Video Game based book enthusiasts will be happy to know that Del Rey, a branch of Random House Publishing Group that focus on Science-Fiction and Fantasy books, announced a new novel based on the Hitman series of video games. Raymond Benson is the author responsible for Hitman: Damnation which is slated for release this summer. He also wrote the novelization of the 007 movie Another Day to Die as well as the novelizations of the games from the Splinter Cell and Metal Gear Solid franchises.
It is said that Damnation will take place between Hitman Blood Money and Hitman Absolution; which is the upcoming Hitman game developed by Interactive and Published by Square Enix and Eidos Interactive. Hitman: Damnation is said to follow Agent 47 who has been charged with the murder of high-ranking American politicians. He soon finds out what some of the aspects of the
mission are off.