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A Song of Ice and Fire Game Gets A Name
by Brad Nicholson on
Yeah, like I'm going to tell you here.
According to the press materials, it appears to be a turn-based strategy title that will have you doing vague things like setting siege on enemy fortifications, killing or capturing important dudes, and sending "spies to infiltrate behind enemy lines." The important thing to note here is that it's definitely a "strategy" game, as noted directly.
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Focus Home claims that A Game of Thrones: Genesis "plunges you into the heart of the battles and intrigues between the Families that shaped the Kingdom of the Westeros." What that actually means is up for interpretation. My initial guess was that this game will have you taking control of a single family's army, like say, the Lannisters or Starks, but that wouldn't make sense. If you win with either, you've broken the series' fiction utterly. The focus on the Wall in the leading piece of concept art above might mean this is a human vs. monster thing, but again, that wouldn't make sense given the relative lack of monsters in the book.
No release date, no pricing, and not even a platform were announced this morning.