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Telltale release Game of Thrones – The Sword in the Darkness

Telltale release Game of Thrones – The Sword in the Darkness
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... 

Publisher confirms no new A Song of Ice and Fire book for 2015

Publisher confirms no new A Song of Ice and Fire book for 2015
If your one new year’s wish for 2015 was for the sixth novel in the bestselling A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R. R. Martin to be published, it’s my regretful duty to tell you The Winds of Winter will not be on your Christmas presents list for this year. Also you’ve wasted a wish. Speaking to The Guardian, Jane Johnson from HarperCollins attested that: “These are increasingly complex books and require immense amounts... 

Telltale’s Game of Thrones Game Won’t Be at E3

Telltale’s Game of Thrones Game Won’t Be at E3
Winter is coming…this Summer. Telltale Games PR director Job J Stauffer tweeted earlier this weekend that the Game of Thrones series that the company is producing will not be featuring at this year’s E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo). Telltale Games has already wowed gamers across the globe with its terrific episodic take on The Walking Dead franchise, which is currently into its second season. Originally announced at the 2013 Spike VGX... 

Bring Down the King! New Zealand Erects a King Joffrey Statue

Bring Down the King! New Zealand Erects a King Joffrey Statue
The latest Game of Thrones publicity stunt has seen a genuine King Joffrey statue erected in a town square in Auckland, New Zealand.  Less a pro-Joffrey statement than an opportunity for viewers to vent their anti-Lannister rage, however, it seems the statue has gone up for the sole purpose of being dragged right back down again: a “Down With Joffrey” Twitter account has simultaneously emerged, with Game of Thrones fans invited to “Tweet... 

Winter is Coming – and so is a Game of Thrones Video Game

Winter is Coming – and so is a Game of Thrones Video Game
Confirming rumours which began back in November, Walking Dead game-creators Telltale announced that they are working on a Game of Thrones video game in a brief but intriguing teaser shown at this year’s VGX. Like previous TV- and comics-inspired Telltale Games titles, The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us, the upcoming Game of Thrones game (or games) will take the form of an episodic series. According to HBO‘s Josh Goodstadt, it will... 

Abel Alves Creates Game of Thrones 8 Bit Game

Abel Alves Creates Game of Thrones 8 Bit Game
When you play the game of thrones, you win or you get a game over and have to go back to the start. There is no middle ground. Unless of course you’ve got some extra lives to spare. Thanks to Spanish cartoonist, writer and amateur games creator Abel Alves, you can now fully immerse yourself in George R. R. Martin‘s fantasy world in this new 8-bit game version of the Game of Thrones series.  The trailer above shows four different playable... 

Emma Watson to be Crowned “Queen of the Tearling”

Emma Watson to be Crowned “Queen of the Tearling”
It’s been confirmed this weekend that Emma Watson will be reuniting with Harry Potter producer, David Heyman, for a new Warner Brothers fantasy film.  The Queen of the Tearling, in which Watson will play an idealistic 19-year-old princess called Kelsea Glynn, is to be based on a seven-part series of novels currently being written by Erika Johnson. Although not yet published (the first book is due out next year), Johnson’s series has... 

Game of Thrones Season Three teaser poster and date

Game of Thrones Season Three teaser poster and date
Okay, so it’s not much of a teaser poster. A date slapped on the book cover would offer up more information, but it is nice to have a date and that’s the 31st of March for those of you who don’t read American. With the cast and crew still filming, it might be some time before we get even the smallest glimpse of footage. This is Game of Thrones after all and they will give nothing away. It’s only this week that some casting... 

The Hugo Award Winners 2012

The Hugo Award Winners 2012
  For any sci-fi or fantasy fan, it isn’t the Oscars or the BAFTAs that hold the greatest importance but the Hugo Awards. It would be a tremendous honour for any writer or artist to receive one. So who were the lucky winners this year? In the “Best Novel” category Jo Walton beat off past Hugo winners China Miéville and George R. R. Martin with her book “Among Others”. Miéville and Martin are both heavyweights in their respective genres,... 

Mistborn & Wheel of Time Game Adaptations

Mistborn & Wheel of Time Game Adaptations
One of fantasy fiction’s biggest writers, Brandon Sanderson, has been telling fans though Twitter that he has been in talks with game developers concerning an adaptation of his popular Mistborn novels as well as a hint of a Wheel of Time game too. For a few weeks now he has been Tweeting about a few discussions concerning his Mistborn novels being turned into games, but yesterday he Tweeted directly about the progress: “In other news I’ve been... 
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