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Release Date: Dec 18, 2014

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Includes 4 items: Space Hulk Ascension - Dark Angels, Space Hulk Ascension - Imperial Fist, Space Hulk Ascension - Salamanders, Space Hulk Ascension - Successor Chapter Pack

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About This Content

The Imperial Fists Expansion is upon us and comes with a heavy bag of content and features:

  • Playable Imperial Fists Chapter
  • The Devastating Tarantula Sentry Turret
  • Shield of Retribution Campaign with 15 New Story Missions and 20 New Flash Missions

Imperial Fists generate less heat on their bolters and sergeants have the option to carry a single Tarantula into combat. They have a high defense bonus of +10, but have sacrificed the ability to use psychers.

Tarantulas are automated sentry turrets equipped with a set of heavy bolters. They will keep an area littered with dead Genestealers until the turret runs out of ammo or is destroyed. They come in 2 versions; one with 180 degree overwatch cone and low ammo count and the upgraded 360 degree vision and high ammo version.

Shield of Retribution campaign contains 15-20 hours of additional gameplay with a brand new story. The missions are set up for the Imperial Fists and Tarantulas, but is perfectly playable with the other chapters. In this mission, the Imperial Fists discover an ancient Imperial vessel that has to be broken free and recovered.

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Positive (8 reviews)
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Commisar Wouter
Posted: July 7
"Primarch-Progenitor, to your glory and the glory of Him on Earth!"
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rjmacready
Posted: August 14, 2015
It's a bit hard NOT to recommend this if you like the main game, but be prepared for a challenge (and a quite possibly inordinate one, at that) . I personally found a lot of the other so-called "Impossible" difficulty missions anything but, even on Hard difficulty...but in this campaign, I actually met my match, and called it a day. There's only so many times I need to try - and utterly fail - a mission before I concede defeat, I'm afraid. It's still hard to argue with the value of the DLC irrespective, not least of all 'cause the Fists themselves are pretty nifty, and the Sentry Turrets are sheer awesome (and provide a greater challenge than having the humble Librarian in your squad, which isn't an option here). If nothing else, it's at least well worth picking up in a pack or in a sale.


Verdict: 8.5/10.
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Binary Stylus
Posted: May 16, 2015
This is good
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foxdevil1
Posted: January 30, 2015
Finaly a group that favors the slow and methodical player. Putting a Marine into overwatch is one thing, haveing him get hit, and then punch back is much more satisfying. The turret, if placed right, will serve the squad well, and buy them much needed time... or earn them the kills nessisary to survive. The lack of a Librarian is no handicap, as your Marines make up for this with sheer survivability.
If this game's developers crank out more dlc in the form of playable chapters, I'd seriously consider the purchase.
Now if said future dlc (asumeing there will be any) is Dark Angels, a Death Company (for Blood Angels), or Salamanders, I dont think I'd waste time considering and just buy the dlc right away. Also, and this goes without saying... genestealers arnt the ONLY inhabitants on Space Hulks.
Either way, this is good dlc. It dosent break the game by makeing it too easy, and it most definetly dosent copy and paste the previous chapters placed in the game. It provides a new set of tatics for the player to experiment with, and shows much potential for future development if there is any.
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Gifty
Posted: January 24, 2015
More of the same, but slightly better. The new missions feel a little more thoughtful and hand crafted than their stock counterparts, with trickier objectives that often require you to partition your forces. The new faction's Tarantula turret is extremely useful, and their lack of magic users makes for a more hardline, no-frills experience. Not a must-have for those who weren't swayed by the main game, but if you've played it all and you want more, this will give you the same buzz.
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Sassy The Sasquatch
Posted: January 15, 2015
MORE DAKKA
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41 of 42 people (98%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
Posted: January 30, 2015
Finaly a group that favors the slow and methodical player. Putting a Marine into overwatch is one thing, haveing him get hit, and then punch back is much more satisfying. The turret, if placed right, will serve the squad well, and buy them much needed time... or earn them the kills nessisary to survive. The lack of a Librarian is no handicap, as your Marines make up for this with sheer survivability.
If this game's developers crank out more dlc in the form of playable chapters, I'd seriously consider the purchase.
Now if said future dlc (asumeing there will be any) is Dark Angels, a Death Company (for Blood Angels), or Salamanders, I dont think I'd waste time considering and just buy the dlc right away. Also, and this goes without saying... genestealers arnt the ONLY inhabitants on Space Hulks.
Either way, this is good dlc. It dosent break the game by makeing it too easy, and it most definetly dosent copy and paste the previous chapters placed in the game. It provides a new set of tatics for the player to experiment with, and shows much potential for future development if there is any.
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28 of 28 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
Posted: January 24, 2015
More of the same, but slightly better. The new missions feel a little more thoughtful and hand crafted than their stock counterparts, with trickier objectives that often require you to partition your forces. The new faction's Tarantula turret is extremely useful, and their lack of magic users makes for a more hardline, no-frills experience. Not a must-have for those who weren't swayed by the main game, but if you've played it all and you want more, this will give you the same buzz.
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8 of 9 people (89%) found this review helpful
Recommended
Posted: August 14, 2015
It's a bit hard NOT to recommend this if you like the main game, but be prepared for a challenge (and a quite possibly inordinate one, at that) . I personally found a lot of the other so-called "Impossible" difficulty missions anything but, even on Hard difficulty...but in this campaign, I actually met my match, and called it a day. There's only so many times I need to try - and utterly fail - a mission before I concede defeat, I'm afraid. It's still hard to argue with the value of the DLC irrespective, not least of all 'cause the Fists themselves are pretty nifty, and the Sentry Turrets are sheer awesome (and provide a greater challenge than having the humble Librarian in your squad, which isn't an option here). If nothing else, it's at least well worth picking up in a pack or in a sale.


Verdict: 8.5/10.
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28 of 49 people (57%) found this review helpful
37 people found this review funny
Recommended
Posted: January 15, 2015
MORE DAKKA
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
Posted: May 16, 2015
This is good
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Recommended
Posted: July 7
"Primarch-Progenitor, to your glory and the glory of Him on Earth!"
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