46. Tomb Raider Chronicles - CORE DESIGN CO-FOUNDERS TO FORM STUDIO
Core Design co-founders Jeremy Heath-Smith and Adrian Heath-Smith are to front a new UK development studio along with key personal from Core Design following the recent debacle surrounding the release of Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Angel Of Darkness and the subsequent controversial decision by publishers Eidos Interactive to port development to U.S. based studio Crystal Dynamics.
Last Updated: Aug 28, 2003
47. Tomb Raider Chronicles - TOBY GARD HONOURED WITH ELSPA AWARD
The Entertainment and Leisure Software Publishers Association has awarded Lara Croft creator Toby Gard with an inaugural place in ELSPA's new Hall Of Fame, a distinguished Who's Who initiative aimed at honouring game designers and creators who have made pivotal contributions to the UK games industry, Games Paper reports. Tomb Raider, developed by Derbyshire-based studio Core Design, is one of the video-game industry's most potent franchise with 30 million unit sales to date and two major motion pictures starring Hollywood superstar Angelina Jolie.
Last Updated: Aug 27, 2003
48. Tomb Raider Chronicles - EIDOS TO RELEASE ANGEL OF DARKNESS ED?
Following the decision by Eidos Interactive to charge U.S. based Crystal Dynamics with the future development of the Lara Croft Tomb Raider franchise, reliable sources have indicated directly to us that the now redundant editor responsible for creating Lara Croft Tomb Raider The Angel Of Darkness could be commercially available in the near future.
Last Updated: Aug 21, 2003
49. Tomb Raider Chronicles - THE CRADLE OF LIFE PREMIERS IN THE UK
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie delighted screaming fans as she arrived for the UK premiere of her new film, Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life. Jolie is back as action heroine Lara Croft - the lycra-clad archaeologist and explorer who originated as a video game character. Dressed in a long black dress with a plunging neckline, Jolie, 28, embarked on a 25-minute walkabout where she signed autographs and posed for pictures. She was joined at the premiere in London's Leicester Square by the film's director Jan de Bont, and co-stars Ciaran Hinds and Noah Taylor.
Last Updated: Aug 19, 2003
50. Tomb Raider Chronicles - EIDOS PLC ANNOUNCES THE OSIRIS CODEX
Eidos, one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software, announces that Lara Croft is coming to the world's biggest gaming platform with Tomb Raider: The Osiris Codex. The game has been developed by mobile games studio iomo for Java-enabled mobile phones. Tomb Raider: The Osiris Codex will be released in three parts, starting with 'The Osiris Codex' in the U.S. and Europe this autumn. It will be available through soon to be announced network operators and will feature heavily in their autumn marketing campaigns.
Last Updated: Aug 17, 2003