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Tribes: Ascend Next Month

Hi-Rez Studios announces an April 12th release date for Tribes: Ascend, their upcoming multiplayer first-person shooter remake they are describing as the "world’s fastest shooter. They celebrate the news with a new Llama Island parody trailer: "Tribes is all about speed and movement," explains Todd Harris, Hi-Rez Studios Chief Operating Officer. "In fact the community uses the term llama to refer to a player moving too slowly, like a plodding llama. So this video demonstrates the perils of trying to capture a flag while going too slow. The outcome is predictable but no less tragic."

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40. Re: Tribes: Ascend Next Month Mar 9, 2012, 19:41 DedEye
 
Lots of fun and takes me back, but ya, still needs some work as some have pointed out.

The maps aren't very vehicle-centric. The original Tribes had a number of maps with bases in mid-air and really the only way to get there if you weren't a light was by vehicle. Nothing beats the feeling of coming in with a fully loaded APC and raping a base. I have not experienced this in TA.

I always liked Katabatic and it's nice to see it make a return, but ya more maps, and especially vehicle-centric maps, are needed.

For the most part latency is good, but I do get terrible lag spikes at times. I think some of the weapons need tweaking too, for example the technician's SMG; way too wimpy to be even a basic self-defence weapon.

I'm wondering what the max player count will be. I haven't seen any matches with greater than 36 people. It'd be nice to have 64 players on larger maps.
 
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