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Defiance

Take a chance on Defiance now that it's going free-to-play


Honey, I'm now free! Take a chance on me!
May 01
To me, Defiance always looked like one of those games I'd probably enjoy a lot more if I didn't have to pay a monthly fee for it. The show didn't strike me as too great, but I figured I'd give the game a go if it ever went do... read
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End of Nations development 'put on hold'


Company focusing on other projects
Mar 03
Some folks on reddit happened to notice that Trion Worlds has removed any mention of End of Nations from their official sites. The troubled title has been in development for years now, and last year it was revealed their swit... read
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Trove

Trion Worlds announces free-to-play voxel adventure Trove


Alpha sign-ups open
Nov 15
Behold the announcement trailer for Trove, a voxel-based online adventure RPG with procedurally-generated worlds. In development at Trion Worlds with a small team for the last year, players will be able to explore and destro... read
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New screenshots of End of Nations as a MOBA


MOBAdy asked for this
Jul 18
End of Nations has returned as the game's Alpha servers are back up. Only invited fans can test out the newborn game, and those of you interested can register for more of the Alpha taking place this Summer. Players will notic... read
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End of Nations has been turned into a MOBA


MOBA apocalypse is upon us
Jul 13
Remember End of Nations? It was that awesome looking free-to-play real time strategy game from Trion and it was something I was really looking forward to. The huge sense of scale and battles looked actually exciting. The game... read
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Rift free-to-play

Rift is now fully free-to-play this week


Creative Director of Rift ensures players it's 'not pay-to-win'
Jun 13
In case you haven't heard during the madness that is E3, Trion World's MMO Rift is now fully free-to-play as of yesterday, having previously employed a "lite" version of the game that limited players to level 20. Th... read
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NPD April 2013

NPD: Injustice and Dead Island lead sales in April


Total sales down 25% YOY
May 18
[DC zombie sculpts by Casey Love Designs] The NPD Group released US sales data for April 2013 two days ago, but a complete lack of enthusiasm on the part of the Destructoid staff has delayed our posting it. Not our fault! Loo... read
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Rift

Slowly but surely: Rift will become free-to-play in June


I hope you didn't just start subscribing
May 14
Having previously put out a lite version of RIFT, Trion Worlds is now committed to introducing a full-fledged free-to-play model for the MMORPG. They're doing it, and doing it well, it sounds like -- "experience the entire g... read
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MMOpressions
Please pardon the lazy portmanteau, but Defiance has sapped me of a great deal of my creativity. I'm tired, friends. The new MMO -- that's desperately trying not to be an MMO -- from Trion Worlds has toyed with me for th... read feature

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Defiance

Here's the first episode of the Defiance TV show


Transmedia synergy!
Apr 17
With the release of the Defiance videogame comes the start of the Defiance television show. Apparently the show did pretty good, pulling in a total of 2.7 million viewers for the premiere. That's great to hear, considering I... read
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Defiance impressions

The first two days of Defiance


Killin' bugs and ugly dudes
Apr 04
Defiance, Trion Worlds's post-apocalyptic MMO shooter, came out a couple of days ago, and I've been courting it. We've gone on a few dates, but we're still getting to know each other, so it will likely be a couple of weeks un... read
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Free codes for sharp eyes
This week we're sponsored by Defiance, an MMO by Trion Worlds collaborating with Syfy, whose on-air and in-game worlds both share the same paced story progression.  The TV show and game launch on April 15th, and we've go... read feature

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Defiance

Next beta event for Defiance is also on consoles


One more beta weekend for Defiance
Mar 14
With two PC beta events down for Trion Worlds' open-world shooter Defiance, there's one more to go, and this time, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 gamers will be able to join in. This last beta phase for the game is scheduled to s... read
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Rift two year anniversary

Rift celebrates two years with carnival and free weekend


More mounts!
Feb 27
Rift is celebrating its two-year anniversary in style with an in-game carnival. Players will get to attend the "Carnival of the Ascended" and participate in events to unlock new mounts and masks to wear. This carnival i... read
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Try it out before the April release
[Update: Codes expired! Stay tuned next month -- we may have more :)] Our friends at Trion Worlds have hooked us up with another set of closed beta codes for their upcoming MMO shooter Defiance! If you recall, this game isn't... read feature

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Defiance launches April 2, TV series on April 15


