Copyright 2002 Ubi Soft Press Release

[ May 22nd 2002 ]

Ubi Soft® Entertainment, a world leader in interactive entertainment, today announced a licensing agreement with Eidos for Tomb Raider on Game Boy Advance. With the new two-year agreement, Ubi Soft has acquired exclusive worldwide development and publishing rights for Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Prophecy for the Game Boy ® Advance. The game will be released this Christmas.

Alain Corre, Ubi Soft Entertainment's Vice-President for Europe, Asia Pacific and South America said "Lara Croft is one of the strongest and most attractive personalities in the video game world I have full confidence in our creation teams' ability to produce one of the best action games available for the Game Boy ® Advance".

Mike McGarvey, CEO of Eidos Interactive said "With Ubi Soft's expertise in developing successful Game Boy ® Advance games, we are confident that Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Prophecy will maintain the high standards people have come to expect from a Tomb Raider game.

The game will remain faithful to the spirit that has made previous game versions - as well as the movie - a worldwide success. Since the first Tomb Raider game was released in 1996, the series has gone on to sell more than 28 million copies worldwide.

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