A new title from former staff at Blizzard has been unveiled at PAX East. Darkrift Entertainment has revealed Embers Of War, a 3D 1st and 3rd person sci-fi tower defense game.
Aside the from the ability to change perspectives, an interesting aspect is that you can choose between one of two completely customizable characters to play as.
The studio, comprised of 14 people and veteran game developers, detail 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 ready for launch. A number of game levels are also being designed to support co-op play. The game will also have all-star voice talent, for example, Matt Mercer from Fallout 4 and Ashly Burch from Life is Strange.
The game is playable at PAX East, you can check out the first trailer here. No definitive release date has been given at this time.