Non-hero units sometimes drop powerups that give a temporary or permanent bonus.

Gameplay takes place on a 3D planet, with lanes from the north to south poles. The planet slowly rotates, and players need to stay on the "sunny" half to survive. Also, map objectives become physically inaccessible or disappear for a while, as new ones are steadily rotated in. This creates a natural pacing for when objectives will come up, and pressures teams with the advantage to claim as much as possible from the map before it vanishes into the dusk.

The heroes are sci-fi interpretations of the greek gods, and several of them can fly by default. This is balanced as one of the "summoner spells" in the game can temporarily disable flight.

Ascendant One is made in Korea using the Unreal Engine.

Characters from various DC Comics battle in an interactive urban environment. Heroes can pick up cars and throw them, detonate nearby hot dog stands, or create more debris with their abilities.

Simplifies many traditional lane-pushing game mechanics to focus on being a structured team-brawling game. It has a huge range of maps to play on with varying objectives, and relies entirely on hero-specific talent trees to provide customisation options during each match.

Experimented with use of the z-axis, as well as new harvester objectives and an "affinity card" system.

After two years, its developer Epic Games closed the servers, with the generally accepted reason being to focus on the runaway success of Fortnite. The art assets for Paragon have been made free to use with Epic's Unreal Engine, making room for a range of potential successors to emerge from the community.