1396. Tomb Raider Chronicles - TOMB RAIDER MEETS INDIANA JONES NOVEL
Fans of Mike Resnick's Tomb Raider novel The Amulet Of Power may writhe at the news that Headline will publish Dave Gibbons' first novel Atlantis, billed as Lara Croft meets Raiders of the Lost Ark. Novel touts itself as an action-adventure story featuring a group of deep sea divers who discover the legendary city only to come up against a group of modern-day pirates who are determined to stop and take any treasure for themselves.
Last Updated: May 14, 2004
1397. Tomb Raider Chronicles - THQ EYES EIDOS FOR POSSIBLE TAKEOVER
Computer games heroine Lara Croft is being stalked. As the big noises of the industry converged on Los Angeles this week for the E3 trade show, rumours have been rife that Eidos is about to get zapped by a US predator. Up a sprightly 11p on Tuesday, shares of the video games publisher advanced to a year's peak of 184p before succumbing to the general dull trend to finish 2p off at 175p.
Last Updated: May 12, 2004
1398. Tomb Raider Chronicles - TOMB RAIDER MUSIC SCORES BMI GONG
BMI, the U.S. performing rights organization, last night (5/12) honored the composers and songwriters of the music from the past year's top-grossing films, top-rated prime-time network television series and highest-ranking cable television shows at its annual Film & Television Awards dinner. Held at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, the black tie gala was hosted by BMI President and CEO Frances W. Preston. Preston and Doreen Ringer Ross, BMI's Vice President of Film/TV Relations, gave out more than 100 awards during the ceremonies.
Last Updated: May 12, 2004
1399. Tomb Raider Chronicles - VIRTUAL NELL BEGINS SEWAGE WORKS TOUR
Yorkshire Water has launched a brand new educational website featuring former Lara Croft model Nell McAndrew aimed at detailing the company's Esholt sewage treatment works and the purification processes involved in recycling water. Nell, who recently completed the 26-mile London marathon, recorded the script to the world's first virtual sewage tour. With the help of virtual Nell, cyber visitors logging onto the site are treated to a tour of the works, with Nell explaining the cleansing process involved in preparing the water for re-consumption.
Last Updated: May 10, 2004
1400. Tomb Raider Chronicles - EIDOS PLC ANNOUNCES E3 2004 LINE-UP
Eidos plc has announced the official line-up for titles debuting at this years E3 Expo. Parading on the digital podium is: Backyard Wrestling 2: There Goes The Neighbourhood (PS2, Xbox), Crash 'n' Burn (PS2, Xbox, PC), Hitman: Contracts (PS2, Xbox, PC), Get On Da Mic (PS2), Imperial Glory (PC) and Singles: Flirt Up Your Life (PC)
Last Updated: May 9, 2004