A Game of Thrones– Genesis: Official Website Launches!

Taking place in the 1,000 years of history before the first book in the series begins, the game will have you choose to play as one of the eight major houses of Westeros. Visit the site now to explore an overview of the eight different houses vying for the Iron Throne. Learn the strengths of each family as you will have the opportunity to play and run each house during your conquests! The official site is your go-to resource, to keep up with the game's development and to learn more about this strategy game that immerses you in the heart of the battles that shaped the kingdom of Westeros.

A Game of Thrones - Genesis will be released on PC in summer 2011.

- Visit the official website

- Download the press kit (images + logo) (17,3MB)

About A Game of Thrones - Genesis

" A Game of Thrones - Genesis" is the video game adaptation of George R.R. Martin's best-seller series of novels A Song of Ice and Fire. In this strategy game developed by Cyanide Studio (Blood Bowl), your political prowess will be as important as your strategic and military skills!

" A Game of Thrones - Genesis" immerses you into the heart of the battles and intrigues between the Houses that shaped the Kingdom of Westeros. From Nymeria's arrival in the Kingdom of Dorne to the awakening of the "Others" beyond the Wall, you'll live the origins of the A Song of Ice and Fire saga through more than 1000 years of history. Take part in Westeros' founding events and largest battles such as Aegon the Conqueror's invasion on the continent or the War of the Usurper.

In this great strategy game, victory does not necessarily result from brute force. You can choose to use a military approach and besiege your opponents, strangle them in an economical war, or even use dirty tricks and diplomacy to politically crush them. Treachery and deception are everywhere, so watch your back and prepare for battle!

Thanks to a well-developed single player campaign written under supervision of the author George R.R. Martin, " A Game of Thrones - Genesis" is also a great multiplayer game. Up to 8 players confront each others to claim the Iron Throne in intense games where alliances, betrayals, cheap shots, and pitched battles take place.

A Game of Thrones - Genesis will be released on PC in summer 2011.

About Focus Home Interactive

Founded in 1996, Focus Home Interactive is an independent French publisher based near Paris, France. Known for the quality, diversity and originality of its catalogue, Focus has published and distributed original titles that have become benchmark titles worldwide -- such as Blood Bowl, Sherlock Holmes, TrackMania, Runaway and also Cities XL and Cycling Manager.

In 2011, Focus will publish important games such as A Game Of Thrones– Genesis, a strategy game adapted from the bestseller novels“Game Of Thrones” by George R.R. Martin, The Next BIG Thing, a great adventure game by the creators of Runaway, The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Confrontation and also the official video game of Le Tour de France.

www.focus-home.com

About Cyanide Studio

Founded in 2000, Cyanide is a privately-held video game development studio. It employs a total of 70 staff, divided between its headquarters in Paris, France, and its subsidiary studio in Montreal, Canada. Best known for its sport management sims such as the popular Cycling Manager series and Pro Rugby Manager, Cyanide also developed Blood Bowl the video game adaptation of Games Workshop's well-known board game. 2010 will see the release of Blood Bowl: Legendary Edition, the ultimate edition of Blood Bowl, as well as the new edition of Pro Cycling Manager– Tour de France 2010, a major evolution of the series since its creation! Finally, the studio is currently working on the video game adaptation of A Game of Thrones, the famous best-seller novels written by George R.R. Martin.

http://www.cyanide-studio.com  


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