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  • Tribes: Ascend released in Germany alongside Marksman content update

    Tribes: Ascend has been released in Germany, Hi-Rez Studios has announced. The free-to-play multiplayer shooter includes a translated game client – excluding voice-overs – and German-speaking community support. Further localizations of the game are scheduled for the latter half of the year.

  • Tribes: Ascend is now available on Steam

    Hi-Rez Studios has announced Tribes: Ascend is now available on Steam. The updated version of the game includes the new Stonehenge capture the flag mode, and the team deathmatch map. There’s also a first-person spectator mode for the community as well. The game is also being localized to support German, Russian and Brazilian Portuguese, and […]

  • Tribes: Ascend "Stonehenge" update 6 adds maps and more

    Catch up on what’s new in the latest Tribes: Ascend update in the trailer through the break.

  • Tribes: Ascend Accelerate update to speed unlocks

    Accelerate – the fifth major patch for free-to-play shooter Tribes: Ascend – adds 27 new weapon variants, two new Capture and Hold maps, “significant balance adjustments” and seriously faster unlocks. But why read my boring, boring words when you can look on a trailer detailing the changes to a chorus of explosions and jetpacks?

  • Tribes: Ascend has 800K users, no console plans

    Free-to-play shooter Tribes: Ascend is generating serious buzz, as an impressive early player base shows.

  • Players killed 153 million times during Tribes: Ascend beta

    Hi-Rez Studios has released an infographic detailing some pretty impressive Tribes: Ascend statistics complied during the shooter’s beta. Looking over the graphic, it states more than 153 million kills were pulled off, with over 9 million resulting in revenge from other players. Close to 3 million flags were captured and over 8 million players manages […]

  • Tribes: Ascend has over 800,000 registered accounts

    Tribes: Ascend has over 800,000 registered accounts, Hi-Rez Studios COO Todd Harris told Gamasutra.The free-to-play shooter just received a new update called Raid & Pillage which added new items, weapons and skins.  The game available to play for free now.

  • Tribes: Ascend Raid & Pillage update drops tomorrow

    Free to play shooter Tribes: Ascend is drawing quite a lot of buzz; check out the three new weapons dropping in tomorrow’s update and see if you’re not tempted.

  • Tribes: Ascend now available for download

    Hi-Rez Studios has announced the release of Tribes: Ascend, its sci-fi multiplayer shooter for PC. The game is now available for digital download and the release build includes nine playable classes, five game-modes, and 16 maps. Recent additions include the CTF map Raindance, as well as a new game-mode called Capture and Hold. The Release […]

  • Tribes Ascend trailer shows off upcoming stealth update

    Check out the new gadgets and goodies in the upcoming Cloak & Dagger update for free to play shooter Tribes Ascend.

  • New map and servers added for Tribes: Ascend open beta

    Hi-Rez Studios has updated the open beta for its free-to-play fast-action multiplayer shooter Tribes: Ascend.

  • Tribes: Ascend to release on April 12, new movie hits

    Hi-Rez has confirmed that Tribes: Ascend will release on April 12.

  • Tribes Ascend update includes new map, introduces badges

    A new update for the Tribes Ascend beta has launched, introducing a new badges system for the game. Badges will be rewarded whenever you hit certain milestones in it. A new multiplayer map, Outskirts, has also been introduced alongside two new perks: rage and sonic punch. Get the rest of the details here.

  • Hi-Rez: Tribes Universe on hold, priority for now is Ascend

    Hi-Rez Studios has indicated that MMO Tribes Universe is on hold, noting the main focus for the IP right now is shooter Ascend.

  • Tribes: Ascend to enter beta November 4

    The free-to-play rejigging of a classic shooter IP, Tribes: Ascend goes into beta next month.

  • Global Agenda's largest expansion yet given fall release date, free for all players

    Hi-Rez Studios has announced the Recursive Colony expansion to Global Agenda will be released in early fall and will be available to all players with no purchase required.

  • Microsoft working on relaxing Xbox Live rules for F2P, says Hi-Rez boss

    Hi-Rez Studios boss Todd Harris has said due to the inevitability of free-to-play games on Xbox 360, Microsoft plans to relax its rather stringent rules for XBL because of microtransaction trends in the industry.

  • Tribes: Ascend to publicly debut and be playable at QuakeCon

    Hi-Rez Studios has announced it’s to publicly debut Tribes: Ascend during QuakeCon 2011, and attendees to the event will also be able to get hands-on time with the free-to-play shooter. Still in Closed Alpha, those who stop by the game booth can register to win a limited number of keys to the closed beta. The […]

  • Tribes: Ascend F2P model explained

    Hi-Rez has listed lower marketing costs and ongoing developmental possibilities as motivators for taking Tribes: Ascend down the free-to-play path.

  • Hi-Rez Studios would like consoles to be more open platform

    Hi-Rez Studios co-founder Todd Harris has said the firm is starting to put a stronger emphasis on developing its titles on PC first and consoles second, due to the fact the former is a more open platform. Harris believes PC is more open, therefore free-to-play multiplayer games such as Global Agenda will continue to thrive […]

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