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Ratatoskr is a cute new character in SMITE that will happily murder you in your sleep


Awww....aaaaaghhh
May 19
SMITE is still trucking along for the long haul on PC and with the Xbox One beta, and developer Hi-Rez Studios has just revealed the newest god -- Ratatoskr. In case you're wondering, yes, that cute little critter is a r... read
Smite

Smite's now in closed beta on Xbox One


Oh goody! Gems! My favourite!
May 15
Hi-Rez’s free-to-play MOBA Smite is now in closed beta on Xbox One. If you want it, you can sign up for it here. While being retooled to fit better with a controller, the game’s also had a few updates from i... read
SMITE

Hi-Rez is helping out with Nepal relief through SMITE


Open chests to contribute
May 13
Hi-Rez Studios has just sent over word that they will be contributing to the efforts to aid Nepal, following Ubisoft, CCP, and Bungie's leads. For the price of 400 gems in SMITE, you can buy a chest that will grant you a... read
SMITE bans

Pro SMITE player gets one-year ban


Account sharing is apparently frowned upon
Apr 09
If you're into the professional SMITE eSports scene you might notice a couple of names you recognise not being around for a little while as five professional SMITE players have just received a series of bans ranging from a fe... read
There aren't a whole lot of fully featured MOBA games on consoles. While a handful of them exist, some faring better than others, there's going to be a bigger push this year with games like SMITE and Gigantic headin... read feature

SMITE

Hi-Rez announces more plans for SMITE on Xbox One, including possible transfer process


From your PC account
Mar 02
I really enjoyed my time with SMITE, and loved the more action-oriented approach to the MOBA sub-genre. The problem is when I get on my PC, I usually just opt to play something else, like League of Legends or Heroes... read
Smite Xbox beta

Smite's Xbox One beta sign-ups are open


You smite have fun with it
Jan 06
You can now sign up for the Xbox One beta test of Smite, Hi-Rez Studios' third-person, mythological MOBA. I'd recommend it to anyone who's curious about the genre but can't seem to get into Dota 2 or League of Legends. Be su... read
SMITE

SMITE is set for a March 2014 release date


It's been in open beta this whole time
Nov 26
I know some of you have been enjoying SMITE for quite some time now, but it's been in open beta for over a year. Finally, Hi-Rez Studios has set a release date -- March 25, 2014. Hi-Rez will have a $100,000 tournament in Atla... read
SMITE

SMITE debuts Hel, Goddess of the Underworld


She can't be good news if she's the daughter of Loki
Oct 10
Although SMITE may not have the following that League of Legends and Dota 2 have, it's still a pretty decent game in its own right. It also keeps on trucking with new Gods to choose from, and the newest rework is Hel -- keep... read
SMITE impressions

SMITE is definitely worth your time


A MOBA with some twists
Aug 29
It took me quite a while to come around to SMITE. Despite the fact that it was getting rave reviews from some of my Twitter followers, I was already knee-deep in a number of MOBAs, keeping up with Dota 2 and League of Legends... read

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
Tribes

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
SMITE

$10,000 SMITE tournament to be held at PAX East


Event will be streamed to Twitch
Mar 06
Hi-Rez announced today that an eight-team, 5v5 tournament will be held at PAX East from March 22 - 24 for its third-person free-to-play MOBA SMITE. This is an invitation-only tournament, and seven teams have already been dete... read
SMITE

Hi-Rez introduces one-time payment option for SMITE


Poseidon added as latest character
Feb 28
For games to start off as playable for free with microtransaction support only to shift back to a traditional one-time payment option seems a bit silly, but I'm not about to argue against providing customers with choices. Hi-... read
Tribes: Ascend update

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
SMITE open beta

Hi-Rez launches open beta for free-to-play SMITE


Now would be a great time to dive in
Jan 24
After spending a generous amount of time in closed beta, SMITE has opened up. The full release isn't here yet, but now players can get into this rather enjoyable MOBA without having to beg for a key. The video above walks th... read

Arena mode and new map added to SMITE


Plus everyone's favorite mischievous god
Nov 02
Hi-Rez Studios' SMITE has been updated with a new team deathmatch-style mode dubbed Arena, including a Colosseum map to play it on. Two teams of five members each earn points for killing other players and minions as opposed t... 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

This SMITE developer walkthrough highlights Bakasura


Jul 20
In this latest video for Hi-Rez Studio's SMITE, we're given an informative look at another one of the game's playable characters: Bakasura. Beyond running down his various abilities, there's a healthy amount of protips expla... 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

SMITE now taking your pre-orders, beta begins soon


May 15
First of all, don't get confused. The upcoming action-MOBA title SMITE is still free-to-play. However, you can now plunk down twenty of your hard-earned dollars and not only be guaranteed beta access, but you'll get an e... 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







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