Tag Archives: Red 5 Studios
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed, Jan 18, 2012 | 22:55 GMT
Firefall developer Red 5 Studios is skipping E3 2012 booth, and devoting its energies to an anti-SOPA grass roots movement.
Fri, Dec 09, 2011 | 15:53 GMT
FireFall developer Red 5 Studios has announced former Crytek team lead, Ury Zhilinsky, has joined the firm as its senior graphics programmer. At Crytek, Zhilinsky was the firm’s senior R&D graphics programmer and R&D manager, and worked on Crysis 2 and and CryEninge 3. “We’re still a relatively small team here at Red 5 Studios because we’ve been very selective when choosing ‘tribe’ members,” said Red 5 CEO, Mark Kern. “It’s not just about talent, it’s about what happens when you put together a group that shares the same commitment to quality, community, and fun.”
Zhilinsky is the latest Red 5 hire, with former WoW, Tribes, and MAG developers recently signing with the firm.
Wed, Nov 23, 2011 | 02:24 GMT
In a new developer diary, Red 5 Studios outline the process of balancing classes in Firefall.
Wed, Nov 09, 2011 | 21:33 GMT
A second batch of hump day shorts are below the break and chock full of power at that.
Tue, Nov 01, 2011 | 08:51 GMT
Red 5 Studios, developer of free-to-play team-based shooter Firefall, has spoken about the modes, character classes and art style of its upcoming title as well as how they intend to balance the oft-prickly issue of micro-transactions.
Wed, Jul 06, 2011 | 06:36 BST
Award-winning science fiction author Orson Scott Card is behind the plot of Firefall, Red 5 has revealed.
Sat, Apr 09, 2011 | 14:34 BST
The team at Red 5 Studios has released its first developer diary video showcasing the upcoming free-to-play sci-fi shooter Firefall.
Sun, Aug 01, 2010 | 11:05 BST
Red 5 Studios is getting ready to announce its first game at PAX, if a countdown on its website is any indication.
Wed, Jan 27, 2010 | 04:25 GMT
You may never have heard of Red 5 Studios, but trace its lineage a bit and you’ll find a treasure trove of talent. Sporting a large number of ex-Blizzard staffers, the developer was all set to become one of the industry’s brightest rising stars.
But, as they say, whatever goes up must come down.