YEAR IN REVIEW: PART I
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[ January 5th 2009 ]
like to wish our readers a Happy New Year. A year
in which a third Tomb
Raider motion picture could be announced -
this time likely to be under the aegis of Warner
Bros.? - and a ninth adventure helmed by international
first of a four-part retrospective series spanning
January through end of March, we look back at
the highlights of 2008, the highs and the lows,
in the Laraverse. Join us for a bite-sized and
condensed trip down memory lane.
Bild Spiele is the latest publisher to unveil
Tomb Raider Underworld to readers of its magazine.
Available across Germany, CBS speaks at length
on the preview code from November's Mexico unveiling
remains a key factor for Lara Croft in Tomb Raider
Underworld, and players can expect a considerable
upgrade in the way Lara moves within her environment.
One such feature is the move away from grid-based
ledge manipulation in favour of a more non-linear
method of scaling walls and shimmying around corners.
Hawes will once again reprise her role as gun-toting
archaeologist Lara Croft in Tomb Raider Underworld.
has filed a second trademark protection request
for Tomb Raider Underworld, this time securing
the rights to produce a series of Lara Croft collectables.
Raider Forums sends word of a brand new international
section to cater for non-English speaking fans
of Lara Croft and Tomb Raider.
has officially announced Tomb Raider Underworld
during the Company's interim trading statement.
The game is scheduled to launch on 6 platforms
(PC, PS3, Xbox 360, NDS, Wii and PS2) simultaneously
during the Christmas season as opposed to the
previously planned 3 platforms (PC, PS3 and Xbox
360) in June.
Mannerberg, a talented designer for Crystal Dynamics
who worked on Tomb Raider Anniversary, Tomb Raider
Legend and the critically acclaimed Legacy Of
Kain, sadly passed away on Tuesday December 18th,
of SCi has today announced a number of changes
to its management team and a business review.
Jane Cavanagh, Bill Ennis and Rob Murphy have
stepped down from their respective positions as
CEO, Managing Director, Publishing and Managing
Director, Studios and will leave the Company with
we can bring you an inside look at Core Design's
Tomb Raider 10th Anniversary Edition video-game,
including conceptual artworks from two of the
leading designers working on the game, James Kenny
and Carl Yellot-Bilby, and a first look at the
official trailer that would have spearheaded a
promotional campaign ahead of the game's release.
Interactive, one of the world's leading publishers
and developers of entertainment software, announced
that the groundbreaking mobile game Tomb Raider
Legend was recognized at the Best Mobile Action
Game of 2007 at the Spike Video Game Awards. The
game was also nominated for Mobile Game of the
Raider Forums will exclusively entertain Crystal
Dynamics in a brand new Developer Questionary
whereby members can court the likes of Creative
Director Eric Lindstrom with any number of questions
relating to Tomb Raider Underworld.
to accurately portray both the Mayan culture and
the ruins of Southern Mexico, U.S. developer Crystal
Dynamics travelled to Uxmal on the Yucatán peninsula
to photograph and research reference points for
Tomb Raider Underworld. Their journey was captured
on digital camera, and photographs from the visit
can be collected below.
aristocrat Lara Croft has been anointed into the
Guinness World Records Gamers' Edition.
actress Keeley Hawes has become the new face of
Boots No.7, a popular anti-aging serum produced
by the high street pharmacist.
gamers can now get their mittens on Tomb Raider
Anniversary for their Intel-based Mac computers.
Developed by Feral Interactive for Mac, Tomb Raider
Anniversary retraces Lara Croft's original genre-defining
adventure as she pursues the legendary Scion.
winning composer, Troels Folmann, will be describing
a variety of custom sample techniques and tricks
used in his latest Tomb Raider soundtracks and
by the majority of A-listed composers in Hollywood
during a keynote speech at the Game Developers
Confence in San Francisco.
embarking on a project to showcase fan artwork,
drawings and illustrations based on Lara Croft
and Tomb Raider Underworld in our magazine. A
special section has been mobilised on our Tomb
Raider Underworld microsite and we cordially invite
fans of the series to submit their work via Tomb
for as many of our readers as possible, we have
mobilised our official Tomb Raider Chronicles
has announced a ruthless cost-cutting campaign
aimed at reducing some 25 per cent of Company
workforce and the axing of 14 ongoing projects
as part of a restructuring plan Eidos CEO Phil
Rogers hopes will tip the publisher back on an
World Record's Gamer's Edition will be attempting
the 'Largest gathering of Games characters' on
March 18, 10.30 for 11am at the Millenium Bridge,
London and are looking for all cos players and
gamers to come down and make Guinness World Record
today is one of the most ambitious video slots
yet seen in online gambling - TOMB RAIDER: SECRET
OF THE SWORD. It's been almost three and a half
years since she made her debut on Microgaming
powered casinos and this new 5 reel 30 pay-line
video slot sets new standards in every aspect
of previously unpublished material showcasing
Tomb Raider Anniversary, Tomb Raider Legend and
The Angel Of Darkness is now exclusively available
for your visual delectation courtesy of Rivendell
from Tomb Raider Forums.
the Hedgehog, Yoshi, Lara Croft, Detective Gumshoe
and Vincent Valentine were among the eighty character's
breaking the "Largest Gathering of Games Characters"
Guinness World Record on the Millennium Bridge,
London on Tuesday 18 March.