1381. Tomb Raider Chronicles - WARREN SPECTOR TO STAY AT ION STORM
Eidos plc has dismissed rumours that Deus EX developer and ION Storm creator Warren Spector has parted company from the Austin, Texas-based studio he founded following the completion of Deus Ex: Invisible War and Thief: Deadly Shadows. Spector was also recently rumoured to be lending a hand in the forthcoming Tomb Raider adventure series currently being developed by Californian-based studio Crystal Dynamics fuelling rumours of a collaboration between ION Storm Entertainment and Crystal Dynamics.
Last Updated: Jun 4, 2004
1382. Tomb Raider Chronicles - GALLEON SETS SAIL UNDER NEW FLAG
Atlus U.S.A., Inc., a leading publisher of interactive entertainment, announced today its plans to publish Galleon, a thrilling 3rd-person action-adventure game for the Microsoft Xbox, in North America. Available in the fall of 2004, Galleon features an epic tale of heart-pounding adventure, dangerous romance, and nail-biting suspense 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: Jun 2, 2004
1383. Tomb Raider Chronicles - GERARD BULTER TAPPED FOR BEOWULF
Scottish actor Gerard Butler has been tapped to star in Sturla Gunnarsson's adaptation of the poem Beowulf, reports Variety Magazine. Butler, who appeared alongside Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie in Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle Of Life, will portray Norse warrior Beowult in the Canada/UK co-production. Beowulf chronicles the medieval struggle to rid the Hall of Heorot from Grendel, a murderous troll bent on a killing rampage. The 10-week shooting schedule begins in Iceland in August.
Last Updated: May 31, 2004
1384. Tomb Raider Chronicles - LARA CROFT STRENGTHENS VODAFONE LIVE!
Vodafone Group Plc has announced its Preliminary Results Year Ended 31 March 2004. The wireless Telco recorded turnover increased by 10% to 33.6 billion pounds sterling and mobile telecommunications turnover increased by 15% to 31.7 billion pounds. Profit on ordinary activities before tax, goodwill amortisation and exceptional items, increased by 19% to 10.0 billion pounds and earnings per share, before goodwill amortisation and exceptional items, increased by 34% to 9.10 pence. Free cash flow increased by 65% to 8.5 billion pounds, after 4.3 billion pounds of net cash expenditure on tangible fixed assets and 13.7 million net new proportionate mobile customers in the year, bringing the total to 133.4 million.
Last Updated: May 24, 2004
1385. Tomb Raider Chronicles - UNCOVER CAIRO AND CAMBODIA IN TR: TLR
According to Egyptian legend, Horus, son of the light, outwitted the evil God Set and imprisoned him in a secret tomb. Five thousand years later, Lara Croft discovers the lost tomb and unwittingly unleashes the evil God Set, fulfilling the ancient prophecy of his return to plunge mankind into darkness! In a race against time, Lara must use all her wit and skill to empoison Set and save the world from Armageddon.
Last Updated: May 19, 2004