Command and Conquer 3 Gets Novelized

Command and Conquer 3 Gets Novelized

Electronic Arts and Del Rey imprint announced that Del Rey will publish a novel based on Command & Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars .

In COMMAND & CONQUER: TIBERIUM WARS™, the novel by Keith R. A. DeCandido, the year is 2047 and the stakes could not be higher. Tiberium-a self-replicating alien substance that has infected the Earth-is spreading like a radioactive ice age. The Global Defense Initiative, a high-tech alliance of the world's most advanced nations, is fighting to contain Tiberium, but Kane, the megalomaniacal leader of the Brotherhood of Nod has other plans for Earth. Kane's secret society turned superpower is bent on using Tiberium to take control and transform humanity into his twisted vision of the future. In the midst of battles throughout the world, a third alien race emerges, and all-out war rages over Tiberium. The fate of the planet rests in the balance.

"We're excited to expand the Command & Conquer franchise to a new form of media and offer a depth to the underlying fiction of the game series like never before," said Patrick O'Brien, VP of Business Affairs at EA. "Keith DeCandido wrote a great story, and we're pleased to have partnered with him and Del Rey."

The novel in written by Keith R. A. DeCandido, who has written novels for several nerd-fave franchises including Star Trek, Buffy, Dr. Who and more.

The novel will be released on May 29, 2007 in the US and Canada. U.K. and Germany release will follow a few months later.