Red 5 Studios finally call it quits and shuts down their MMO Firefall. It was only a matter of time.
Firefall showed some promise a few years ago but following some disastrous development decisions it never took off.
Red 5 Studios has not been in a healthy state for some time now following layoffs late last year and it sounds like the end has finally arrived.
Update 1.1 for MMO shooter Firefall – titled Elemental Destruction – is apparently out today. Hooray! This update includes two new weapons, six elemental weapon capabilities, weapon modifiers for secondary weapons, a Hardcore version of Kanaloa the Destroyer, five new dynamic events, and a Chosen Offensive live event. So, specifics. The new weapons are the … Read moreFirefall update 1.1, Elemental Destruction, out today
Update: Okay, it looks like it may actually be available on the official website now, insofar as there’s a download and account creation link. Huzzah! Update 2: And now it’s on Steam, too. Original story: Red 5 Studios’ free-to-play action MMO Firefall has finally been released. Sort of. Firefall is due to release today – … Read moreFirefall finally launches, sort of
The last time I played Firefall it was a year and a half ago, back in December 2012. For a while it seemed like the game was indefinitely stalled in some kind of beta hell, and the dreaded “studio restructuring” that happened at Red 5 Studios in September 2013 probably didn’t help much either. Then, … Read moreFirefall is finally coming out, on 29 July
Red 5 Studios have been busy working away on their MMO Firefall, in fact they have been working on it for quite some time and it really should have been released now. We were expecting to hear more news on the PvP which was shelved to be reworked back in September. What we were not expecting … Read moreMark Kern removed as Red 5 Studios CEO according to leaked email
It’s not really a good sign when your game has a major feature removed, but that’s exactly what Red 5 Studios are doing with their currently-in-open-beta shooter-MMO Firefall. Before too long, the game’s PvP will be removed until it can be reworked. The news comes from a blog post written by Red 5 CEO Mark … Read morePvPfall: Firefall removing PvP until it can be reworked
Red 5 Studios has finally launched the open beta for their MMOFPS Firefall. The jetpack powered MMO has been in testing for a long time now but not everyone will have had a taste of the action. To celebrate the launch, a new live-action background story video has been released by Red 5 which probably … Read moreLive action trailer kicks off Firefall open beta
Red 5 Studios’ Firefall MMO propels itself with jetpack power into open beta on 9 July, so the team is marketing it pretty hard right now. If you want to sign up, you should hop on over to the game’s official site. Need more convincing, perhaps? The new trailer (below,) deals with the title’s first … Read moreSwamp thing: Firefall’s latest trailer visits the Blackwater Anomaly
Red 5 Studios are to conclude the Firefall closed beta in the coming weeks with the final event kicking off on 27 June. The closed beta will run for two weeks and then the open beta test begins. In this final test period Red 5 are adding the new eSports type games called Jetball and the … Read moreFirefall final closed beta on 27 June – New content added
Red 5 Studios will be launching another public beta event for Firefall this weekend bringing three days of uninterrupted MMO shooter action. This weekend players will have access to a contest for high-end gear and there’s also a special “community unlock” , the Infiltrator Nightvision Goggles. Red 5 are launching this beta weekend to get more … Read moreFirefall Beta Weekend Finale starts this Friday
Red 5 Studios are ready to swing open the doors on the the open beta for Firefall, the jet-pack fuelled MMO shooter. The open beta will kick off on 9 July as development continues. The team are working on new content to flesh the game out prior to the open beta launch and new content will include: … Read moreFirefall open beta date now set for July
Red 5 Studios is about to open up the beta test to one and all for their MMO FPS. Starting this Friday, a 48 hour beta weekend for Firefall will get underway. This is the first of three open beta weekends planned by Red 5 with the other two to follow in February and March … Read moreFirefall public Beta testing starts on Friday
We’ve just had word from Red 5 studios that the beta servers for the Firefall Beta Weekend have gone live. The plan was to launch the servers tomorrow but they have decided to open them up a day early to give players some bonus game time. If you want to take part in the test, we … Read moreFirefall Beta starts early