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The first trailer of A Game of Thrones – RPG came out just recently, it featured some actors from the television series rendered using Unreal Engine. Below is the rendered version of James Cosmo, reprising his role as Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch in the video game.

Cyanide Studio, the game developers, said the the game will be based on HBO television series of the same name but will have a different story. Some says that the original book (A Song of Ice and Fire) author George R.R. Martin is writing the story for the game.

This is not the first AGOT video game, in fact, this is Cyanide Studio’s second game under AGOT franchise. The first game, AGOT – Genesis, was a let down to say the least. Let us just hope that this new entry to the franchise will not disappoint as much as its predecessor did.

Heres the link to the trailer:

Aside from character models and environment settings, the trailer does not show much. For now, it is safe to say that this game is prone to the quality problems lingering licensed games especially movie-games adaptations.

With all the available game engines in the market ¬†used for rendering medieval settings (i.e. Skyrim’s Creation Engine, Dragon Age’s Eclipse Engine), the developers downright choose Unreal Engine 3 from the get-go.

The game is slated to be released around the same time the second season of the television series will air – around April 2012.


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