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Tomb Raider: Underworld - Factsheet

Platforms: Xbox 360®, PLAYSTATION®3, Wii™, Nintendo DS™, PlayStation®2 and PC Games for Windows
Release: November 18 (US) and 21 (Europe), 2008
Publisher: Eidos and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Developer: Crystal Dynamics - Xbox 360, PS3, PC
Crystal Dynamics / Buzz Monkey - Wii, PS2 (game content may vary)
Santa Cruz Games - DS (game content may vary)
ESRB Rating: "T" for Teen
Genre: Action / Adventure

Tomb Raider: Underworld™ represents a new advancement in exploration-based gameplay. As the fearless adventurer Lara Croft, players explore, raid and solve the mysteries of exotic locations around the world, each designed in breathtaking high-definition visual fidelity that creates a truly believable world and delivers a new level of challenge and choice.

In Tomb Raider: Underworld, Lara Croft uncovers proof of the Norse underworld and the mythical hammer of Thor, the Norse god of thunder. Legend holds that Thor's hammer has the power to smash mountains into valleys and to destroy even the gods. For more than a thousand years it has existed only as a myth…until now. As Lara attempts to unravel the secrets behind these myths, players will embark on a perilous journey toward a forgotten power that, if unleashed, could lay waste to all civilization.

  • Master your surroundings: Conquer landscapes like never before by utilizing Lara's broadest range of acrobatic abilities such as perching, balancing, swinging and free climbing.
  • Explore epic and unknown worlds: Discover ancient mysteries of the underworld hidden within the coast of Thailand, the frozen islands of the Arctic Sea, the jungles of Mexico, and more. Each location is larger than life and delivers intense gameplay and incredible visuals.
  • Treacherous and unpredictable challenges: Each level is an elaborate multi-stage puzzle that weaves exploration within an interactive environmental playground that offers more flexibility over how to navigate each area.
  • New range of combat options: Choose to pacify or kill, target multiple enemies at once with the new dual-target system, and shoot with one hand while suspended with the other.
  • New state-of-the-art gear: Utilize the latest technology in Lara's upgraded inventory to navigate the world including:
    • Active Sonar map: A revolutionary new tool that emits an active sonar ping to create a 3D image of Lara's surroundings, perfect for uncovering hidden items and locations.
    • Multi-purpose grapple: A claw-like device with a high-tension cable designed for climbing, rappelling, performing wall runs and manipulating objects within the environment.
    • All-terrain motorbike: A unique vehicle design built to drive on everything from mud to snow and ice.
  • Wii exclusive content: Level design and environmental challenges are designed to take advantage of the unique capabilities of the Wii Remote and Nunchuk.
    • Multi-Tool Kit: Excavate hidden secrets with an expanded tool kit that includes:
      • Compressed Air Gun: A high-powered instrument clears away dirt and silt.
      • Acetylene Torch: A multipurpose torch that welds metal objects, set fire to objects, and melt ice.
      • Chisel: Pry apart objects or chip away sediment.
      • Pliers: Extract elements from ancient devices.
    • Active Aim Combat System: The combat system has been enhanced for fluid character control and precise aiming with the Wii Remote and Nunchuk.
    • Camera Control: Take control of the camera using the Wii Remote.
  • DS exclusive features: Developed from the ground up specifically for the DS, the game supports the Rumble Pak and incorporates challenges that utilize the touch screen and microphone for solving environmental puzzles, unlocking chests, accessing inventory and changing weapons.
  • Xbox 360 exclusive features: Two brand new downloadable chapters in the continuing Tomb Raider adventures of Lara Croft. Containing up to six hours of new gameplay and content for Tomb Raider: Underworld.

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