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Source: http://www.pcgamer.com/2011/03/11/sh...r-has-trailer/

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Originally Posted by Todd Harris, via PCGamer
Before Halo, before Modern Warfare, and before Battlefield, there was Tribes. Tribes fans appreciate the game’s essence–athletic FPS combat combined with teamwork and strategy. As we began development of Tribes Universe, we focused first on capturing that essence–refining and modernizing iconic elements like jetpacks, skiing, and vehicles. We’ve had tremendous fun play-testing and realized the potential of a multiplayer focused title ahead of Tribes Universe.

I can't wait! My favorite all-time and first ever played FPS was Tribes. For a while I was part of an active clan on it (one of the last left), before I found out that college and games are mutually exclusive.

*Puts his jetpack on* I'm ready!
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The only other game in this studio's portfolio is Global Agenda folks. I'm not going to get too worked up just yet.
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"Cautious optimism" is the name of the game, I'd say, in regards to this. Hopefully it pays off.
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I played tribes religiously. Back in ogl.....tribes 2 was ok. Vegeance sucked...legends yawn....quake wars mod no one played....


Im skeptical
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Tribes 2 was the best tactical FPS ever made.

No idea what Ascend is going to be like, as the trailer has no gameplay footage. Wasn't impressed with Tribes Vengeance, dumbing down the tactical/strategic aspect and reducing map size was not at all where I wanted the series to go.
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