PAX East 2016: Ex-Blizzard staff announce "Embers of War"

Described as an "action-packed, story driven 3D tower defense game".

BY LUCY O'BRIEN Fledgling studio Dark Rift Entertainment has announced its new game, Embers of War.

The 14-individual studio, made up of a large number of ex-Blizzard staff, describes the game as an "action-packed, story driven 3D tower defense game set in a robust sc-fi universe." Embers of War will feature two playable heroes, fully customizable towers and weapons, and 20-30 levels for launch. A number of game levels are also being designed to support co-op play, while voice talent includes Matt Mercer (Fallout 4) and Ashly Burch (Life is Strange).

Check out some of the art and the first trailer for Embers of War below, and you can play the demo if you're heading to PAX East this week.