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Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures Previewed by Shacknews

If you don't already know, the big bullet-point when it comes to Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures is its "Real Combat" mechanics, Funcom's stab at "combat 2.0" for MMO titles. It involves a combination of looking for a visual indication on an enemy, noting whether he is weak in one of three areas, and then hitting the applicable hotkey to trigger an attack.

This extra complication certainly adds a little more action to standard sword-swinging, with players having to position themselves in addition to mashing the right buttons, perhaps on par with playing a Rogue in Warcraft. However, in the end, it didn't feel like a giant leap forward in MMO combat. This is not so much revolutionary as it is evolutionary.

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kevoncox3386d ago

Looks good.
what will it cost on 360?

Azures3386d ago

will fail. its internal beta boards have been overwhelmed with lack of content and outright lack of playability in some areas.

age of conan is the vaporware vanguard: saga of heroes of '08