Just like a cartoon character barreling its way through a brick wall, body contorted in a character-shaped chalk outline pose – there's a peculiarly Tribes
-shaped hole in our collective heart left when the classic team-based shooter was passed over by a newer, fancier
generation of team-based shooters. But while those games have filled all sorts of other random holes in our heart (the thing was a perforated mess!), we find ourselves still Tribes
Our best hope for a full recovery comes a week from today, when Fallen Empire: Legions
– a spiritual successor of sorts from the original Tribes
developers, formerly of Dynamic and now at GarageGames – begins its open beta at InstantAction.com. If you want to get a quick taste of the browser-based FPS, check out our video from GDC
embedded after the break or hit up the galleries below.