EMBARGO Thursday 2nd February 14:00 GMT
Eidos Interactive, one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software, can confirm today that Lara Croft's latest and most anticipated adventure, Lara Croft Tomb Raider: LegendTM will begin shipping on April 7th in Europe and April 11th in North America on PlayStation 2TM, Xbox® and PC with Xbox 360TM and PSP versions to follow shortly after.
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Legend is the seventh title to be released in the Tomb RaiderTM series, which originally launched in 1996, and is still one of the best-selling videogame franchises of all time, with over 30 million copies sold. Lara CroftTM has transcended games in a way no other character has, including action figures, comic books and two major motion pictures starring Angelina Jolie.
Larry Sparks, Head of Brands Management, Eidos, said: "Everyone working on Legend is buzzing right now, we are all so excited that this totally new incarnation of Lara will capture gamers' hearts, just as her original game did, and challenge their minds like no Tomb Raider they've ever seen."
For further information visit: www.tombraider.com
Or contact: Chris Glover - Head of Communications - Eidos Interactive
Tel: +44 (0) 20 8636 3000; email@example.com
About Eidos Interactive Ltd
Eidos Interactive Ltd is part of SCi Entertainment Group Plc (SEG) one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software. Following the acquisition of EIDOS Plc in May 2005, the Group has a valuable combined portfolio of intellectual property including: Tomb Raider: Legend, Hitman: Blood Money, Commandos Strike Force, Just Cause, Battlestations: Midway, Urban Chaos: Riot Response and Reservoir Dogs.
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