A new trailer and website have arrived
for Game of Thrones RPG from parts unknown (read: Atlus' PR
department). See how the Westeros will be won in the latest video
from Cyanide Studio's upcoming A Song of Ice and Fire adaptation.
The trailer arrived with an invitation
to visit the new Game of Thrones website, which features a gameplay
trailer for The Wall, and a handy button on the bottom for muting the sweeping
orchestral music that immediately tells everyone you are on a game
site. Right now only one section
is open for browsing, with future sections to be revealed as more of
the community “likes” the website. We assume they mean Facebook,
but only Atlus's Twitter link has been posted.
Game of Thrones RPG stars two original
characters, a Night Watchman named Mors Westfold and Red Priest
Alester Sarwyck. The story, designed in collaboration with Martin
himself, will intersect with the events of the “A Song of Ice and
Fire” books and include appearances by many of the series'
characters. The game is being targeted for an early 2012 release on PS3,
Xbox 360, and PC; with Focus Home Interactive handling UK
distribution, and Atlus North America taking care of fans in the
Offering a bittersweet taste of what
could have been, BioWare recently told PC Gamer it had once considered
designing its own Game of Thrones MMO, but the project was shelved in
favor of some indie project for EA and LucasArts. Maybe next year,