From Games Workshop:
From the great blackness beyond the edge of our galaxy they come, an alien swarm driven by a ravenous hunger that knows no end. These creatures have many names, for all races have come to loathe and fear them. They are the Great Devourer, the Doom of All Things, the Penance of the Elder Gods, the Shadow in the Warp. They are the Tyranids, and they have come to consume us all.
The Tyranids are utterly alien. They are creatures of visceral horror, implacable monsters with dagger-like fangs and razor-sharp claws that can tear a man apart in the blink of an eye. Grotesque living weapons fire parasitic projectiles into their prey's flesh, eating their victims from the inside out. Stalker beasts lurk in the shadows, bursting from their hiding places to attack the unwary and devour them whole. Every one of the myriad Tyranid warrior-creatures is a killing machine, perfectly adapted to slaughter its victims. They are the ultimate predators, and we are their prey.
January 2010 signals the release of the latest Warhammer 40,000 release, Codex: Tyranids. A 96-page volume packed to bursting with background, history, artwork and stunning miniatures, Codex: Tyranids is the ultimate resource for Tyranid players everywhere.
As well as a fantastic new Codex, there will be a range of exciting new miniatures, including Tyranid beasts never seen before! So, start gathering your broods, prepare your digestion pools and get ready to unleash the Great Devourer upon the galaxy this January.