Tag Archives: Rift
Sat, May 18, 2013 | 15:27 BST
Trion Worlds has laid off as many as 100 employees, according to various sources on the net. Some say the lay-off count is as high as 80% – a percentage Trion states is “grossly exaggerated.”
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 16:22 BST
Trion Worlds has announced that RIFT will have a free-to-play launch in June, and will sport a hybrid model similar to other MMOs.
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 | 18:05 GMT
How do you save an honest-to-god subscription MMO in a free-to-play world? You use Raptr, apparently, to give stuff away.
Tue, Mar 05, 2013 | 05:27 GMT
RIFT producer Hal Hanlin has left Trion Worlds after four and a half years in order to take on a new role as lead producer at Zynga. “Nothing but love for Trion, but with the maturation of Rift, there was no urgent demand for my specific skillset,” the developer wrote on Facebook.
Wed, Dec 12, 2012 | 06:27 GMT
The development team for Trion World, presumably working on Rift, has been reduced by up to a third with layoffs on Tuesday.
Wed, Dec 12, 2012 | 03:29 GMT
From Friday 14 December through to Tuesday 18 December former Rift players can log in and try the new Storm Legion expansion along with the latest game update.
Fri, Oct 26, 2012 | 15:27 BST
RIFT players will “never” get the chance to purchase a lifetime subscription to the game, according to Trion global brand director Jim Butler.
Thu, Oct 25, 2012 | 19:29 BST
RIFT: Storm Legion will go into open beta on November 2, Trion has announced. All expansion content will be available during the period to those who create a RIFT account and download the client. The open beat ends on November 5 in order to prepare the expansion for its November 13 launch. You can sign up here.
Tue, Oct 16, 2012 | 09:57 BST
RIFT: Storm Legion is a new, full expansion to the expansive MMORPG from Trion Worlds. The DLC is available to pre-purchase on Steam now, get full pricing and details below.
Tue, Oct 09, 2012 | 20:43 BST
RIFT is getting a new in-game event as a tie-in to the upcoming Storm Legion expansion.
Sat, Oct 06, 2012 | 20:51 BST
RIFT: Storm Legion’s beta is going on this weekend. Beta 1: Crucia Unleashed, contains new continents, new Souls, Instant Adventures, and Dimensions to test. The beta is open to those who pre-ordered the expansion or through “select invitations,” according to TenTonHammer. The first beta test ends on October 8, and details on future beta tests will be announced at a later date. Storm Legion launches on November 13.
Wed, Sep 26, 2012 | 02:02 BST
In an admirably amusing nod to the competition. Trion Worlds has announced a new pre-order incentive for RIFT’s upcoming expansion, Storm Legion. As detailed on the MMORPG’s blog, all pre-orders through StormLegion.com between September 26 and October 3 will trigger a $1 donation to Pandas International. If you need this spelled out for you, gratz on climbing out from under your rock; World of Warcraft’s kung fu panda extravaganza Mists of Pandaria launched this week.
Fri, Sep 14, 2012 | 01:29 BST
This weekend Trion Worlds has made Rift free play to all, from the 14th – 16th. Meaning new players can get a chance to see what it’s like, but more importantly, old players can be drawn back in.
Wed, Sep 05, 2012 | 14:47 BST
RIFT: Storm Legion has a new trailer showing off some of the features in the expansion. We’ve also been handed a new set of screenshots from PAX, the box art, and a couple shots of the pre-order mount incentive. Storm Legion will launch with two large new continents tripling the size of the world, 10 new levels, four new souls, personalized Dimensions, capes, and more. Storm Legion launches November 13.
Sat, Aug 11, 2012 | 21:16 BST
Trion Wolrds has detailed the first of four new souls bound for RIFT in the Storm Legion expansion. Called the Harbinger and designed for mages, the melee DPS soul prefers close attacks, summoning an energy scythe or a lightning blade, and utilizes survivability. It also comes with a special armor which cuts back on casting times. The firm also mentioned a new mount nicknamed “Mr. Landslide” is on the way, and more information on it will be revealed next week. The livestream reveal of the Harbinger is below, and it’s a bit long, so grab a snack to help you along. Storm Legion launches later this year. Thanks, Massively.
Tue, Aug 07, 2012 | 23:38 BST
Trion Worlds is bring a swag bag of goodies to gamescom.
Thu, Aug 02, 2012 | 03:53 BST
Robots, dragons, and possibly even robot dragons in RIFT’s upcoming Storm Legion expansion.
Wed, Jul 11, 2012 | 08:28 BST
Tue, Jun 26, 2012 | 08:00 BST
The PvP-focused Conquest patch for Rift will offer some new content for those who prefer to go solo. As detailed on PC Gamer, after patch 1.9 players can contribute to ongoing tri-factional conflicts by gathering and crafting resources which can help tip the balance in favour of one side or another, without having to participate in multiplayer battles.
Thanks, Mythor! [image]
Fri, Jun 22, 2012 | 02:06 BST
Rift’s first major expansion won’t require you to own a copy of the core MMORPG.