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Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Anniversary (Windows)

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Advertising Blurbs

www.xbox.com:
    Celebrate ten years of Lara Croft with Lara Croft Tomb Raider™ Anniversary, a re-imagined adventure inspired by the original Tomb Raider video game, one of the greatest action-adventure games of all time. The redesigned game experience delivers massive environments with stunning high resolution visuals, real-time lighting/shadows, a dynamic and fluid Lara Croft, and intense combat and game pacing.

    • High-definition visuals: Experience a more realistic game world as stunning environments are brought to life through higher resolution visuals and real-time lighting/shadows.
    • Epic exploration: Enter into strange, undiscovered lands and solve their deepest, darkest mysteries, open doors to new realms, uncover great rewards and unearth secrets to Lara's past.
    • Death-defying environmental playground: Leap over massive gaps, cling onto rock ledges, and swim through underground tunnels.
    • Acrobatic gunplay: Deftly leap around charging enemies while you continue to unleash a hail of bullets from your trademark dual pistols.
    • Lethal predators: The wilderness awaits with a wide range of bestial predators from wolves to bears to the awesome T-Rex. Enemies have a diverse range of behaviors, providing improved combat challenges.
    • Diabolical machinery: Outwit the brilliant ancient designers of many epic puzzles and vaults in order to uncover their secrets. Be warned, they do not take kindly to "meddling," and as such, the price of failure is extreme.

    Contributed by havoc of smeg (15388) on Sep 19, 2010.

www.software-pyramide.com - Windows/PS2 (German):
    Entdecke die Vergangenheit! Ein mächtiges Syndikat beauftragt Lara Croft mit der Bergung des Scion, einem mystischen Artefakt, das schon vielen Abenteurern das Leben kostete. Lara startet eine Expedition zu verlassenen Gräbern und in unberührten Welten. Verfolgt von furchterregenden Kreaturen und skrupellosen Widersachern versuchen alle in den Besitz des Scion und seiner geheimnisvollen Kräfte zu kommen. Es beginnt ein Wettlauf um Leben und Tod. Feiere zehn Jahre Lara Croft und stürze dich in ihr brandneues Abenteuer, inspiriert vom ersten Teil der Tomb Raider Serie, dem wohl beliebtesten und erfolgreichsten Action-Adventure-Spiel aller Zeiten!

    Contributed by Xoleras (66204) on Jan 06, 2009.

uk.playstation.com:
    Happy anniversary!

    Inspired by the first Tomb Raider game, originally released on PS one in 1996, Tomb Raider:
    Anniversary is a totally new 2007 adventure for Lara, faithfully preserving the elements
    which made the original Tomb Raider such a classic and helped it sell over 7 million copies
    worldwide.

    Using an enhanced Tomb Raider: Legend game engine, the graphics, technology and
    physics bring Lara's first and most famous adventure right up to today's standards and
    offer a completely new gameplay experience.

    Tomb Raider: Anniversary follows the adventures of Lara Croft after she is hired by a
    powerful syndicate to retrieve a mythical object called the Scion. After discovering that she
    has been used as a pawn in some larger scheme, Lara takes matters into her own hands
    deciding that she must uncover the mystery behind this ancient artefact.

    Including classic environments from the original Tomb Raider as never experienced before,
    the latest technology allows you to manoeuvre Lara fluidly using her newest moves and
    gear, through all the breathtaking worlds from the original game: Peru, Greece, Egypt and
    more. The dynamic world allows multiple playthrough options and also opens up new
    places and ways to explore.

    Use all of Lara's guile, athleticism and gadgets in her quest to conquer the unknown and
    uncover ancient artefacts.

    • Enter into strange, undiscovered lands and solve their deepest, darkest mysteries, open
      doors to new realms, uncover great rewards and unearth secrets to Lara's past.
    • Encounter fierce animal and supernatural enemies, wolves, bears, crocodiles, horrific
      monsters and the T Rex.
    • Use all of Lara’s guile, athleticism and gadgets in her quest to conquer the unknown and
      uncover ancient artefacts.

    Contributed by DreinIX (9417) on Feb 17, 2008.