Okay, This Is A Rather Cool Way To Link Defiance Game and Show

I've been skeptical about the extent that SyFy's Defiance television show would be interacting with Trion Worlds' Defiance MMO, but this is pretty cool. This is Tiio Horn as Rynn, a member of the Irathient race that found herself in hot water in the TV series over the past two episodes. She'll be spending a few weeks… » 5/15/13 8:30am 5/15/13 8:30am

Defiance The Show Gets A Season Two. That's Not Good For Me.

SyFy and Trion World's crossmedia experiment seems to be a hit in both intereactive and non-interactive form, with more than a million active accounts in than a million registered accounts for the MMO and nearly four million viewers tuning in for the television series premier. Today Syfy has announced that it's… » 5/10/13 5:00pm 5/10/13 5:00pm

Defiance MMO Log One: A Little Better Every Time I Play

Last week I posted less-than-favorable launch day impressions of Trion Worlds' Defiance, the massively multiplayer shooter tie-in to SyFy's upcoming original series. I bemoaned the lack of PC options, criticized the silly vehicle physics and worried over its lack of general chat functionality. A week later those… » 4/10/13 6:30pm 4/10/13 6:30pm

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

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? » 4/09/12 9:00am 4/09/12 9:00am

They Want to Make Sequels a Thing of the Past

Imagine the lovechild that would emerge from the coupling of, say, Epic's Gears of War and Zynga's Adventure World. You'd get all the gritty action and polished mechanics of a AAA game buoyed by a constant stream of updates and content. Daddy's eyes and mommy's brains, so to speak. And sequels? With a back-end where… » 10/06/11 9:00am 10/06/11 9:00am