Trion and Syfy (Sci-Fi for us old heads) have released new details for their upcoming game, Defiance
will be the first multi-platform, multi-medium shooter MMO. What does that mean? Not only will the game be on the 360, PS3, and PC, but is also going to be a TV series on SyFy. Now, with the game and the TV series being in the same universe, they will influence each other and evolve with one another over time.
Here's a little bit about Defiance
In Defiance players and viewers are introduced to a world where humans and aliens live together on a planet ravaged by decades of conflict. The game combines the intense action of a shooter, with the persistence, scale, and customization of an MMO, while its TV counterpart exudes the scope, story, and drama of a classic sci-fi epic.
An Adventure For The Masses – Intense third-person shooter gameplay focused on story-driven missions designed to be played solo or with other live players in the world around you.
A Massive, Persistent World - Fully realized, persistent open world (no loading screens between zones) 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, select different specializations, and become a unique citizen of the world.
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.
Here are some concept art images:
Here is a teaser trailer for the game:
Here are some screenshots:
There is currently no release date set for Defiance