176. Tomb Raider Chronicles - EIDOS ANNOUNCES NEW DELAY FOR AOD
Eidos Interactive Plc has announced a further delay to the release of Tomb Raider: The Angel Of Darkness penned to make its commercial debut on PC and Sony Playstation II next month. Fans of cyber-babe Lara Croft are now expected to wait until April at the earliest before Tomb Raider: The Angel Of Darkness hits the shelves. The announcement comes as Eidos Interactive today declared a net cash balance of about £50 million and an expected move into profitability when it releases its financial results for the six months ended December 31 2002 on March 6th. It was also confident that it would meet consensus forecasts of about 13 million pounds in pre-tax profit and 7p in EPS for the full year to June 30.
Last Updated: Jan 21, 2003
177. Tomb Raider Chronicles - TRADING AND RELEASE SCHEDULE UPDATE
Eidos Plc, one of Europe’s leading publishers and developers of entertainment software, today reports a robust performance during the Christmas trading period, due in particular to continued strong sales of the pillar titles Hitman 2 and TimeSplitters 2, whose combined sales to date are 2.9 million units. On 6 March the Company will announce its results for the six months ended 31 December 2002, and in respect of which the Company expects to move into profit at the half year. A strong sales contribution from the North American market represented in excess of 45% of H1 sales, up from 34% for the 15 months reported to 30 June 2002.
Last Updated: Jan 21, 2003
178. Tomb Raider Chronicles - HOLLYWOOD SAYS THANKS TO HONG KONG
Ms Angelina Jolie, female lead of feature film Tomb Raider 2 currently being shot on location in Hong Kong, has presented a cheque of HK$ 200,000 on behalf of Paramount Pictures and herself to Ms Veronica Li, Chairman of Po Leung Kuk. The cheque presentation ceremony was witnessed by the Acting Commissioner for Television and Entertainment Licensing, Mr P L Po. Paramount Pictures made the donation to a charitable organisation of Hong Kong as a gesture of appreciation to the support and facilitation the HK Government had given on the filming of Tomb Raider 2 in Hong Kong.
Last Updated: Jan 18, 2003
179. Tomb Raider Chronicles - RUMBLINGS FROM THE CRADLE OF LIFE LAB
According to reliable sources, two trailers for Par's upcoming movie The Cradle Of Life are being prepared for release. Rushes are currently negotiating their way through post-production with heavy speculation indicating an appearance in the coming weeks. Final bit of info to digest over your morning caffeine fix, the fresh aroma of ground coffee effervescent in the air... Angelina Jolie has now left Hong Kong after shooting action scenes against the panoramic backdrop of Victoria Harbour and blasting her way through several oriental shopping malls.
Last Updated: Jan 17, 2003
180. Tomb Raider Chronicles - EIDOS RELEASES MAKING OF TOMB RAIDER
Ever wondered what goes on in the mind of a developer? Eidos Interactive and Core Design proudly presents the Making of - Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness documentary. This documentary details the development journey of the eagerly anticipated Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness and features exclusive interviews with key members of the development team as well as plenty of new gameplay clips.
Last Updated: Jan 15, 2003