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Firefall PVP Being Removed
Usually games grow during beta but Firefall developer Red 5 Studios is chopping out a big component of the MMO shooter: player-versus-player. Red 5 revealed today that they're going to remove PvP while they try to redesign that side of the game.
Firefall Launches Open Beta
For those of you who have been eagerly anticipating the free-to-play first-person shooter MMO, Firefall, yet have been so far unable to get in on any of the closed betas, today is your lucky day. Red 5 Studios has today announced that the Firefall open beta is officially up and running.
Firefall Open Beta Set For July
Starting July 9th Firefall will officially head into open beta. Red 5 Studios' first or third-person shooter enables gamers to venture across a sprawling world shrouded by dangerous inhabitants. The game has several unique gameplay mechanics and you'll soon be able to get into the game without requiring an exclusive beta key.
Firefall Trailer Embraces War
Red 5 Studios released a new trailer for their free-to-play MMO, Firefall. The new trailer is called the Chosen War and focuses on the fight between humans and a species fighting for planetary control. There are vehicles, jetpacks and plenty of headshots to go around.
Firefall Open Beta This Weekend, New Trailer Released
Red 5 Studios is holding a public beta for the free-to-play MMORPG action FPS/TPS, Firefall. The colorful sci-fi title has been edging ever-so-close to the finish line and the latest trailer gives gamers a look at the near finished product, complete with new skills, weapons, vehicles and assault missions.
Firefall Gets New Items To Celebrate The Holidays
Red 5 Studios has unveiled a slew of new items and events running for their free-to-play MMO, Firefall. The third or first-person shooter puts players in a world that is dangerous and mysterious and with the extra festive items being made available, at least the world will be a cheerier and more uplifting place.
Firefall European Servers Go Live For Beta Testing
Red 5 Studios has launched the new European servers for Firefall today, getting ready and prepping for a full-on stress test assault to ensure that the Euro-servers can handle the load during an upcoming weekend beta test. If you're keen on getting in on the free-to-play action and you want to test out the shooter-MMO, be sure to register fast to reserve a spot in beta.
Firefall's New Content Being Unveiled By Nathan Fillion, Felicia Day And More
Red 5 Studios has a huge live-streaming event planned for Firefall. The event will run between October 22nd to October 27th and some of the celebrities helping unveil brand new content for the game will include people such as this generation's Bruce Campbell, Nathan Fillion, as well as internet sensation Felicia Day as well as others such as Wil Wheaton, Extra Credits and Complexity Gaming.
FireFall Class Updates, Skill Tree Breakdown And Battleframes
Red 5 Studios released a new walkthrough video for FireFall from this year's GamesCom. The video is a super lengthy breakdown of each of the Battleframes in the game as well as a walkthrough of the skill tree setups and the overhaul of how players will be able to customize and modify their builds to their playing style. It's an interesting 10 minutes to say the least.
FireFall Hits 500,000 Beta Registrants
After being very open about how they address consumer concerns and complaints, Red 5 Studios seen a massive surge in people registering to play their upcoming hybrid MMO, FireFall. And by surge, I mean people registering in droves with more than half-a-million people signed on to play the game.
Red 5 Studios Shows They Are Gamers-First, Great Direction For Gaming Industry
A new developer diary was released for FireFall, the upcoming free-to-play MMO from Red 5 Studios, and the developers talk directly to gamers about the changes they made based on gamer feedback. That's right gamer feedback...not focus testing, not demographic monitoring, and not market calculations.
FireFall's Staged Content Concept Could Be An MMO Killer
The Extra Credits video talks more about the concept of Staged Content and its potential effects on the industry as opposed to the staged content itself. With their brief summation of the free-to-play content paradigm and how it works against traditional trends in the MMO industry, it did raise some questions about MMOs that follow suit after the release of FireFall.
FireFall Beta Will Be Playable At PAX East This April
If you wanted to get your hands on FireFall but haven't been very lucky about landing yourself a spot in the closed beta, well your luck could be looking up because the game will because the game will be playable and open to all at the PAX East event.
FireFall Dev Diary Covers World Building, Open-World Content
The newest developer diary for FireFall covers the game's massive world and the exploratory nature of being able to scale any mountaintop or obstruction. What's more is that many of the areas designated for things like PvP can also be interacted with in PvE.
FireFall Dev Diary: Game Starts With 10 Square Miles, Features An Entire Planet
Talk about an ambitious open-world project...Red 5's CEO and CCO, Mark Kern, revealed that the game will start with 10 square miles of content to unlock, but eventually if players work together they can unlock an entire planet worth of content. Is that not insane or what?