Tag Archives: firefall
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
Fri, Jul 13, 2012 | 14:46 BST
Red-5 Studios have released a developer update video where the combat designers discuss upcoming changes to the Assault battle-frame in Firefall, coming later this summer. The firm is calling it the “biggest patch in Firefall history.” Last month it was revealed the F2P sci-fi shooter had over 500,000 registers users participating in the beta, which you can still sign up for through here.
Wed, Jun 27, 2012 | 18:07 BST
Red 5 Studios has announced the system requirements for its MMO shooter Firefall, now that 500,000 people have registered for the game’s first beta testing.
Wed, May 23, 2012 | 08:53 BST
Red5 Studios has released a brand new developer diary for Firefall, talking up the massive gameplay changes being brought into the F2P third-person shooter, including the removal of levels from the game and how some of the game’s hardcore community members gave feedback. Video’s after the break.
Thu, May 03, 2012 | 00:33 BST
Mark Kern, the former World of Warcraft designer now heading up Firefall developer Red 5, is ready to suit up and attend a funeral for consoles.
Fri, Apr 13, 2012 | 02:19 BST
Marvel at the opening cinematic for Red 5′s neato free to play shooter, Firefall.
Thu, Mar 08, 2012 | 19:40 GMT
Red 5 has released a developer diary for FireFall. The main subject of the video is world building, and how it promotes and expanded sense of exploration. Areas in the game designed for PvP will also allow PvE interaction and what would any MMO be without the ability to gather items to be used as resources? One missing out on something, surely. What looks really cool to us the ability to explore to your heart’s content on a vehicle. See for yourself below, courtesy of IGN’s YouTube channel. The game is currently in beta, and more users are to be let in before it ceases in preparation for launch later this year.
Thu, Feb 09, 2012 | 21:29 GMT
In Red 5′s unusual MMO shooter Firefall, players have a chance to decide which direction the world will expand in.