GamesBeat Weekly Roundup

If you follow VentureBeat but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best games stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed.

Jon Radoff takes Game Of Thrones to Facebook (exclusive interview)

When you think of Game of Thrones, you might think of the HBO series, now in its second season. You might think of the fantasy novels by George RR Martin. You might even think of the big triple-A console/PC RPG game published by Atlus. Of course, you’ll probably also think about violent death, political intrigue, and naked people.

Game of Thrones Ascent aims to please fans with a Facebook game (exclusive)

Game startup Disruptor Beam has announced today the first Facebook game based on the award-winning novels by George R.R. Martin and the award-winning television show on HBO. Titled Game of Thrones Ascent, it is slated for an unspecified “future release” on Facebook. The developer plans to impress fans of the show and books alike with an authenticity and close-hewn relationship to the story-lines and characters of the popular series.