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Playdek Releases the Realms Unraveled Expansion for Ascension

Posted by Jessica Fisher on January 5th, 2015
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Playdek and Stone Blade Entertainment have released of an in-app expansion for Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer, called Realms Unraveled. The expansion features the Dual Factions mechanic that lets heroes join more than one faction at a time. This gives them the abilities of both and, paired with the Multi-unite mechanic that lets heroes of the same faction unite, you can build some devastating card combos. The expansion also comes with 14 new cards, including new transforming heroes, constructs, and monsters, to add to your Machiavellian strategies.

“Some Ascension fans call Realms Unraveled their favorite expansion ever,” said Joel Goodman, CEO, Playdek. “We hope you will try it and see if you agree.”

You can download Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer for free on the app Store. Realms Unraveled can be bought in-game for $2.99.

Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer will NOT Lose Online Multiplayer, but Receive a New Expansion Soon

Posted by Blake Grundman on July 1st, 2014
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Three years to the day, after it initially launched on the App Store, it was announced that the Editor's Choice award winning Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer will be getting a brand new in-app expansion pack. As part of an extended partnership between Ascension creators Stone Blade Entertainment and publisher Playdek, the expansion Rise of Vigil is set to debut on iOS this summer.

As part of this agreement Playdek is committed to maintaining the current online infrastructure (no fretting over the possible loss of multiplayer anymore, yay!), including cross-platform multiplayer functionality. But wait, isn't Ascension currently iOS-exclusive, you say? Well our friends over at AndroidRundown have plenty to be excited about too, because shortly after the new expansion lands on the App Store, the title will be launching on both PC and Android for the first time.

For now though, you can brush up on your deck building skills by downloading Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer for free on the App Store.

Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer Gets New Promo Pack, Includes New Heroes and Monsters, and is Currently Free

Posted by Stephen Hall on March 5th, 2014
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Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer, which actually received the honor of being a 148apps Editor's Choice game, was recently updated to include a new "Promo Pack;" a purchasable upgrade that packs a variety of new cards. Instead of charging you outright for the game, the developers behind Ascension have decided on a free-to-play model, including a variety of packs and features within in the game that are only obtainable as in-app purchases.

Today's update to Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer brings Promo Pack 4, which is said to be a "a digital exclusive ready to challenge how you play Ascension!" The update packs "3 new Heroes, 1 new Construct, and 1 new Monster," according to the game's version 1.6.0 update notes. This pack is the fourth Promo Pack to be released, but actually one of 7 sets of additional features which are purchasable in-game.

You can get Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer on the App Store for free.

Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer Goes Free for a Limited Time, Gets a Second Promo Pack in Latest Update

Posted by Andrew Stevens on September 17th, 2013
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Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer gets updated with new content and goes free for a limited time only. The new content includes a second promo pack, which can be downloaded for $0.99. Players can also find Cetra - Guide of Ogo (Lifebound), Hedron Flare (Mechana), Nethersnare (Void), Askara of Fortune - Journeyman Sage (Enlightened), and Ender of Days (Monster) cards in the update.

In our review, Rob Rich said, "Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer successfully merges simplicity with strategy to create one of the most addicting and accessible card games in the App Store."

Favorite 4: Games that can Save Anywhere

Posted by Rob Rich on October 11th, 2012

Anyone who takes the bus, train, or subway to work has had this problem at least a few times: You’re in the middle of a game and before you know it you’ve arrived at your stop. You hurriedly close out the game, turn off the screen, stuff the iPhone into your pocket and bolt out the door. Once you have a moment to start it back up you realize that your progress has been wiped. Bummer. If only there were some iOS games that allowed players to save whenever they wanted!

Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer
Ascension was quite honestly the first deck-building game I’d ever played, and it totally made me fall in love with the concept. I also fell in love with the way it saves all the time. No prompts and no menus to browse. The game automatically saves progress at the start of each hand, and it can do so for multiple games whether they’re solo or against other players.
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Solitaire by Backflip
I’ll admit that most solitaire iOS games will keep track of a player’s progress at all times, but I like Backflip’s offering so that’s what I’ve decided to go with. Again, there’s no need to do anything in order to save a game and come back to it later. Simply exit the game and the next time it’s started up things will be just as you left them; most likely a step or two away from failure and needing to start another round.
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Aliens Versus Humans
It’s an homage to one of the greatest strategy games of all time, and it faithfully reproduces many of the mechanics that even the new contemporary remake has done away with. But more important than that - and the sheer enjoyment of fending off an alien attack without losing a single soldier - it allows players to save their game at any time. Whether they’re in the middle of a mission or on the Geoscape, opening up the options menu and quickly saving progress is always an option. Reloading after getting a soldier named after loved one killed is also just as fast.
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Junk Jack
Aside from the fantastic art style and clever adaptation of the block/world-building ideas popularized by Minecraft, Junk Jack also brings constant saving to the table. Pausing the game saves progress. Quitting the game saves progress. It does prevent reloading after losing some favored items or getting killed, but it also makes hopping off the bus or train in a hurry far less detrimental.
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Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer Review

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By Rob Rich on July 27th, 2011
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Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer successfully merges simplicity with strategy to create one of the most addicting and accessible card games in the App Store.
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