Red 5 Announces Persistent, Online Team-Based Shooter 'Firefall'

BOOM widget 128661 Red 5 Studios have announced Firefall, a "team-based action shooter" with persistent elements. The studio has also released new screenshots and two trailers, featuring both gameplay and cinematics.

The game looks like a cross-between Tribes and Borderlands and the gameplay looks solid. Beta sign-ups are now open at the game's official website, as well.

Here's the gameplay demonstration, featuring jetpacks, first- and third-person play, vehicles, and a lot of gunplay.

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The cinematic trailer can be viewed below.

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The game is scheduled for release in 2011 on the PC.