ON LARA FEATURE
Copyright 2006 www.tombraiderchronicles.com
[ August 19th 2006 ]
will use the Edinburgh Interactive Entertainment
Festival as a platform to commentate on a special
feature delving into the phenomenon that is Lara
Croft, from her 1996 assault onto consoles
to her present day status as pop-culture icon.
to Livingstone: "My main focus this year is a
screening called The Legend of Lara Croft. I'm
giving a complete history of Lara, from the very
early designs right through to Tomb
Raider Legend, and a little glimpse of what's
happening in the future.
be a gaming history, a cultural history - looking
at the power of Lara Croft, the value of Lara
as one of the most famous and iconic characters
in gaming, and lots of things that have happened
because of Lara Croft.
lots of facts, anecdotes, and a visual feast of
all things Lara - from the game designs and early
game play, to things like the adverts she's featured
in and how we've leveraged the IP to create merchandising
and collectors items, details of the girls that
have played Lara Croft over the years, and the
anything and everything about the IP. It's really
a showcase of ten years of Croft history. A celebration
of Lara, if you like.
interview with Ian Livingstone is now online over