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Crysis 2 novel in the works

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A novel based on Crysis 2 is in the works, to be released alongside the game next year.

Titled Crysis: Legion, it'll be published by Random House off-shoot Del Rey Books and will embellish the events of Crytek's forthcoming FPS sequel.

"Terrifying armored alien invaders stalk the streets of New York, while a nightmare plague strikes down its human population with brutal speed," reads developer Crytek's synopsis.

"Just to survive in this inferno will require technology and armor beyond anything any modern soldier has ever seen. One man will inherit that means to survive. His mission: shake off death, carry the fight to the aliens and drive them back."

Crysis: Legion is being authored by Peter Watts. Apparently his previous novels Starfish, Maelstrom and Behemoth "are all universally acknowledged as some of the best hard sci-fi of the last 20 years."

You'll be able to find out if his writing matches the PR embroidery when the book is published in March 2011.

The game on which it is based is due on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on 25th March 2011. Why not have a look at the trailer below for a recap.

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