Originally Posted by Google Search for "Assassin's Creed"POCKET BOOKS TO PUBLISH ASSASSIN’S CREED™ NOVELS
New York, NY—March 12, 2007 - Pocket Books is thrilled to announce they have newly acquired world rights to publish the novelization of ASSASSIN’S CREED™ – the highly anticipated new console game from Ubisoft (makers of the bestselling Prince of Persia video game series). Debuting in 2007 on next-generation video game consoles, Assassin’s Creed is a state-of-the-art gaming adventure that begins in the year 1191. Gamers play the role of Altair, fighting to save the Holy Land from war and corruption.
The first novel in a trilogy will be published in October 2007. The three titles, by New York Times bestselling author Steven Barnes, will expand on the game experience by immersing the reader in the back-story of Altair and his further adventures in the rich setting of the Third Crusade.