NCsoft announced the first novel that is based on their best-selling Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game Guild Wars titled Ghosts of Ascalon. Ghost of Ascalon is written by acclaimed authors like Jeff Grubb and Matt Forbeck and introduces the readers to the fantasy world ruined by war and chaos. The novel sets the stage for the release of the highly-anticipated sequel to Guild Wars, Guild Wars 2.
Ghosts of Ascalon takes place in the setting of Guild Wars, the dangerous land of Tyria. A plagued by ghosts band of adventurers journey into the haunted, torn kingdom of Ascalon to retrieve a sacred relic that holds the promise of peace between humanity and their enemies, the charr.
"Ghosts of Ascalon" is scheduled for release in North America and Europe in the summer of 2010.
Guild Wars is one of the best-selling fantasy role-playing franchises of all time. Players of Guild Wars journey through an epic story that is expanded into three different continents. Ghost of Ascalon takes place in the same era as the upcoming sequel to Guild Wars, Guild Wars 2. The novel takes place hundreds of years after the events of the original Guild Wars titles. The rich storyline and dramatic characters are sure to appeal to both the fantasy adorers and players of Guild Wars.
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