CURSE OF THE SWORD
Copyright 2001 www.prnewsire.com
[ June 20th 2001 ]
with Lara Croft's feature film debut, Activision,
Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) will launch Tomb Raider(R):
Curse of The Sword(TM) for Game Boy(R) Color the
week of June 25. The game challenges players to
take control of the first lady of adventure in
a globe-hopping quest to recover a cursed artifact.
"Tomb Raider is undeniably one of the hottest
properties in interactive entertainment today,"
states Kathy Vrabeck, executive vice president,
Activision Global Publishing and Brand Management.
"As the leading third- party publisher of Game
Boy Color titles we're thrilled to bring Lara's
latest adventure to the hand held video game system."
Raider: Curse of the Sword takes players from
New York rooftops to New Orleans swamplands as
they run, jump, climb and fight to uncover the
mystery behind a sacred sword. Throughout the
game, players will explore a variety of action-packed
locations including abandoned subways, swampy
jungles and even an underwater submarine. Additionally,
Tomb Raider: Curse of the Sword comes to life
with amazing animation effects and a variety of
puzzles such as reactivating generators to access
elevators and firing a cannon to clear a room.
"Eidos is thrilled to have a Tomb Raider product
on shelves during the run of the 'Tomb Raider'
feature film," said Paul Baldwin vice president
of marketing, Eidos Interactive, Inc. "In addition,
the Game Boy Color game taps into a new market
for the franchise."