1001 Video Games
Tomb Raider Underworld
appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die
by General Editor Tony Mott.
felt the game underperformed in sales and laid off 30 employees in January 2009. Later that month, Eidos CFO Robert Brent
said a complete remake of the Lara Croft character would be necessary to make it a profitable franchise once again.
The initial Wii release has an occasional bug that makes it impossible to finish the game. In the Coastal Thailand section of the game, a pole that acts as a lever sometimes refuses to function, making it impossible to progress. To fix the issue, Eidos
made available some public saves that can be loaded on an SD cart to continue playing from past that section.