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Mistborn Announced

Little Orbit announces plans to create a game based on Mistborn, the bestselling series of epic fantasy novels by author Brandon Sanderson. The Mistborn Website is online for the game, which is expected next year for Windows, Xbox LIVE, and PlayStation Network. Here's word:

Little Orbit revealed today that they will be bringing bestselling author Brandon Sanderson’s epic fantasy series Mistborn to games late next year for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Windows PC and Mac.

Mistborn is set in a dark world of ash, mist, and gothic fantasy creatures, dominated by a seemingly immortal villain known as the Lord Ruler. It also follows individuals who use a powerful rule-based magic system known as Allomancy that allows them to temporarily enhance their physical and mental abilities by ingesting and “burning” flakes of metal. Those who have the ability to burn a single metal are called Mistings, and those who can burn all metals are known as Mistborn.

The upcoming RPG video game will feature an original storyline created by Sanderson, set several hundreds of years before the first Mistborn novel, and will focus on a unique combat system that puts Allomancy into the hands of gamers. Players will suit up as Fendin “Fiddle” Fathvell, an arrogant young nobleman who must quickly master his newfound Allomantic abilities before forces at work can destroy his entire family.

“I’m a huge fan of the series, and I cannot wait to get this into the hands of gamers,” said Matthew Scott, CEO of Little Orbit. “Between the distinctive magic system, the story twists Brandon has planned for the game, and the rich depth of character skills, we’re creating something very unique for players to enjoy.”

Sanderson is no stranger to video games. He recently completed story development on the Infinity Blade II video game including the accompanying Infinity Blade: Awakening novella. In between writing his popular Mistborn and Stormlight novels, he is also finishing work on the final novel in Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time series. Sanderson has been labeled “one of the most popular new fantasy writers to emerge in the last ten years”.

"As an avid gamer, I'm extremely excited by this opportunity,” said Sanderson. “The chance to write the story for a Mistborn game while working with a team of talented developers is, quite literally, living a dream."

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15. Re: Mistborn Announced Mar 28, 2012, 20:39 Cutter
 
Dmitri_M wrote on Mar 28, 2012, 15:23:
Kobalt wrote on Mar 28, 2012, 14:41:
Cutter wrote on Mar 28, 2012, 14:00:
Haven't read any of it but from the reviews I've read this seems to be teen-pop fantasy.

Not at all.

Cutter makes a meaningless snap judgement. World dies in shock.

How is it meaningless when it's based on reviews I read. You're a fucking tool, you know that?

And yes, it does sound like absolute drivel. No wonder it appeals to morons like you. You've been long overdue to go on ignore. Done.
 
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