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Firefall studio couldn't make payroll on Christmas

Employees of development studio Red 5 got something worse than a lump of coal for Christmas this year; they got a note from management saying that the company didn't have the funds to make payroll. Multiple sources reached out to Kotaku, wh...

 
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FireFall board votes out co-founder Mark Kern

Co-founder and CEO of Red 5 Studios, Mark Kern, has been voted out of the company behind FireFall "effectively immediately." Mark was also removed from the board, and no longer has any authority with Red 5. The story comes via an email sent...

 
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Firefall beta: Post-apocalyptic pina coladas

Red5's sci-fi MMO Firefall has been in beta for a very long time, recently hitting that open-beta milestone. So long, in fact, that when I started playing the closed beta in earnest last month, it had transformed into an entirely different ...

 
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Celebrate Firefall's open beta with this cheesy trailer

Yeah, it's a cheesy video but it sure does make me miss when games had live-action cutscenes. Not that I want more games to have live-action stuff again. Oh far from it. I just love watching really bad stuff like this while cringing in my ...

 
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Firefall enters last beta weekend with fake cooking show

Firefall will be having its final beta weekend starting at 12:00 PM Pacific this Friday. As with most events like this, there is a new trailer for the game, but it's far from normal. It's some combination of a cooking show, talk show, and ...

 
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FireFall goes into open beta this July

After what seems like forever, FireFall is finally getting ready to go into open beta come July 9, 2013. Developer Red 5 Studios will continue rolling out updates leading up to the open beta, and current players can expect a handful of new ...

 
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Firefall begins weekend open beta testing

Have you been itching to try out the Firefall beta but couldn't because, you know, beta access codes? Well, Red 5 Studios is about to make your day (or weekend) because the studio has today announced a temporary open beta test allowing any...

 
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Firefall's major update owes thanks to community feedback

Red 5 Studios' free-to-play shooter Firefall is essentially two games in one. There's the MMO aspect of the game, where hundreds of players can work together in an open-world environment and take part in the overall meta game experience....

 
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500,000 enlist for Firefall, system specs detailed

Remember that game that looks like Borderlands and has a logo that REALLY looks like StarCraft? Well, it seems free-to-play FPS Firefall has hit a pretty high number of registered users: half-a-million to be exact. That's almost like a numb...

 
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Extra Credits explains Firefall's 'staged content'

Starkey here, with yet another Firefall post. This time, we have a video discussing how the people at Red 5 Studios are planning to create a strong sense of community by using a unique method of content deployment.It's a pretty interesting ...

 
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PAX: Customize your Battleframe in Firefall

I played Firefall last year at PAX and even then it was a very impressive shooter. The mechanics were awesome, the art style looks great, and all of the different classes were fun to play. That alone should be enough to make a good free-to-...

 
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Check out Firefall at PAX East

Remember Firefall? That game I've been talking about for what seems like forever? Well, Red5 is going to be at PAX East showing it off for attendees. It will be the first public demo of the invite-only beta. Anyone who shows up to play...

 
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Firefall dev's 'fireside' chat

So... I dunno if you brodudes have been following Firefall, if not, you definitely should be. It's pretty cool. Earlier today, Red 5, the studio behind the project released a new developer diary to explain what it is, their launch stra...

 
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Join Destructoid and Red 5 for a Firefall stream Friday!

This Friday at 4pm Pacific, the team at Red 5 Studios will be hanging with Destructoid for a live streaming preview of Firefall. Join Daniel Starkey as he talks with the developers and discusses their work on this team-based sci-fi shooter,...

 
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Firefall now has its own official cosplay team

You might have heard of Firefall, Red 5 Studios' upcoming Free-to-Play FPS, but what you might not have heard of is that said studio has gone off and cast an official cosplay team made up of Lee Reherman (maybe you've seen h...

 
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New Firefall trailer shows the Dreadnaught battleframe

Despite going to both PAX Prime and PAX East in 2011 and Firefall's noticeable presence at both events, I haven't actually tried it yet. Which is a shame, because the more I see of the game, the more I feel compelled to play it. ...

 
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Hands-on: Firefall

The first thing pretty much everyone notices at this year's PAX Prime are the several dozen massive banner ads for Firefall, a free-to-play MMOFPS/TPS and the first project of Red 5 Studios. Firefall was first announced at last year's PAX P...

 
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FireFall trailer has jetpacks, guns, needs nothing else!

This trailer managed to elude us when it went live a few days ago, and that needs to be rectified. FireFall is a free-to-play open-world third-person-shooter, which means that this sentence has a lot of hyphens. It also looks really cool.&...

 

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