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Ascendant is the unforgiving beat 'em up that challenges you with a new world each time you play. It utilizes a number of modern roguelike elements such as permadeath and procedurally generated environments. You are a demigod who invades a plane controlled by your rivals. They will stop at nothing to eliminate you. Only the most impressive warriors will triumph over their armies of zealots and beasts. By exploring the world, discovering new weapons, spells, and Blessings, and learning how to survive in this brutal realm, you may have a small chance at winning.

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2 comments by pants1067 on May 6th, 2014

Hapa Games has released their first game, Ascendant, on Windows. Mac and Linux editions are slated to be released later this week.

Ascendant is available for purchase on the Hapa Games website or the itchi.io storefront.

The game was also recently Greenlit and is scheduled to release via Steam on May 13th.

To coincide with the launch, Hapa Games has also released a brand new trailer which you can check out below.

Ascendant is an unforgiving beat ‘em up that utilizes a number of modern roguelike mechanics like permadeath and vast amounts of loot. You are a demigod forced into a brutal struggle with your rivals and their armies of zealots, beasts, and warriors. Only by learning how to survive in this relentless world will you have any chance of success.

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Cybexx15 Jun 16 2014, 7:41pm says:

This game is beutiful, i first saw it at Total Biscuits WTF is show. I really need to get some money together to get this !

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polipoli2435 Apr 12 2014, 3:32pm says:

Voted on Greenlight. I'll upload it on my INDIE TIMES series.

Here's link: Youtu.be

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pants1067 Creator
pants1067 Apr 15 2014, 3:32pm replied:

Thanks :D

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Kazzthal Apr 10 2014, 2:04am says:

This is worth tracking :)

Man I wish I could buy it just now, It looks so nice !!!

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pants1067 Creator
pants1067 Apr 15 2014, 3:32pm replied:

May 6th!

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Kazzthal Apr 29 2014, 1:43am replied:

Great !!!

You'll release it via steam ? or by your website ?

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pants1067 Creator
pants1067 May 1 2014, 2:16pm replied:

On our website, on Desura, wherever we can really.

But since we just got Greenlit we will be releasing on Steam as well. Not on the 6th though - we still have to integrate Achievements, trading cards, and all of that. Once we have more of an idea on how long this will take we will let everyone know.

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Kazzthal May 15 2014, 3:05am replied:

If I get it from your web, Would I be able to link it to my steam acount ?

I love achivements :D

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lasec2 Nov 2 2013, 2:26am says:

Wow, when i saw the character, i just fell in love

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pants1067 Creator
pants1067 Nov 3 2013, 9:14pm replied:

Thanks, lasec! We love him too. You will be able to unlock additional characters as you progress through the game. They all have different looks and will have varying strengths and weaknesses to match any playstyle.

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