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Risen gets Penguin book adaptation

For the first time, fantasy-based role-playing computer video game franchise Risen, which targets teens, will be available in a new medium thanks to a licensing partnership between Penguin Children's Books and global interactive game developer and distributor Deep Silver.
February 8, 2012

For the first time, fantasy-based role-playing computer video game franchise Risen, which targets teens, will be available in a new medium thanks to a licensing partnership between Penguin Children’s Books and global interactive game developer and distributor Deep Silver.

Penguin will publish Risen 2: Dark Waters (written by bestselling author Steven Savile) under its Sunbird imprint for a UK release in spring 2012 to coincide with the release of Risen 2 the video game while Panini will publish the title in Germany this summer.

The book adaptation, which features a mythical world, titans and pirates, further adds to the growth of the brand which has seen more than 500,000 copies of Risen the game sold worldwide.

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Jeremy is the Features Editor of Kidscreen specializing in the content production, broadcasting and distribution aspects of the global children's entertainment industry. Contact Jeremy at jdickson@brunico.com.

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