The online FPS game Tribes is back, as fast as ever, and free to play. Hi-Rez Studios revealed the first gameplay footage of the highly awaited multiplayer FPS Tribes: Ascend, and also revealed the business model behind the game : Ascend will be free-to-play from the day it launches in Fall of this year.

Tribes: Ascend, developed using the Unreal 3 engine, is being positioned as the multi-player successor to the much lauded Tribes 2 and a re-introduction of the franchise to the gaming world. For more information visit the official website at  www.TribesAscend.com

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  1. tu culo on June 29, 2013

    the games is good

  2. jimmy on October 22, 2011

    when it come out

  3. coco puffs on July 21, 2011

    When does this game come out??????

  4. Zholat on July 19, 2011

    Unreal is the real champion of Sci-fi shooters in f** space. This game even uses its Engine.
    Still looks like a great game, considering unreal tournament 3 sucked it may be a good replacement.

  5. Dantiko on July 14, 2011

    Want to know 2 game that this trailer reminds me? MarsWar and Planetside, both of them got BIG VEHICLES but this game got something they both don’t, graphics, thats why I cant wait to try it out.

  6. Bluee on July 12, 2011

    Nice new game hope will be out atleast beta din year :d

  7. ScHiLLa on July 3, 2011

    this looks awesome hope my pc is good enough xD

  8. gipro1 on July 2, 2011

    Halo does not copy this game, Halo copy’s a couple of games like Doom and a few others but the game that Halo copy’s most is Marathon a game of the same developer Bungie.

    • nuro0o on July 2, 2011

      You mean bungie copies a couple of games xD marathon looks like doom. Marathon has some elements that halo has to, well yeah they need to start somewhere xD but i don’t see any doom in halo.

      • gipro1 on July 2, 2011

        Look at the guy from Doom then look at the Chief, and then a few other small details.

  9. XAngelutsoX on July 1, 2011

    this is free or not do need to buy???>

  10. Thunder45645 on June 30, 2011

    the who cloned who is just like halo vs cod THERE IS NO REAL WINNER
    some people like halo and some like cod
    here is the case some does not know Tribes and this is the first time hearing
    and some people know Tribes and try to say that halo is a copy
    so some people says Tribes is the copy and some say Halo is the copy THERE IS NO COPY THEY ARE DIFFRENT Halo has customization and forge Tribes does not have them just like halo and cod its like well saying a banana is a clone of a apple THEY ARE DIFFRENT IF they would copy a game it would be now out of the market so they are not the same and CAN WE JUST LEAVE IT AT HALO VS COD PLEAAAAAAASSSSSEEEEEE 1 DEBATE IS ENOUGH

  11. StealthLT on June 29, 2011

    Awesome

  12. reivax200 on June 29, 2011

    this year is the year of changing.all p2p games are going to be free.and all p2p games are beautifull (old and new)

  13. mr.bojangles on June 29, 2011

    It looks slow. The people are moving like slugs in this.

  14. gcghost on June 28, 2011

    Lets get some things straight:

    Tribes 1 came out in mid 90s with a sequel released before the 2000s. The Starsiege series also saw a number of game based on the universe, such a really popular mech combat game.

    Halo 1 was released in 2001 and saw mass media attention a few months after its release. As opposition to this, Advent Rising was supposed to improve on the new FPS model before Halo 2 was released. Advent Rising, though well reviewed NEVER got the attention that the Halo series, and by proxy the Bungie studios did. Bungie had the background of great FPS games such as Marathon and Oni.

    HiRez has taken it on themselves to reinvigorate the dead Tribes series with Tribes Ascend and Tribes Universe. Tribes, in and of itself, has always been a superior formula for multiplayer FPS marches. Many players that claim Halo is the pinnacle of arcade FPS action has never played Tribes 2. With its return, Tribes will once again reign as FPS king. Probably not amongst the consumer-illiterate who cannot look past marketing plots, but amongst those who view games as they should be. Even then, through word of mouth and the inevitable media attention, Tribes will secure its place once more. Any tl:dr statements are made by Halo and Call of Duty players 🙂 This has been your history and foresight lesson by a gaming enthusiast (addict).

