Game of Thrones, the TV series produced by HBO and based on the Song of Ice and Fire series of books by George R.R. Martin, has become a huge phenomenon the world over. The fight for power, the violence, the betrayals, and the surprising twists ends up with us being completely glued to the screen week after week.
And if that's not enough, between each episode we can get our hands on got spoiler alerts, speculations and theories about who'll end up on the Iron Throne when Martin decides to finish up the series.
Unfortunately, the series is divided into seasons, which take time to film and produce. We are just too impatient. Let's hope it doesn't take too long for the next lot and that we have enough to satisfy our quench in the meantime.
But until then, we've got apps that no only help make the wait more pleasant, but which also give you the chance to find out more about your favorite series, stay up to date on the filming, and enjoy spending time getting stuck into some quality games set in George R.R. Martin's world.
A Game Of Thrones Guide is the only official guide that you can find as a mobile app. It's been developed by Random House LLC, the publisher of the Song of Ice and Fire series of books, with the support of the author. In other words, it's the best source of info out there.
You can browse the map and discover places that get mentioned in the series, meet the main characters (and some lesser known ones too!), and learn some trivia about the Seven Kingdoms, The Free Cities, and the lands beyond The Wall. Don't forget that the info is based on the books, and not the series so you might find that some info doesn't fit completely. The app updates itself frequently with new info too.
This app as been specifically developed for real fans of the HBO series. The idea is that not only can you stay connected to your fave show, read synopses and expert analysis of each episode, but also check out filming trivia, actors and other cool info.
Game Of Thrones News App is a simple news feed which you can read, comment, and share; but one which will turn you into an expert. The content is fresh and pure quality. The notifications help to keep you updated on everything that's happening in the GoT world. If spoilers are something which bother you, you'll be glad to know that this app has got an amazing feature: the show/hide spoiler button!
So you think you're the biggest Game of Thrones fan out there, right? It's all very well to say it, but come on, prove it. Trivia For Game Of Thrones gives up the chance to test out knowledge of the series with a simple game of questions.
Trivia For Game Of Thrones challenges you to prove how much you really know about your favorite show, with 3 simple game modes: Classic, Arcade and Survival. The gameplay is the same for all: a question, four choices of answers, and only one correct one. Get the highest score you can by getting the right answers in the quickest time.
Game of Thrones by Telltale Games is an adventure that has 6 episodes (at the time of writing, there were 3 episodes available through in-game purchases) which puts in the skins of fictitious characters - but ones which fit in well with the places and events told in the original story. So, of course, there is going to be interaction with the familes in Westeros and the Free Cities too.
This one's got a great storyline and fantastic graphics. A real pleasure.
Game Of Thrones Ascent is a social MMO set in the period just before the start of the TV series. It's not exactly an action game, but instead more of a management game with a load of history and dialogue. GoT Ascent reminds us, in some ways, of an RPG: you've got make decisions that will determine the course of the future for the Seven Kingdoms. Just collect and then use your military and economic resources to take to the throne.
GoT Ascent is a game to be enjoyed slowly, while admiring the accurately reproduced places and characters from the series.