TOMB RAIDER UNDERWORLD
Copyright 2008 Eidos plc Press Release
[ November 18th 2008 ]
Interactive Ltd., creator of some of the world's
leading videogame properties, today announced
Raider: Underworld has shipped to retailers
for the Xbox 360 videogame and entertainment system
from Microsoft, Games for Windows, PLAYSTATION
3 computer entertainment system, Wii and Nintendo
videogame icon Lara
Croft, Tomb Raider: Underworld is an epic
adventure that delivers advanced exploration-based
gameplay that gives players a new level of challenge
and choice as they solve mysteries from exotic
locations around the world.
Raider: Underworld brings to life a realistic
world that fully compliments Lara Croft's bold
personality," said Sean Vesce, General Manager
of Crystal Dynamics. "We continue to innovate
on the brand that defined the action-adventure
genre and we are excited to introduce fans and
gamers to an immersive, believable world that
they can explore and conquer."
Raider: Underworld seamlessly blends exploration,
grand scale puzzle solving and combat, taking
players on an archeological journey to the ancient
nether worlds of the Mediterranean, Thailand,
Mexico, the Arctic Sea and more.
adventurer Lara Croft, gamers uncover proof of
the existence of the Norse underworld and the
mythical Hammer of Thor, and embark on a perilous
journey towards a forgotten power that, if unleashed,
could lay waste to all of civilization.
latest adventure introduces scores of new capabilities
and state-of-the-art gear, including an active
sonar map, multi-purpose grapple and an all-terrain
motorbike. With fresh moves that are more intuitive
and realistic than ever before, players must master
these in order to navigate through treacherous
environments and defeat a range of hostile enemies.
this holiday, fans can extend their Tomb Raider
experience with two new downloadable chapters
that will be available exclusively on Xbox LIVE
Marketplace for Xbox 360.
new chapter, Tomb Raider: Underworld - Beneath
the Ashes, will be available in December and takes
place after the Underworld story has finished
and features a new environment to explore and
additional secrets to unlock.
chapter, Tomb Raider: Underworld - Lara's Shadow,
will follow in early 2009 and introduce a new
playable character to the Tomb Raider experience.