The Hand of the King will get a bit of a promotion when it comes to playing the big bad of CD Projekt RED's next game.

Dance will be lending his fantastically awesome voice to the Emperor of Nilfgaard, Emhyr var Emreis - Ruler of the despotic empire that covers the southern continent of the World of the Witcher, and enemy of the free peoples... and presumably Geralt, too.

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He's not the only Lannister getting in on the video games - Bungie confirmed at E3 that Peter Dinklage will play your A.I Companion Ghost in Destiny.

[The Witcher]