1351. Tomb Raider Chronicles - OFFICIAL: TOBY GARD TAPS TOMB RAIDER 7
Eidos has confirmed Toby Gard - the original architect behind video-game heroine Lara Croft - will join Crystal Dynamics and spearhead the Tomb Raider 7 creative team. In a statement to www.tombraiderchronicles.com this morning, Eidos said: Toby will complement the existing talented team creating the next Tomb Raider title. As the creator of the Lara Croft character, he brings a unique perspective to the development process.
Last Updated: Aug 5, 2004
1352. Tomb Raider Chronicles - TOBY GARD TAPPED BY CRYSTAL DYNAMICS?
According to numerous industry sources, Toby Gard - the original architect behind the Lara Croft Tomb Raider franchise - has been tapped by U.S.-based studio Crystal Dynamics to lend a hand with the new Tomb Raider adventure game. Gard, responsible for creating Britain's most explosive digital export to date while serving with Derbyshire-based studio Core Design in 1995, abandoned his role as lead designer after a series of creative differences shortly after London-based publisher Eidos acquired Core Design following a series of takeovers and mergers.
Last Updated: Aug 4, 2004
1353. Tomb Raider Chronicles - ANGELINA JOLIE BEGINS PILOTS TRAINING
Lara Croft actress Angelina Jolie is steadily moving closer to achieving her dream of becoming a pilot once she retires from Hollywood in a few years, after she has enrolled for flying lessons. She claims that this would help her deliver aid to refugees and make her a 'supermom' in her adopted son's eyes. According to Hello magazine, Oscar winner Jolie, who has been associated with a number of humanitarian causes in countries like Cambodia and Jordan has also been appointed a goodwill ambassador by United Nations, has already started taking flying lessons in Santa Monica.
Last Updated: Aug 4, 2004
1354. Tomb Raider Chronicles - TOBY GARD'S GALLEON SHIPS NATIONWIDE
Atlus U.S.A, a leading publisher of interactive entertainment, announced today that it has shipped Galleon - a unique 3rd person action adventure game on Microsoft Xbox - featuring an epic tale of action, adventure, romance, evil and mystery, from the creator of Lara Croft. Galleon is one of the few games in the Xbox library that has everything a gamer could wish for: a huge world to explore, gigantic bosses, challenging puzzles, amazing acrobatics and above all, Kung Fu, said Gail Salamanca, Marketing Manager, Atlus U.S.A, Inc.
Last Updated: Aug 2, 2004
1355. Tomb Raider Chronicles - EIDOS GAINS FROM CHAMP ANNOUNCEMENT
Eidos Plc, the creator of the Lara Croft computer-game heroine, gained 10.5 pence, or 11 percent, to 107. This gain followed an announcement that the number one selling football management series Championship Manager is to appear on Xbox and, for the first time ever, PlayStation 2. Championship Manager 5, the latest instalment in the series, will be released in spring 2005 on both formats. The game is being developed by Gusto Games.
Last Updated: Aug 1, 2004