George RR Martin has published a post on his blog in the past few hours where he confirms that he collaborated on the development of a video game with a Japanese studio, a 4Chan leak taken from VG247.com now seems to reveal more details …
The game in question is known at the moment with the code name Project Rune while according to Gematsu the name code is currently “GR“, an acronym that could stand for Great Rune, probable official title according to VG247.
The game in question would be a Dark Fantasy ARPG with Norse settings with ice giants and other creatures similar to those seen in Sony Santa Monica’s God of War. The author of the 4Chan leak (not always a reliable source) talks about a project developed with Unreal Engine 4 and not with the proprietary technology of FromSoftware, the Japanese company also considers Project Rune ” the spiritual successor of Dark Souls “.
Project Rune / Great Rune will be announced at E3 with a cinematic sequence (no gameplay) shown during the Microsoft conference, however, the game will be multi-platform, published by Bandai Namco