From the makers of Thrawn's Revenge: Imperial Civil War, Ascendancy is a Star Wars mod set after the Battle of Endor in the Star Wars Galaxy. Fight for galactic ascendancy as multiple factions from this period in Star Wars history.
Early access review
This is not just a port of units from the EAW:FOC version, since the gameplay mechanics are so different.
Right now, the game is very fun, and fairly well balanced. The only thing I would take off for is the performance, which can be improved later down the line. The Sins engine was never designed for massive amounts of fighters, which is exactly what the game encourages (New Republic especially). Coupled with the various banks of weapons capable of targeting multiple units, relatively small fleets will consume massive CPU resources and cause stuttering somewhat early in the game, especially when playing against AI and on larger maps.
Highest Rated (4 agree) 7/10
Coming from Empire at War I knew what kind of high-quality work to expect, but I was also a bit set back by the ultra-minimalistic UI and the lack of heroes. Star Wars without heroes is like coffee without beans. Its just water or yet another run-of-the-mill RTS. I can understand the teams reasoning, but that doesen't mean I have to like it. I find it very hard to enjoy Star Wars without heroes to rally behind, especially in a game that takes the EU lore so very seriously. When I first heard of…
Apr 14 2016 by Kythia