Fans of SyFy’s Defiance were disappointed when the show was canceled late last year after three seasons of Earth-based alien conflict. But the TV show was only half of the battle. In the video game half of Defiance, season four just went live.
There are four character classes in Trion Worlds’ Diablo-style MMO Devilian, launching next week in North America—busty woman, stout man, Dante from Devil May Cry and uncomfortably young-looking girl with a gun.
After waiting to log in for the better part of an hour I finally got five minutes with free-to-play voxel building MMO, Trove. On the sixth minute the servers were brought down. Update: Now with the damn video.
What I was certain would wind up a failed attempt at an ongoing television show/MMO transmedia project after season one, SyFy's Defiance is returning next year for season three. I guess I've got some catching up to do.
After a "rocky start," the sci-fi MMORPG Defiance is marking its one-year anniversary by going free-to-play, developer and publisher Trion Worlds announced today. Coming alongside the premier of the second season of the related SyFy show, the change will go into effect on June 4th on the PC and July 15th on the PS3.…
Pixels were great, but they were so two dimensional. Polygons were really cool, but now that developers have to license them directly from the gaming website (they do not), everybody's moving to voxels. Even Rift and Defiance developer Trion Worlds is doing it, with free-to-play online adventure RPG Trove.
Trion Worlds' PC fantasy MMO Rift is now officially and fully free-to-play. Lovely day for it, what with nothing else going on and all. You can poke at it here.
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…
Trion Worlds' fantasy MMO Rift goes free-to-play on June 12, giving new players access to the entire game for free, limited only by character slots and inventory size, while subscribers will get extra goodies. Check it out here.
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…
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…
The MMO tie-in to SyFy's upcoming Earth-plus-aliens series Defiance is in full swing, or as full a swing as it can manage, given the shaky start. While we're waiting for Trion Worlds to fix wehat needs fixing, there's at least one activity that'll never let you down. Vrooom.
It wasn't until my third hour in the game portion of SyFy and Trion Worlds' crossmedia project that it struck me — Defiance is the quietest MMO launch ever.
A handful of recent job listings may offer some hints as to Amazon's future ambitions in the gaming space.
We may not have heard about Defiance the video game since E3, but Syfy is still forging ahead with the TV show based on the property, releasing this new commercial for the series during New York Comic Con this weekend.
Last year the people making the TV show and video game that are both called Defiance performed a distracting magic trick.
Trion World's MMO rift has done well enough for itself, but with Tera underway and The Secret World and Guild Wars 2 looming, they've got to be feeling some heat. Can the newly-revamped three-faction Conquest system keep folks playing?