Defiance

Is Defiance a TV show or a video game? Both. In a a bid to combine both media, the Defiance story plays out in both a TV show and video game concurrently, meaning events from one affect the other. While this premise is totally original, as we found out, both the game and SyFy TV series leave plenty to be desired in execution. Read on for a critical look at both, along with more background on how the first combined video game and TV series was made.

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‘Defiance’ DLC rolling out as the television show moves on to a second season

Defiance picks up speed with a new second season for the television show, and a reveal of the first of five DLC drops for the video game.

E3

‘Defiance’ continues to roll: New DLC is outlined for the game even as the TV show has been renewed for another season

Defiance's executive producer has annoucned that every expansion for 'Defiance' will include free content, paid content, and new items for the in-game store. The first DLC, tentatively titled 'Enter the Castithan,' arrives this month

Gaming

Disaster averted: Behind the scenes with the team that scrambled to save ‘Defiance’

The launch of the game 'Defiance' was anything but ideal. During the first week, at best it was problematic, at worst it was unplayable, and no one was more aware of the problems than Trion. We look behind the scenes at the triage mentality of trying to fix…

Gaming

‘Defiance’ Most Wanted contest bridges the gap between MMO and TV show

Defiance will deliver on its cross media promise in the next two weeks with a newly announced contest on the game side that promises to bring player avatars into the world of Syfy's TV series.

Gaming

Your guide to ‘Defiance': Understanding the systems and gameplay in Trion and Syfy’s new world

Trion Worlds' Defiance is running smoothly now after a rocky launch week, and we've got some tips to help you pass quickly through your early hours in the post-apocalypse Bay Area.

Gaming

‘Defiance’ review: Consoles finally get a true MMO (just pardon the glitches)

Trion Worlds’ ambitious and epic MMO on consoles does things no other game has done before and excels at them – when it works.

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Review: SyFy’s game-infused ‘Defiance’ TV series falls short of its revolutionary potential

SyFy Channel’s new show 'Defiance' introduces a new world steeped in potential. It just needs to get out of its own way and take a few chances to exploit the originality.

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A word about our ‘Defiance’ review… (and updates to Xbox 360 players)

While we originally hoped to have our 'Defiance' review posted this Friday, but technical difficulties with the Xbox 360 version have caused multiple delays. As a result, the review will be postponed until next week.

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