TowerFall Ascension

ANDROID, PC, PS4 / Platform / Release: Jun 25, 2013 / ESRB: U

Towerfall finds its largest audience on PS4

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 28, 2014 2:30pm PDT

Thanks to the greater install bases of PS4 and PC and a gentle push from Sony, TowerFall Ascension has grossed over $500,000 so far.


"Is head rush coming? I'll shank that guy with a rolled up program. "

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Local multiplayer is trendy again thanks to these games

By Robert Workman, Mar 28, 2014 8:15am PDT

Local multiplayer games are making a big return.


"Well it worked because I actually laughed out loud and tagged this so."

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TowerFall Ascension creator discusses local multiplayer-only approach

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 15, 2014 4:00pm PDT

TowerFall Ascension creator Matt Thorson speaks to the virtues of the game's local multiplayer-only approach, talking about how it leads to more personal interactions with others.


"I'm not going to go into the details, but without online, multiplayer isn't possible in my ..."

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'Spring Fever' 2014 brings Awesomenauts, TowerFall, and more indies to PlayStation

By Steve Watts, Mar 03, 2014 4:00pm PST

The PlayStation "Spring Fever" sale kicks off this week, offering discounts for Plus members on new games as they come out. The line-up includes Awesomenauts, Towerfall, SteamWorld Dig, and Fez, among others.


TowerFall Ascension slinging onto PC and PS4 March 11

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 19, 2014 1:00pm PST

TowerFall Ascension is ready to make its way to PC and PS4 on March 11 with a new co-op mode, 50 new Versus arenas, and new weapons to sling at your friends.


TowerFall Ascension coming to PS4 in early 2014

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 14, 2013 9:55pm PST

Creator Matt Thorson has announced that TowerFall will hit consoles, with TowerFall Ascension scheduled to arrive on PS4 in early 2014.


TowerFall PC version aiming for January release

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 07, 2013 7:30am PDT

TowerFall creator Matt Thorson is continuing work on the game's PC version and hopes to have it ready for January. In the meantime, he demonstrates some of the game's new content, including new arrows and new Orbs.


IndieCade 2013 Award Winners

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 07, 2013 6:00am PDT

We've got the full list of winners from IndieCade 2013 and they include Quadrilateral Cowboy, TowerFall, Kentucky Route Zero, and many others.


Featured indies announced for this year's PAX 10

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 29, 2013 2:30pm PDT

This year's PAX 10, spotlight ten exception indie games, have been selected and include such Shacknews favorites as Gunpoint, TowerFall, and Ridiculous Fishing.


TowerFall for PC is a 'massive update' over Ouya version

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 29, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Before bringing his game to PC, Matt Thorson discusses TowerFall's origins, potential new features, and Ouya success.


Competitive brawler TowerFall coming to PC

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 19, 2013 9:20am PDT

Indie developer Matt Thorson announced on Twitter that four-player competitive brawler TowerFall will expand beyond Ouya and come to PC soon with new content.


Indie favorites from Evo 2013

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 18, 2013 6:00pm PDT

Between catching some of Evo 2013's multiple tournament, I check out some of the indie titles on-hand, including SpyParty, Towerfall, Super Comboman, and Super Space _____.


IndieCade faves from E3: Spaceteam, Towerfall, 7 Grand Steps, Perfection, Voronoid, Soundodger

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 17, 2013 3:30pm PDT

IndieCade's E3 booth was filled with dozens of great indie titles. Here are some favorites from the show.