Telltale’s Game of Thrones game series continues with its third of six instalments. Episode three has been titled The Sword in the Darkness. The game is based on the Emmy Award Winning HBO drama which is originally based on the “A Song of Fire and Ice” fantasy novels from writer George R.R. Martin.
In episode three it continues our adventures with the House Forrester. You play from the perspective of five members of the Forrester family who must coincide with the seven kingdoms to prevent the doom of their clan. The series of games begins at the height of the red wedding from Season Three and will cover storylines leading up to the introduction of the fifth season.
Telltale Games has provided the following synopsis for this episode:
In Episode 3, the exiled Asher Forrester heads to Mereen in search of an army to take on the Whitehills. Meanwhile, far across land and sea in Westeros, Mira Forrester must deal with the lethal politics of King’s Landing. Her family’s safety is paramount and she will do anything to protect them, but nothing is given freely, and her choice of allies may soon come to haunt her. To the north, in Ironrath, the Whitehill occupation continues. Gryff Whitehill, fourth-born son, is out to prove himself, and brutality and violence grows daily, pushing the Forresters to make far-reaching decisions. Finally, at the Wall, Gared Forrester learns that he must head north if he is to help his house survive. But fate is cruel, forcing choices that will change his path forever.
The third episode is now available for purchase on the PlayStation Network for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. Xbox users can purchase this episode from the Xbox Games Store for the Xbox One and Xbox 360. PC/Mac users can purchase the game from Telltales Online Store, Steam as well as other digital distribution services. The episode is also available on compatible iOS devices via the App Store and to Android-based devices.