Ico novel out this month

Ico novel out this month
Jamin Smith Updated on by

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Ico: The Castle in the Mist, a novel based on Fumito Ueda’s critically acclaimed PlayStation 2 game, will be released this month.

The book, penned by Japanese author Miyuki Miyabe and published by Viz Media, will launch August 16 for £9.99.

“A boy with horns, marked for death.” reads the synopsis, “A girl who sleeps in a cage of iron. The Castle in the Mist has called for its sacrifice: a horned child, born once a generation. When, on a single night in his thirteenth year, Ico’s horns grow long and curved, he knows his time has come. But why does the Castle in the Mist demand this offering, and what will Ico do with the girl imprisoned within the Castle’s walls?”

An excerpt from the book can be read here.

The Ico and Shadow of the Colossus Collection is due for release in Japan September 22 – we’re still waiting to hear a European date.