Tribes: Ascend Breaks 1 Million Downloads in Its First Month

Hi-Rez' free-to-play shooter Tribes: Ascend is doing quite well—it has been downloaded 1.2 million times in its first month, with 110,000 people joining through the game's friend-referral system. » 5/16/12 2:30pm 5/16/12 2:30pm

Scoping Out the Best Video Card to Equip for Tribes: Ascend

Most of our game performance reviews feature triple-A blockbusters, but we're changing pace for this write-up as we examine Tribes: Ascend » 5/02/12 2:20pm 5/02/12 2:20pm, a free-to-play shooter released by Hi-Rez Studios on April 12. The Tribes franchise has deep roots in multiplayer shooter history, with making huge waves in the late 90s and two…

Tribes: Ascend's "Llama Island" Trailer Is Heartbreakingly Familiar

Tribes: Ascend officially launches on April 12, a day when llamas will rain from the sky, filling multiplayer maps with fresh corpses until they're nothing but islands of dead... oh! See what they did there? » 3/09/12 9:00am 3/09/12 9:00am

Tribes: Ascend Beta Goes Wide This Friday

If you're not one of the more than 300,000 players that participated in the closed beta test for Tribes: Ascend, your time has come. On February 24 you get to stop reading about what Hi-Rez Studios has done with your beloved Tribes franchise and experience it first-hand. » 2/22/12 8:30am 2/22/12 8:30am

Who Wants Codes for the Tribes: Ascend Beta Test?

When Hi-Rez Studios contacted Kotaku about giving away 100 codes good for entry to the Tribes: Ascend beta test, I thought long and hard about the most efficient and fair way to distribute those codes to our readers. » 10/20/11 1:00pm 10/20/11 1:00pm

There's One Sure Way to Get Into the Tribes: Ascend Closed Beta

If you're anything like Joel and I, you'd really like to get into next month's closed beta for free-to-play online multiplayer shooter Tribes: Ascend. If camping out in front of Hi-Rez Studios until they let you in isn't an option, you can always drop $30 for the beta-guaranteed VIP preorder package. » 10/12/11 1:20pm 10/12/11 1:20pm

A Hardcore Triber Tells You Why Tribes: Ascend is So, So Close to Being…

I have played Tribes: Ascend. If that statement doesn't make you jealous, provoke salivating, or awaken tense memories of last-minute flag captures that you can physically feel in your shoulders and mousing hand, this probably isn't going to be the article for you. » 8/11/11 10:00am 8/11/11 10:00am

Twenty Minutes of Tribes: Ascend in Glorious Shaky-Cam-O-Vision

Direct from QuakeCon 2011, here's twenty minutes of Tribes: Ascend in action, filmed during a demonstrations of Hi-Rez Studios' revitalization of the beloved franchise. Makes me want to play it all over again. » 8/05/11 12:40pm 8/05/11 12:40pm

Tribes: Ascend Revisits the Series' Glory Days

I first played Starsiege: Tribes at the 1998 E3 Expo in Atlanta, Georgia. A relative newcomer to the multiplayer first-person shooter, I fondly recall ignoring whatever objective our team was supplied with, instead spending my time whooshing about the map with my jetpack, giggling to myself. » 8/03/11 2:00pm 8/03/11 2:00pm

Free-to-Play Games Maker Says Free-to-Play Games 'Inevitable' on Xbox…

Free-to-play games on the Xbox 360, which rumor has it is a model Microsoft is exploring, are "inevitable," according to one publisher. A publisher of a free-to-play game waiting to publish on the Xbox 360. » 7/30/11 5:00pm 7/30/11 5:00pm

Tribes: Ascend Makes Its Playable Debut at QuakeCon 2011

Fans eager to see what Atlanta-based Hi-Rez Studios is doing to the Tribes franchise should head for QuakeCon in Dallas August 4 through 7, where Tribes: Ascend will be available in playable form, with closed beta keys up for grabs. » 7/13/11 5:00pm 7/13/11 5:00pm

Finally, Some Gameplay Footage of the Free To Play Tribes Ascend

The next Tribes game, Hi-Rez Studios' Tribes Ascend, will be free. It's the loadouts in this online PC shooter that will cost you. » 6/27/11 6:40pm 6/27/11 6:40pm

What the Sharp-Dressed Heavy Will Be Wearing in Tribes: Ascend

Hi-Rez Studios continues to tease Tribes fans with concept art from its upcoming online multiplayer sequel Tribes: Ascend. Here's a look at the heavy-class armor Diamond Sword and Blood Eagle troops will be sporting once the game drops. » 5/24/11 1:40pm 5/24/11 1:40pm

Strap on a Jetpack, It's Time to Look at the New Tribes Game

First revealed back in March, it's not until today that we're getting our first proper look at Tribes: Ascend, the latest game in the long-running sci-fi shooter series. » 5/10/11 1:00am 5/10/11 1:00am

Our First Fleeting Glimpse Of The New Tribes Game

Fans of the deep, strategic, jetpack-powered combat of Tribes have been clamoring for a new game since the 2004 release of Tribes: Vengeance. Hi-Rez Studios delivers this year with Tribes: Ascend, a downloadable game for Xbox 360 and PC. » 3/11/11 11:40am 3/11/11 11:40am