Eidos announces June 5, 2007 as the North American release date for both the PC
and PS2 editions of Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Anniversary:
Redwood City, CA
– April 24, 2007 – Eidos Interactive Ltd., one of the world’s leading publishers
and developers of entertainment software, today confirms that Lara Croft Tomb
Raider: Anniversary will be on store shelves throughout North America from June
5th, 2007 for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and Windows PC.
As one of the most successful games of all time, selling over seven million
copies worldwide, the original Tomb Raider was widely credited for
revolutionizing adventure gaming. Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Anniversary offers
players a brand new adventure, inspired by Lara’s original adventure.
“Tomb Raider: Anniversary offers Lara fans something highly original, but also
offers gamers who are new to Lara, a completely fresh and new action adventure
game,” said Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Robert Lindsey,
Created with an advanced version of the engine used for Lara Croft Tomb Raider:
Legend, the gameplay mechanics, artificial intelligence and level puzzles of
Tomb Raider: Anniversary are now more refined, in-depth and complex. The
technology has also enabled all of the nostalgic environments from the original
adventure to be envisioned on a much grander scale. Most importantly, Tomb
Raider: Anniversary faithfully preserves the elements which made the original
such a success.
“The original Tomb Raider made Lara Croft into the digital icon that she is
today,” said Director of Marketing, Matt Gorman, Eidos, Inc. “Tomb Raider:
Anniversary is our way of paying tribute to Lara Croft and the history of the
franchise by exploring the roots of what made the Tomb Raider game successful.”
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Anniversary is developed by Crystal Dynamics and will be
on store shelves June 5th, 2007 for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment
system and Windows PC. Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Anniversary on the PSP®
(PlayStation®Portable) system will be released shortly thereafter.