HBO Global Licensing has licensed Boston-based gaming company Disruptor Beam to produce a new social game based on the Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning series Game of Thrones. The game, to be called Game of Thrones Ascent, will be released in Facebook.

Game of Thrones, based on George R.R. Martin’s fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire, is set in the mythical land of Westeros, where seven noble families fight for control amid political and sexual intrigue.