The new Game of Thrones: Season 5 trailer borrows from Assassin’s Creed Unity.
Assassin’s Creed fans were surprised to hear Rather Death Than Slavery, the first track on the second volume of the Assassin’s Creed Unity soundtrack, in yesterday’s new Game of Thrones: Season 5 trailer.
It makes a lot of thematic sense; the trailer was quite focused on the adventures of Daenerys Targaryen, who’s very busy freeing slaves in the lands across the narrow sea, and there’s plenty of bloody revolution going on at home, too. Not much of a change from the previous four season, then.
The trailer is available in HD via iTunes, but here’s a capture from Apple and HBO’s original presentation:
And here’s the full track from the Assassin’s Creed Unity soundtrack:
It’s great to see the work of video game composers getting recognition from the mainstream entertainment world.