386. Tomb Raider Chronicles - TRACHTENBERG REACHES IMDB SUMMIT
Michelle Trachtenberg has stoically reached the summit of Mount STARmeter to displace Nicole DeHuff as this week's IMDb flag bearer. The Ice Princess star is joined by Paydin LoPachin (The Stars Fell on Henrietta), long term top-ten contender Johnny Depp (The Rum Diary), former pole sitter Jon Hedder (Moving McAllister) and Just My Luck star Lindsay Lohan who pack out the top five. Newcomers include the Brittany due, Daniel and Paige, and Hollywood action hero Bruce Willis.
Last Updated: Mar 20, 2005
387. Tomb Raider Chronicles - SCi TAPPED FOR EIDOS TAKEOVER BID
British newspaper The Sunday Telegraph has reported SCi Entertainment Group Plc may tender a bid for London publisher Eidos plc ahead of an expiry date on a loan provided by Royal Bank of Scotland. Bloomberg.com also reports that SCi, which is based in London, is currently carrying out due diligence." Eidos said earlier this month it was in talks that may lead to a 75 million-pound ($144.1 million) offer, confirmed in the Company's interim results.
Last Updated: Mar 20, 2005
388. Tomb Raider Chronicles - VENTURE CAPITALIST FIRM EYES UP EIDOS
Online analyst Market Watch notes that a report in the Times of London has indicated $2.5 billion California venture capital firm Francisco Partners is considering making a bid for Britain's biggest computer game-maker and creator of the Lara Croft Tomb Raider titles, Eidos plc. Numerous suitors have been tapped as likely acquirers of the British publishing house, including UBI SOFT, EA and more recently Rupert Murdock's News Corp empire. Eidos has a further ten days to secure a buy-out offer before a golden parachute tendered by Royal Bank of Scotland expires.
Last Updated: Mar 18, 2005
389. Tomb Raider Chronicles - NINTENDO BANGS OUT RECORD DS UNITS
Nintendo DS, launched in the UK on Friday 11th March 2005, has achieved record breaking sales of nearly 87,000 units in its first two days alone. Nintendo DS software also proved a hit with gamers across the UK with Super Mario 64 DS, Wario Ware: Touched! and Rayman DS (Ubisoft) the UK's top three selling titles respectively. The success in the UK follows in the wake of exceptional sales in the US and Japan where over 3 million Nintendo DS units have been sold worldwide since launch.
Last Updated: Mar 17, 2005
390. Tomb Raider Chronicles - TOMB RAIDER FIREFALL MEDIA UPDATE
Another Hollywood big-screen adventure comes to life this season at Paramount's Kings Dominion with the addition of TOMB RAIDER: FIREFALL, a new multi-sensory attraction for 2005. This new adventure brings the danger, excitement and mystery you love from the Eidos Interactive action games and the blockbuster films Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life starring Angelina Jolie.
Last Updated: Mar 16, 2005