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SyFy shooter Defiance goes free-to-play next month

Defiance, Trion Worlds' console and PC MMO shooter based on a SyFy television series, is adopting a free-to-play business model next month, [A]list Daily reports. Launched last year at retail, Defiance attracted more than one million players in its first month of operation. Though the game is...

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End of Nations development halted

Development on End of Nations has officially stopped. Trion Worlds first halted the game in late 2013, recently telling Video Gamer it is "currently focusing the company's energy and creativity on Rift, Defiance, Trove, ArcheAge, and some new projects that we will be revealing soon." The game's...

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Crysis dev's free-to-play shooter opens to the public on October 21

Crytek's multiplayer shooter Warface will go live to the public on October 21. The PC game went through a couple of closed beta periods, and the final one commenced in August. Players can sign up for the game ahead of time on its official site. Warface is expected to pave the way for Crytek's...

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Crytek's Warface coming to Xbox 360 in 2014

Crytek's online first-person shooter, Warface, will launch on Xbox 360 in early 2014. The game will retain its free-to-play model in the move to the Microsoft console, though the online play will require an Xbox Live Gold subscription. The PC version of Warface recently entered its final closed...

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Warface hits the trenches today in final closed beta

Crytek's perpetual in-beta freemium shooter Warface has initiated another closed beta run today, open to all who're registered through Crytek's Gface service. This will be the final round of beta testing before the game launches in North America, Europe and Turkey later this year. Warface, a...

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Trion Worlds closes San Diego studio, appoints ex-COO as new CEO

Trion Worlds is closing its San Diego studio, the publisher confirmed to Joystiq. The studio developed Defiance, Trion's cross-media MMO. In a statement, the publisher said the "day to day operations of Defiance will be moved to our Redwood City studio where it can be managed alongside Rift and...

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Defiance free to play on Steam this weekend

Defiance, Trion World's transmedia MMO made in conjunction with SyFy, is offering a free chunk of to players on Steam this weekend. The trial will be paired with 30 percent discount of the full game, bringing it down to $42 for the standard edition. If you're more interested in the television...

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Why Defiance's 'fun now, depth later' is great for MMORPGs

This is a weekly column from freelancer Rowan Kaiser, which focuses on "Western" role-playing games: their stories, their histories, their mechanics, their insanity, and their inanity. I had my World of Warcraft year. In 2007, when 'The Burning Crusade' came out, the game clicked with me and it...

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SyFy renews Defiance for a second season

The SyFy network has picked up Defiance for a second season. Production on the 13-episode season will begin in August in Toronto, and is expected to air in 2014. The show also has a companion MMO of the same name by Trion Worlds. It's a popular one at that, as it recently saw its millionth user...

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Defiance team plans five DLC releases, first adds the Castithan race and more

Now that the MMO-slash-TV show Defiance has been launched, says executive producer Nathan Richardsson, things are about to really get good, in the form of five DLC releases later this year. He admits that fan response to the game has it pegged as "about as deep as a bag of chips but great fun," but...

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