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Map-making tools in the works for Tribes: Ascend


All is not lost
Jul 18
The team behind Tribes: Ascend have no more major updates planned for the game in the foreseeable future as they focus development on their MOBA, Smite. All is not doomed for the frantic first-person shooter community though ... read
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No more 'major' updates for Tribes: Ascend for six months


Studio to shift focus on Smite
Jul 14
Some rather worrisome news for Tribes: Ascend players has emerged from its development team regarding future support. According to a statement put out by High-Rez Studios' co-founder, there will be an absence of any 'maj... read
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Tribes: Ascend announces a single-purchase option


Unlocks all gameplay content
Feb 13
I've always wished that free-to-play games would allow me to pay a certain amount of cash upfront and just give me everything I want. Well, Tribes: Ascend is doing exactly that, starting February 15. Stop reading my dia... read

Tribes: Ascend gets new mode, Technician goodies


Aug 22
Tribes: Ascend has just received an update, adding not only a new mode but a slew of new items and upgrades. CTF Blitz is the mode, which will move the flag to a different location each time it's captured. It will conti... read

Tribes: Ascend is now on Steam


Jun 27
There's a weird subdivision of people who will only play PC games if they are on Steam. I understand the basic notion of this (it's easier), but I do not understand the fundamentalists who follow this notion. Shouldn't you wa... read

Live show: Mash Tactics is playing Tribes Ascend


May 24
King Foom is looking for a cheap thrill on Mash Tactics today. By "cheap", I of course mean free-to-play, as seems to be a rising trend these days. One of the latest in the genre of first-person shooters is Tribes Ascend, a g... read

Summer of Tribes tournament headed to a stream near you


May 10
Tribes: Ascend is, fittingly enough, becoming a popular eSport at alarming speeds. It shares a lot of common themes as traditional sports, like football, so the transition into watching eSports is less jarring for some ... read

Destructoid versus Machinima post-game recap!


May 09
In case you missed it, Destructoid challenged the folks at Machinima to a friendly round of Tribes: Ascend yesterday and we absolutely demolished them! Playing like the well-oiled robot overlord we are, we won the first four... read

Hi-Rez shares new maps and changes to Tribes: Ascend


May 08
Tribes: Ascend has been getting a lot of positive feedback from not only the gaming press, but also the community. After less than a month after it's release, Hi-Rez shares some footage of it's 2 upcoming maps and gameplay c... read

Destructoid versus Machinima in Tribes: Ascend live!


May 08
Destructoid is taking on Machinima once again, this time in the free-to-play Tribes: Ascend. Destructoid.TV's King Foom, and associate editor Ryan Perez will be leading the charge with our community team made up of the winne... read

Live show: Tribes: Ascend on Mash Tactics


May 07
King Foom is ready to get back into the swing of things after our successful, if grueling, 56 hours marathon for charity. Today on Mash Tactics, Foom is sliding into Tribes: Ascend. This multiplayer-only, free-to-play shooter... read

Tribes: Ascend is the fast paced free-to-play first-person shooter from Hi-Rez Studio that just launched this past month. A bunch of us at Destructoid have been playing like crazy, including Patrick Hancock. If you haven't t... read feature

Friday Night Fights: Come join the Tribe!


Apr 27
[Update: The winners are Aequitas, Altum Videtur, Arttemis, Holopoint, and Matthew Wood! Thanks to everyone who tried out!] As I mentioned yesterday, we'll be challenging our friends over at Machinima to a 7 versus 7 match of... read

Help Destructoid beat Machinima in Tribes: Ascend!


Apr 26
[Update: The winners are Aequitas, Altum Videtur, Arttemis, Holopoint, and Matthew Wood! Thanks to everyone who tried out!]  On Tuesday, May 8 at 2 PM Pacific, Destructoid will be challenging our friends over at Mac... read

Tribes: Ascend gets new content for the Raider class


Apr 24
Tribes: Ascend introduced the Cloak and Dagger pack for the Infiltrator about a month ago, including three weapons and two skins for the class. Today the Raider class got some new toys and skins to play with in the Raid... read

We are at the doorstep of a new generation of games. The free-to-play market is doing its best to shake the stigma frequently associated with its business model. These new free-to-play titles have no barrier to entry, and the... read feature

PAX: The future of Tribes: Ascend


Apr 09
Tribes: Ascend will soon be exiting its open-beta stage and will finally be considered a full-release-quality product. Sterling and I already agree that the game is incredibly fun to play even if we aren’t the best skie... read

Blue Plate Special: A Tribes: Ascend discussion


Mar 16
Shazbot! Tribes: Ascend has been taking up quite a bit of my time over the past few weeks. It's currently in its open-beta phase, with a released date of April 12th. It's a free-to-play FPS for PC and many of you may alr... read

GDC: Tribes: Ascend to release in April


Mar 09
With the open beta for Tribes: Ascend going strong, Hi-Rez Studios announced today that the free-to-play first-person shooter has secured an April 12 release date. To go alongside this news, the team put together a parody tr... read

Tribes: Ascend beta opens up on Friday with new content


Feb 22
It's fair to say that when the Destructoid PC team was talking about its most exciting upcoming PC games in 2012, Tribes: Ascend was one of the games everyone was most looking forward to. Some of us have been playing in the c... read

Tribes: Ascend closed beta on for early next month


Oct 12
Hi-Rez Studios has pinned the Tribes: Ascend closed beta for a November 4, 2011 commencement. As the name would imply, this is going to be rolling out on an invitation-only basis, though anyone who pays for the VIP Starter Bu... read

Sign up for the Tribes Ascend beta today


Sep 14
If having some hands-on time with Tribes Ascend at PAX a few weeks ago wasn't enough, you can get even more if you're lucky enough to be selected for a closed beta starting within the next few weeks. Of course, multiplayer be... read

Despite current hardware's expanding of the possibilities in first-person shooters, nearly every popular FPS released in the past decade have been slower and smaller in scope than the ones before them. Tribes: Ascend feels r... read feature







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