Here is good news for all the fans of HBO's fantasy drama show "Game of Thrones." Have you ever dreamt of playing as your favorite character from "Games of Thrones" universe? Your dreams will now be manifested into reality. Along with the New Year, comes a chance to play "Game of Thrones" videogame. Telltale Games, a digital publisher and maker of "The Walking Dead" game has announced the release of the video game in 2014. Continue to read to know more details about the new Telltale games series.
"Game of Thrones" Videogames Will Follow Similar Format as "The Walking Dead" Game
Telltale Games is a company which already has popular games like "The Walking Dead" game and "The Wolf Among Us" to its credit. It is now collaborating with HBO, for a game based on the super hit series of the channel "Games of Thrones."
As reported by Mirror UK, the announcement was made at The VGX Awards 2013 for video games. The event was held on Dec.7, 2013 which recognized year's best computer and video games.
As per the reports on the announcement by Telltale Studios, the game will follow the narrative and story-driven format for game play just like "The Walking Dead" game. At the same time, the game will consist of a lot of adventure in terms of battles.
The game that will release in 2014 will be an episodic video game based on the novel "A Song of Ice and Fire" by R.R. Martin.
Not much is known about the plot and the characters which will be featuring in the video game. But it is said the game will be done in the same fashion as Telltale's "The Walking Dead" and other games.
"It will be similar to other Telltale Games, but you can't tell a 'Game of Thrones' story without big battles and those kind of elements. They'll definitely be there in the story. The way we attack them and the things you do in those battles will be more a Telltale way of doing it. So you'll be swinging a sword every now and again, but you won't be hacking your way through a hundred people," said Kevin Bruner founder of Telltale Studios during the VGX award function, as reported by Hero Complex of Los Angeles Times.
Tweet confirming the 2014 release of "Game of Thrones" video game as tweeted by Telltale studios read: It's TRUE! We're working with @HBO to create an all-new episodic game series based on GAME OF THRONES in 2014! #VGX.
Telltale which is also the maker of much popular "The Walking Dead," "Jurassic Park," "Borderlands," Back to the Future" videogames game, also released a teaser trailer of the upcoming and much awaited "Game of Thrones" game. Watch the trailer below to a take a glimpse of what the game may look like.
Video: Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series - Announcement Trailer