Get both steel and magic ready, for it is time to decide the fate of an Empire: indie studio Poleaxe Games have announced that Empire of Ember will be fully released on Steam on January 20th, 2022, at a price-point of $24.99/€20.99, with a launch discount of 25%. This first-person action RPG with real-time strategy and management elements has been in development for the last four years. Since it entered the Early Access phase on March 31st, Empire of Ember has received many major updates aimed at implementing new content and features, as well as improving the game’s performance. With the announcement of its full release date looming on the horizon, developer Kevin Jenkins is focusing on the last touches and polish ahead of the final launch of his debut title.
Empire of Ember is a first-person epic fantasy action RPG with real-time strategy and management elements, set in the fantastical world of its spiritual predecessor Ember. You’ll play as a battlemage who inherits the rulership of your city after your master was killed in an attack led by a mysterious cult. Now you will need to bring your town back to prosperity and avenge your mentor while investigating the strange events behind his murder. Lead your troops in thrilling battles of up to a hundred units in fully destructible environments, explore a world of procedurally generated maps and dungeons, and build and customize your town with total freedom!
Dual wield spells and weaponry in first-person thrilling battles of up to a hundred units. Fight directly where you are most needed, or command your soldiers using real-time strategy mechanics for more tactical encounters. Build, design, and customize your city complete with a library of over 2,500 assets. Defend your own fully destructible 3D town and raze enemy cities to the ground. Explore the procedurally generated world of Domus. Maps and dungeons will keep on changing with each new campaign and save the file. Manage your economy, resources and hold court to make decisions that will change the story and lead to different game endings.
Poleaxe Games LLC is an indie studio based in Florida, founded by Kevin Jenkins in 2017. Kevin started this self-funded project working in secret and set the grounds of his debut game: Empire of Ember. Four years later, his small development team is still working hard to implement new content after the Early Access release of the game on March 31st. The developers describe the content like this: Empire of Ember includes low-fidelity gore feedback from player attacks, such as blood decals, decapitation of enemies with melee weapons, gibbing enemies with your magic staff, or setting enemies on fire.