A frenetic shootout involving humans and mechs in The Ascent, a game developed by the now-Krafton-owned Neon Giant

Krafton Acquires The Ascent Developer Neon Giant

Krafton, the company responsible for PUBG: Battlegrounds, has apparently acquired The Ascent developer Neon Giant, according to a recent earnings document. The studio is currently hard at work on its…

November 11, 2022 | 10:49 EST

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New The Ascent DLC Lets You Stage A Cyber Heist Soon

Developer Neon Giant and publisher Curve have announced a brand new The Ascent DLC pack. Cyber Heist expands the main game's story with more missions and sidequests, as well as introducing new…

August 4, 2022 | 09:00 EDT

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The Ascent Update Adds Free Chongqing Pack

A new The Ascent update has arrived, and that's not all -- the developers have released the free Chongqing Pack DLC for all players. Neon Giant has been hard at work cranking out new content for The…

January 27, 2022 | 03:35 EST

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The Ascent Patch 5 and 'Cybersec Pack' DLC is Here

Free new content and bugfixes have arrived today with The Ascent Patch 5 alongside the debut of the game's first DLC -- the CyberSec Pack is here. The Ascent has proven to be a smashing success for…

December 2, 2021 | 04:36 EST

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The Ascent Update Adds Photo Mode and Spooky Content

The Ascent update has dropped with a major load of goodies, along with a sale and a roadmap going into next year. Since its launch, it's been a good time to be a fan of The Ascent, because there's…

October 29, 2021 | 10:20 EDT

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Next The Ascent Update Detailed by Neon Giant

Neon Giant and Curve Digital have teased the next The Ascent update, promising players a number of fixes and improvements to the co-op action RPG on PC and consoles. The Ascent was first announced…

September 29, 2021 | 03:13 EDT

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The Ascent Dev Neon Giant Discuss How One of 2021's Coolest Worlds Was Born

As cyberpunk becomes more and more popular, it becomes an immense challenge for developers to create original environments within this genre. Armed with the right industry experience and an extra…

September 14, 2021 | 11:30 EDT

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The Ascent Sales Rack up $5m Over Launch Weekend

The Ascent is a good game. I mean, our review even goes so far as to put it in very good with a 7.5, and if that's not good enough for you it's got a 78% positive review score on Steam and a 74%…

August 4, 2021 | 11:51 EDT

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The Ascent Guide for Beginners

It's a tough world in The Ascent. A dog eat dog world, if you will, full of backstabbing corporations, slimy aliens (both figuratively and literally), and plenty of moral ambiguity. To get an edge in…

July 29, 2021 | 09:00 EDT

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The Ascent Review

The Ascent doesn't seem like much first blush. It wears the trappings of a neon-drenched cyberpunk future and its gameplay is a mix of an action RPG and a twin-stick shooter. In the broadest strokes…

July 29, 2021 | 09:00 EDT

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Interview - Tweaking and Upgrading The Ascent

A few days ago, I sat down with developer Neon Giant and played the latest build of their upcoming action RPG, The Ascent. Better still, I managed to spend some time with the developers to discuss…

May 24, 2021 | 12:00 EDT

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Hotshot Racing Reignites Arcade Racing Nostalgia

Between Gran Turismo 7, Project CARS 3, and the next inevitable Forza title, the racing genre is certainly becoming a little overcrowded with photo-realistic sims all vying to offer the definitive…

July 16, 2020 | 11:00 EDT

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HotShot Racing

Hotshot Racing is a blisteringly fast arcade-style racing game fusing drift handling, razor-sharp retro visuals, and an incredible sense of speed to create an exhilarating driving experience. 16…

September 6, 2020 | 02:26 EDT

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The Ascent

Corporate slaves rise up! The Ascent Group, the largest mega-corporation on the planet in The Ascent, has shut down and freedom beckons to all who once lived under its rule. Pick up a weapon and…

September 5, 2020 | 12:31 EDT

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Embr Is a Firey Good Time

Many studios have tried and failed over the last few years to become the next Overcooked; a wonderful, cartoonish local party game that encourages players to turn on each other even more than it…

May 20, 2020 | 09:00 EDT

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The Ascent Announced at Inside Xbox With Xbox Series X Footage

The Ascent, a solo and co-op action RPG set in a cyberpunk world developed by Neon Giant, was announced at Xbox's Inside Xbox Conference today. */ */ The game will feature players struggling…

May 7, 2020 | 11:27 EDT

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Hotshot Racing Takes A Lap Through Time

As PCs and home consoles get better and faster over the years we've seen racing games split paths. Down one path, they became more beautiful than ever, highlighting the realistic world and racing…

April 8, 2020 | 04:00 EDT

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Embr is a satirical look at the gig economy from Guns of Icarus Online developer Muse Games. You'll take control of an Embr Respondr, an Uber-style e-hailed firefighter sent to people's homes to take…

April 2, 2020 | 09:10 EDT

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Curve Digital Snags Gig Economy Firefighting Sim Embr

Curve Digital has snagged the rights to publish Guns of Icarus Online developer Muse Games' upcoming firefighting "sim" Embr. It's a satirical look at the gig economy coming to Steam Early Access…

April 2, 2020 | 09:00 EDT

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Table Manners and NHS Partner To Ask You To Save Lives By Donating Blood This Valentines

Indie publisher Curve Digital and developer Echo Chamber Games managed to strike a partnership with the NHS Blood and Transplant foundation for a good cause. The studio revealed the foundation's ‘…

February 5, 2020 | 12:15 EST

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Table Manners

The player has been searching for the perfect date for weeks, digging through dating apps and looking for The One. Now that The One has been found, you guys are going out on your first date, except…

January 16, 2020 | 09:00 EST

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Table Manners, a dating sim, is out this Valentine's Day

Today, Curve Digital announced their new physics-based dating game Table Manners, where it's part Surgeon Simulator and part worst date ever. The player has been searching for the perfect date…

January 16, 2020 | 09:00 EST

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A Knight's Quest is Worth Embarking On

Looking at A Knight's Quest, I felt a sense of immediate familiarity. As a guy who grew up playing the likes of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, I was certain that I would find something to…

December 13, 2019 | 12:00 EST

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A Knight's Quest

Embark on hilarious journey as Rusty, a would-be adventurer who accidentally begins the end of the world. An action-RPG on an epic scale, Rusty must solve puzzles, fight challenging enemies, and…

October 9, 2019 | 09:59 EDT

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Zelda-like A Knight's Quest Coming to PC and Consoles This Fall

Today, Sky-9 Games and Curve Digital announced A Knight's Quest, a Zelda-like Action-Adventure title which releases on PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch this Fall for…

September 10, 2019 | 05:20 EDT


Narcos: Rise of the Cartels Smuggles It’s Way To PC & Consoles Next Year

It's not often games based on TV shows get made anymore, and it's even rarer that they seem remotely interesting. Announced just in time for the highly anticipated 4th season of the hit Netflix…

November 18, 2018 | 10:37 EST

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Narcos: Rise of the Cartels

Based on the hit Netflix show, Narcos: Rise of the Cartels is a turn-based strategy gaming coming to PC and undefined consoles in 2019 by Kuju and Curve Digital. Here's a bit from Curve Digital:…

November 18, 2018 | 10:37 EST