NEW TOMB RAIDER
DVD GAME ANNOUNCED
Copyright 2006 Bright Things Press Release
[ September 22nd 2006 ]
Entertainment Ltd, today announces November 6th
2006 as the release date of the first Interactive
DVD game to be based on videogame franchise. The
Interactive DVD game Lara
Croft Tomb Raider: The Action Adventure enables
the player to control Lara with the simple up,
down, left, right and enter command buttons of
a standard DVD remote control and is aimed squarely
at the Xmas non-gamer mainstream market.
for an audience who may have never played a video
game before, the game offers players an average
of an afternoon or evening’s gameplay from starting
to completing the game. The game can be played
over and over again achieving better scores and
also allows players to divide into teams and challenge
the preserve of the TV quiz show the Interactive
DVD market is growing massively and the release
of Lara Croft Tomb Raider : The Action Adventure
sees the creation of a new category featuring
Interactive DVD games based upon videogame franchises.
Croft Tomb Raider : The Action Adventure is also
very competitively priced with a RRP of £14.99.
Based on Lara’s Angel of Darkness adventure, the
new release sees Lara framed for a crime she did
not commit and players will help her struggle
to clear her name and solve an exciting mystery
of betrayal and vengeance.
features puzzle solving and non-stop action adventure.
Lara Croft Tomb Raider : The Action Adventure
also reunites well known games industry figure
and Bright Entertainment CEO Dominic Wheatley
with Lara Croft.
was at Eidos when
Tomb Raider was launched
in 1996. “We have developed this game to give
the family a great entertainment experience and
to take the excitement of Lara Croft to a wider
audience” says Wheatley. “It’s fantastic fun for
family and friends and for the first time gives
everyone with a DVD player the opportunity to
experience the excitement of the Tomb Raider phenomenon.”
to the UK, Bright Entertainment has announced
that the release will be distributed in the United
States, France, Germany, Austria and Italy with
more territories to follow. The company is also
in discussions with other games franchise holders
to release further blockbuster video games onto
the Interactive DVD format.
in 1996, Tomb Raider™ is one of the best selling
videogame franchises of all time with over 30
million copies sold. Lara Croft™ has transcended
games, entertainment and technology in a way no
other character has, including action figures,
comic books, adventure novels, and two major motion
pictures starring Angelina Jolie.
Lara Croft was entered into the Guinness Book
of World Records as ‘Most Successful Human Videogame