Dickens, Bronte, Orwell, Stevenson; they're all rolling over in their graves right now.


UK transmedia production company Tern Digital is in the process of turning classic John Buchan spy novel The Thirty Nine Steps into a video game with an eye toward converting other classics into games as well.

The Thirty Nine Steps, a 1915 spy novel, is in development for the PC, PS3 and iPad, according to a Metro report.


Tern Digital says they are currently in talks with Sony about turning a slew of other classic novels into games as well including Wuthering Heights, Great Expectations, 1984, Treasure Island, and Jekyll and Hyde.


Classic Spy Novel The Thirty Nine Steps to Become a Video Game [Metro]