News – Crysis 2 is getting a novel

December 2, 2010 by  
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In good news for those whom enjoy reading about their favourite gaming universe’s other than just playing in them will be delighted to learn that Crytek’s FPS game, Crysis 2, is to receive a tie-in novel. The book is titled Crysis: Legion and is to be published by Del Rey books.

Crysis: Legion has been penned by Peter Watts, a renowned sci fi author responsible for the likes of  Starfish, Maelstrom and Behemoth. A description of the book is below:

“In CRYSIS: LEGION, terrifying armored alien invaders stalk the streets of New York, while a nightmare plague strikes down its human population with brutal speed. The city is in chaos, its streets and skyline in smashed and flaming ruin. Nothing can stand against the invaders, leaving New Yorkers with a stark
choice – flee or die.”

The novel will be released in March, the same month as Crysis 2 on Xbox 360 and PS3.