1596. Tomb Raider Chronicles - VIDEOGAME ICON LARA AND G4 PARTNER
G4, the TV network all about video games, today announced a major on-air, cross-channel and online campaign, in conjunction with game publisher Eidos Interactive and game developer Core Design, to cast superstar, video game character Lara Croft in a ground-breaking marketing program to promote both the cable channel and Eidos' popular Tomb Raider franchise. The announcement was made today by Dale Hopkins, senior vice president, sales and distribution, G4.
Last Updated: Jan 27, 2003
1597. Tomb Raider Chronicles - PANASONIC TO PARTNER WITH TOMB RAIDER
Adding to the excitement of the launch of its newest e-wear™ SD A/V Recorders Models SV-AV20 and SV-AV30, Panasonic has announced a global promotional campaign in the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific around the theatrical release of Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life. The movie, which features the sleek new e-wear units, is a Paramount Pictures film presentation in association with Mutual Film Company, BBC, TELE-MUNCHEN, and TOHO-TOWA directed by Jan De Bont and starring Angelina Jolie.
Last Updated: Jan 22, 2003
1598. Tomb Raider Chronicles - EIDOS ANNOUNCES NEW DELAY FOR AOD
Eidos Interactive Plc has announced a further delay to the release of Tomb Raider: The Angel Of Darkness penned to make its commercial debut on PC and Sony Playstation II next month. Fans of cyber-babe Lara Croft are now expected to wait until April at the earliest before Tomb Raider: The Angel Of Darkness hits the shelves. The announcement comes as Eidos Interactive today declared a net cash balance of about £50 million and an expected move into profitability when it releases its financial results for the six months ended December 31 2002 on March 6th. It was also confident that it would meet consensus forecasts of about 13 million pounds in pre-tax profit and 7p in EPS for the full year to June 30.
Last Updated: Jan 21, 2003
1599. Tomb Raider Chronicles - TRADING AND RELEASE SCHEDULE UPDATE
Eidos Plc, one of Europe’s leading publishers and developers of entertainment software, today reports a robust performance during the Christmas trading period, due in particular to continued strong sales of the pillar titles Hitman 2 and TimeSplitters 2, whose combined sales to date are 2.9 million units. On 6 March the Company will announce its results for the six months ended 31 December 2002, and in respect of which the Company expects to move into profit at the half year. A strong sales contribution from the North American market represented in excess of 45% of H1 sales, up from 34% for the 15 months reported to 30 June 2002.
Last Updated: Jan 21, 2003
1600. Tomb Raider Chronicles - EIDOS RELEASES MAKING OF TOMB RAIDER
Ever wondered what goes on in the mind of a developer? Eidos Interactive and Core Design proudly presents the Making of - Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness documentary. This documentary details the development journey of the eagerly anticipated Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness and features exclusive interviews with key members of the development team as well as plenty of new gameplay clips.
Last Updated: Jan 15, 2003