Del Rey announces “Uncharted” novel


Uncharted 2NEW YORK, NY – October 28, 2010
Del Rey, an imprint of Ballantine Books at the Random House Publishing Group, announced today that Del Rey Books will publish a novel based on the Uncharted® video game series. UNCHARTED: THE FOURTH LABYRINTH, will be written by author Christopher Golden and will release in fall 2011.

The Uncharted® game series has tracked the adventures of treasure hunter extraordinaire, Nathan Drake, as he travels the globe searching for priceless artifacts and solving history’s greatest mysteries. Now in the novel UNCHARTED: THE FOURTH LABYRINTH, Nathan Drake will embark on an all-new, original, action-packed adventure—in search of a secret that will put him on the trail of the legendary labyrinth of Daedalus, and take him from the ruins of Crete to a secret crypt deep in the heart of China!

UNCHARTED is the multi-million selling videogame franchise developed by Naughty Dog, exclusively for the PLAYSTATION(R)3 System. In UNCHARTED, players take the role of fortune hunter Nathan Drake as he traverses the globe unraveling historical mysteries in an explosive cinematic experience, unparalleled in videogames. The franchise has won an unprecedented 300 industry awards, including 50 Game of the year awards in 2009 for UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves.

Christopher Golden is the award-winning, bestselling author of such novels as The Ferryman, Strangewood, The Gathering Dark, and The Body of Evidence series of teen thrillers. Working with actress/writer/director Amber Benson, he co-created and co-wrote Ghosts of Albion, an animated supernatural drama for BBC online. Golden has also written or co-written a great many books and comic books related to the TV series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Angel,” as well as the scripts for two Buffy video games. His recent comic book work includes the creator-owned Nevermore and DC Comics’ Doctor Fate: The Curse. There are more than eight million copies of his books in print.