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Game of Thrones trailer has so much stabbing

A Game of Thrones trailer sets the tone and mood for the dark fantasy epic based on the hit HBO show.

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In making a game based on Game of Thrones, Cyanide Studios has the unenviable task of trying to craft a licensed game off a property that is both critically acclaimed and beloved by geeks. It's probably impossible to please people with such high stakes, but a new trailer at least shows they have the gist of the show down.

In the roughly minute and a half of footage, we see slow walking, veiled threats, stabbing, yelling, clubbing, more stabbing, and a brief moment of side-boob. I counted at least five distinct stab wounds. If Cyanide just throws some incest and Peter Dinklage in there, they'll have encapsulated the show completely.

The game is due on May 15 for PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360. Check out the trailer below.

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    March 29, 2012 5:15 PM

    Steve Watts posted a new article, Game of Thrones trailer has so much stabbing.

    A Game of Thrones trailer sets the tone and mood for the dark fantasy epic based on the hit HBO show.

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      March 29, 2012 5:32 PM

      Releasing on the same day as Diablo 3? They just want this game to fail

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        March 29, 2012 6:40 PM

        Yeah, talk about the worst time to release an RPG. I want to play this, too, but that's not going to happen for at least a month after D3 comes out.

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        March 30, 2012 9:43 AM

        Well i think both will be good, but Diablo will be better for sure. Just wait and see lol

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      March 29, 2012 6:57 PM

      Third video of the game I've seen and I still have no idea what kind of rpg it is. Hopefully it doesn't suck but I'm not expecting greatness....the fact that they don't show any gameplay worries me too....ah well, Diablo 3 same day :D

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      March 29, 2012 8:23 PM

      hmmmmm

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      March 29, 2012 8:25 PM

      so who COULD make a good Game of Thrones game?

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      March 29, 2012 11:57 PM

      'Based on the hit HBO show'

      I weep for the children.

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        March 30, 2012 2:23 AM

        To be fair, it looks like it's using the branding and designs from the show, so that would be an accurate way to put it.

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      March 30, 2012 1:16 AM

      A brief moment of side boob ... with all the expletive nudity in GoT (even partially in the HBO series). Prudes.

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      March 30, 2012 2:52 AM

      Is this the Unreal 1 engine?