Destiny writer joins Telltale Games

Joshua Rubin "couldn't turn down an offer" to work on Game Of Thrones

Joshua Rubin has swapped his desk at Bungie for one at Telltale Games, where he'll be working on its new Game Of Thrones title.

Rubin, who spent two years with Bungie working on Destiny, announced the news on Twitter. He also took the opportunity to praise the writers currently adapting the Game Of Thrones books for the HBO series.

Speaking with Gamasutra Rubin said "I couldn't turn down an offer from Telltale, to create games that are entirely about story."

Rubin has a significant writing pedigree with work on Assassin's Creed 2, Capcom and Visceral Games projects and TV and film work under his belt.

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Latest comments (3)

Andreia Quinta Photographer, Studio52 London3 years ago
Best of luck, if what he loves is storywriting than he's in the right place. Big fan of walking dead, love Wolf among us to bits, insane about Borderlands and sick in the head for game of thrones here.

I keep throwing money at the screen whenever I see telltale articles but nothing happens, must be doing something wrong...

Edited 1 times. Last edit by Andreia Quinta on 18th August 2014 7:52pm

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Steve Wetz Reviewer/Assistant Editor, Gamer's Glance3 years ago
Here's hoping that Game of Thrones can finally get a game worthy of the TV and book series. You would think this series would be an easy RTS to make. I salivate just thinking of having to defend the Wall against a horde of White Walkers with the limited resources that the Night's Watch has at their disposal, while having to manage the Lanisters via Civilization-type treaties and interactions.

Yup, there's another monitor I ruined by throwing my credit card like a ninja star at it.

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Klaus Preisinger Freelance Writing 3 years ago
Crusader Kings 2 already is everything one could ask of a Game of Thrones game in terms of strategic intrigue.

Not sure, what I currently expect from a Telltale GoT game. This is one series which throws as much sex, violence and misery on the screen as it can get away with it. No amount of sad puppy eyes reaction shots can cover that up. it is as if suddenly the 1979 movie Caligula was the template to copy.
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