ASCENSION VR Launching on Major VR Platforms August 1

ASCENSION VR Launching on Major VR Platforms August 1

Stone Blade Entertainment in partnership with Temple Gates Games today announced Ascension VR, the first deckbuilding Virtual Reality experience on the market, launching on major VR platforms August 1, 2016.

Ascension is a fast-paced deck building game that’s quick to learn and packed with endless hours of replay value. Play online or single player in this VR adaptation of the award winning favorite that will appeal to fans of board games, trading card games and non-gamers alike.

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Ascension VR Features

  • 52 Heroes, Constructs & Monsters
  • Network Multiplayer across VR platforms
  • Gear & Rift support
  • Single player AI mode
  • Social VR features: spatialized chat, lip and animation sync

Bringing the tabletop world into the digital sphere by connecting players from all over the world into one virtual space, Ascension VR uses 3D fully animated avatars and showcases social elements including spatialized voice chat, avatar lip sync and avatar animation triggered by real time player movement.  Players can battle for supremacy regardless of what platform they’re on, whether mobile or PC and from a variety of VR headsets, including Gear, Vive, and Rift.

Ascension VR will be available for $9.99 via Steam and the Oculus Store August 1, 2016.  You can sign up for the Beta here.

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