BioWare and Random House's science fiction/fantasy publishing arm, Del Rey, announced today that Mass Effect is getting a third novelization.
The prequel paperback, Retribution, is set just before the events of Mass Effect 2. Mass Effect Lead Writer Drew Karpyshyn penned the 336-page work, which will be his eight novel. Karpyshyn passed the Lead Writer role to Mac Walters for Mass Effect 2 so that he could work on BioWare's upcoming massively multiplayer online game, Star Wars: The Old Republic.
Amazon.com lists the book for a July 27, 2010 release at US$7.99.