Trying to wash the word "transmedia" out of my mouth
Jan 30
Defiance -- one-part Trion Worlds MMO, one part SyFy TV series -- will launch in April. A.K.A. a month that investors are really hoping Breaking Bad and Grand Theft Auto V don't share. The standard release for PC, Xbox 360, a... read
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Defiance

New Defiance trailer and pre-order bonuses detailed


Editions, Editions, Editions
Jan 23
Trion Worlds' upcoming videogame and television show hybrid, Defiance, is almost upon us and I must say that this game has caught my attention. I mean, the fact that whatever transpires in the TV show will affect the online ... read
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Try it out before the April release
[Update: Codes expired! Thanks for playing!] Our friends at Trion Worlds have hooked up Dtoid with 2,000 closed beta codes for their upcoming MMO shooter Defiance! If you recall, this game isn't just based on the upcomin... read feature

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Free-to-play FPS

Warface closed beta opens ahead of full launch in spring


For your face
Jan 18
Trion Worlds and Crytek have kicked first-person shooter Warface into gear, announcing that the free-to-play game's servers are now operational for the closed beta. Amusingly, the "social entertainment platform" powering Warf... read
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Take a look at Defiance the game and the TV show


Transmedia something something
Jan 09
Trion Worlds has released a little look at the massively mutiplayer co-op action of Defiance. Expect large scale battles, vehicles, and lots of guns in this MMO that also doubles as a TV show. Yes, SyFy is making a TV show t... read
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Trion Worlds opens sign-ups for Defiance beta


Beta event scheduled for January 18
Jan 03
Trion Worlds has a lot to prove with Defiance, its massively multiplayer online shooter which also happens to be an upcoming television show on SyFy. The studio will be running a brief "Advanced Mission Beta 1" this month, gi... read
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One of the spring's biggest shows is also its biggest MMO
[For a glimpse at Defiance (the game) and its new PvP modes, check out our recent preview and return here for a look at the TV series. Also, MEBTWK] “Four years ago, both we and Syfy knew we were going to do this, ... read feature

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Trion's refreshing take on PvP and co-op may just be what MMOs need
The wasteland of Fallout may be impressive in terms of scale and detail, but I always feel a bit lonely in it. Defiance is such a world, but it’s one constantly shared with other players. At any time, your clan may s... read feature

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When I first saw End of Nations last year, I was one part intrigued, one part skeptical, and all together hoping that the promise of a massively multiplayer real-time strategy game would pan out. Since then, we at Destructoid... read feature

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Rift: Storm Legion dated, pre-order bonuses detailed


Includes early dungeon access and a cape
Sep 05
Trion Worlds has announced that Rift's first expansion, Storm Legion, will be launching on the same day in North America and Europe: November 13, 2012. I'm not playing the game, and frankly, I don't know how many of you are ... read
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Defiance developer diary explains what the game is about


Aug 09
Trion Worlds has released a new developer diary where they talk all about what makes their upcoming shooter MMO Defiance tick. Jayson shed quite a bit of light on the game at Comic-Con last month, but Trion went into the fin... read
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Trion Worlds announces Gamescom plans


Aug 07
It looks like Trion Worlds' has a fair amount to show off at Gamescom, which is impending. During the conference, which takes place in Cologne between the 16th and 19th, Trion will be showing "Storm Legion" for Rift to consum... read
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Get clued up on Rift's Storm Legion


Aug 01
Trion Worlds has released a bunch of new lore for their upcoming Rift expansion, "Storm Legion". Infinity Gates, God Engines, Blood Storms, it all sounds like nonsense to me. I suppose there are only so many things you can ca... read
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Trion wants you to come back to Rift for a few days


Jul 26
MMOs are like needy ex-lovers. Not content to fondly remember the good times and simply move on, they always want you to come back. In this case the ex is Rift. Trion are inviting old players, who have at least one level 20 c... read
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Truly fascinating
Defiance is SyFy and Trion Worlds’ venture that breaks new ground by simultaneously developing a television series and videogame within the same universe, and even sharing a few characters between the two. We were only ... read feature

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Closed beta event for End of Nations set for July 20


Jul 03
The first closed beta event for End of Nations will take place starting on Friday, July 20th at 12:01am Eastern and last through Sunday, July 22nd at 11:59pm Eastern. That ought to give you plenty of time to sign yourself up... read
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To say that a lot of free-to-play games were at the show this year would be an understatement. Though they weren't all of the same genre, I saw a holy God crap-ton of F2P titles everywhere. This model is spreading like a wild... read feature







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