Press release

TOMB RAIDER A New game from Crystal Dynamics

LOS ANGELES (December 6, 2010) – Square Enix Inc., is excited today to announce TOMB RAIDER®, the new game from Redwood City based studio Crystal Dynamics®.


 ‘After a brutal storm destroys the boat she was travelling on,

 a frightened young woman is left washed ashore on an unknown beach.

On her own but not alone she has only one goal, to survive’


Here begins the first adventure for a young and inexperienced Lara Croft in a story which charts the journey of an ordinary woman who finds out just how far she must go in order to stay alive.


“Forget everything you knew about TOMB RAIDER, we are exploring things that have never been done before in this game,” said Darrell Gallagher, Head of Studio, Crystal Dynamics. “This is an origins story that creates Lara Croft and takes her on a character defining journey like no other.”


TOMB RAIDER makes its worldwide debut in the January issue of Game Informer® magazine (Twitter: @GameInformer). The cover story features 10 pages of exclusive content and is available beginning today for subscribers and on newsstands December 11.


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About Square Enix, Inc.

Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix Group. The Square Enix Group operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 97 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 54 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.


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