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Niche Spotlight – Shards of Infinity

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Today’s Spotlight is Shards of Infinity, a deckbuilding game by Temple Gates Games, the company that created Ascension VR.

Shards of Infinity is the official digital adaptation of the physical game by Stone Blade Entertainment, and acts as a sci-fi follow-up to Ascension.

Sessions are designed to last around 30 minutes and support up to four players, with the goal of being the first to rebuild the Infinity Engine by recruiting allies and outsmarting your rivals. This digital version also features a solo mode. You can check out the launch trailer above.

Shards of Infinity is available on Windows PC (via Steam), iOS, and Android for $7.99, and it supports cross-play between all three platforms.

Here’s a rundown of the game:

One-hundred years ago, The Infinity Engine was shattered and its reality-bending shards have destroyed most of the world. Now, it falls upon you to gather your forces, defeat your adversaries, and rebuild the Infinity Engine! Will you survive?

Shards of Infinity is the follow-up to the award winning deckbuilding game, Ascension. Build your armies by recruiting allies and champions from four unique factions. Launch surprise attacks on your foes by instantly deploying mercenaries. Unlock limitless power by mastering the Shard of Infinity.

Key Features:

  • For 2-4 Players
  • 30 minute playing time
  • Network multiplayer
  • Local pass and play
  • Solo play against AI

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Frank Streva


Niche Gamer’s resident indie expert. Digs through the Steam new releases so you don’t have to. Massive fan of miniature and board games as well.