Bethesda Softworks has today announced today that Del Rey Books will publish a novel based on the upcoming RAGE video game.
The novel, also entitled, RAGE, will be written by author and game writer Matt Costello and will release on August 30, 2011. The novel will be published simultaneously in the UK and British Commonwealth by Ebury Publishing, part of the Random House Group.
RAGE is the latest game from id Software, and is already being touted as one of the industry’s most innovative first-person shooters.
The game itself is set in the not-too-distant future after an asteroid impacts Earth, you emerge into a vast wasteland to discover humanity working to rebuild itself against such forces as bandit gangs, mutants, and more. The novel delves even deeper into this world and its characters through the pen of Matt Costello–the same person who helped write the story for the game.
You can pre-order your copy of RAGE here (PS3) and here (Xbox 360) and here (PC).