View Full Version : Video Games SyFy - Defiance - TV Show / MMO Shooter

05-19-2012, 10:49 AM
This is a pretty cool idea. It's a show that is going to air weekly on SyFy and whatever happens on the show will directly impact the game, so the game could be different week to week.

Here's a small write up on it from someone else...

The visionary open-world shooter MMOG Defiance serves as a companion to the tandem television show on Syfy. In an entertainment first, the game and show will influence and depend on each other, and even feature some players' characters on the TV shows as extras.

Set on a future Earth, Defiance introduces players and viewers to a world where humans and aliens live together on a planet transformed by decades of conflict. The game combines the intense action of a 'AAA' console shooter, with the persistence, scale, and customization of an MMO, while its TV counterpart weaves the rich tapestry of the world into a series with the scope, characters, and drama of a classic sci-fi epic. Because they exist in a single universe, the show and the game will influence each other and evolve together over time, with actions in both mediums driving the overall story of Defiance.

Gameplay Trailer:
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05-19-2012, 10:51 AM
Oh, and the trailer looks like all PvE, but I'm betting with it being a FPS, they put in some kind of PvP mode.

This might be my first MMO if the reviews are good enough.

05-19-2012, 01:05 PM
Cool concept. I hope the game is better than it looks in that "pre-alpha" trailer though.

keg in kc
05-23-2012, 07:33 AM
I've been watching this for a while. They're really going into hard sell mode now, but I still don't see how it's going to turn out to be any good (game or show, either one). Although I do like the actors involved. But I don't really have any faith in anything SyFy does at this point.

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