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Firefall

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Online Multiplayer
Developer: Red 5 Studios
Release Date: July 29, 2014

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'Firefall' Live Streaming Event Touts Celebrities, Giveaways

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2012 @ 1:49 p.m. PDT

Firefall is a team-based action shooter that thrusts hundreds of players together into a lush, dynamic open world combining intense competitive multiplayer and large-scale cooperative gameplay.

Firefall paints a beautifully devastating vision of Earth, 200 years in the future. The promise of a new clean energy source, Crystite, leads to the disastrous arrival of the Melding, a hostile energy storm that engulfs most of our home planet. Earth’s surviving humans must band together in the eye of the Melding storm to save our species. Unfortunately, a new danger emerges as a bloodthirsty race known as The Chosen threatens humanity’s survival.

Players will protect the Earth through the use of high-tech battleframes, which can be customized extensively to unlock the power of Firefall’s class-based combat. Battleframes allow players to specialize in their favorite style of play, while giving them the flexibility to swap and trade their way to new configurations on-the-fly. Whether you enjoy supporting your team, aggressively assaulting an enemy position, or sneaking behind enemy lines, there is a battleframe for you.

Firefall will feature a free-to-play model that allows players to experience every detail of the vibrant world without having to pay a penny. Updates to the game, dynamic world events, and other content will also be offered without a price tag, while a marketplace will allow fans to purchase optional enhancements.

Firefall Fest is a gathering of the world’s most popular internet and gaming celebrities for an epic Firefall livestreaming event. Gamers are invited to join the developers as they sit down with internet-favorites like Wil Wheaton, Felicia Day, Day[9], Nathan Fillion and many more for an action-packed reveal of Firefall’s latest content. Firefall Fest will run next week, Oct 22-27, at Red 5’s official Twitch.tv page.

Gamers will have numerous opportunities to participate in Firefall Fest. Two unique three-hour streams will run every day, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 3 p.m.-6 p.m., each featuring a new guest star and a variety of content. Guests will be interacting live with fans watching the stream, answering questions, and even jumping into the game to battle the Chosen alongside players and fight against them in PvP. The full streaming schedule and guest list is now live.

Full guest list includes: Wil Wheaton and Felicia Day; Athene and Reese; Team Unicorn; Mega 64; Day[9]; Household Hacker; Complexity Gaming; Mr Sark and SeaNanners; Live on Three featuring djWHEAT; Extra Credits; Alison Haislip and Nathan Fillion.

To celebrate this phenomenal gaming event Red 5 will be giving away high-end prizes sponsored by Razer™ and AMD Gaming Evolved. Each day, viewers will have the chance to win elite gaming gear, including:

  • AMD Powered Gaming Desktop
  • Razer Blade Gaming Laptop
  • Razer Taipan Expert Ambidextrous Gaming Mouse
  • Razer Goliathus Mouse Pad
  • Razer BlackWidow Tournament Edition Gaming Keyboard

Additionally, during Firefall Fest players will be given immediate beta access with the purchase of a Founders Pack so they can join the stream and meet the celebrity guests in-game.


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