New Ascension Promos & Rise of Vigil is now available!

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Two new promos have been shown off by Ascension Fans, and both of them have a holiday theme! Whether it’s celebrating Easter with a new monster or the best flavor text in the game for April Fools’, both cards are certainly interesting… and maddening.

We’ve also received word from Stone Blade Entertainment that Rise of Vigil is now out and available! The full press release is after the break, and we’ve got the complete spoiler available as well.

Stone Blade Entertainment Launches Fourth Ascension Expansion

Ascension: Rise of Vigil Joins the deck-building franchise

SAN DIEGO, April 3, 2013 – Stone Blade Entertainment, the gaming company behind popular board game and iOS game, Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer and upcoming Digital Collectable Game (DCG), SolForge, today announces the fifth release in the Ascension franchise, Ascension: Rise of Vigil.

Playable as a standalone one to four player game, Ascension: Rise of Vigil can also be combined with other Ascension games to explore the world of Vigil with up to six players.

“We’re thrilled to be releasing the fifth edition into the Ascension world and are very humbled about how well Ascension has been received since its launch at Gen Con in 2010,” said Stone Blade Entertainment founder and CEO, Justin Gary.

Stone Blade Entertainment’s newest expansion, Ascension: Rise of Vigil, features an entirely new resource called Energy. Unlike the other resources in Ascension, Runes and Power, Energy is not spent to acquire or defeat cards.  Instead, select cards have Energize abilities that turn on when the player reaches a certain Energy threshold. In addition, Ascension: Rise of Vigil also introduces Treasure cards, which provide free bonuses to players when they acquire or defeat cards in the center row.

All Stone Blade Entertainment designs feature high quality art and depth of gameplay.  They offer dynamics and fast-paced play experiences where players must react to ever-changing circumstances and adjust their strategies accordingly.

About Stone Blade Entertainment

Formerly known as Gary Games, Stone Blade Entertainment is a top industry gaming company headquartered in San Diego. In 2010, the team released the award winning deck-building game Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer which features fast-paced strategy and tactics, requiring players to react to an ever changing board of Heroes, Constructs, and Monsters as they vie for dominance in the rich fantasy world of Vigil. Shortly after its release, Ascension became the first deck-building app for iOS devices. Stone Blade Entertainment will also be releasing the highly anticipated Digital Collectible Game (DCG), SolForge in 2013. For more information about Ascension and SolForge, visit Ascensiongame.com and SolForgegame.com. Like us on Facebook at Facebook.com/AscensionGame or follow us on Twitter at Twitter.com/Ascensiongame