NO NEW NEXT GEN
INFO EIDOS CONFIRM
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[ September 28th 2001 ]
London confirmed earlier today that no new announcement
is planned on Tomb Raider Next Generation dispelling
earlier rumors that a press release would be published
this month. The company told tombraiderchronicles.com
that Derbyshire based studios Core Design will
now focus their immediate attention on the upcoming
release of Project Eden, Herdy Gerdy and Thunderhawk.
by the team that created the original Tomb Raider,
Project Eden is a squad-based action/adventure
featuring strategic puzzle solving, tactical use
of equipment and innovative character interaction.
Taking control over a team of four characters,
game-play is either single player co-operative
or up to four player network. A death-match option
is available and an internet version is also planned.
Gerdy’s hand-drawn environments feature unparalleled
levels of detail that incorporate a Disney-influenced
graphical style for backdrops plus character and
scenery animation. An unfolding storyline and
character interaction gradually reveal the strategy
required to successfully reach objectives. Set
in a ‘living’ world, exploration, puzzle- solving
and the gathering of resources all play a part
in Gerdy’s extraordinary quest to become tournament
champion of the island.
harnesses the power of next-generation technology,
immersing the player in an ultra-realistic action
extravaganza. The Thunderhawk gunship is equipped
with state-of-the-art weaponry and guidance systems,
coupled with an immediately accessible 'pick-up-and-play'
control system to offer instant satisfaction.
The gunship is armed with the latest in weapons
technology including Gun-Ship Sniper, Night Vision
and Guided Missiles. Levels of additional support
includes Infantry, Tank Battalions and Air Units,
all of which add to a realistic and fast-paced
battlefield experience. With full 3D and logistical
freedom, action is based on military maneuvers
ranging from full-scale war campaigns to self-contained