TOMB RAIDER LEGEND
TAPS MOBILE DEBUT
Copyright 2006 Eidos plc
[ April 3rd 2006 ]
Interactive, one of the world's leading publishers
and developers of entertainment software, part
of SCi Entertainment Group Plc (SEG) today announced
two new titles developed for QUALCOMM's BREW solution.
and Lara Croft
Tomb Raider Legend will be available for the
first time on mobile handsets, fully realised
in two unique and highly innovative mobile environments.
is a frantic and highly original action adventure
game, set in a huge beautifully detailed world,
starring the acrobatic team of Nikki, Fargus and
a demented puppet-on-a-stick named Sid. Boasting
heaps of variety, you can even shape-change from
an invulnerable turtle to a fire-blasting dragon.
Croft Tomb Raider Legend is the 3D mobile game
based on the console and PC game, featuring a
fluid movement system and a series of brand new
gadgets for Lara to get to grips with. Experience
the adrenalin rush of Lara jumping from rope to
rope miles above the ground or taking out a ruthless
Croft Tomb Raider Legend is the seventh title
to be released in the Tomb
Raider series, which originally launched in
1996 and is still one of the best selling videogame
franchises of all time, with over 28 million copies
Gorman, Senior Brand Manager, Tomb Raider said,
"It is quite remarkable to see how far we have
come with mobile gaming. When I look at the game
running on a console and then on a mobile handset,
it's quite apparent that the gap is getting smaller."
Protheroe, New Media & IT Director, Eidos said,
"It is a testament to the power of QUALCOMM's
BREW solution when you can see, first hand, the
reaction of consumers when you put either of these
games in their hands - they are starting to realise
what mobile gaming is fast becoming capable of."
continues to drive standards for mobile gaming
to even higher levels with these new titles for
BREW," said Mike Yuen, senior director-Gaming
Group, QUALCOMM Internet Services. "Pandemonium
and Lara Croft Tomb Raider Legend are innovative
and entertaining titles that take full advantage
of the latest wireless technologies and 3G networks."