Official Site: Defiance
Studio: Trion Worlds
Launch Date: April 2, 2013
Genre: Sci-Fi third-person shooter
Business Model: F2P (Cash Shop)
Platform: PC, Xbox 360, PS3

Not So Massively: Mourning the wasted potential of Trion’s Defiance

One of my biggest gaming pet peeves is people declaring games "dead" before their time. If you can play it, it's not dead. This...
How are you... you're still... what

Defiance unveils the Event Horizon event (on the horizon) along with the Engineer

The upcoming Event Horizon incident in Defiance 2050 is going to require some adjustments to standard player operating procedure. It's pitting players against enemies using...

Adventure Academy is an ‘educational massively multiplayer online game’ launching May 1

Adventure Academy is going to mystify the typical gamer: There are no dragons to fight and no lockboxes to fight over. But if you're...

QC Games says it’s ‘winding down internal operations on Breach’

It looks as if Breach is in trouble, folks - or at least the company behind it is. In a message to players today,...

Perfect Ten: MMO celebrations that didn’t rip off real-world holidays

Does it ever slightly bother you that in these alternate fantasy and science fiction worlds that we explore there just so happens to have...
Defying logic...

Defiance 2050 celebrates Armistice Day once again

Ah, Armistice Day, the special date in the lore of Defiance 2050 when humans and aliens stopped shooting at one another. To celebrate this, the...

Jagex picks up EVE Online vet Nathan Richardsson, is still working on multiple secret MMOs

If you've been reading Massively OP for a while, you're not going to be surprised whatsoever to once again hear the news that Jagex...

Gamigo is apparently going to throw a party in Cologne

"Are you planning a vacation in Europe any time soon? If not, you definitely should," exclaims Rift's official Twitter account as it's being used...
Love is in the bear.

Yet more MMO Valentine’s Day events: AdventureQuest 3D, Defiance 2050, Skyforge, and Chronicles of Elyria

Love is in the air everywhere you look around. And what better way to celebrate love than through an event in a game centered...

Check out Valentine’s Day for Defiance 2050 and DCUO, Lunar New Year for World of Warships and MapleStory 2

Between Valentine's Day and the Lunar New Year, MMO events are piling up around us, and we're not even mad about it. First up, Defiance...

The best Massively OP streams of 2018

Massively OP's long-running Stream Team, unquestionably captained by MJ and her sidekicks Larry and Andrew, got a welcome surprise this year: Our newest writer, Chris...

Gamigo plans holiday events for ArcheAge, RIFT, Trove, and Atlas Reactor too

Yesterday, Gamigo posted up just what Defiance and Defiance 2050 are doing for Christmas, but as its press release today suggests, Gamigo is in...
It's a bribe, Charlie Brown.

Defiance 2050 and Defiance brings the Solstice Strike on December 17

Even in the ruined world of Defiance 2050, people are still gathering around to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas. What would that be? Guns...

Defiance 2050 updates playerbase following Trion buyout, looks forward to the future

We haven't heard specifically from the Defiance 2050 team since last month when Trion was acquired by Gamigo and the majority of its employees laid...

Massively Overthinking: Which MMORPG should have never been made?

This could be a gruesome topic, but it popped into my head after GIbiz published an article with advice for game developers from Melbourne Games....
The string of capitalized names is an affront.

Gamigo promises ‘new content on a regular basis’ for ArcheAge, RIFT, Trove, Defiance, Atlas Reactor

Players still awaiting more details on what's happening to their MMORPGs following Gamigo's buyout of Trion Worlds' assets have finally received a blanket announcement,...

ArcheAge consumer lawsuit hits snag: Trion Worlds’ corporate dissolution

Remember that player lawsuit lodged against Trion Worlds back in 2015? The one where ArcheAge players Aaron Van Fleet, Paul Ovberg, and James Longfield...
If this went away, I would be pissed.

The Daily Grind: Which of Trion’s MMOs are you most worried about in the wake of its buyout?

The whole Trion buyout feels like it came completely out of left field, and we've spent the past couple of days just staring and...

MassivelyOP’s guide to MMO Halloween 2018

Whether or not you consider yourself too old to put on that Hulk or Sparkle Twilight costume and prance ("HULK PRANCE") around the neighborhood...
Oh great.

Gamigo formally announces the Trion Worlds buyout that manifested yesterday

Yesterday's surprise news that MMO company Trion Worlds had been sold to Gamigo was then all but confirmed by Trion's Linda "Brasse" Carlson, who announced...