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MMOBomb's Top 10 Free-to-Play Gaming New Stories of 2017

💣 Feature | MMOBomb's Top 10 Free-to-Play Gaming New Stories of 2017

What a wild and wacky 2017 it's been!...

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Gazillion Implodes, Marvel Heroes Will Shut Down Friday

Gazillion Implodes, Marvel Heroes Will Shut Down Friday

We hope you were like our Troy "Noobfridge" Blackburn, and got your final Marvel Heroes fix while you could.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Top 5 Unusual MMO Game Closures

💣 Feature | Top 5 Unusual MMO Game Closures

With the imminent demise of Marvel Heroes Omega looming on December 31, 2017, we decided it was time to take a look back at some of the other MMORPG losses we’ve suffered throughout the years. We’re not strictly stickin...

3 years ago
Hi-Lo: The MMOBomb Game Show, Episode 5

Hi-Lo: The MMOBomb Game Show, Episode 5

Welcome to episode #5 of Hi-Lo: The MMOBomb Game Show!...

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
Firefall Went Offline For Two Weeks In December

Firefall Went Offline For Two Weeks In December

If Firefall went shut down for good right now, would anyone notice?...

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
Do MMO Revamps Help Draw In Players Or Chase Them Away?

💣 Feature | 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 ton of changes to just about every system in the game with its recent Ascension update.

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
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 game still isn't listed on Steam.

By Jason Winter - 5 years ago
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?...

By Jason Winter - 5 years ago
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.

By Jason Winter - 5 years ago
Mark Kern: Firefall Was Very Different Early And I'd Re-purchase It If It Became Available

💣 Feature | 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 switched to a sci-fi title, it was meant to be a combined-arms game, ...

By Jason Winter - 5 years ago
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.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 5 years ago
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?...

By QuintLyn Bowers - 5 years ago
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 rumors of Red 5 Studios’ financial situation are not accurate.” Here i...

By QuintLyn Bowers - 5 years ago
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, Red 5 said the following: Red 5 Studios, Inc has paid all employees in f...

By QuintLyn Bowers - 5 years ago
MMOBomb's Top 50 Free-To-Play Games Of All Time: #41-#50

💣 Feature | 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.

By MMOBomb Staff - 5 years ago
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.

By Jason Winter - 5 years ago
Love It Or Hate It: Firefall

💣 Feature | 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." We'd like to see on what side of the ...

By Jason Winter - 6 years ago
Firefall Starts A War In The Amazon

Firefall Starts A War In The Amazon

Red 5 Studios has declared war!...

By Jason Winter - 6 years ago
Firefall's Next Update Adds New PvE Zone

Firefall's Next Update Adds New PvE Zone

Sitting at level 40 in Firefall and looking for something else to check out?...

By Michael Byrne - 6 years ago
Firefall Rings in Wintertide Event

Firefall Rings in Wintertide Event

Nothing says the holidays quite like whacking elves with very large pieces of equipment!...

By Michael Byrne - 6 years ago
Firefall Devs Open Up About Game's Challenges

Firefall Devs Open Up About Game's Challenges

There's a lengthy interview up on PCGamesN with Firefall's lead designer, Scott Youngblood, and design director, Scott Rudi, that goes over several of the game's issues during its challenging (to put it mildly) development tim...

By Jason Winter - 6 years ago
Firefall's Bonus Reputation Weekend and Patch 1.2 Page

Firefall's Bonus Reputation Weekend and Patch 1.2 Page

Not to be outdone by Blizzard releasing an expansion this week, the team at Red 5 Studios has an announcement of their own.

By Michael Byrne - 6 years ago
Firefall Teaser Pic Released, No Details Revealed

Firefall Teaser Pic Released, No Details Revealed

Red 5 Studios has released a fun little image to add a bit of mystery to player's lives.

By Michael Byrne - 6 years ago
Firefall Devs Vow to Get Revenge on Players!

Firefall Devs Vow to Get Revenge on Players!

If you've been following (or taking part in) Red 5's Chosen Offensive weekends, you know that round 2 didn't go so well for the devs.

By Michael Byrne - 6 years ago
Firefall To Shut Off PvP – Should It Stay That Way?

💣 Feature | Firefall To Shut Off PvP – Should It Stay That Way?

Red 5 Studios CEO Mark Kern took to the Firefall forums early Thursday morning to deliver the sad news that they were temporarily cutting out the PvP aspects of the game so the company could “completely rethink our PvP and r...

By Jason Winter - 8 years ago
Firefall's second open beta stage invites players to change the world permanently

Firefall's second open beta stage invites players to change the world permanently

Bet you didn't know Firefall's open beta had stages did ya?...

By Michael Dunaway - 8 years ago
Home Stretch: Firefall to release final closed beta milestone tomorrow

Home Stretch: Firefall to release final closed beta milestone tomorrow

Oh what a journey it has been for Firefall.

By Michael Dunaway - 8 years ago
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