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Gamescom 2012: New Defiance Screenshots Spotlight PvP

Posted Thu, Aug 16, 2012 by Martuk

Gamescom continues this week with a new round of screenshots from Trion Worlds shining the spotlight on PvP combat in Defiance. In addition to the new images, Trion has also revealed the final Fact Sheet for Defiance loaded with details about the MMO shooter and it's Syfy television show tie-in. Both are expected to debut in April 2013. Check out the new images and details below.


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Title:                     Defiance™
Platform(s):       PC, Xbox®360, PS3
Category:            3rd Person Shooter MMO
Publisher:           Trion Worlds
Developer(s):    Trion Worlds
Release:              April 2013
ESRB:                     RP
Website:             www.defiance.com

Defiance is the first multi-platform shooter MMO which, in a ground-breaking entertainment experience, interconnects with a global television series on Syfy, cable’s premier imagination based entertainment channel. The game is being developed by Trion Worlds for the PC, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system.

In Defiance players and viewers are introduced to a world where humans and aliens live together on a planet ravaged by decades of conflict. The game combines the intense action of a 3rd person shooter, with the persistence, scale, and customization of an MMO, while its TV counterpart exudes the scope, story, and character-driven drama of a classic sci-fi epic. Because they exist in a single universe, the show and the game will influence each other and evolve together over time, with actions in both mediums driving the overall story of Defiance.

The creative forces behind Defiance have worked on the top online games of the past decade, including RIFT, Everquest, and Borderlands.

Key Features

An Adventure For The Masses – Intense third-person shooter gameplay focused on story-driven missions designed to be played solo or with thousands of other live players in the world around you.

A Massive, Persistent World – Fully realized, persistent open world set in a futuristic San Francisco Bay Area, supporting tens of thousands of simultaneous live players.

Customize Your Character – Custom character creation, where you can play as a human or alien, modify your appearance, upgrade weapons, select different specializations, and become a unique citizen of the Defiance universe.

Player Progression Evolved – Console-native shooter with a multitude of weapons, armors, and special abilities that evolve with experience.

Unending Gameplay – With missions, emergencies, and endless exploration opportunities across a giant game world, Defiance is the genre-changing title that is sure to keep players engaged for years.


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