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Firefall vows to tackle more Razor’s Edge bugs

Firefall's had a rough couple of months, first with Christmastime budget and reorganization problems and then with the rocky launch of its Razor's Edge...

Firefall’s Razor’s Edge is finally mostly functional

The Firefall migration drama is finally over. The servers went down for their planned one-day outage on January 19th for the massive Razor's Edge update,...

Firefall’s update is live and servers are up, but old characters are still offline

The most recent Firefall patch faced some pretty significant downtime due to issues with its implementation; players were updated on the state of the...

Firefall’s Razor’s Edge update suffers migration-related delays and downtime

Firefall's Razor's Edge update yesterday didn't exactly go to plan, which you know if you've been desperately trying to log in to no avail. Red...

Firefall releases Razor’s Edge update, disables west coast datacenter

If you heard an earth-rumbling boom this morning and didn't know the source, let us tell you: It was the arrival of Firefall's 1.6 update,...
Well, here's hoping, at least.

Firefall prepares for update 1.6 with more than a day of downtime

Here's the bad news for Firefall fans: the game is going down for maintenance on January 19th at 11:00 a.m. EST, and it's staying...

Red 5 Studios is undergoing ‘strategic reorganization’

Firefall developer Red 5 Studios is apparently in the midst of a "strategic reorganization," according to a message from the executive team passed along...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 45: MMOs in the new year

Justin and Bree discuss Albion Online, The Repopulation, Firefall, Crowfall's innovative "vessel" system, and Pathfinder Online, plus mailbox questions on EverQuest Next, ArcheAge's health, and WoW.

The9’s CEO is throwing over a million bucks at Chinese Firefall players

It's kind of a nail-biting time to be looking in from the outside when it comes to Red 5 Studios and Firefall. The past...

MMO Year in Review: Star Citizen’s triumph (December 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 head...

Red 5 says all Firefall devs have now been paid, rebuts rumors of doom

In an email to Massively OP this afternoon, Red 5 has issued a formal statement regarding allegations that its financial situation had led to...

Rumor: Red 5 plans to pay Firefall staff today, but concerns linger

Last weekend's rumors of a Firefall developer pay snafu were strengthened by a Reddit-vetted anonymous Red 5 employee and other industry voices. Now, it appears that payroll...

Rumor: Alleged Firefall devs claim Red 5 missed December payroll

Rumors of Red 5 Studios' financial woes have started to look a bit more legitimate this morning. Over the weekend, we received information from an anonymous source...

Rumor: Firefall studio Red 5 hit by layoffs [Confirmed]

Red 5 looks to be suffering through a round of layoffs, although the scope and reason behind the pink slips has yet to be revealed....

One Shots: Rainbow glory

Even the grimdark world of Diablo III has a cute, rainbow-colored side... and reader Zulika is the one to take us through the wardrobe...

Not So Massively: Destiny’s development woes (October 26, 2015)

Online gaming and e-sports are getting bigger by the day, and there are literally hundreds of popular online games out there that don’t really...

The MOP Up: The secret history of Destiny (October 25, 2015)

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...
There are red flags, that's the point.

Battle Bards podcast explores the music of Firefall

Battle Bards, the world’s first and only MMO music podcast, is back for another spirited episode, this time covering the soundtrack to Firefall. There are...

Firefall aims for an update every six to eight weeks

Firefall isn't keeping its players in the dark regarding the game's future plans. Red 5 posted a development schedule that includes the next four...

One Shots: Purple haze

Blocky and stylized though it may be, World of Warcraft's visuals represent impressive work by artists who pull every trick out of their bags to...