1401. Tomb Raider Chronicles - YORKSHIRE WATER PULLS PLUG ON NELL?
Water waste! Yorkshire Water's proposed website featuring former Lara Croft model Nell McAndrew as a virtual tour-guide has apparently been flushed before even getting out of the pipes. Nell, who recently completed the 26-mile London marathon, had recorded the script to the world's first virtual sewage tour based around the company's Esholt sewage treatment works on the outskirts of Bradford. But at time of press, the company's web site appears to have been dumped.
Last Updated: Apr 24, 2004
1402. Tomb Raider Chronicles - BONNIER BUILDS STAKE IN EIDOS PLC
Eidos, the computer-games publisher best known in the City for its Lara Croft game, has demanded that a leading broker reveal the identity of a secretive investor who has amassed a £12m stake in the firm. Rumours of an imminent takeover bid for Eidos are widespread, as is speculation that Robert Bonnier, the controversial former chief executive of Scoot.com, is building a stake.
Last Updated: Apr 23, 2004
1403. Tomb Raider Chronicles - EIDOS CONFIRMS LARA'S E3 2004 ABSENCE
Eidos plc has confirmed Lara Croft will not be making an appearance at this years E3 expo. Although an early build of Tomb Raider 7 had already been mobilised by new developer Crystal Dynamics, Steve Starvis - Eidos' head of communications - dismissed an E3 debut, stating that the game will be showcased when the product is ready. Both Eidos and Core Design incurred a critical mauling the last time Lara Croft made an outing to the trade show and it would appear this time round Eidos are bent on refining one of their most potent franchises before revealing all.
Last Updated: Apr 22, 2004
1404. Tomb Raider Chronicles - IMAGE COMICS ANNOUNCES TOMB RAIDER 44
Image Comics has announced upcoming paperback adventures starring Lara Croft penned to debut June 2004. Tomb Raider Issue 44, written by James Bonny, pencilled by Wilson Tortosa, coloured by Tyson Wengler, with cover by Adam Hughes, features 32 pages of action and sees our intrepid heroine scout through the rural Irish countryside in search for a legendary talisman.
Last Updated: Apr 22, 2004
1405. Tomb Raider Chronicles - ARTICLE 1600, THAT'S HISTORY FOR YA FOLKS
Tomb Raider Chronicles, proud bastion and diligent purveyor of unparalleled coverage on the best selling Lara Croft Tomb Raider franchise, surpasses yet another milestone by publishing article #1600 this Tuesdau 20th Apr 2004. Infrogrammes was the architect in our first article published June 2000. Four years later, we've bagged two motion pictures; six episodes of the best selling Tomb Raider adventure game and a whole heap of trouble bringing you, dear reader, the word on Lara Croft.
Last Updated: Apr 19, 2004