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Hi-Rez Studios’ action MOBA ‘Smite’ to get an Arena mode

Hi-Rez Studios, independent developer of AAA free-to-play online games, today announced that the action MOBA game SMITE will get an additional game mode with the next patch. The new mode, called Arena, is a very action-oriented, team death match and takes place on a brand new map with a Colosseum setting. Continue reading Hi-Rez Studios’ action MOBA ‘Smite’ to get an Arena mode

Hi-Rez Studios and MANOWAR Announce Collaboration for Online Game SMITE

Hi-Rez Studios, independent developer of AAA free-to-play online games and MANOWAR, the band known worldwide for mythology-themed lyrics and an epic heavy metal sound, today confirmed their collaboration around the game SMITE. A new SMITE video was released featuring god vs. god gameplay footage set to the popular MANOWAR song, The Sons of Odin, and can be viewed below. Continue reading Hi-Rez Studios and MANOWAR Announce Collaboration for Online Game SMITE

Tribes: Ascend – Update #9 – Marksman – German Version Released

Hi-Rez Studios, independent developer of AAA free-to-play online games, today officially announced the release of the German version of its fast-paced, free-to-play multiplayer shooter Tribes: Ascend. Now graduating after several weeks in open beta, the German version includes a translated game client (excluding voice-overs) and German-speaking community support. Continue reading Tribes: Ascend – Update #9 – Marksman – German Version Released

SMITE Tutorial Part 2 – God Enhancement, Teamwork, & Game Phases

SMITE is an online battleground between mythical gods that is free-to-play and currently in Closed Beta. Similar to DoTA gameplay but instead of being above the action you are IN the action. Close third-person camera instead of RTS view. Move with WASD instead of clicking on a map. Detailed graphics and visual FX. Action combat, dodging, and AIMING. Everything is a skill-shot. Free-to-Play but not pay-to-win. The following tutorial will show you how you can enhance your God in match, teamwork, and game phases. Enjoy! Continue reading SMITE Tutorial Part 2 – God Enhancement, Teamwork, & Game Phases

Tribes: Ascend is now available on Steam

Hi-Rez Studios, independent developer of AAA free-to-play online games, today announced that Tribes: Ascend has launched on Valve’s Steam service. The fast-paced, free-to-play multiplayer shooter has received a strong critical reception from the gaming press, and has over one million registered users. The move to Steam, combined with international servers and language support, will expose the title to millions more worldwide. Continue reading Tribes: Ascend is now available on Steam

Tribes Ascend gets two new trailers; details for Accelerate Update and Tribes Papercraft

Hi-Rez Studios released two new trailers for their amazing free-to-play title, Tribes Ascend. The first video showcases the Accelerate update which includes faster weapon upgrades, 27 new weapon variants, 2 new capture & hold maps, plus a weapon balance pass, whereas the second is an announcement for a papercraft model. Papercraft fans can download the schematics from here. Enjoy! Continue reading Tribes Ascend gets two new trailers; details for Accelerate Update and Tribes Papercraft

SMITE Closed Beta Begins on Thursday, 31st May

Hi-Rez Studios today confirmed that the Closed Beta for the action MOBA game SMITE will begin tomorrow on Thursday, 31st May, 2012. Studio representatives also announced that no character wipes are planned during Beta. Player advancement in terms of character unlocks and progression will extend beyond Closed Beta, into Open Beta and into Release. Continue reading SMITE Closed Beta Begins on Thursday, 31st May

Tribes: Ascend surpasses 500K Facebook fans, gets a Double XP Weekend

Tribes: Ascend has just surpassed 500,000 fans on Facebook, and whether you are one of them or not you can join the Double XP event this weekend to celebrate this milestone with Hi-Rez. Players logging in on any existing public or custom server between Friday, May 25th at 3 pm GMT through Tuesday, May 29th at 3 pm GMT will receive twice the base experience per match. Continue reading Tribes: Ascend surpasses 500K Facebook fans, gets a Double XP Weekend

Tribes: Ascend – Update #4 Showcase

Hi-Rez Studios has released a new video for Tribes: Ascend, in which the company showcases the Staying Alive update. Tribes: Ascend’s latest update will feature 3 new weapons for the Brute, plus in-game viewing of selected YouTube clips and live TwitchTV streaming. Tribes: Ascend is one of the best F2P games and has managed to generate over one million downloads in a month. Those interested can head over to its official website, register and start playing it. Enjoy! Continue reading Tribes: Ascend – Update #4 Showcase