Funcom’s The Secret World is a new AAA MMORPG release set in modern times that follows strange, if familiar, gameplay mechanics. Play as either the Korean Dragon, English Templar or American Illuminati and experience each unique starting zone, each following their own unique story.
The Secret World mysterious list of features:
Imagine if every myth, conspiracy theory and urban legend was true. Imagine a world where you can become anything you want to be, without restrictions such as classes or levels. This is the premise for The Secret World, Funcom’s massively multiplayer online game set in the modern-day real world.
No classes, no levels – total freedom of play
The Secret World has no classes or levels. It gives you complete freedom to be whoever you want to be and play however you want to play.
Explore a vibrant, modern-day setting
The Secret World allows you to adventure through our own, modern-day world. Explore cities and adventure locations spanning across continents.
A storyline unlike anything seen in an MMO
From the creative mind of Ragnar Tørnquist – creator of the award-winning The Longest Journey – comes a story unlike any before seen in an MMO.
Thousands of weapons and powers
Pistols, assault rifles, black magic, fireballs, katanas, explosives – there are hundreds of different weapons and powers to use.
- CPU:2.6 GHZ INTEL CORE 2 DUO OR EQUIVALENT AMD CPU
- RAM:AT LEAST 2GB RAM FOR WINDOWS XP / 3GB RAM FOR WINDOWS
- HDD:30 GB
- Video:NVIDIA 8800 SERIES 512 VRAM/RADEON HD3850 512MB OR BETTER
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The Secret World Review
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Funcom Fined For Misleading Financial Information
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New Dungeon Coming to The Secret World
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The Secret World Wants Your Feedback
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The Secret World Issue 12: To the Dark Below Now Live
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The Secret World: New Sprint Customizations
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Funcom Financial Report Shows Decline
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Rumor: The Secret World Could Be Adding Mounts
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Ultimate Tokyo Story Pack Available in The Secret World Store
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The Secret World Enhances Your Experience
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The Secret World February Game Director Letter
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The Secret World Issue 10 Coming Soon
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The Secret World Second Anniversary
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The Secret World’s Tokyo Coming This Week
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A Teaser for The Secret World Fans
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Sexism in Funcom?
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New Content in The Secret World
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The Secret World Review – Everything Is True
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Funcom Offices Raided by Police
Funcom's Stock Halted on Oslo Stock Exchange
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The Secret World Introduces New Raid
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Subscription No Longer Required for The Secret World
Pay once, play forever - subscription no longer required.
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