Trion's Defiance, the platform-agnostic shooter-MMO that Stephen Totilo saw at E3, promises to deliver open-world action with thousands of simulataneous players. It's also supposed to sync with an in-development SyFy TV series, so that developments in the game affect the show. That's a tall order, right?

We've seen nothing of the TV show yet but the trailer above debuted at Pax East offers a glimpse at what the gameplay will look like. In the future, Earth has a bad case of the crabs and—when they're not fighting each other—humanity will have to crush those crustaceans. Why is it always crabs?

Here’s a First Look at Massive Online Shooter Defiance in Action

Here’s a First Look at Massive Online Shooter Defiance in Action

Here’s a First Look at Massive Online Shooter Defiance in Action

Here’s a First Look at Massive Online Shooter Defiance in Action

Here’s a First Look at Massive Online Shooter Defiance in Action

Here’s a First Look at Massive Online Shooter Defiance in Action

Here’s a First Look at Massive Online Shooter Defiance in Action