In your state of mourning from Game of Thrones Season 5 , you may have missed a little thing called an entire Game of Thrones game series.
Telltale‘s episodic Game of Thrones adaptation first released back in December 2014 but the final episode was only released a few months back, in November 2015. The game takes place alongside the TV series from the end of the third season (gulp!) until just prior to season 5.
The story revolves around House Forrester, one that is yet to be introduced in HBO’s version although they are briefly mentioned in George R.R. Martin’s books. After the conclusion of the Red Wedding, you follow the Forresters trying to navigate through the lies and corruption across Westeros and Essos.
There are also some familiar faces, and voices. The likes of Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey), Margaery Tyrell (Natalie Dormer) and of course, Jon Snow (Kit Harrington), all feature throughout the five episodes. Having these characters makes your time in Westeros even more enjoyable as long as you forget about all the murders.
Gameplay is mainly based on the choices you make, and nine out of ten times, in typical Game of Thrones fashion, your actions will have consequences. Quicktime events can be pivotal, especially if you don’t press the button or swipe the right way in time as you’ll die and have to start again or the less favourable option, it’ll have consequences later in the game.
If you want to live the life of Game of Thrones, with Tyrion, the god of tits and wine, and some other well-known characters, Telltale has given you that for a life of murder, backstabbing and sex. Just try not to die.
Game of Thrones – A Telltale Games Series: Season Pass Disc is available on PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, PC, and Mobile.