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Blighty flings £4m to help n00b games devs level up

The United Kingdom has found £4m (US$6.1m AUD$8.4m) to “boost the UK’s growing video games industry”. The new “Video Games Prototype Fund” will hand out cash grants to developers through the newly-formed UK Games Fund that aims to “create jobs, promote diverse new teams, enhance skills and increase the amount of new games IPs …
Simon Sharwood, 12 Oct 2015
Tomb Raider

Hooters, shooters and looters: Eidos’s Tomb Raider

Antique Code Show It has been argued that Tomb Raider’s star, Lara Croft, was the first feminist female of video games: a bastion of 1990s "girl power" and the "ladette" culture that was (supposedly) happening at the time, and thus a great role-model for young empowered women everywhere. Then again, take one glance at Lara posing on the cover …
Giles Hill, 25 Nov 2013
Lara Croft 2013

Boffins lay bare exotic Lara Croft meteorite element ununpentium

Boffins have found fresh evidence for the existence of the new, super-heavy element ununpentium, known to gamers as the element found in meteorites in games like Call of Duty and Tomb Raider. Periodic table up to date in May 2013 The element with atomic number 115 has no official name yet, but its temporary moniker is …
Lara Croft 2013

Trip the fight fantastic

Game Theory After a gap of five weeks or so since my last column the games industry has suddenly become a whole new animal. The next generation - well, Sony’s at least - has been revealed, and games publishers are finally able to talk about developing for a new breed of consoles without resorting to coded, barely voiced communications. It …
Mike Plant, 15 Mar 2013
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Tomb Raider dev denies Croft rape scene

Crystal Dynamics has denied the existence of rape scenes in the upcoming Tomb Raider refresh, after the title's Producer implied just such a threat faces Lara Croft in the new game. Producer Ron Rosenberg is reported to have said: "And then what happens is her best friend gets kidnapped, she gets taken prisoner by scavengers …
Caleb Cox, 14 Jun 2012
Tomb Raider Trilogy

Fans get date with Lara Croft

Square Enix already revealed Lara Croft's next outing in Tomb Raider had been pushed back but today it announced a definitive release date for the game. Crystal Dynamics' Tomb Raider reboot - delayed for quality improvement - will be available on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC from 5 March 2013. Fresh content is expected at the E3 expo …
Caleb Cox, 1 Jun 2012
Tomb Raider Trilogy

Tomb Raider delayed for quality improvement

Lara Croft's rousing return to current-gen consoles has been pushed back to 2013, so developers at Crystal Dynamics can make Tomb Raider "the best game of their careers", apparently. The latest instalment of Tomb Raider was pegged for release this autumn, and while fresh content will be revealed at next month's E3 expo, the …
Caleb Cox, 14 May 2012
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2012 Games Preview

What are you most looking forward to next year? Euro 2012 and the Olympics? Quad-core fondleslabs? The extra bank holiday? Ridley Scott's Prometheus? Sequoia blitzing 20 petaflops? Something entirely different, perhaps? Or maybe you're just too busy cramming your underground bunker full of bottled water and dried fruit ahead of …
Andrew Bailey, 28 Dec 2011
Tomb Raider Trilogy

Ten... remastered videogame classics

Product Round-up As the interest in this week's release of Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Edition shows, remakes of classic videogames are all the rage. Developers are dusting off canvasses and applying a fresh layer of high definition paint to the hits of yesteryear. Halo is not the end of it. There are plenty more remasters on the way to …
Caleb Cox, 17 Nov 2011
Lara Croft and The Guardian of Light

Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light

Review Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light was released on Xbox Live and the PS3 back in the summer, and now it's been faithfully recreated for the iPad. Lara Croft and The Guardian of Light Lara Croft and The Guardian of Light: fire in the hall Reg Hardware reviewed the console version back in August, and since this is the same …
Tony Smith, 17 Dec 2010
Lara Croft Way

Lara Croft, the Way in Derby

Lara Croft Way, part of a new ring road in Derby, officially opened this week, with a Tomb Raider look-a-like posing for photos. As any Tomb Raider fan would know, Ms. Croft was conceived in Derby, so the voluptuous star was a natural choice, topping an online poll to choose the road name. Lara Croft Way Sign, she's all …
Caleb Cox, 28 Jul 2010

Lara Croft walks rings round Derby City

By popular acclaim, Lara Croft is to have a road named after her in Derby, the city in which the computer game character was created. Almost 90 per cent of the 27,000 people who participated in an online poll to name a stretch of the new £36m ring road, voted for Lara Croft Way, Derby City Council announced. Lara Croft in …
Team Register, 26 Feb 2010
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eBay driving world's tomb raiders out of business, says prof

An American archaeology prof says that a long-feared outbreak of eBay-driven tomb raiding has failed to occur. Rather, it seems that the online dross emporium - by creating a huge and profitable new market for forged antiquities - has drawn criminals and charlatans out of looting and into making crappy imitations for eBay. " …
Lewis Page, 5 May 2009

Reviewers, spin crews tussle over Tomb Raider: Underworld write-ups

The UK PR firm working with gaming giant Eidos has denied that it asked a writer to delay the publication of a Tomb Raider: Underworld review if he’d given it less than 80 per cent. The latest in the Lara Croft line was released on 21 November in the UK, but on 19 November journalist Guy Cocker told the world that he’d been …
James Sherwood, 25 Nov 2008

Xbox gamers treated to Tomb Raider treat

You don’t have to be a gamer to recognise her svelte curves and thigh-strapped weaponry. But the tomb raiding temptress, Lara Croft, is to make a comeback in two new chapters, exclusive to the Xbox 360. Tomb_Raider_Underworld_screenshot Xbox 360 users will get two exclusive Tomb Raider: Underworld downloads Eidos, the …

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