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Is Bethesda Preparing a Game of Thrones Video Game?


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Over these past few years, fans have been wondering why hasn’t any capable studio made a Game of Thrones video game? If done right, it would be certain recipe for success. Especially considering the huge popularity of HBO TV series. After all, it wouldn’t even be too difficult. The world of Westeros is a huge and offering place which could easily be the home of a serious RPG video game. The lore is already there, all it lacks is a good storyline for a game. It’s true that we had Telltale’s interesting attempt, but that wasn’t really a serious video game. However, if the rumors are true, fans of the series might receive a huge surprise.

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A Game of Thrones video game from Bethesda?

All those rumors are coming from the finding of a user on the Target website. An apparently blank page which only has one phrase written as title: Bethesda: Game of Thrones. So, what does this mean? It cannot simply be a mistake as it’s too detailed and it wouldn’t be the first time when we heard about Bethesda possibly developing such a game. It’s possible that the game is going to be announced soon and they are just preparing the field. Bethesda is one of the most successful video game companies. They had enormous success with their Fallout and Elder Scrolls series. The latter might be the true clue regarding the nature of this rumor. The Elder Scrolls series is very close in style and mood with Game of Thrones. So, it’s highly possible that the studio thought they could handle another medieval fantasy RPG, set in a different world.

However, what is Target doing in all of this mess? Uncertain. Rumor has it that Bethesda has been working on two separate video games, which are both more important than another installment of the Elder Scrolls. The first one is reportedly called Starfield, while the other could very well be this one.

Working on two separate titles

Fans of medieval fantasy RPGs should acknowledge that Bethesda is maybe the best developer to handle a possible Game of Thrones game. They simply have it in them. They always get the mood and the tone of the story just right. However, if it doesn’t happen it could be a wasted opportunity. Not saying that another studio couldn’t do it. But Bethesda would be the best choice.

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