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[Joystiq] The Secret World dev Funcom restructuring, shutting down Beijing office

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Funcom is preparing to engage in a massive restructure that will see the company's focus shift from producing large-scale MMOs, such as The Secret World, to "smaller, more high quality online games."....

http://www.joystiq.com/2013/01/25/the-secret-world-dev-funcom-restructuring-shutting-down-beijing/

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Meaning we get no more AAA MMORPGs from Funcom?

It saddens me to see their MMORPGs failing. I love both Age of Conan and The Secret World.
AoC was released half finished (there was like nothing after lvl 20), TSW was much better at release but lacked end game. Both games are great, however what I think killed both games is that they tried new stuff. Things that Blizzard will rip off in their next MMORPGs that The Sheep will jump at and call it the best thing that happened to MMORPGs.
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One of my friend in Montreal got laid-off from Funcom not long ago. =( He programmed the chat system in the TSW MMO.

 
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TSW had great environment/background art everything else was "meh" at best though.

This game just like all their past MMO's had some good concepts ,but the execution was never very good.
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