Nerd Reactor: Del Ray Books has announced that Deus Ex will come in book form next year, to coincide with the release of Deus Ex: Human Revolution, the highly anticipated third game of the Deus Ex series, in 2011. Deus Ex: The Icarus Effect will be written by James Swallow, who has worked on novels for Doctor Who, Stargate, and Star Trek and on games like Killzone 2.
The Icarus Effect takes place in the futuristic world of Deus Ex, where technology brings advancement to society, while also creating chaos and conspiracy. The heroes brought on are new characters named Anna Kelso, a Secret Service agent, and Ben Saxon, a special-ops soldier. Their journey will have them reveal the truth behind a secret powerful society that will alter the course of history.