Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Lara Croft Plugs Into "Tomb Raider: Underworld"...

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Eidos Interactive Ltd., have announced that "Tomb Raider: Underworld" has shipped to retailers for the Xbox 360 entertainment system from Microsoft, Games for Windows, PLAYSTATION 3, Wii and Nintendo DS.

"'Tomb Raider: Underworld' delivers advanced exploration-based gameplay, bringing to life a realistic world that fully compliments Lara Croft's bold personality," said Sean Vesce, General Manager, Crystal Dynamics.

"We continue to innovate on the brand that defined the action-adventure genre and we are excited to introduce fans and gamers to an immersive, believable world that they can explore and conquer."

"Tomb Raider: Underworld" blends exploration, puzzle solving and combat, taking players on an archeological journey into ancient 'nether' worlds of the Mediterranean, Thailand, Mexico and the Arctic Sea.

"...As fearless adventurer 'Lara Croft', gamers uncover proof of the existence of the Norse underworld and the mythical 'Hammer of Thor' and embark on a perilous journey towards a forgotten power that, if unleashed, could lay waste to all of civilization. Lara's latest adventure introduces scores of new capabilities and state-of-the-art gear, including an active sonar map, multi-purpose grapple and an all-terrain motorbike. With fresh moves that are more intuitive and realistic than ever before, players must master these in order to navigate through treacherous environments and defeat a range of hostile enemies..."

"Tomb Raider: Underworld", developed by Crystal Dynamics, is published by Eidos Interactive Limited/co-published in North America by Eidos, Inc. and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment...