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OFFICIAL Path of Exile: Ascendancy (Review)

Apr 19, 2012
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Path of Exile: Ascendancy is the latest and greatest free expansion to GrindingGearGames' wildly successful loot-em-up ARPG. It adds a shedload of content to and otherwise already brimming format, adding masses of new loot, leagues, and additional points on the passive skill tree. For those unfamiliar with Path of Exile, it's like a pleasant grungy mix between Diablo II, Grim Dawn and Titan Quest thrown in for good measure. It's also a Free to Play title, which may ring alarm bells for most of you; however it is one of the few true F2P titles in existence. It has hundreds of hours of content, more skills than you can shake a stick at, and the most unique approach to currency and levelling ever seen in the genre. For the most part, everybody knows about Path of Exile, so let's take a look and see if this new expansion is worth the reinstall.

To read the full review, go to: http://www.nextpowerup.com/articles/path-of-exile-ascendancy-review/
To read the performance analysis, go to: http://www.nextpowerup.com/articles/path-of-exile-ascendancy-performance-analysis/

See below for the video review summary.



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I didn't realize until I went to consider adding some more inventory space for Her to see if she'd play, how much I spent on inventory expansion!!:eek:
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Great game need to check expansion out. THanks for Review