Do MMO Revamps Help Draw In Players Or Chase Them Away?

Do MMO Revamps Help Draw In Players Or Chase Them Away?

In case you missed it – and, if you’ve been following this site, I’m not sure how that could have happened – Skyforge made a…

To No One’s Surprise, Firefall Has Apparently Shut Down (UPDATE: Or Maybe Not)

To No One’s Surprise, Firefall Has Apparently Shut Down (UPDATE: Or Maybe Not)

UPDATE 8/31: The Firefall website is back online and the game is playable again, though people are reporting that gameplay features are limited and the…

Former Firefall Producer: “Everyone From Red 5 Has Been Let Go”

Former Firefall Producer: “Everyone From Red 5 Has Been Let Go”

Is this the end for Firefall and Red 5 Studios? That seems like a possible outcome following the recent news that the studio suffered mass…

Mark Kern Launches Petition For Ember, Firefall’s “Spiritual Successor”

Mark Kern Launches Petition For Ember, Firefall’s “Spiritual Successor”

Former Red 5 Studios CEO Mark Kern still thinks Firefall is the proverbial one that got away. After voicing his displeasure with the game as…

Mark Kern: Firefall Was Very Different Early And I’d Re-purchase It If It Became Available

Mark Kern: Firefall Was Very Different Early And I’d Re-purchase It If It Became Available

Firefall was originally envisioned as a “WWII MMO game set in a fantasy alternate reality with Hilter [sic] pursuing occult artifacts.” Later, when the game…

Firefall Update 1.6 To Add A Ton Of New Content

Firefall Update 1.6 To Add A Ton Of New Content

Red 5’s free-to-play shooter’s next update hits the servers Tuesday (Jan 19), and it’s a big one. The update will bring the servers down for…

Firefall Parent Company Giving Out $1.5 Million To Chinese Players

Firefall Parent Company Giving Out $1.5 Million To Chinese Players

Remember how Red 5 Studios was having problems paying their staff — and totally ruined their Christmas in the process? Well, as it turns out,…

UPDATED (again): Red 5 Reportedly Fails To Meet Payroll, On Christmas

UPDATED (again): Red 5 Reportedly Fails To Meet Payroll, On Christmas

UPDATE 12/30/2015: Red 5 reports that all employees have been paid (although the pay date was not disclosed) and also stated to GamesBeat that, “Recent…

Sources Claim Red 5 Is Using Facebook Page To Spy On Employees

Sources Claim Red 5 Is Using Facebook Page To Spy On Employees

EDITOR’S NOTE 12/30/2015: Please note that this story is reported as speculation by sources we are trying to confirm and in response to our inquiries,…

MMOBomb’s Top 50 Free-To-Play Games Of All Time: #41-#50

MMOBomb’s Top 50 Free-To-Play Games Of All Time: #41-#50

From wizards to ninjas, starships to battleships, there’s a free-to-play game for just about everyone out there. Some are better than others, though, whether it’s…

Firefall Developer Red 5 Hit With Layoffs

Firefall Developer Red 5 Hit With Layoffs

MMORPG.com is reporting that Firefall developer Red 5 Studios has laid off about 40 employees, just days after launching the game in China. This comes…

Love It Or Hate It: Firefall

Love It Or Hate It: Firefall

Some free-to-play games are more polarizing than others, with some sides taking the stance of “great, totally non-exploitative implementation” and others thinking “total pay-to-win trash.”…

Let Skyforge And Everquest Handle Your Money, And Other Curiously Named Entities

Let Skyforge And Everquest Handle Your Money, And Other Curiously Named Entities

Google is my spirit animal. I do probably a hundred or more Google searches a day, many of which are related to the work I…

Firefall Starts A War In The Amazon

Firefall Starts A War In The Amazon

Red 5 Studios has declared war! No longer will you be able to order books and DVDs online and stream videos to your devices! Oh…

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