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12 JULY, 2019 - Quarter Onion Games today announces that Emberlight, a roguelike dungeon crawler that combines classic PC gameplay with a novel twist, has entered beta, and will launch August 13th.

The footage gives players a sense of the in-depth gameplay they can expect as they delve deeper into the dungeons and corrupt their very being.  Party members take on traits of their evil personas. These traits express in powerful abilities.

Players interested in Emberlight can wishlist the game on Steam and join the exclusive Discord Server where they can discuss the game's development with the team.

Co-Founder & Marketing Director, Michael Hahn said: "Emberlight has evolved into something special in the past 3 months since the game's initial announcement. Players should take a second look at the game with its wider appeal." 

Emberlight will launch on Steam and Discord on August 13, 2019. 

For more information and interview requests, please contact Michael Hahn at [email protected]

About Emberlight

Emberlight is a true roguelike dungeon crawler, set in a world where the Gods have given you a great gift - and a great curse. Explore procedurally generated dungeons as a Knight of the Ember Order. Conquer the quests set out before your party, and uncover the lore of the land.


As a Knight of the Ember Order, you have the ability to absorb the abilities used by your enemies. Every ability used by enemies has a chance to be learned. This allows customization of each character towards whichever goals you have. But each absorbed ability has a cost...


Every absorbed ability will corrupt your soul. You will slowly lose yourself to evil as the quest progresses. This expresses itself in unstable corruption traits which leads to metamorphosis into an evil being (such as a lich). And you will lose yourself to the corruption...


Each run will last between 30-60 minutes. After completing the quest, the most corrupted will kill off his former allies in an epic battle. This corrupted being will then begin attracting evil around them and will act as a boss in a future quest once their influence has expanded enough. They will have all the powers you have provided them during the run, providing a never-ending challenge in future runs. For every corrupted boss, a stronger party is required to defeat them. And the cycle repeats......forever?

About Quarter Onion Games

Quarter Onion Games is an indie game studio focused on breaking the barriers between both genres and platforms. Emberlight, a roguelike dungeon crawler that incorporates absorbing enemy abilities in a race against their corruption, will be their debut game. 

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