red 5 studios

See: Firefall

What am I today.

Firefall’s status remains in limbo

Even if you don't play Firefall, you know that last week was a bit weird for the game when the game itself and its...

Firefall appears to have silently sunsetted (Update: Or maybe not?)

Update, 8:39 p.m. EDT: The game and site are back online now, still with no explanation or clarification from The9 whatsoever. Hopefully it stays up for...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 76: The fall of Firefall

Justin and Bree discuss WoW Legion, Guild Wars 2, SOTA, SWTOR, Firefall, StarCraft Universe, Age of Wushu 2, and RIFT, with mailbag questions on early MMO adoption and permadeath in MMOs.

Mark Kern to Ember followers: ‘I feel a profound sense of responsibility for what happened to Firefall’

In the wake of the apparent complete emptying of the Red 5 Studios offices this week, former Firefall founder Mark Kern is forging ahead...

Rumor: Firefall’s Red 5 Studios has suffered mass layoffs

Former Red 5 Studios employees are suggesting the company is in big trouble today. Community Manager FadedPez has apparently been discharged from the studio. Matt DeWald...

Mark Kern polls players about his spiritual successor to Firefall

Will Firefall fans want Mark Kern at the helm of a game again? That's the question of the hour, as Kern has proposed engaging...

Jukebox Heroes: MMO victory fanfares

Interestingly enough, there are a few types of video game music that don't often pop up in MMORPGs for various reasons. One of these...

Firefall is coming to PlayStation 4 and mobile platforms

We won't lie: We've been a little concerned for the future of Firefall over the past year. But if the dev team has anything...

Mark Kern says he’d buy Firefall back if it sunsets

Mark Kern, most recently recalled to MMORPG audiences for volunteering himself as a spokesperson in the Nostalrius World of Warcraft vanilla server ordeal, told...

Mark Kern to deliver Nostalrius petition to Blizzard next week

The Nostalrius team isn't the only one heading to Irvine to meet with Blizzard: The ex-WoW, ex-Firefall developer Mark Kern says he's locked in...

The9 exchanges half of its shares in Red 5 for stake in Cayman Islands cashmere corp

Chinese MMO operator The9 has exchanged about half of its shares in Red 5 for nearly 153.9 million shares of L&A International Holding Limited. The9...
Bye! Wait, no. Wait, yes!

Firefall’s 1.7 patch tomorrow brings Devil’s Tusk zone content, elite ranks overhaul

Firefall's 1.7 is on the public test server and is due for deployment on the live servers tomorrowday. The big news is the arrival...

Perfect Ten: What I loved about Dungeons and Dragons Online

Dungeons and Dragons Online was a very strange game at first glance. Ten years ago, I ventured into Stormreach with no more motivation than a longstanding...

Vanilla WoW petition hits 200K signatures, invokes Mark Kern

Fans have now propelled the Nostalrius petition asking Blizzard to reconsider World of Warcraft vanilla servers to over 200,000 signatures, which means that former...

One Shots: Hello Spino!

I should have known better. I really should have. A couple of weeks ago, I challenged Massively OP's readers to submit "disturbing, grim, or...

Firefall may be heading to virtual reality

Could virtual reality take Firefall to the next frontier? Players are speculating madly following after seeing a Red 5 Studios job notice advertising for...

One Shots: You are cleared for approach

My call the other week for aerial shots triggered a cascade of submissions. You people really like your heights and flights! So I have...

PlanetSide 2 is shutting down in China

PlanetSide 2's global reach has shortened yet again, as the title will be ceasing operations in China as of May 31st. The MMOFPS launched in...

Firefall’s next update is already content-complete

What's going on behind the scenes with Firefall's production? If you had asked that a week ago, the only way to know would have...

The MOP Up: Blade & Soul brings in the Warlock (March 6, 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...