After a lengthy beta period, Red 5 has finally set a date for Firefall: July 29.
Red 5 announced today that it has secured an additional round of funding, and plans to move ahead with the official launch of Firefall this year.
Oh dear, Firefall. In the same week it announced plans to pull the shooter MMO's PvP side to "completely rethink" it, developer Red 5 Studios has confirmed layoffs. Around 10% of employees were hit, though Red 5 won't give an actual number, mostly from its curious video production team Stage 5 TV.
As Firefall continues its bumpy journey through open beta testing, developer Red 5 has announced it will pull the MMO shooter's PvP side for now. It simply isn't up to scratch, CEO Mark Kern has said, so Red 5 will focus on PvE until its PvP offerings are fighting fit.
Firefall's open beta hasn't gotten off to the best start and Red 5 founder Mark Kern has issued an apology, while detailing upcoming fixes.
As it's been three months since Firefall developer Red 5 announced the free-to-play shooter MMO would start open beta testing on July 9, here's a reminder: Firefall entered open beta today. If you've ever wished MMOs had more mechsuits with jets, it's probably giving it a bash.
Free-to-play jetpacking MMOFPS Firefall will enter open beta on July 9, developer Red 5 Studios announced today. It'll essentially be in a launch-ish state, with the in-game item store live and everything, but Red 5 wants more feedback and to give the servers a good testing before officially going live.
If you're looking for a new way to shoot faces this weekend, consider giving free-to-play shooter MMO Firefall a bash in its first proper public beta weekend. It's been running in a closed beta for a while, selling access and 'Founder' membership in tiers starting at $20, but all and sundry are allowed in over the weekend.
Firefall developer Red 5 Studios and Shacknews are teaming up to offer readers 20 chances to get into the Firefall beta, with five lucky winners getting upgraded to Founders packs worth from $20 to $100. All you have to do to be eligible is to be creative as possible in letting us know in the comments below why you should be selected. Here's the kicker: Do it in eight words, no more, no less.
Impressions from a guided demonstration of Firefall from lead designer Scott Youngblood of Tribes fame.
Firefall is getting a large summer update with adjustments to its classes, and today it showed off two of those: the Engineer, and newly dubbed Biotech (formerly Medic)
Red 5 Studios has launched the 'League For Gamers,' a non-profit organization for gamers and developers meant to oppose anti-industry legislation like SOPA.
Firefall developer Red 5 Studios has notified Shacknews that it will shut down its ongoing beta and close its website on for 24 hours beginning January 18 in protest of the 'Stop Online Piracy Act.'
Firefall has finally had its fifth battleframe revealed. The 'Dreadnaught' is an extension of the 'assault' class, but focuses on heavy weaponry and damage absorption.
Developer Red 5 Studios has hired Morgan "Rhoulette" Romine to ensure Firefall is tournament ready for gamers and spectators.
Red 5 Studios founder and CEO Mark Kern comes to the Shacknews offices to discuss Firefall, revealing details on armies and the business model behind the game.
Red 5 founder and CEO Mark Kern reveals to Shacknews that Firefall will feature pets, but the feature comes with a special twist.
Developer Red 5 Studios reveals more information about obtaining early beta access for Firefall, its upcoming massively co-op shooter.
Firefall, the free-to-play, persistent world shooter from Red 5 Studios, is set to arrive in North America this December, the studio's founder has announced.