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  • Blog Post: [Update] Firefall Studio Red5 Finally Pays Employees, Denies Financial Troubles

    Update 4: As we mentioned with our original report, a GoFundMe campaign was created by a member of the industry not affiliated with Red5. The intent was to help those employees who suddenly found themselves without pay on Christmas. Now that employees have been paid, the campaign manager has issued an... More
  • Blog Post: Weekend Warrior 8/1/2014

    Well, folks, it's August 1, which means we're slowly nearing prime time video game season. We at the office are playing an eclectic mix of games in the meantime, and it seems some of us are also enjoying the great outdoors while the pleasant Minnesota weather lasts. Are you building a pillow... More
  • Blog Post: New Releases This Week: July 27 - August 2

    Like an oasis in the sand, this week rises from the summer desert to fill our cups and quench our thirst. Sure, it may be heavy on the ports and remakes, but if you’re one of the people who didn’t get a chance to play one of these gems, you’re in luck. The headliner this week is clearly... More
  • Blog Post: Red 5 Secures Additional Funding To Officially Release Firefall MMO

    The upcoming free-to-play MMO Firefall has had its fair share of development challenges, but the studio has just received $23 million dollars in additional funding to help get the game polished up and out of beta. Back in September, Red 5 suspend development of Firefall's PvP to rethink the game's... More
  • Blog Post: Red 5 Suspending Firefall PvP To "Rethink It And Relaunch"

    Red 5 Studios, the developer behind Firefall, has made the decision to suspend the PvP aspect of the game so that it can, "Regroup, rethink, and deliver the best PvP system we can that can be enjoyed by everyone." PvP has been an important focus for Red 5 Studios, but players just aren't... More
  • Blog Post: Firefall Entering Open Beta In July

    Firefall is an upcoming open-world shooter from Red 5 Studios, and the company has announced that an open beta is starting this summer. On July 9, the general public can try this free-to-play multiplayer title. Until then, Firefall will continue its closed beta, which will continue to feature new content... More
  • Blog Post: Red 5's Firefall Going Dark Next Week In SOPA Protest

    If you're unable to access the Firefall beta next week, don't panic; it's just part of developer Red 5 Studios' protest in solidarity against the proposed Stop Online Piracy Act legislation. The game's beta and its site will be down for 24 hours starting January 18, according to Shacknews... More
  • Blog Post: Webzen And Red 5 End Legal Battle Over Firefall

    After an ugly lawsuit regarding Webzen's deal to publish Red 5's Firefall in Korea, the two companies have decided to end their legal wrangling. Firefall is an impressive MMO that looks to bring a fresh spin to the genre (for more, check out our hands-on impressions here ), but a publishing agreement... More
  • Blog Post: Firefall Gameplay Video, Screens From PAX

    Newly announced third-person shooter Firefall is impressing at PAX. Check out the first batch of screens and video from the game right here. Not sure what the heck I'm talking about? More details here . Short version: Impressive-looking quasi-MMO third-person shooter form ex-World of Warcraft and... More
  • Blog Post: Ex-WoW, Tribes Developers Announce Free-To-Play Shooter Firefall

    Red 5, a new development company that numbers World of Warcraft and Tribes: Vengeance creators among its staff, announced a free-to-play team-based shooter called Firefall earlier today. This PC sci-fi action game puts players in "battleframes," which are customizable exoskeletons that grant... More
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