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Tribes: Ascend
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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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

Here's 10,000 codes for the Spinfusor in Tribes: Ascend

Apr 28
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...

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...

Review: Tribes: Ascend

Apr 23
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Preview: Tribes: Ascend

Aug 07
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...

First screenshots of Hi-Rez Studios' SMITE

Aug 03
Hi-Rez Studios is getting into the multiplayer online battle arena scene with SMITE. The game was announced earlier this year, but we're only now getting our first real look at it. Various gods spanning multiple mythologies a...

No console version of Tribes: Ascend this year

Jul 15
When Hi-Rez announced Tribes: Ascend at PAX East earlier this year, it was scheduled as a downloadable PC and Xbox Live Arcade title for 2011. It turned into a free-to-play title shortly afterwards, and now Hi-Rez has told Ga...

New Tribes game playable at QuakeCon 2011

Jul 14
Want to get your hands on the new Tribes game first? You can at this year's QuakeCon.  Developer Hi-Rez Studios has said that new game Tribes: Ascend will be making an appearance at this year's QuakeCon. Playable. The ga...

First footage of free-to-play Tribes: Ascend

Jun 28
Our first look at Tribes: Ascend in motion naturally includes plenty of soldiers zipping across large spaces, and many a firing laser rifle. What else did you expect from a Tribes game? This beta footage comes with the news ...

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