The season six finale of Game of Thrones was one of the strongest hours in television history, a relentless episode that burnt up loose ends and set the stage for the show’s future. It capped off an excellent season and spent as little time as possible in Dorne. I’m glad I watched it.
In the wake of that BATSHIT season finale of Game of Thrones, join me and Kirk for a bonus episode of Kotaku Splitscreen to talk about what just happened.
One scene on last night’s episode of Game of Thrones might require some explanation for people who haven’t read the books. Let’s talk it through.
In the first book of George RR Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire, Eddard Stark faces a near-impossible choice: Should he sacrifice his noble values to save his own life? This week, people across the world will have to make a similarly difficult decision: Should we watch the new season of Game of Thrones?
Earlier this morning, George R.R. Martin broke some bad news: his next long awaited installment of the Song of Ice and Fire series, Winds of Winter, won’t appear in bookstores before the debut of the sixth season of Game of Thrones.
Long before the events of Game of Thrones and George R. R. Martin’s fantasy books, Westeros was home to magic and strange, sinister creatures. We’ve only just started to glimpse this backstory on the show, but the books contain lots of hints. Here’s our complete guide to the fantastical past of this grim world.
If there's two things fans of the A Song of Ice and Fire book series can agree on, it's that 1) author George R.R. Martin is weaving an incredibly dense tale where far more happens (and has happened) than what's just on the page, and 2) that no character is safe from GRRM's murderous pen.
The Game of Thrones TV series has been a remarkably faithful adaptation of George R.R. Martin's fantasy series so far, but that will change when season 5 debuts on April 12th. But not every alteration from the books is a bad thing! Here are five storylines from the novels we won't miss at all.
A popular fan theory on the identity of one of George R.R. Martin's most mysterious A Song of Ice and Fire characters may have just been debunked—and by a simple trip to the library. Spoilers for the series, including possibly for unpublished material here!
Who are the largest dragons in fantasy? Be warned, this chart contains dragon size-related spoilers for A Song of Ice and Fire.
If you have read the books, you might recognize this song as "The Rains of Castamere." You might also know what's coming this season (which starts March 31). Please don't spoil anything for people who don't know what's coming.
While Cyanide Studio's Game of Thrones role-playing game will take players to plenty of familiar locales, it also features original settings created to fit in with existing A Song Of Ice And Fire lore. Welcome to Castlewood.
Due out this summer for the PC, A Game of Thrones - Genesis includes a single player campaign written under the supervision of author George R.R. Martin.
The bloody conflict in the Kingdom of Westeros comes to life in the first screens of A Game of Thrones: Genesis, the real-time strategy game based on acclaimed fantasy author George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire saga.
Elemental: War of Magic is a PC turn-based strategy game with a sweet map and a marriage alliance system that sounds like something from George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series.
French development studio Cyanide intends to make the first video games based on one of the most beloved and bloody series of fantasy novels in recent memory.