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SyFy commissions Defiance for second series

Cross-media games and TV project Defiance will return for a second series. TV channel SyFy has already put pen to paper after the strong start enjoyed by the ongoing first series which broke records upon its recent debut. The second series will begin production in August 2014. "Bringing the rich …

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Defiance breaks SyFy records, reaches 1m registered players

Trion Worlds’ multiplayer online shooter Defiance is off to a strong start. The Defiance TV show, which will integrate with the game as the pair develop, has broken new records on its host station SyFy attracting 2.7m viewers for its debut episode. GameSpot reports that the show also became SyFy’s …

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BioShock Infinite holds chart top spot

2K Games’ artistic shooter BioShock Infinite has remained at No.1 for a second week in the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40. That’s despite a week-on-week sales downturn of 75 per cent. Square Enix’s Tomb Raider charts in second place for the third consecutive week ahead of the only …

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Namco Bandai strikes Defiance distribution deal

Trion Worlds’ open-world shooter Defiance will be distributed by Namco Bandai in key territories. Specifically, the agreement covers Europe, Middle-East, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. We’re delighted to be working with Namco Bandai, a great company with a proven track record in bringing big games successfully to the market …

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Job losses at Rift dev Trion Worlds

Around 40 jobs have been lost at Trion Worlds. Gamasutra reports that the Rift developer has chopped around a third of its workforce, including artists and designers. It is not known whether the losses affected just the Rift team specifically. The studio has said that the move was "in response …

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Free’s crowd: Using free-to-play to grow MMOs

Trion Worlds aims to reinvent the MMO space with each title, and is using free-to-play to attract a wider audience. James Batchelor finds out how this model will benefit titles like the online RPG? Rift and strategy game End of Nations. What are you doing to prepare for the launch …

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MCV digital edition goes free-to-play

This week’s MCV isnow available to view online – and it is absolutely free. The issue is dedicated to the free-to-play games market and features the biggest names in freemium, including Wargaming, Nexon, Ubisoft, CCP, Crytek, InComm, Qinqo, Disney, EA, Gameloft, GREE, GameForge, Jagex, Trion Worlds, Square Enix, MarvelousAQL, Perfect …

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