Former Microsoft technology executives Herb Marselas and Chas Boy have announced the formation of Emogence, LLC, an independently funded computer and video game development studio. The company is currently developing a first-person action role playing game called Grafan
, which is slated to debut on the PC in 2004.
Marselas, the new company's co-founder and chief executive officer, most recently served as a development lead with the Direct3D graphics group and, prior to that, worked with both Ensemble Studios and Bungie Studios - creating the 3D engine for Age of Mythology
and working on Halo 2
. Co-founder and chief architect, Boyd served as the chief architect for Microsoft's Direct3D graphics API.