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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 Now Supports Twitch.Tv
Integrated Twitch.tv support is becoming an increasingly common thing amongst most eSports games, especially competitive shooters. Call of Duty was one of the first and biggest brands to announce their Twitch.tv support and now Red 5 Studios is following behind with their announcement of integrated Twitch.tv support as well.
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 Fest Live-Streaming Starts Today; Prizes Up For Grabs
Over the next six days Red 5 Studios will be live-streaming content of FireFall during this week's FireFall Fest event. In addition to rolling out brand new announcements and content for the MMO action title, celebrity guests will be stopping by and some neat prizes from AMD and Razer will be up for grabs.
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.
League For Gamers Fights Against Video Game Warning Label Bill H.R. 4204
Originally, the League For Gamers formed to fight off the SOPA and PIPA bills, well, they're collectively gathering forces once again to fight off Bill H.R. 4204, which would see a warning label on all games E10+ saying that games have been linked with aggressive behavior.