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Tribes Ascend dev releases past Tribes for free

Lot of out of the blue Tribes news this year. Developer Hi-Rez released its appropriately named "Out of the Blue" update to Tribes Ascend after two years of nada back in September. Now, each entry in the series joins Ascend in being free. T...   read

 
 
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$16 Killing Floor 2, Free Tribes, & Halloween sale in Weekend Deals

Skipping out on the Saturday night costume soirée? No problem - this weekend is filled with PC gaming sales galore on Halloween (and non-Halloween) themed titles. Probably the best in the business right now is GMG's "Face Your Fears"...   read

 
 
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After two years, Tribes Ascend is finally getting a new update

Plenty of people (myself included) have been upset about Hi-Rez’s treatment of the pretty damn excellent FPS Tribes Ascend. Development was abandoned a few years ago, and ever since Smite has been the developer’s core focus. Hi-...   read

 
 
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Map-making tools in the works for Tribes: Ascend

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 as High-Rez Stu...   read

 
 
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No more 'major' updates for Tribes: Ascend for six months

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 'major' updates for...   read

 
 
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Tribes: Ascend announces a single-purchase option

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 diary, Tribes! Tit...   read

 
 
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Tribes: Ascend gets new mode, Technician goodies

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 continually move to ...   read

 
 
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Tribes: Ascend is now on Steam

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 want to play a go...   read

 
 
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Live show: Mash Tactics is playing Tribes Ascend

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 game that Destru...   read

 
 
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Summer of Tribes tournament headed to a stream near you

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 players. Tribes...   read

 
 


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Destructoid versus Machinima post-game recap!

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 rounds in a ro...   read

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

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 changes that the...   read

 
 
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Destructoid versus Machinima in Tribes: Ascend live!

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 winners from the pla...   read

 
 
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Live show: Tribes: Ascend on Mash Tactics

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 has gained som...   read

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

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 touched the game...   read

 
 
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Friday Night Fights: Come join the Tribe!

[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 Tribes: Ascend...   read

 
 
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Help Destructoid beat Machinima in Tribes: Ascend!

[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 Machinima to a 7 v...   read

 
 
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Tribes: Ascend gets new content for the Raider class

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 and Pillage up...   read

 
 
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Review: Tribes: Ascend

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 they're actually&n...   read

 
 
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PAX: The future of Tribes: Ascend

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 skiers on the serve...   read

 
 
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Blue Plate Special: A Tribes: Ascend discussion

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 already be familia...   read

 
 
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GDC: Tribes: Ascend to release in April

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 trailer titled "L...   read

 
 
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Tribes: Ascend beta opens up on Friday with new content

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 closed beta for ...   read

 
 
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Tribes: Ascend closed beta on for early next month

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 Bundle ($29.99) i...   read

 
 
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Sign up for the Tribes Ascend beta today

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 betas are pretty ...   read

 
 
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