[ 12 July 2019 ]

Chris Shrigley, one of the founders of British studio Core Design, will receive an honorary degree from the University of Derby. According to Derby Telegraph, Chris will be recognised for his international success and its impact on the gaming industry. Chris Shrigley founded Core Design in 1988 alongside Andy Green, Rob Toone, Terry Lloyd, Simon Phipps, Dave Pridmore, Jeremy Heath-Smith, Kevin Norburn and Greg Holmes.

Core Design produced a string of hit video-games including Rick Dangerous, Thunderhawk, Project Eden and Tomb Raider. Tomb Raider became one of the most successful video-game franchises of all time with total sales of 74 million units to date.

Tomb Raider, starring British aristocrat Lara Croft, is now under the aegis of Eidos Montreal and Crystal Dynamics.

Lara Croft in Tomb Raider

Core Design

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