Tag Archives: firefall
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 10:44 BST
Firefall developer Red 5 Studios has created a parody of PSY’s ‘Gentleman’ music video called ‘Grieferman’. Get your fill of pixelated chicken abuse and dancing Creepers here
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 | 09:15 BST
Firefall developer Red 5 Studios has announced that its MMO shooter will enter open beta in July and has shared with us some details of what you can expect.
Mon, Mar 25, 2013 | 22:23 GMT
Firefall’s latest major update went into beta testing during PAX East this weekend, kicking off the Chosen invasion, adding a ton of dynamic and local events, and much more.
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 | 20:25 GMT
Alongside the new trailer posted earlier today, Red 5 Studios has announced Firefall’s second public beta test will run this weekend. The game has had improvements made to the existing systems and new features have been added as well including the Founders Reward: Custom Thumper. You will also be able to try out the Twitch integration. Head on over to the
official website for more information on the beta weekend.
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 | 08:25 GMT
Firefall developer Red 5 Studios is taking open beta registrations now, and has released a new trailer for its MMO shooter. The clip shows many humans using their rocket boots to swoop and twirl in the air, as they slaughter savage beasts with massive firearms. It’s all a bit poetic.
Thu, Feb 14, 2013 | 21:14 GMT
The Firefall community has purchased enough Founder’s Packs to unlock Red 5 Studios’ final stretch goal – the addition of integrated Twitch.TV to the free-to-play shooter. As well as quick and easy broadcasting, the in-client tools allow for chatting with viewers; all part of Firefall’s eSports push. Now that the Founding Members program is complete, everyone who picks up a package – either in the past or from now on – will receive three exclusive Founder’s items. Firefall is in closed beta but regularly hosts open testing weekends.
Wed, Feb 06, 2013 | 02:32 GMT
Red 5 Studios has released a list of its development plans and initiatives for Firefall. The developer has a number of priorities for the shooter MMO, ranging from improved matchmaking to better new user experiences to making the Chosen more fun. A free-to-play affair, Firefall is currently in closed beta but hosts regular open tests.
Mon, Feb 04, 2013 | 01:28 GMT
Firefall is changing the way equipment works so that it can provide a “balanced and entertaining” experience for both PvE and PvP.
Tue, Jan 22, 2013 | 23:29 GMT
Firefall will open its doors to all comers on Friday, hosting a number of special events.
Tue, Dec 04, 2012 | 19:16 GMT
European servers have been added to Firefall in anticipation of this weekend’s beta test. Last week, Red 5 Studios performed a dark launch for the servers, and found them to be stable enough to put live this weekend as part a stress test. While there will still be a few “kinks,” the firm said the addition should result in less lag for those on the continent. The MMO first-person shooter is set for a PC release in 2013. You can sign up for the the beta here. Via Polygon.
Fri, Nov 09, 2012 | 11:04 GMT
Firefall developer Red 5 has opened up beta registrations for its MMOFPS, as well as dating its beta weekends. Find out when you can get involved below.
Fri, Oct 05, 2012 | 05:31 BST
Red 5 recently rejigged Firefall’s progression system, switching up a previously linear system to something a little more flexible. The new skill trees allow players to specialise and diversify, which should mean players at every tier can create something pretty powerful with any battleframe at their command. Lead class designer Daniel Williams goes into some detail on the philosophy behind the change in a new blog post; check it out or just jump into game to test it yourself. Firefall is in rolling closed beta; get on board here.
Tue, Aug 28, 2012 | 16:36 BST
Firefall will be at PAX Prime this weekend, and if that wasn’t enough of an announcement from Red 5 Studios, the playable version at the event will include the in-game store and its largest update ever, the Tribe. On top of that, a new limited edition Founders Packages will go on sale this Friday, August 31, at a special discounted price.
Wed, Aug 22, 2012 | 10:59 BST
Firefall developer Red 5 Studios has scrapped its traditional levelling format of hitting numbered ranks in favour of a tier-based progression system. The reasoning is that while beta players sped through early levels, but the later ones turned the game into a grind.
Fri, Aug 17, 2012 | 17:17 BST
Staff for Red 5 Studios’ PC shooter Firefall has been beefed up with employees gained from layoffs at 38 Studios and BioWare Austin.
Fri, Aug 10, 2012 | 05:23 BST
Red 5 has added a bevy of spectator and broadcaster options to Firefall in a bid to capture a slice of the eSports market – and to help it grow.
Wed, Aug 08, 2012 | 15:47 BST
Red 5 Studios has provided the details for Firefall’s “biggest patch ever,” which can be played by the free-to-play first-person shooter’s beta participants right this second.
Fri, Aug 03, 2012 | 17:56 BST
Red 5 Studios has announced a Firefall Beta Tournament will take place at gamescom, where €10,000 will be handed out to the grand prize winner. The tournament is co-sponsored by the Electronic Sports League, and attendees can register and participate in a qualifying rounds on August 16 -17 at the ESL Arena. On Saturday, August 18, qualifiers will compete for the grand prize live. The tournament will be streamed live here. You can also obtain more information on the tournament through the game’s website.
Tue, Jul 31, 2012 | 12:25 BST
OUYA backer and developer of Firefall Red5 studios has called out Sony and Microsoft’s lack of willingness to embrace new ideas and change in the industry. The studio also thinks you are paying too much for new games.
Fri, Jul 20, 2012 | 02:54 BST