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Rift: Planes of Telara now released
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Rift: Planes of Telara now released

Rift: Planes of Telara or "Rift" is a massively multi-player online role-playing game (MMORPG) from Trion Worlds a gaming studio headquartered in California but with offices in Texas and Europe. Rift is the company's main product, set to launch today March 1st in the Americas and March 4th in Europe but just what is Rift all about and should gamers be excited? Rift Overview and Factions Rift: Planes of Telara is a high fantasy, online role playing game built from the ground up by the guys at Trion. It is set in a world being ripped apart by different "Rifts" erupting across the land unleashing unspeakable evils upon the land. This catastrophe  has split the people of Telara into two different factions. The Guardian - the ultra religious group believing in the power of the gods who ha...
Rift Beta Impressions
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Rift Beta Impressions

So compliments of a fellow member of a local tech forum who keeps us updated on all the latest MMORPGs whether mainstream, unrecognized or in development I learned about Rift several months ago and due to the same person I recevied access to a beta key for the 5th or 6th beta. I decided to give it a chance so since I couldn't get to play it as much I followed it into "Open Beta" and participated in that also. You can see that the Rift developers have learned that media sells but not just any media but "flashy" media and we can see that from the intro which easily draws ones attention with its visuals. A somewhat sort of still animation (yes I know that sounds contradictory but thats what it is images mixed with animations in certain ares, kind-of  like Kanye West's "Stronger" music vid...
Rift Open Beta starts February 15th –  Game launches worldwide on March 1st
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Rift Open Beta starts February 15th – Game launches worldwide on March 1st

On February 15th Trion will lift the veil on their upcoming MMORPG Rift™ with a six-day open beta event, giving all would-be Defiants and Guardians the opportunity to preview the epic world of Telara before the game launches worldwide on March 1st. Servers are scheduled to be open from 10 AM PST on Tuesday, February 15th to 10 AM PST on Monday, February 21st, giving users a taste of Telara, including two playable factions, the first 42 levels of play, three PvP warfronts, and several zones and dungeons to explore. Sign up now at www.riftgame.com/betasignup for a guaranteed spot in the “Telara the Merciless” beta event, and secure your spot in the Rift head start period (February 24-March 1) by pre-ordering the game now at http://www.riftgame.com/preorder.