TRION shuts down San Diego studio

Earlier today TRION appointed Scott Hartsman as the new CEO and this evening TRION has confirmed they are shutting down their San Diego studio which includes teams working on Defiance and End of Nations. Development…

By: Paul Younger

Scott Hartsman returns to TRION as CEO

Earlier this year Scott Hartsman left TRION much the surprise of the MMO community. Harstman had done a superb job bringing TRION’s MMO RIFT to the masses with one of the smoothest MMO launches ever….

By: Paul Younger

Layoffs hit TRION and the Defiance team

It’s time for another round of layoffs at developer TRION who issued a statement this evening following rumours that surfaced on IGN. With Defiance now out the door and RIFT about to go free to…

By: Paul Younger

RIFT layoffs at TRION

Having just released the first full expansion for RIFT, developers working on the MMO have been let go by TRION. According to Gamasutra, around 40 members of the development team have laid off. A statement…

By: Paul Younger

Layoffs at End of Nations developer Petroglyph

Last month Petroglyph and TRION announced they were to discontinue beta testing their online RTS End of Nations  to add “polish and improvement” to the game. Pre-order customers were also offered refunds. There may be more…

By: Paul Younger