10 Interesting Facts about Game of Thrones

If you love to play games and are really addicted to play them every day, then these following facts about Game of Thrones should be really interesting for you to read. As you know, Game of Thrones is an action role-playing video game based on “A Game of Thrones”, the first of the “A Song of Ice and Fire” novels by George R. R. Martin, and in part also on the novels’ TV adaption of the same title by HBO, “Game of Thrones”. To get to know more about the game, here are other facts about Game of Thrones you may like.

Facts about Game of Thrones 1: Development

The game was developed by Cyanide and published by Atlus in North America and Focus Home Interactive in Europe and Australia.

Facts about Game of Thrones 2: TV Series

James Cosmo and Conleth Hill reprise their roles from the HBO series as Lord Commander Jeor Mormont and Lord Varys, respectively. George R. R. Martin has a cameo appearance as Maester Martin in Castlewood. The game also uses other assets from the HBO series, such as the music.

Facts about Game of Thrones - Game Logo

Facts about Game of Thrones – Game Logo

Facts about Game of Thrones 3: Plot of Game

The game is set in parallel to “A Game of Thrones”. The plot unfolds in chapters, alternating between playing as the Red Priest Alester Sarwyck, and the skinchanger Mors Westford, who can shift his consciousness into his Bull Terrier.  This summary details the events of the plot in chronological order, rather than as they occur in-game

Facts about Game of Thrones 4: Downloadable Content

In November 2012, Cyanide published the downloadable content (DLC) “Behind the Wall”. It is set 10 years before the plot of “Game of Thrones”. It was released for PC platforms, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in Europe. A North American release was planned, but dropped due to the poor critical reception the game had gotten.

Facts about Game of Thrones - George R. R. Martin

Facts about Game of Thrones – George R. R. Martin

Facts about Game of Thrones 5: Reviews

“Game of Thrones” received mixed reviews. Aggregating review websites GameRankings and Metacritic gave the PC version 57.30% and 58/100, the Xbox 360 version 53.59% and 52/100 and the PlayStation 3 version 52.86% and 53/100 respectively.

Facts about Game of Thrones 6: The Novel

As mentioned above, “Game of Thrones” is based on George R. R. Martin’s “A Song of Ice and Fire”; Season One follows book one, “A Game of Thrones”. He began the series in 1991 and as it became successful, appearing on best seller lists, he was immediately contacted by people who wanted to buy the rights. The author talked to his agents and said making the books into a film.

Facts about Game of Thrones - Cast

Facts about Game of Thrones – Cast

Facts about Game of Thrones 7: Amazing Welcome

Director Tim Van Patten came in to a meeting with storyboards he’d created for the opening sequence of the series. When he was done presenting them, he waited for the reaction. No one said a word, but there was just applause.

Facts about Game of Thrones 8: Martin’s Childhood Turtles

“A Song of Ice and Fire” was inspired by George R.R. Martin’s childhood turtles, which were kept in a toy castle. The inexpensive turtles were usually unhealthy, and he’d fantasize about their lives and speculate on their deaths in their toy castle.

Facts about Game of Thrones - Behind the Scene

Facts about Game of Thrones – Behind the Scene

Facts about Game of Thrones 9: Show Status

George R.R. Martin has revealed all the major plot-lines and the main ending of the story to the producers of the TV series. He claimed he was worried about the status of the show in the event of his death.

Facts about Game of Thrones 10: Dragonslayer

Dragonslayer also features characters named “Valerian” and “Tyrian,” both of which are names echoed in the Song of Ice and Fire books. George R.R. Martin was inspired by the death of the Avengers character Wonder Man.

Facts about Game of Thrones - Scene on Game

Facts about Game of Thrones – Scene on Game

Those following facts about Game of Thrones should hopefully make you feel more addicted to play the games. Also, hopefully you would see and consider these Game of Thrones facts interesting and useful for you to read.

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