    • gcghost on June 28, 2011

      matches instead of marches. Herp derp missed a typo.

    • Nox on June 29, 2011

      *clap, clap, clap* Nicely done, good sir. May your thumbs be swift like the wind.
      AR was more story based, not to mention the incredible two handed combat and badass powers…its actually not all that similar to Halo other then the fact they’re both space based. It’s not even an FPS, it’s a TPS. Not sure why I actually compared them, I think the fact that Halo’s marketing secured it many pointless sequels, AR never even got the chance, I’m a bit miffed tbh.

  15. rafaeleao on June 28, 2011

    Oh again this chat about “who clone who” that never ends, if u look this one looks more with section 8, that somes will say was a clone from halo and etecetera..Everything is a clone of everything nowadays, nothing is fully original cause ideas copy ideas to make better things.

  16. Ahmed on June 28, 2011

    looks very amazing , hope it comes out soon

  17. Thanator20 on June 28, 2011

    Tribes is not a Halo clone and the Halo is not a tribes clone too.
    and Nox, Halo is in the same level from the first time to those games, and its not just luck why Halo has better marketing !

    • Nox on June 28, 2011

      No, it isn’t. I don’t remember any jetpacks in Halo 1, do you? The more Halo evolves the bigger clone it’s becoming.

    • 70calories on June 28, 2011

      I will have to agree with Nox on this Tribes has been around far far longer then halo ever was not only that but the level in witch the games are in are no where close to each other so tribes being a clone of Halo? haha that’s funny Halo is a good game but its way overrated there have been far better games made but halo just got all the hipe marketing has nothing to do with how good a game is marketing is how much money you can put into your game in order to make it known so people can bye it you can make she crappiest game on earth but if you can make that trailer look kick ass then you can start wracking in some cash

  18. marian4o on June 28, 2011

    True

  19. Vitor on June 28, 2011

    I love it how people call Tribes a Halo clone. It proves that they don’t know anything about what they are talking about at all.

    • Pepe on June 28, 2011

      Its just better marketing. sheesh. why must you call people stupid for just about anything?

  20. Nox on June 28, 2011

    Halo was a clone of Tribes and Advent Rising, it just had a better marketing so people think it was the first. In fact not until Reach has Halo come to the same game level Tribes always held.

    • Rofl on June 29, 2011

      Halo was a clone of advent rising? I could see that, considering Advent rising came out years after Halo.

      • Joey Clover on June 29, 2011

        I know right… SUCH A CLONE :O

        • Nox on June 29, 2011

          I made a mistake, get over it.

          • Rofl on June 29, 2011

            This coming from someone trolling people about their mistakes? Take your own advice? .-.

          • Nox on June 29, 2011

            I was not trolling, troll. I was stating facts which one of them was wrong. Also I was not replying to anyone at all just stating that Tribes came first and Halo made its success on Xbox Live marketing. That’s all.

  21. Faxion on June 28, 2011

    It looks

  22. lucasmilioni on June 28, 2011

    it’s just me or it look like halo?

    • TioZ on June 28, 2011

      Reminds of it in some situations. But it’s less purple’ish glowing. And looks kind of fun.

    • zoren580 on June 28, 2011

      halo wasnt even born when tribes came out so no i would say halo looks like tribes

      • nuro0o on June 28, 2011

        What do you mean, Tribes with this quality was in 2001? dont let me laugh =.=

        • Nox on June 29, 2011

          Nope, Tribes was indeed not out in 2001, it was out three years before that, in ’98.

        • zoren580 on June 29, 2011

          wasnt talking about graphics talking about the fact that it came out

          • nuro0o on June 30, 2011

            So in that time it looked like halo you say? baka

          • nuro0o on June 30, 2011

            Btw i don’t see much halo init, nor halo in this. so i don’t know what you are talking about actually-.-

    • Ursa on July 6, 2011

      The entire gameplay video reminded me of halo, except that they didn’t go with the “lets make every piece of equipment look almost exactly the same” approach that bungie likes.

    • Ebony on July 25, 2011

      yeaah it does!

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