TOMB RAIDER LEGEND
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[ April 11th 2006 ]
one of the world's leading publishers and developers
of entertainment software, today announced the
launch of the much anticipated Lara
Croft Tomb Raider Legend, the seventh edition
in the highly successful Tomb
Raider game series.
a two year hiatus, the world's most famous female
explorer makes her comeback in an all-new 3D adventure
that sees Lara travelling the world and getting
back to her tomb raiding roots. Lara Croft Tomb
Raider Legend debuted in Europe Friday, and is
available today in North America for Xbox 360
and Xbox video game and entertainment systems
from Microsoft, PlayStation 2 computer entertainment
system and PC.
mountain ruins and ancient tombs built to challenge
even the most accomplished armchair adventurer,
Lara Croft Tomb Raider Legend is a 3D quest set
in lifelike environments ranging from the lush
landscapes of Bolivia to steamy African rainforests;
exotic Peruvian jungles to the snow-capped Himalayan
mountain ruins, and other ancient tombs filled
with deadly traps. As the adventure unfolds, the
player will learn more about Lara's mysterious
past and see her come to terms with death, betrayal
and her own insecurities.
and the player will embark on the adventure together
utilizing her legendary physical prowess and agility,
made more realistic with a new fluid movement
system and real world physics. In addition to
her trademark dual pistols, Lara is now equipped
with an arsenal of such state-of-the-art gadgetry
as a magnetic grappling hook, frag grenades, binoculars,
personal lighting device, communications equipment,
and GPS tracking to help her solve physics based
puzzles and improvise solutions to challenging
is arguably the first, and certainly the most
recognizable game crossover star. In the ten years
since the world first met adventuress Lara
Croft, she has become a pop culture icon extending
well beyond her Tomb Raider video game franchise.
In addition to being the face that sold more than
28 million game units sold to date, Lara Croft
is a billion-dollar brand and the inspiration
behind music videos, comic books, amusement park
attractions and endorsements for products, ranging
from hot pants to energy drinks.
been lauded in Entertainment Weekly's "It" issue
of 100 most creative entertainment elite, Time
Magazine's most influential figures of the 20th
century and as the only virtual celebrity figure
featured in Details' Sexiest Women of the Year.
With two movie spin-offs, 200+ magazine covers
and the title of U.K. Ambassador for Science and
Technology, the digital diva was honored with
a star at the Walk of Game in San Francisco, California.
has proven that she's a pop icon with staying
power," said Matt Gorman, Senior Brand Manager
at Eidos. "Her personality transcends the medium
she debuted in - gaming - because she represents
the feisty independent spirit that we embrace
in American culture."
Raider Legend official release trailer