2206. Tomb Raider Chronicles - FOCUS: TOMB RAIDER CHRONICLES
It's been a month since the final release of Tomb Raider as we know it, with Eidos Interactives fifth instalment from their incredibly successful adventure series concluding the current direction Lara will take before next years major overhaul of character and attitude in Tomb Raider Next Generation. Tomb Raider Chronicles features four major levels, including Rome, Russia, Ireland and Von Croys' High Tech level. Each episode continues the stories from past Tomb Raider adventures, and although topping almost all console charts as expected, has received much criticism from many online media companies.
Last Updated: Dec 28, 2000
2207. Tomb Raider Chronicles - EMPIRE CONFIRMS AUTHENTICITY
Movie magazine Empire Online finally answers its critics over an alleged signed photograph sent to one of it's readers from Angelina Jolie depicting the Tomb Raider star in character in the first official picture of Lara Croft. Empire was then bullied and badgered by fans insisting that the signed photograph was in fact from Gone in Sixty Seconds or The Bone Collector, but now confirms that the outfit sported by Angelina Jolie in the original signed pic perfectly reflects that of a uniform worn by Angelina in the Tomb Raider movie trailer which was released in December 2000 from Paramount Studios.
Last Updated: Dec 27, 2000
2208. Tomb Raider Chronicles - BRITNEY ON TOP OF LARA
Lycos, one of the webs largest and most frequented haunt for information, has placed teenage pop icon Britney Spears above Lara Croft in it's most popular searches of 2000, expiring last years challenge for the top spot from Dragonball Z. Lycos says however, that Angelina Jolie, Lord of the Rings and Tomb Raider are keywords to watch for in 2001, accelerated by the movement from the Eidos camp of Tomb Raider the movie and also CORE's Next Generation.
Last Updated: Dec 21, 2000
2209. Tomb Raider Chronicles - KONOKO BLAZONS LARA CROFT
Konoko, the star of Oni, has followed a recent trend amongst pop stars including Madonna and Kylie Minogue, by emblazoning the name of Eidos Interactives Lara Croft across her shirt. Gamespot UK, who broke the story this morning, mentions however that Konoko's pedigree in the gaming business is unproven and that this episode is clearly a PR stunt to try and garner publicity for her new game Oni, which is due for release first quarter of 2001.
Last Updated: Dec 20, 2000
2210. Tomb Raider Chronicles - HERALD ONLINE REVEIWS CHRONICLES
Following the international release of Eidos Interactive's fifth Tomb Raider instalment, the Lara Croft adventure has received mixed reviews, and the New Zealand Herald Online had this to say about the last in the present series of Tomb Raider episodes.
Last Updated: Dec 20, 2000