Article written by Jim Hargreaves.
Published on 20/06/2011 at 09:47 PM.
It’s not often that people get excited about novels based on video games, but when it was announced that sci-fi/noir fiction author John Shirley was penning a prequel to the much loved BioShock, a considerable number of heads were turned. The book, titled BioShock: Rapture, follows the exploits of Andrew Ryan and how he sets about creating his underwater utopia after the effects of economic depression and World War II weaken the American resolve. If you simply can’t wait to get your hands on Shirley’s novel, a lengthy passage awaits your perusal.
Published by Titan Books, BioShock: Rapture will launch on July 19th here in the UK.