Trion Worlds are currently hard at work on their upcoming MMO-shooter Defiance
In a world where humans and aliens co-exist on a planet ravaged by years of conflict, gamers will encounter numerous enemies and indulge in combat from a 3rd-person point of view. Players will be treated with the combination of the Syfy Channels TV show that portrays the many dramatic events featured in the stories plot and the scale and customisation of an MMO.
Developers are promising that the TV show and the games universe will co-exist and evolve together over time. Here is a developer diary to help explain more of what you can expect from the Defiance
Here is a breakdown of some of the key features and some screens from the co-op aspect of the game, as well as some PvP screens.
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.Defiance
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.
will be available in April 2013.