Game Expansions for Space Hulk: Ascension
Space Hulk: Ascension - Salamanders
Strategy 24 February 2015
The second official DLC for Space Hulk: Ascension - a turn based science-fiction strategy game created by Full Control as an attempt to translate the popular Space Hulk board game, set in the Warhammer 40K universe, into a video game setting. This time around, the players get to control a new Space Marine faction – the Salamanders chapter. The new story campaign includes twenty missions, in which the Salamanders attempt to retrieve the precious Tomes of Fire and punish those who profaned them. The Salamanders expansion introduces new special abilities and tactical options building on the Salamanders squad members’ biggest advantage – Fire Resistance trait resulting from their modified DNAs. The last but not least among the novelties delivered by this add-on is a set of twenty new Flash Missions.
Space Hulk: Ascension - Imperial Fists
Strategy 18 December 2014
The first DLC for Space Hulk: Ascension, a game developed by Full Control. The Imperial Fists expansion delivers a completely new faction: the titular Imperial Fists chapter, as well as a story campaign tailored to the Fists, adding 15 new missions to the entire experience. The main objective is to retrieve an ancient imperial spaceship from the hands of Genestealers. What is more, the Imperial Fists add-on features 20 new Flash Missions, in which one can lead to battle either the new Space Marine chapter or the ones from the base game. Even though the gameplay has not been revised significantly, Space Hulk: Ascension – Imperial Fists introduces powerful Tarantula Sentry Turrets, available in two versions with different spin angles and clip sizes.
Space Hulk: Ascension - Dark Angels
Strategy 15 April 2014
The third DLC for Space Hulk: Ascension, which, along with the two previous expansions (Imperial Fists and Salamanders), was developed by Full Control. In this add-on, the players get to control an elite Space Marine faction – The Dark Angels chapter, whose main objective is to eliminate the Tyranids preparing a full-scale assault on the planet of Corinth from the space hulk orbiting around it. The story campaign includes twenty new missions. Additionally, the Flash Mission game mode has been expanded by 20 new scenarios. When adding the new features, the developers did not omit the gameplay mechanics, introducing new plasma weapons, available in the battlefields, as well as the aforementioned Dark Angels chapters, whose members - the Apothecaries - serve as support units.