Video games

George R.R. Martin working with FromSoftware

Julia Lee for Polygon:

A new blog post by George R.R. Martin following the series finale of Game of Thrones teases that the author has been helping make a video game.

The blog post says that he’s been busy lately, and even “consulted on a video game out of Japan.” While those details aren’t too specific, a source told Gematsu that From Software is working on an unannounced title with Martin, known internally as “GR.” The Gematsu report also notes that the title will be officially announced at Microsoft’s E3 press conference this year and it’s a collaboration between Martin and Hidetaka Miyazaki (known for his Souls series).

I’m very interested to see what comes from this partnership. The rumors have been circulating for a while that Martin was working with Miyazaki but this update seems to confirm it.

Just the idea of a George R.R. Martin inspired hard fantasy world created by Miyazaki and the team that made Dark Souls — reportedly titled Great Rune — seems like an absolute must-play. Hopefully we learn more at E3 in June.