The Golden Compass is also the name of an upcoming videogame based on the film His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass to be released in the U.S. December of 2007. The game is being published by Sega.
Players assume the role of a young girl named Lyra as she travels through the frozen wastes of the North in an attempt to rescue a friend (Roger Parslow) kidnapped by a mysterious organization known as The Gobblers. Travelling with her are an Armoured Bear named Iorek Byrnison and her daemon Pantalaimon (Pan). Together, they must use their truth-telling alethiometer and other items to explore the land and fight their way through various enemies in order to help Lyra's friend. 
Information about the specifics of the game is still classified.