Roanoke, VA – March 13, 2013 – StarCityGames.com and Stone Blade Entertainment are proud to announce an exciting joint venture to bring competitive Ascension to players at the StarCityGames.com Open Series featuring the Invitational. Each Invitational weekend in 2013 will feature an Ascension Immortal Tournament. This includes Atlanta, Georgia on April 5-7; Somerset, New Jersey on July 26-28; and two additional Invitational events in the latter half of the year.
Ascension Immortal Tournaments offer the unique chance for champions to have their likeness featured on a future Ascension promo card and the official Ascension website.
“StarCityGames.com’s reputation for excellence in running large-scale events is unparalleled, and we are proud to partner with them,” said Stone Blade Entertainment founder and CEO, Justin Gary. “We’re excited and honored to introduce the next level of Ascension Organized Play.”
Each entrant in the Ascension Immortal Tournament will receive an exclusive promo card, with top 16 prizes including Ascension playmats, Honor Token Dice Bags, and $500 in Amazon.com Gift Cards. The format will be the most recent set(s), beginning with the most recent Ascension expansion, Ascension: Rise of Vigil.
“We’re excited to offer Ascension players both large-scale, competitive tournaments and the unique opportunity to become a part of the game they love,” said StarCityGames.com President Pete Hoefling.
“With a terrific reward for first and exciting runner-up prizes, Ascension players have a unique shot at experiencing the game on a competitive level,” said Technology and Marketing Manager Evan Erwin.
For complete details, please visit StarCityGames.com.
StarCityGames.com is located in Roanoke, VA and has been the world’s largest Magic: The Gathering® secondary market retailer for over a decade. The StarCityGames.com Open Series is the world’s largest Magic: The Gathering® independent tournament circuit offering over forty Open Series weekends and four Invitationals each year. The company also publishes new written and video content every weekday from the game’s most well-known pros and personalities. Like us at facebook.com/starcitygames or follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/starcitygames
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 award-winning deckbuilding 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. Stone Blade Entertainment will 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 at Facebook.com/AscensionGame or follow us on Twitter at Twitter.com/AscensionGame