Game of Thrones release date announced

TV tie-in Game of Thrones will launch on PlayStation 3, PC and Xbox 360 in the U.K. on June 8, 2012, Koch Media has announced.

The RPG’s release date puts it in close proximity to the second season finale of the TV show, which airs on June 3.

Developed by Cyanide Studios, Game of Thrones utilizes the Unreal Engine 3 and weaves a new tale co-written by A Song of Ice and Fire author, George R.R. Martin.

The game sees players hopping into the shoes of Mors and Alester, as the pair embark on a quest for the Iron Throne, encountering familiar locations and characters along the way.