Quantcast
PAX: Game of Thrones Ascent story progressing with show - Destructoid




Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


PAX: Game of Thrones Ascent story progressing with show


4:45 PM on 03.22.2013
Game of Thrones AscentPAX: Game of Thrones Ascent story progressing with show photo



I have enjoyed the time I've spent playing Game of Thrones Ascent over the past few weeks. It's a Facebook game, but it's different than the usual Zynga-inspired clones that crowd up the platform. 

Ascent has grown quickly since its launch into beta this month, and it has some very ambitious plans for the future. The game so far covers the events from season one of the stupidly popular series on HBO. Right before season three starts, the game will be getting an influx of content from season two, including stuff related to the Battle of the Blackwater, which gives players a chance to pick sides before the iconic fight.

Going forward, the developers plan on releasing content to keep up to date with the show. Disruptor Beam is working closely with HBO and the writers for Ascent have already seen the first half of season three, allowing them start working on expanding the game's story.

If you haven't had a chance to check out Ascent yet I suggest you give it a shot. It's a social game that has enough of a focus on story and role-playing elements to make it stand out from the rest, and the writing style is a perfect match for the Game of Thrones universe.

Right now, Game of Thrones ascent is just available on Facebook, but they are planning on having it out on mobile platforms, and other game sites like Kongregate. 






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.







Role-Playing Games

3:00 PM on 09.30.2014
Dark Souls II's final Lost Crowns DLC chapter is here

After a brief delay, the Dark Souls II DLC trilogy has come to an end with Crown of the Ivory King. It's available today on Steam and Xbox 360 and tomorrow on PlayStation 3 for $9.99 -- or you can get all three add-ons bundle...more



11:53 AM on 09.30.2014
Bloodborne alpha invites for North America are going out later today

It turns out that Sony has a Bloodborne alpha planned for North America after all. This morning, invites went out for Sony Computer Entertainment European territories, and invites confirming North American participants will g...more



4:50 PM on 09.28.2014
Review: Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair

Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc was an intelligent riff on the perils of high school -- you know, if you had thrown a murder mystery in between classes and the principal was a maniacal stuffed animal. Its sequel, Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair, takes a beleaguered trope and turns it on its head. This is one "trapped on a desert island" story that takes things to another level entirely.more



View all Role-Playing Games






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more