"Are you a direwolf, lion or kraken? Fans of the Game of Thrones fantasy show and series of novels can now enter the kingdom of Westeros as a lady or lord through Facebook.
Game of Thrones Ascent, an officially licensed social game based on the HBO show and George R.R. Martin's novels, entered open beta late last week. It challenges players to create a character and enter the tangled web of power, strength and intrigue similar to the fictional world.
Players can pick their own character name and avatar, as well as create their own house banner. They'll then have to swear fealty to one of the bigger houses from the Game of Thrones universe — the loyal Starks, the cunning Lannisters or the banished Targeryens — that will give you different advantages in the game...."