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Defiance Becomes Lead Sponsor of Sci-Fi-London Film Festival

By Stacy Jones -

Trion Worlds is continuing to build the name of its next huge title, the dubbed “transmedia” project known as Defiance. Defiance is an online shooter set to launch on Tuesday, April 2nd that links to a television show set in the same universe on the Syfy channel under the same name airing its first episode on Monday, April 15th. Events in one are said to influence events in the other, though to what extent is still unclear.

This week it was revealed that Defiance has become the lead sponsor for this yearÂ’s Sci-Fi-London Film Festival set to take place from Tuesday, April 30th through Monday, May 6th.

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DefianceTM Revealed as the Lead Sponsor for the 2013 SCI-FI-LONDON Film Festival
SCI-FI-LONDON FILM FESTIVAL – BFI SOUTHBANK – 30 APRIL – 6 MAY 2013

London- 21.02.20213- Trion Worlds' groundbreaking sci-fi video game Defiance™ has been unveiled as the lead sponsor for this year's SCI-FI-LONDON Film Festival, the UK's leading Science Fiction experience. Due to be released on 2nd April 2013, the highly anticipated Defiance is a true genre revolution - a multiplatform online shooter that will interconnect with an upcoming Syfy Network television series set in the same universe.

John Burns, Senior Vice President of Trion Europe, said: “We’re delighted to be involved with the SCI-FI-LONDON Film Festival. It is the perfect opportunity to showcase all the excitement Defiance has to offer. Defiance is the first of its kind – a unique and never-before-attempted entertainment experience that seamlessly melds together an online video game and TV series.”

“Defiance is a completely unique multimedia experience and we are thrilled to be bringing it to Science Fiction fans from all over the UK” said Louis Savy, Director SCI-FI-LONDON. ”At SCI-FI-LONDON we take pride in introducing new and exciting projects to our community, it is the foundation of the whole festival experience.”

In Defiance, players are introduced to a future where humans and several alien species live together on an Earth ravaged by decades of war. Set in an alien terraformed San Francisco Bay Area, the game blends intense third-person shooter action with persistence, scale, and deep customization. An immersive story will evolve alongside the events of the TV series.

Created by Trion Worlds, the developers behind critically acclaimed fantasy MMO RIFT® and eagerly awaited massively-multiplayer RTS End of Nations™, Defiance is set to launch on the PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 on the 2nd April 2013.

To find out more about Defiance, please visit http://defiance.com/en

Watch the new live action trailer at http://www.youtube.com/user/DefianceUniverse

Tickets for the SCI-FI-LONDON Film Festival are available at www.sci-fi-london.com/festival

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