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Defiance is an MMO third-person shooter set in a persistent universe. It was made as a tie-in to the US SyFy television series of the same name. The game takes place several decades into the future in the San Francisco Bay Area, following a war between the human race and an alien race known as the Votans. Due to their planet being destroyed, The Votans arrived on Earth hoping to find a vacant planet where they could set up a new civilization. Humans and Voltans clashed, unleashing alien power that terraformed the earth, causing the Earth's surface to change dramatically. Old species and plants became extinct, while new species emerged. The player plays as an "Ark Hunter" hired by a wealthy industrialist to search for hidden alien power.

Defiance features advanced character customization. Players have the ability to customize everything from the clothes they are wearing to their facial hair style. Players also have the option to be a Human or an Irathient, a humanoid alien species that are similar to humans. There is not a strict class system, and instead allows players to choose from one of four origins, which are veterans, outlaws, machinists, and survivalists. Origins do not affect the abilities, weapons, or outfits the player can choose, and instead just serve as a starting point and background for your character. The game's key feature is its Arkfall Events, which are dynamic events which pit humans, aliens, and monsters against one another in order to obtain expensive alien technology.

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Defiance Windows Tutorial: The escape pod landed and was opened by a Bay Area resident. Here we're about to meet EGO, the Environmental Guardian Online implant
Defiance Windows Tutorial: Interfacing with EGO brings up the current objectives among other things
Defiance Windows Load screens remind the player that there is a lot of additional content that can be purchased
Defiance Windows Tutorial: Exploring the crash site. Baddies are indicated by red 'v' shapes. These hellbugs appear from nowhere with a big bang<br>The fire is quite well done

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Eurogamer.de Windows Apr 10, 2013 8 out of 10 80
PlayStation Lifestyle PlayStation 3 Apr 10, 2013 7 out of 10 70
Gamer.nl Xbox 360 Apr 18, 2013 7 out of 10 70
The Digital Fix Xbox 360 Apr 26, 2013 7 out of 10 70
XboxAchievements Xbox 360 Apr 10, 2013 65 out of 100 65
GameSpot Windows Apr 17, 2013 6.5 out of 10 65
Vandal Online Windows Apr 16, 2013 5.5 out of 10 55
Impulse Gamer PlayStation 3 Apr, 2013 5 out of 10 50
Game Revolution Xbox 360 Apr 24, 2013 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Quarter to Three Windows Apr 15, 2013 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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