1496. Tomb Raider Chronicles - TOBY GARD HONOURED WITH ELSPA AWARD
The Entertainment and Leisure Software Publishers Association has awarded Lara Croft creator Toby Gard with an inaugural place in ELSPA's new Hall Of Fame, a distinguished Who's Who initiative aimed at honouring game designers and creators who have made pivotal contributions to the UK games industry, Games Paper reports. Tomb Raider, developed by Derbyshire-based studio Core Design, is one of the video-game industry's most potent franchise with 30 million unit sales to date and two major motion pictures starring Hollywood superstar Angelina Jolie.
Last Updated: Aug 27, 2003
1497. Tomb Raider Chronicles - EIDOS TO RELEASE ANGEL OF DARKNESS ED?
Following the decision by Eidos Interactive to charge U.S. based Crystal Dynamics with the future development of the Lara Croft Tomb Raider franchise, reliable sources have indicated directly to us that the now redundant editor responsible for creating Lara Croft Tomb Raider The Angel Of Darkness could be commercially available in the near future.
Last Updated: Aug 21, 2003
1498. Tomb Raider Chronicles - THE CRADLE OF LIFE PREMIERS IN THE UK
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie delighted screaming fans as she arrived for the UK premiere of her new film, Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life. Jolie is back as action heroine Lara Croft - the lycra-clad archaeologist and explorer who originated as a video game character. Dressed in a long black dress with a plunging neckline, Jolie, 28, embarked on a 25-minute walkabout where she signed autographs and posed for pictures. She was joined at the premiere in London's Leicester Square by the film's director Jan de Bont, and co-stars Ciaran Hinds and Noah Taylor.
Last Updated: Aug 19, 2003
1499. Tomb Raider Chronicles - EIDOS PLC ANNOUNCES THE OSIRIS CODEX
Eidos, one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software, announces that Lara Croft is coming to the world's biggest gaming platform with Tomb Raider: The Osiris Codex. The game has been developed by mobile games studio iomo for Java-enabled mobile phones. Tomb Raider: The Osiris Codex will be released in three parts, starting with 'The Osiris Codex' in the U.S. and Europe this autumn. It will be available through soon to be announced network operators and will feature heavily in their autumn marketing campaigns.
Last Updated: Aug 17, 2003
1500. Tomb Raider Chronicles - GIRL POWER COMES WITH A HEFTY PRICE
In the opening moments of Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life, Angelina Jolie gets to discover an underwater treasure trove, escape from terrorists, punch a shark in the nose and ride to safety on its fin. She's not to be messed with - nor are the ladies of Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle, a trio of high-flying, butt-kicking women who dole out punishment to anyone who deserves it. Both summer movies provide a superhero picture of female empowerment, an image of ''girl power'' that matches up with the manly deeds of male action heroes.
Last Updated: Aug 17, 2003