What is Embers of War?

Embers of War is a 3D, action-packed, tower defense, strategy game developed by the Indie studio Dark Rift Entertainment. The game uses customizable and upgradable towers to defeat hordes of enemy creatures. Since its debut at PAX, the game has gone through a few directional changes due to time restrictions, but Embers of War is set to be Early Access October, 31 2017. Beta sign-ups are currently open and the game’s Steam page is scheduled to go live September 1, 2017.

What enemies can I expect to see?

One race of enemies will release with Early Access in October with plans for more soon after.

Who are the Heroes?

There are currently two heroes, Gwen, the Grand Marshal and Gavin, the Originator. 

What is the lore behind Embers of War?

The Emberstone's insane power corrupted and mutated the Erudians, Kendar, and Sha'kar. Once they realized the stone was beginning to run out of energy they started turning on each other and created an all out war. 

How do I sign up for beta access?

Just go to our beta sign up page and leave us your email. 

What is this art style?

The art from the game is heavily influenced by Overwatch, Darksiders II, and Dungeon Defender.

When will the game be released?

The projected Early Access date is going to be October 31, 2017.

What platforms will the game be on?

The game will initially release on Steam, and we have extended plans for PS4 and XBox.

When will closed beta start?

The projected date for beta is August/September 2017

Who is Dark Rift?

Dark Rift Entertainment is an indie game company located in Southern California. Founded September 1, 2014, the team currently consists of talent from around the industry including companies like Blizzard Entertainment, Red 5 Studios, Carbine, and Fireforge. You can read more indepth about us and Embers of War on our Press Page.

Didn't you guys do Lenovo Game State?

Yes. We participated in Lenovo's first Game State project. You can find more information on our Lenovo Legacy page. 



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