Copyright 2008 Eidos plc Press Release
[ November 21st 2008 ]
Interactive Ltd., creator of some of the world's
leading videogame properties, announces that Tomb
Raider: Underworld has been released across
Europe today. Available on Xbox 360 video game
and entertainment system from Microsoft, Games
for Windows, PLAYSTATION 3 computer entertainment
system, Wii and Nintendo DS.
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
Raider: Underworld brings to life a realistic
world that fully complements 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
netherworlds 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 Christmas, 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.