When I first sat down with Atlus USA, I half-expected to be presented with the a preview of the next installment of Shin Megami Tensei, be it Persona or Devil Summoner. Instead, Atlus decided to throw us a curve-ball by announcing several new titles that didn't quite fit their usual modus operandi.
Like any other tower defense game, there's a fair amount of strategy involved. For example, you're going to try to roll the boulder down a narrow winding path to eventually make it to the enemy castle. Meanwhile, he's setting defenses to knock the ball off the track. As a result you'll encounter everything from armies, to elephants and windmills in additional to an already complex path.
[Update: This preview originally said that Rock of Ages was created using the Source engine. That is false; the game was created with the Unreal 3 Engine, and the article has been updated to reflect that. --Tim]
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