‘Elden Ring’ Trailer: New Video Game From George R.R. Martin and the Creator of ‘Dark Souls’

/Film | 6/10/2019 | Ben Pearson
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When HBO’s Game of Thrones came to an end, author George R.R. Martin shared a message on his personal blog about the show’s finale…but it contained a fascinating tease about something else he was working on (aside from The Winds of Winter, that is). Martin teased that he “consulted on a video game out of Japan” – and now the trailer for that game has arrived.

It’s called Elden Ring, and Martin’s influence on this high-fantasy game is extremely apparent. Check out the trailer below, which debuted yesterday during Microsoft’s E3 presentation.

Martin - Dark - Souls - Creator - Hidetaka

Martin teamed up with Dark Souls creator Hidetaka Miyazaki to create Elden Ring, an open world third-person RPG which “will include a wide variety of weapons, magic, and ways to engage enemies, that make it possible to provide users with a style of gameplay and strategy that suits them” and features plenty of “unique and horrifying bosses” for players to battle – which should sound familiar to anyone who’s been repeatedly pummeled by the difficulty of Dark Souls. But Elden Ring will provide even more variety than the Dark Souls games for players to “tweak their tactics when facing enemies.”

According to an interview with Miyazaki, Martin crafted “the overarching mythos for the game world” that’s “full of interesting characters and drama along...
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