PS3, XB360, PC / Action / Release: Apr 2, 2013 / ESRB: M

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Trion explains Defiance DLC plans, server issues

By Steve Watts, Apr 08, 2013 7:30am PDT

Defiance developer Trion Worlds has given a more detailed explanation for its DLC plans, and offered an apology for its server troubles.


Final Defiance beta to include Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 users

By John Keefer, Mar 13, 2013 10:30am PDT

The open-world shooter Defiance is expected to launch on April 2, and Trion Worlds is planning to put the game through its paces one last time with its final beta on March 22. It will be the third for PC players, but the first for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 users.


Defiance preview: enter the badlands

By Matthew Rorie, Mar 08, 2013 7:30am PST

A press event in San Francisco allows us to get some hands-on time with Trion Worlds upcoming SyFy MMO, Defiance.


Defiance promises at least five DLC add-ons, bundled together for $40

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 05, 2013 1:33pm PST

Trion Worlds' upcoming MMO-ish persistent world shooter Defiance promises "no subscription required" to play. But, it will offer a $40 DLC season pass.


Defiance coming April 2, another beta February 8-10

By Steve Watts, Jan 30, 2013 10:30am PST

Defiance has set a global release date of April 2, and has announced plans for its next beta test to start on February 8.


Defiance special editions announced

By Steve Watts, Jan 22, 2013 7:30am PST

Defiance has detailed its special editions and pre-order bonuses, ranging from standard $59.99 editions to a $149.99 "Ultimate" edition.


Defiance beta starts January 18

By Steve Watts, Jan 04, 2013 12:15pm PST

Trion Worlds' MMO shooter Defiance will kick off its first beta test January 18-20, featuring a tutorial and a handful of maps and modes.