'LEGEND' ON XBOX 360
Copyright 2005 www.tombraiderchronicles.com
[ October 5th 2005 ]
Interactive, one of the world’s leading publishers
and developers of entertainment software, today
formally announces that Lara
Croft Tomb Raider Legend is in development
for both the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment
system and the Xbox™ console from Microsoft.
new gameplay content and unbelievable visuals
that take full advantage of the new hardware system,
Lara’s premiere on Xbox is grounded in the series’
tomb raiding roots. Created by Crystal
Dynamics with senior designer Toby Gard, Lara’s
original creator, the game is slated for simultaneous
release on both Xbox platforms in spring 2006.
360 is the perfect partner to the ultimate video
gaming heroine, Lara Croft,” said Matt Gorman,
senior brand manager for Tomb Raider: Legend.
“It enables us to make the Tomb Raider experience
realistic and immersive in next generation, high-definition
worlds like never before."
Dynamics exploit the power of the Xbox 360 with
its newly created graphics system for Tomb Raider:
Legend. With support for real-time per pixel lighting,
shadows and normal-mapping among other improvements,
the Tomb Raider world has never been as lifelike.
will be dazzled with hardcore adventure and exploration
as well as organic environment and physics-based
puzzles within an incredibly detailed world. Bringing
to life a new sense of awe and wonderment in stunning
and immersive environments, the Xbox 360 demonstrates
Lara’s intricately animated expressions, fluid
movement and realistic abilities, equipped, of
course, with state of the art gear and weaponry.
original vision for Lara can nearly be realized
with the muscle of the Xbox 360,” said senior
designer at Crystal Dynamics, Toby Gard. “The
stunning graphics and scope of how Lara can move
and interact with her surroundings will be astounding."