Game of Thrones social game announced

Some licenses carefully dip a toe into game adaptations, but not A Game of Thrones. The popular HBO show seems to be going with more of a scatter-shot method. It has produced a strategy title, a recently-released RPG, and now a newly announced social game.

The game is called Game of Thrones Ascent, and it's coming from developer Disruptor Beam. Its Facebook page is already up, and Like the page to be entered in the beta test pool. You'll be playing the part of a noble in Westoros, choosing a great house, developing your land and personal reputation, assigning sworn swords to quests, and forging alliances with friends.

"Everyone at Disruptor Beam was a huge fan of Game of Thrones long before we began working on the game, so we recognize that other fans expect character-driven conflict and intrigue to take center stage in our new game," said CEO Jon Radoff in the announcement. "Westeros is the perfect setting to deliver on our vision of weaving stories through decisions and social interactions. Game of Thrones Ascent will bring the world of Westeros to the over 500 million social game players in the market today, featuring original artwork in a highly engaging game experience that is, most importantly, fun for fans and their friends!"