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 paying attention is not a mark of honor.

Defiance plans for the New Frontier Harvest event

Every other MMO with a Thanksgiving event can pack it in because Defiance has clearly won the arms race. Literally, in fact: The...
Oh, thanks.

Cheers to the MMORPG studios supporting Extra Life this weekend

Extra Life is kicking off this weekend! The charity group has been organizing game developers and players alike in an annual gaming marathon...

Massively OP’s guide to MMO Halloween 2016

"Two things I did on Hallows Night: / Made my house April-clear / Left open wide my door / to the ghosts of the...

Defiance goes to Hulker Hell this Halloween

Don't let the apocalypse stop you from enjoying a hearty Halloween. In fact, shouldn't the apocalypse add to the atmosphere of sinister dread? It...
This will not be fine.

Defiance kicks off battle event, increases patron rewards

A hotspot has just opened up in the admittedly already battle-ravaged world of Defiance. This week, the team initiated the Neo Votanis...
This is actually much better than I expected.

Battle Bards Episode 79: Combat music

Ready to battle it out more than usual? The Battle Bards are cranking up the combat tunes from MMORPGs today, inviting all sorts of...

Defiance ditches its brand-new auction house

Easy come, easy go: Just two months after Defiance added a game-wide auction house, the title is now removing it entirely. According...
From this point it looks so easy.

Devilian, Defiance community staffers shuffle as Trion seeks new hires in Austin

An anonymous reader tipped us off to possible staffing shifts at Trion Worlds this week, and now Trion's Garth Chouteau has confirmed to Massively...

EVE Online war update: The Imperium loses its territory

Last month we brought you several war reports from the massive EVE Online conflict that's come to be known as World War Bee. After...

Global Chat: Snap judgments of Overwatch

The talk of the blogger town has definitely been abuzz with impressions, thoughts, and snap judgments of Overwatch as it heads to release....
You like? You buy it!

Defiance now has a game-wide auction house

Don't you hate when a new gun drops in Defiance and you don't need it? If the developers would implement a gun that...

The MOP Up: Paragon recruits Sevarog (April 3, 2016)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 55: Black Friday fallout

Justin and Bree take on EverQuest Next's cancellation, WildStar's layoffs, the future of the EverQuest franchise, and the state of the genre.

The Game Archaeologist: The sad saga of Stargate Worlds

In 1994, a science-fiction movie called Stargate took the idea of alien portals that allowed people to travel instantaneously across the universe and turned it...

Jukebox Heroes: ARK: Survival Evolved’s soundtrack

If you've been hiding in a cave on Mars with your fingers in your ears and your social media feeds on the fritz, you...
Staying alive, somewhat.

Defiance continues its story in a big new update

The television series has ended, but Defiance isn't giving up the ghost along with it. The game has just deployed a big...

Massively OP’s MMORPG Valentine’s Day 2016 roundup

If you're one of those gamers who needs goofy real-world holidays in your MMOs, then this weekend is for you, as sappy pink hearts,...

Hellbug event makes strange bedfellows of Trove and Defiance

One thing that's quite apparent by now is that Trion Worlds adores its crossover promotions. It's happening again, as Defiance's hellbugs are...

MMO Year in Review: The SWTOR vs. Guild Wars 2 showdown (October 2015)

This year, we're taking a time-machine back through our MMO coverage, month by month, to hit the highlights and frame our journey before we...

The best MMO deals in the Steam winter 2015 sale

It's the holiday season! A time for cuddling up before a cozy fire, enjoying loved ones, sharing memories, and... just kidding. It's time to...