Two of the largest names in fantasy are collaborating throughout mediums.
In keeping with a brand new leak simply forward of an official E3 reveal, Recreation of Thrones creator George R.R. Martin is working with Darkish Souls studio FromSoftware on a brand new recreation referred to as Elden Ring. At this level we don’t know anything concerning the recreation except for the title, however given the creators, it’s protected to imagine it takes place in a deeply realized fantasy world. The sport is slated for Xbox One, PS4, and PC, and might be revealed by Bandai Namco. We’ll doubtless hear extra about Elden Ring at Microsoft’s press convention on Sunday.
Whereas From has been round since 1986, it wasn’t till the discharge of the darkish fantasy motion RPG Demon’s Souls in 2009, helmed by visionary director Hidetaka Miyazaki, that the studio actually turned a worldwide title. FromSoftware adopted that up with the much more widespread Darkish Souls trilogy, the gothic horror-tinged Bloodborne, and extra lately shifted instructions with the ninja motion recreation Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice and the solemn VR expertise Déraciné.
“I feel one of many studio’s traits is to embrace wholeheartedly what we really feel is attention-grabbing; what we understand to be worthwhile, cool, or lovely; and to put these beliefs on the basis of the video games we make,” Miyazaki informed The Verge earlier this 12 months. Martin, in the meantime, teased his involvement in a weblog put up final month, writing that he was engaged on a recreation “out of Japan.”