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Defiance gets a third season on Syfy

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 26, 2014 11:20am PDT

Defiance will see a third season on Syfy, while Trion is set to celebrate with a new Aftermath update for the PC game.

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"I enjoy this show too.While it definitely isn't the best show on tv,it most certainly is better ..."

- Th3rdSun see all 12 comments

Defiance MMO goes free-to-play in time for season two

By Andrew Yoon, May 02, 2014 9:00am PDT

"As we head toward Season 2 of the Defiance television show, we expect that many new fans will want to join the world of Defiance, and having a system that allows them to experience the Defiance universe for free is good for everyone," Trion explained.

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"Even if they went F2P without changing anything else they wouldn't really lose as the game price ..."

- Early_Grayce see all 7 comments

End of Nations development on hold

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 03, 2014 1:00pm PST

Trion Worlds' sci-fi MOBA, End of Nations, is now on hold, following years of tumultuous development.

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"its really too bad. I was looking forward to it back with hit was an RTS"

- FreshwaterAU see all 3 comments

Rift dev announces voxely sandboxer Trove

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 18, 2013 11:45am PST

Voxel-y sandbox worlds with digging and building and crafting are all the rage nowadays, and Trion Worlds has one of its own too. The Rift and Defiance developer last week announced its free-to-play Trove, which is a fair bit like all those other sandbox games, but with the ...

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"Seriously, the ink + gradient shading do not work well for each other. This would look worlds ..."

- pantsburgh see all 18 comments

Defiance 'Castithan' pack coming August 20

By Steve Watts, Aug 13, 2013 4:00pm PDT

Defiance's first major expansion, the Castithan Charge Pack, will hit PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 on August 20.

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"I grabbed it when it was on sale at some point and I had some GMG credit. It's not bad, but ..."

- Vincent Grayson see all 6 comments

Trion Worlds shuts down San Diego office

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 08, 2013 1:30pm PDT

MMO developer Trion Worlds continues to reorganize. After gutting its Defiance team earlier this year, the company has announced that it is now shutting down its San Diego office.

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"they are doing the localization for the western version of the game, its made in korea"

- thewindcriesmary see all 12 comments

End of Nations' MOBA switch because MMO aspects 'underdeveloped'

By John Keefer, Jul 17, 2013 9:30am PDT

End of Nations executive producer Scot Lane said the move to MOBA was relatively easy because it was already a combat intensive game, but that the MMO aspects were "underdeveloped and didn't resonate well" with fans when Trion took the game over from former developer Petrogl...

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"i gave the tutorials a whirl, the only redeeming factor is Frank's music."

- Saithene see all 8 comments

Defiance launches free three-day trial

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 15, 2013 10:20am PDT

Because buying an MMORPG without having played it is a baffling and awful idea, TV tie-in MMO Defiance has launched a three-day trial for the PC edition.

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"The game really needs some hooks to keep people playing. I felt like I've exhausted anything ..."

- LilCrypto see all 13 comments

Former MMO RTS End of Nations now a MOBA

By John Keefer, Jul 12, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Troubled Trion Worlds title End of Nations has apparently gotten a facelift, changing the game from an MMO RTS to a MOBA. The official website for the game revealed the new genre, and Trion said they will make an official announcement on Wednesday with more details.

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"First RTS MOBA? No, Warcraft 3 was an RTS MOBA, and that's mainly what I didn't like about it. ..."

- bigimp see all 10 comments

Defiance contest to put in-game character in Syfy show

By Steve Watts, Jul 10, 2013 8:15am PDT

Trion Worlds and the Syfy network are holding a contest to put a player's Defiance in-game character into the show, complete with a fleshed-out story from the show's writers.

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"Yeah, they seem similar so i didn't want to burn out, plus i suspect that the future games will ..."

- rtricoche see all 4 comments

Rift has now gone free-to-play

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 12, 2013 2:30pm PDT

We said before that Trion Worlds planned to turn its MMORPG Rift free-to-play on this day but, you know, what sort of company expects people to remember things like that in the excitement of E3? But it has, and everyone can now play it as much as they please without paying a...

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Trion Worlds hit with more layoffs, Defiance team impacted

By Andrew Yoon, May 17, 2013 3:15pm PDT

Trion Worlds has undergone yet another round of layoffs, a new report confirms, this time affecting the Defiance team in San Diego.

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"New content? maybe they should fix all the bugs in this game.. i get the same feeling as i had ..."

- Itanic see all 6 comments

Rift going free-to-play on June 12

By Alice O'Connor, May 14, 2013 10:45am PDT

By today's standards, an MMORPG running for over two years before going free-to-play has been pretty successful with the subscription model. So well done, Rift. Developer Trion Worlds today announced that it will switch the MMO to F2P on June 12, a respectable 25 months afte...

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"I hope it works, they really do offer a great alternative to WoW."

- lefthighkick see all 11 comments

Defiance first DLC pack detailed, show renewed for second season

By Steve Watts, May 10, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Trion Worlds has detailed the first DLC pack for Defiance and some general future DLC plans, and the show has been picked up for a second season.

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"I am giving the show the benefit of the doubt at the moment but It isn't really impressing me so ..."

- TheEmissary see all 5 comments

Defiance review: MMO meets sandbox

By Andrew Groen, Apr 12, 2013 10:00am PDT

If you're in the mood for a free-flowing shooter with the novelty of being surrounded by dozens of other players, then Defiance is a decent pick, but if you're the type of gamer who craves either a good story or an active player community then this one is not for you.

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"Rift...so awesome. Best MMO out. Defiance...hmmm...seems boring but I'll give it a lot more ..."

- Ballisticon see all 27 comments