By Daniel Perez   //   August 19, 2015 7:00 AM

Smite Xbox One Review: Smitten by the Console Gods

Smite has officially launched on the Xbox One today and if you're a fan of MOBAs, you'll want to check it out as it has great controls, a long list of Gods to play as, and multiple game modes that will please most.

By Daniel Perez   //   June 18, 2015 1:20 PM

Smite Xbox One Open Beta begins this July

Have you been trying to get into the Smite Closed Beta, but haven't had any luck? Don't worry as Hi-Rez Studios is launching Smite's Open Beta in July.

By Steve Watts   //   January 14, 2015 11:15 AM

Watch us interview Smite championship players

Shacknews recently visited the Smite World Championship in Atlanta. In this set of exclusive interviews, you can see Shacknews interview team COGnitive Gaming on the rise of eSports in general, and Smite in particular.

By Steve Watts   //   May 5, 2014 2:15 PM

Smite adds Egyptian god Osiris

Smite has added another new character to its growing pantheon of gods: Osiris, the Egyptian god of the afterlife.
By Steve Watts   //   November 26, 2013 8:30 AM

Smite releasing March 25, followed by $100,000 tournament

Hi-Rez Studios' free-to-play game Smite is coming on March 25, 2014. Progress from the open beta will carry over, and the top teams from a weekly tournament will take part in the finals on March 29-30.
By Alice O'Connor   //   July 15, 2013 11:00 AM

Tribes: Ascend won't receive any 'major' updates for at least six months

A steady flow of fresh content is important for the well-being of free-to-play multiplayer games but Tribes: Ascend, well, is looking a little peaky. Developer Hi-Rez has said its timeline for the next six months doesn't include any "major" for the free-to-play FPS, and maybe not any after that, as it focuses on other games.
By Steve Watts   //   February 13, 2013 10:30 AM

Tribes: Ascend 'Game of the Year Edition' coming Friday

Hi-Rez Studios is releasing a Tribes: Ascend "Game of the Year" edition on Friday. It packages all of the classes, weapons, and perks together for a "launch discount" price of $29.99, or $19.99 for current VIPs.
By Alice O'Connor   //   January 25, 2013 9:00 AM

Smite now in open beta

If you've got the Dota crazies and are stuck by an irresistible urge to play every last one of the games inspired by the classic mod, here's another for you. Tribes: Ascend developer Hi-Rez's Dote 'em up Smite entered open beta yesterday, with the twists of controlling more like a regular third-person action game and boasting a lineup of real, actual, live, living gods and mythological creatures.