Hugo-Nominated Sci-Fi Author Writes The Book On Crysis 2

Del Rey brings the story of Crysis 2 to book stores ever-where in March with Crysis: Legion, the official game novelisation by Peter Watts, the Canadian science fiction author once famously involved in a scuffle with the US Border Patrol.

Crysis: Legion tells the story of Crytek's upcoming shooter. New York has been invaded by armoured aliens, a plague is wiping out humans at an alarming rate, and only a supersoldier wielding the combat enhancement technology of the Nanosuit 2 stands between mankind and extinction.

It's a simple story, and it's perfect for Peter Watts, one of the world's better craftsman of hard science fiction - that's science fiction with a strong basis in reality.

You may remember Watts from an incident last year that resulted in the author being convicted of assaulting, resisting and obstructing a US Customs and Border Protection officer.

Perhaps that harrowing incident will help Watts add a little more gritty realism to the story of Crysis 2. We'll see when the book hits retailers in March.


    I've been waiting for the official announcement ever since he posted the snippet here:

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