We have the pleasure of bringing you these new shots from Tomb Raider: Legend featuring Amanda Evert; even though she's far from being Lara's biggest fan.
Originally a close friend, Amanda was with Lara during an excavation at a tomb in Peru. Lara's team of student archaeologists stumbled upon a "malevolent entity" while exploring, and everyone but the two treasure hunting ladies were killed. As they tried to escape the tomb, however, Amanda triggered an ancient trap, burying her beneath the
The land of gaudy costumes and debauchery, Las Vegas has welcomed any number of sleazy activities into the cold glow of its neon bosom. Home to the rowdy crowd that always delivers the best Cops episodes, it's hard to imagine a crisis crazy enough to warrant the attention of the US Military. But, when not even CSI: Las Vegas can handle the heat, you need to call in the surgically stealthy elites known as Team Rainbow for some squad-based, tactical counter-terrorism gunplay.
Las Vegas, held
Eidos has revealed that British TV star Keeley Hawes will be providing the plummy tones for Lara Croft in the almost-here-and-damn-we-can't-wait Tomb Raider: Legend.
The British actress is most well known for her performance as Zoe Reynolds in the BBC spy drama Spooks but also appeared in Tipping the Velvet and most recently A Cock and Bull Story with Steve Coogan. Which is to say, she's well known to folks in the UK. Here in the US, there was a long pause, someone said "So, it's that chick
Karima Adebibe, an unknown model and Top Shop sales assistant (apparently, UK folks know what this is), has been announced as the new face of Lady Lara Croft, the tomb-raiding adventuress and one of the most recognizable video game icons alongside Mario and Sonic the Hedgehog.
The "real-life" Lara - who follows in the footsteps of beauties like Rhona Mitra, Nell McAndrew and Tomb Raider film star Angelina Jolie - has a daunting schedule to look forward to.
Karima will kick off with an SAS
Konami is releasing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3: Mutant Nightmare this April but, with Ubisoft snapping up the rights to create a game based on the upcoming Turtles computer animated feature film, this may be the last in the current series.
Konami's Turtle games are based on the animated series which uses a cel-shaded look to replicate the style of the show. Even story mode's 60 missions are split into episodes as the four half-shelled heroes attempt to save the planet from the 'Mutant
Witness the pulsating action of Codemasters' TOCA Race Driver 3 with this latest movie footage, which has been curiously offset with narration by a man with a voice as flat as the Netherlands.
TOCA Race Driver 3 is the latest in Codemasters' hardcore racing simulator series, which offers a truly comprehensive driving experience.
The game features over 120 different championships which allow gamers to test their racing driver credentials in different classes of car that range from the
Eidos has announced that Tomb Raider: Legend will be released in the UK on 7 April for PS2, Xbox, Xbox 360 and PC, and we've got our hands on some screens from each format to tide you over till then.
The PSP version has yet to receive a confirmed release date but Eidos has stated that this version will follow "shortly after" the main console release.
Lara Croft's comeback is one of the most highly anticipated releases of the year as new developer Crystal Dynamics gets to prove that it was the
Top Hollywood leapy kung fu loon Jet Li is reportedly considering a major role in the upcoming Tekken film.
It's simply called Tekken at the moment, though we fully expect an 'Ankles of Furious Fury' style subtitle any time now. The movie is currently in pre-production - Tinseltown-speak for "What? I haven't started yet."
The only other actor to be linked to the film is Brian J White, soon to be seen in upcoming big-screen game adaptations of Dungeon Siege and Dead or Alive. Tekken is due
Activision has released a selection of new images from their upcoming felony caper, True Crime New York City.
After creating the mean streets of LA for the original True Crime, developer Luxoflux has been busy realising a virtual version of Manhattan, with these latest shots offering a glimpse of main character Marcus Reed - a gang banger turned cop - on the beat in Harlem and Times Square.
Check the shots on the right to admire Luxoflux's handy work and hope that the developer has spent an
SCi have today announced the first details of Total Overdose, a GTA-style third-person actioner that will be released this summer for PC, PS2 and Xbox.
Set across stylised Mexican neighbourhoods and jungle hide-outs, the -inspired gun-fest is centred around the convoluted tale of twin brothers, undercover agents, drug cartels and "an accident with a hand grenade".
The gameplay itself, promises SCi, will allow players to, "Crash cars, shoot bad guys with style, jump bikes, fight in the