BioShock novel dated

Titan Books has super-glued a July 19 release date to its upcoming BioShock novel.

Titled BioShock: Rapture, the book features a story penned by John Shirley (who previously worked on the novelisation of Doom), and is set before the events of the first game in the critically-acclaimed 2K series.

BioShock: Rapture is currently carrying a retail price of £7.99. Those of you who fancy a sneak peak can read an excerpt from the novel here.