TOMB RAIDER UNDERWORLD
Copyright 2008 Eidos plc Press Release
[ June 20th 2008 ]
specifically to take advantage of the latest technologies
Raider Underworld represents a new advancement
in exploration-based gameplay. As fearless adventurer
Lara Croft explore
exotic locations around the world, each designed
with an incredible attention to detail resulting
in breathtaking high-definition visual fidelity
that creates a truly believable world and delivers
a new level of challenge and choice.
stories have been told of the fearsome weapon
of the Norse god Thor. Legend holds that he who
wields the hammer has the power to smash mountains
into valleys and the strength to destroy even
the gods. For more than a thousand years it has
existed only as a myth... until now.
ancient ruin on the floor of the Mediterranean
Sea, Lara Croft uncovers proof of the Norse underworld
and the mythical hammer. As she attempts to unravel
the secrets behind these myths, Lara’s perilous
journey leads her toward a forgotten power that,
if unleashed, could lay waste to all civilization.
your surroundings: Reach new heights with the
broadest range of acrobatic abilities and utilize
objects within the environment to uncover new
paths to explore.
epic and unknown worlds: Discover ancient mysteries
of the underworld hidden within the coast of Thailand,
frozen islands of the Arctic Sea, the jungles
of Mexico, and more.
and unpredictable challenges: Each level is an
elaborate multi-stage puzzle masked within an
interactive environmental playground offering
more flexibility over how the area is solved.
range of combat options: Choose to pacify or kill,
target multiple enemies at once with the new dual-target
system, and shoot with one hand while suspended
with the other.
state-of-the-art gear: Utilize the latest technology
in Lara’s upgraded inventory to navigate the world
Sonar map: A revolutionary new tool that emits
an active sonar ping to create a 3D image of Lara’s
surroundings, perfect for uncovering hidden items
grapple: A claw-like device with a high-tension
cable designed for climbing, rappelling, performing
wall runs and manipulating objects within the
hybrid motorbike: A unique vehicle design built
to drive on everything from mud to snow and ice.
specifically for the Wii: Level design and environmental
challenges are designed to take advantage of the
unique capabilities of the Wii Remote and Nunchuk.
Multi-Tool: Excavate hidden secrets with this
modernized and expanded tool kit that includes:
Air Gun: A high-powered instrument used to clear
away dirt or silt.
Torch: An advanced, multipurpose torch used to
weld metal objects, set fire to objects, and melt
Pry apart objects or chip away sediment in order
to discover hidden secrets.
Extract elements from ancient devices.
Active Aim Combat System: The combat system has
been enhanced for more fluid character control
and more precise aiming with the Wii Remote and
Camera Control: Take more control of the camera
using the Wii Remote. If the Wii Remote is not
pointed at the screen, the camera will follow
Lara automatically. If it is pointed at the screen,
the game will enter a “free look” mode.