Posted on 24-Sep-2003 19:49
Filed under: News
Vodafone and Eidos announced an exclusive agreement in 22 countries for mobile entertainment content based on the highly-successful Tomb Raider series.
Tomb Raider is one of the most popular computer and video game series of all time. Since Lara made her debut in 1996, the Tomb Raider series has sold more than 30 million units worldwide.
Under the terms of the agreement, Vodafone has the exclusive mobile content distribution rights for downloadable games and animated screensavers available to customers of the Vodafone live! service in up to 22 countries. The entertainment mobile content will consist of three Tomb Raider adventure platform games, as well as ringtones, screensavers and wallpapers. The games also include special codes which reveal tips and hints accessible from a specially-created customer website (www.tombraidermobile.com).
Fans of the world's most famous cyber-babe will be keen to know that each of the three mobile games (episodes) has an individual storyline, with a global storyline encompassing all three episodes. Each episode will consist of 15 levels plus one training level to teach the user how to play the game. The difficulty level of each episode will start from an easy point and grow progressively harder. The first episode in the series is scheduled for launch in September and is entitled: “Tomb Raider: The Osiris Codex”
This new mobile game will be available to users of Java capable phones like Sharp GX10, Nokia 3650 and 7650, and Motorola T720.