Telltale Games made a name for themselves in the gaming world with the release of their wildly popular mobile game series based on The Walking Dead comic books and TV show adaptation. The series became so successful that it won the “Game of the Year” title at Spike's Video Game Awards back in 2012, beating out several high budget titles including Dishonored, Far Cry 3, Mass Effect 3, and Halo 4.
A teaser trailer for their next game franchise was uploaded to YouTube just yesterday afternoon. This time around the series is based on the popular Game of Thrones TV show. HBO has teamed up with Telltale to ensure gamers have an authentic experience in all aspects of the game from the environments to the voice actors and story line.
The series will be broken up into six different episodes which continue of the previous part of the story. The teaser doesn't give an exact release date for the first episode although it does say it will be “premiering soon”.
Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series is a new six part episodic game series set in the world of HBO's groundbreaking TV show.
This new story tells of House Forrester, a noble family from the north of Westeros, loyal to the Starks of Winterfell. Caught up in the events surrounding the War of the Five Kings, they are thrown into a maelstrom of bloody warfare, revenge, intrigue, and horror as they fight to survive while the seven kingdoms tear themselves apart.
You will take on the role of different members of the Forrester household, and determine their fate through the choices you make; your actions and decisions will change the story around you.
– Developed by the creators of the award-winning The Walking Dead – A Telltale Games Series, and The Wolf Among Us
– Meet and interact with characters from HBO’s hit TV show
– Visit King’s Landing, The Wall and other familiar locations
– Feel what it is like to play the Game of Thrones, where you win… or you die