Creator George R. R. Martin penned a weblog over the weekend, reflecting upon his work on FromSoftware’s Elden Ring. He recalled being contacted by Hidetaka Miyazaki to construct a fantasy world, and though video video games “will not be actually” his factor, he discovered the supply too fascinating to refuse.
Whereas speaking about Elden Ring, Martin claimed that video video games are “as massive as motion pictures…. greater, really.”
“Miyazaki and his workforce from FromSoftware have been doing groundbreaking stuff with beautiful artwork, and what they needed from me was only a little bit of worldbuilding: a deep, darkish, resonant world to function a basis for the sport they deliberate to create,” Martin recalled. “And because it occurs, I like creating worlds and writing imaginary historical past. So I did my bit, and handed off to my new buddies in Japan, they usually took it from there. And years handed. Video video games are as massive as motion pictures lately (greater, really)… and take simply as lengthy to create.”
Whereas expressing his pleasure over Elden Ring‘s launch date drawing shut, Martin claimed that the sport “appears unimaginable.”
After what looks like ceaselessly, Elden Ring will lastly launch on February 25, 2022 for the PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One and Sequence X/S, and PC.