Defiance renewed for a second season by SyFy

Syfy has renewed Defiance for a second season by greenlighting 13 new episodes. Season two will begin production in Toronto in August for a 2014 premiere. The news coincides with Trion’s announcement of new content headed to the game end of Defiance, which includes five content updates for the year, with each one offering free, […]

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  • Defiance's Nick Beliaeff and SyFy's Mark Stern discuss the series at DICE 2013

    Trion Worlds was at DICE 2013 this week, and like many other talks which took place during the development summit, this one was recorded for posterity. Below the break, watch and listen as Trion’s Nick Beliaeff and SyFy president Mark Stern discuss the collaboration between their respective firms on Defiance. The game will be made […]

  • Defiance videos show off co-op, TV series

    Defiance has a couple videos available below, showing off the game’s co-op and the SyFy channel tie-in series. The TV show starts airing April 15 alongside the game. Defiance’s first beta test starts January 18 and ends on January 20. Thanks, TenTonHammer.

  • Defiance dev diary offers tour of TV set

    Defiance is an MMO built by Trion Worlds to tie in with an upcoming SyFy TV series; the upshot of this for us at home is we get to check out the sets of the show, which are likely to appear as in-game environments.

  • Syfy launches exclusive television series on Xbox 360

    Syfy Digital is ready to launch an exclusive series on its Xbox 360 web app. Nuclear Family highlights a family’s struggle to survive in a post-apocalyptic society run by a clan, whose leader calls himself The Man. Of course, the family is also in search of their missing child who vanished in an explosion.

  • Dishonored is the subject of tonight's episode of Face Off on SyFy

    Dishonored will be the subject of the latest episode of the SyFy series Face Off. For those unfamiliar with the show, it tasks make-up and FX artists with completing a designated task and the winner gets to stay on the show. It’s pretty interesting sometimes, and if you are looking forward to Dishonored, tonight’s show […]

  • Defiance - Trion's mini-documentary details interconnectivity between Syfy series and MMO-shooter

    Trion Worlds and Syfy have released a short documentary video detailing Defiance, which is both an online shooter and science fiction drama set 35 years into the future.

  • More content providers rumored for Xbox Live TV

    Bloomberg is reporting that along with the rumored Comcast and Verizon deal, Microsoft is talks to bring HBO, Crackle, Bravo, Syfy, and Lovefilm UK to Xbox Live TV. According to the site’s source, an announcement of regarding the expansion of services via Xbox Live could come next week at the earliest. Earlier this month, MS […]

  • Trion and SyFy post teaser for interconnected game and TV series Defiance

    Trion and SyFy have posted a brief look at the upcoming shooter MMO, Defiance, which is slated for release on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360.

  • Trion-ScFy MMO collaboration is 'Defiance'

    RIFT developer Trion worlds has made no secret it’s working on several new projects, including a collaborative MMO effort with the Syfy Channel – it’s was named today as Defiance.

  • Battlestar Galactica Online trailer drips nerdnip

    There was a time when the natural death of a much-loved sci-fi series inspired cosplay, conventions, and fan fiction, as aching hearts poured their love into keeping ficitonal universe alive. Now we just play the MMO, amirite. Check out this trailer for BigPoint’s Battlestar Galactica Online.

  • Red Faction: Origins cast detailed

    SyFy has revealed the cast for its upcoming telemovie adaptation of THQ’s Red Faction franchise, and it’s all cult favourite, all the time. Get set for familiar faces from Terminator 2: Judgment Day; Stargate Universe; Torchwood; Battlestar Galactica; and even The Tudors.

  • Red Faction:Origins film to be released in May instead of March

    THQ core boss Danny Bilson has tweeted that the Red Faction film will start shooting January, and will air in May.

  • Syfy announces two-hour Red Faction movie, leaves "back door" open for full TV series

    Did you care about Red Faction’s plot or characters? No? Neither did we. But evidently, someone did. And that one person just happened to be a Syfy network TV executive.

  • De Blob to add some color to 'Syfy Kids' lineup

    De Blob’s back! And the Syfy network is… still here. Yeah! So, logically, it only makes sense that the two would team up, right? No. It really doesn’t. But they’re doing it anyway.

  • Mass Effect 2 has "adult quality" - Syfy special [UPDATE]

    Update: It’s a six-parter, with the full schedule and description for each episode listed through the PR on the EA site. Original: A Syfy Mass Effect 2 special aired in the US last night, with BioWare claiming the impending RPG has an “adult quality”.