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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
Article Explains Why Chinese Companies Are Buying Western Game Devs

Article Explains Why Chinese Companies Are Buying Western Game Devs

There's been an odd trend among game developer acquisitions over the past couple of years.

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
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
Red 5 Studios Executive Team Announces "Strategic Reorganization"

Red 5 Studios Executive Team Announces "Strategic Reorganization"

We've just received word that the Executive Team at Red 5 Studios is continuing a "Strategic Reorganization" to ensure that the company can meet the demands for continued development and achieve a successful launch in China. ...

By Michael Byrne - 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
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

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