FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ATLANTA - Aug 15, 2011 -- Hi-Rez Studios is
excited to unveil Tribes: Ascend™ and SMITE™ at
PAX Prime 2011, and to
preview new content for the award-winning Global Agenda™.
Visit the Hi-Rez Studios booth (#252) to meet development
team members and to play all three games.
is a new generation of the sci-fi online multiplayer shooter.
Tribes: Ascend, scheduled to begin Closed Beta in September,
features jetpack enabled FPS combat, fast-paced skiing and
vehicles, combined with teamwork and strategy.
- Join us for the first public hands-on with two brand new
Tribes: Ascend maps: Bella Omega and Katabatic.
, scheduled to begin Closed Beta in late 2011, features gods
vs. gods on an online battleground. SMITE begins with
familiar Defense of The Ancients-inspired mechanics of lanes, waves
of creeps, turrets and jungle. In SMITE however, the camera
is locked at eye-level as in a third-person action game. You
engage in session based arena combat as a mythical god and control
your character via WASD rather than clicking on a map so the combat
is action oriented and visceral.
- Join us for the first public viewing and match play of SMITE.
Play Zeus, Odin, Anubis, Kali, Ymir, He Bo, plus two new gods
to be announced prior to the show.
is a squad-based, futuristic third-person Shooter MMO and was
the first title to launch as free-to-play on Steam.
- Join us for the first preview of the upcoming 1.5 Recursive
Colony content update for Global Agenda including new Open Zone
questing content and instanced co-op missions.
"With Global Agenda we've demonstrated our vision for AAA
free-to-play titles," says Todd Harris, Hi-Rez Studios COO.
"Innovative, Polished, Balanced and NO pay to win. Our
approach will be the same with Tribes: Ascend and SMITE and our dev
team is excited to give PAX attendees an early hands-on experience
with these games."
About Hi-Rez Studios
Hi-Rez Studios, Inc, located just outside of Atlanta GA, was
established in 2005 to create exceptional online interactive
entertainment. In February 2010, the company released the
squad-based Shooter-MMO Global Agenda. Hi-Rez is currently
developing other competitive online games including Tribes: Ascend
and SMITE. For more information, visit
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