Hi-Rez Studios to demo Tribes Ascend and SMITE at Gamescom 2011

Hi-Rez Studios to demo Tribes Ascend and SMITE at Gamescom 2011

Highly anticipated multiplayer FPS Tribes: Ascend and new action online battleground game SMITE to be shown to the press in Cologne

ATLANTA – Aug 3, 2011 — Hi-Rez Studios, independent developer and publisher of competitive online games and makers of the acclaimed online shooter Global Agenda, today announced their lineup for the upcoming Gamescom trade show taking place in Cologne, Germany from the 17th to the 21st of August. Tribes: Ascend, the long-awaited new title in the popular Tribes franchise, will be playable in Hi-Rez’s media booth alongside SMITE, a new action-strategy game which will be unveiled and playable for the very first time at the show.

  • Tribes: Ascend: A fully playable multiplayer demo of this upcoming title in the popular FPS franchise will be presented at the Hi-Rez booth in the Gamescom business center. Scott Zier, Senior Designer of Tribes: Ascend, will be presenting the game and answering questions.
  • SMITE: Announced this past April, SMITE is a brand new game where gods from various mythologies fight for supremacy in action-packed multiplayer battles, within beautiful environments powered by Unreal Engine 3. For the first time ever, SMITE will be shown to the press in a playable version behind closed doors on the Hi-Rez booth,with Travis Brown, Senior Designer, available to chat about the game.

Todd Harris, Hi-Rez Studio’s Chief Operating Officer, will also be on hand for interviews about Tribes: Ascend, SMITE and the future of Global Agenda. Don’t miss this chance to get an exclusive look at the games — contact us now to ensure your meeting slot. The Hi-Rez booth is located in the Gamescom Business Center, Hall 4.1, Booth C019. For all enquiries related to Hi-Rez’s presence at Gamescom, please e-mail [email protected].

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 the recently announced SMITE.

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