THE FINAL HOURS
OF TOMB RAIDER
Copyright 2012 www.tombraiderchronicles.com
[ July 10th 2012 ]
Dynamics, a Square Enix studio, today announced
that it will take fans behind the scenes for The
Final Hours of Tomb Raider. The studio has partnered
with video game journalist Geoff Keighley to produce
an innovative new installment in his well-regarded
Final Hours series, which will include both an
App and for the first time, a documentary web
series hosted by actor and gamer Zachary Levi.
Hours of Tomb Raider will give fans an unprecedented,
fly-on-the-wall perspective of the twists and
turns of game development and highlight the key
creative forces responsible for reimagining the
iconic video game franchise Tomb Raider.
have personally been a big fan of what Geoff achieved
with the last two Final Hours projects,"
said Karl Stewart, global brand director of Crystal
Dynamics. "Sometimes the personal side of
game development can get lost in the noise of
bringing a game to fruition. Geoff has an uncanny
ability to bring that side to life in a very unique
and informative way."
Final Hours series documents the creative process
behind today's most anticipated games, with a
particular focus on the final stretch of development,"
said Geoff Keighley. "In the case of Tomb
Raider I'm especially excited because, at its
heart, this is a tale about the act of reinvention,
both of a studio and of a franchise."
Hours of Tomb Raider will be available in March
2013 for iPad, PC, and, for the first time via
a partnership with Amazon.com, for Kindle Fire.
to the development of The Final Hours of Tomb
Raider interactive app, the Final Hours concept
will be expanded for the first time with the release
of a series of exclusive fly-on-the-wall short
documentaries to be hosted by Chuck and Tangled
star and long-time gamer, Zachary Levi.
commences with an exclusive interview on location
with the newly announced voice and character of
Lara Croft, Camilla Luddington. Future documentaries
will see Levi visit the Crystal Dynamics studio
to profile other key team members as they march
towards the final hours of development.
THE LINK TO VIEW: FINAL
HOURS EPISODE 1