TOMB RAIDER 7
UNVEILED IN AUTUMN
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[ September 15th 2004 ]
has confirmed Tomb Raider 7 - under development
by U.S.-based studio Crystal Dynamics - "will
be unveiled this autumn and is scheduled for release
in the fourth quarter of the current financial
year." The statement was made as part of Eidos'
posted Preliminary Results in which the company
registered a 2.9 million pound year-end net loss
after sales slumped.
Croft's seventh incarnation has been shrouded
in a cloak of secrecy since the very public extraction
of the franchise from former developer Core Design
to acclaimed Soul Reaver studio Crystal Dynamics
following the mediocre performance of The Angel
Of Darkness. Eidos, however, recently mooted a
new game more in tune with Prince Of Persia's
agility and level design and hinted the inclusion
of vehicles that will once again aid Lara in her
efforts to procure all things ancient.
will unveil Tomb Raider 7 within the next few
months, and will use May 2005's E3 Expo to draw
back the curtain by showcasing a playable demo.
Stay tuned for more info and brand new media on
Tomb Raider 7.