concerns about later levels - be the jewel in the crown of the MMO genre. Eidos - Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures price Buy Age of...

By GamePyre on 89

Now, if you ask me, this is one of the most fun MMO games to come out in a very long time. Ive tried many of them over the years, and it is rare that a game keeps my interest for a while. I dont look for what the usual mainstream market does when...

By PC Authority on 67

With Warhammer: Age of Reckoning and World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King about to hit, Funcom has its work cut out with this new MMORPG.Age of Conan, Funcom’s second foray into massively multiplayer online roleplaying games (MMORPGs),...

By AsiaOne on -

By Oo Gin LeeI JUMPED up in excitement the first time blood sprayed across the huge 27-inch Dell monitor I was testing.My Cimmerian barbarian Agis had successfully executed his first "fatality" - a kill by decapitation. The generous splatter of blood...

By Expert Reviews on 60

The easiest way to describe Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures is that its like World of Warcraft, but bloodier. Call this a lazy description if you will, but in many ways its an accurate one. Where once Age of Conan promised to be a very...

By ImpulseGamer on 90

Howard Bourke9.0Age of Conan Hyborian Adventures The amazing world of Robert E. Howard comes alive in Funcoms latest online epic entitled Age of Conan Hyborian Adventures that is based on the saga of this amazing writer, including much of the pop...

By Dev Hardware on -

There is no doubt that early successful MMORPGs like Everquest and Asheron’s Call quickly validated the market for successors. Now, more than three years since the release of the current title-holder, World of Warcraft, comes a new game with real...

By T3 Magazine on 60

Well crafted but only slightly more accessible than others in the genre. If youre not already a fan of RPGs, this might not be for...

By Stuff NZ on 80

The brutal universe of Robert E. Howards Conan The Barbarian has been forged into a mighty new Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG), with the potential to usurp the current online king, World Of Warcraft. Players create and...

By Pocket-lint on 80

A brutal MMO, offering tonnes of depth, but a few bugs are holding it back from taking on the might of...

By PC Advisor on 70

Age of Conan: The Hyborian Adventures was released before it was ready. The 1-20 leveling experience is mostly complete, with nifty features such as voice-acted quest givers and a rich storyline granting players a solid, next-generation RPG...

By Yet Another Review Site on 90

Rather than ramble into the history of Age of Conan, its developers (FunCom) and their past (Anarchy Online), it's only fair to start by stating that Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures is definitely one of the most competent and fun commercial...

By Good Gear Guide on 70

It isnt about to crush WoW beneath its sandalled feet just yet, but as the rough edges are smoothed it is likely to more and more become an MMO to be reckoned...

By 1UP on 69

"Here come the steamrollers, newbs," says the text box floating above the crumpled body in front of my group. "Time to call in the level 80s. I thought you guys wanted to get quests done." I can't imagine any better victory in a massively...

By GamePro on 70

A WoW killer it is not, but Age of Conan still stands tall-blood-bathed and bare-breasted-amidst a sea of second-place...

By HardOCP on -

The bottom line is this: Age of Conan is an evolutionary step on the way to a better MMO experience, not a revolution. Its visuals are top notch and it performs well on a variety of video cards, even while scaling to challenge todays high-end...

By Games Radar on 70

Making an online game these days is tough, as there are few interesting settings left to force into the bizarre mold that is the MMO. Luckily for us, there’s a chauvinistic lore-trove waiting in the wings: Robert E. Howard’s Hyboria - the...

By GameSpot on 85

Technical issues notwithstanding, the violently rewarding Age of Conan is one of the finest online RPGs available....

By Play TM on 84

Reviewing an MMORPG is a notoriously difficult subject to broach. Despite the obvious fact that everyone views games differently, theres also the fact that within a week, for all you know, there may be so many game changing elements added in a...