Feral Interactive has today announced that Tomb Raider: Underworld will be released for the Mac on Thursday, May 31st. Developed by Crystal Dynamics and Nixxes for Windows and originally published by Eidos Interactive, Tomb Raider: Underworld comes to the Mac for the first time under the Feral Legends label.
When Lara Croft uncovers proof that the Norse Underworld is real, she realizes that it contains the answer to a mystery from her own past, a prize worth more than any treasure in the world. She embarks on a quest to find it, and in doing do risks unleashing a force that could lay waste to all civilization.
As Lara, players will experience an astonishing level of physical interaction with a beautiful, unpredictable and treacherous world. From the crystalline waters of coastal Thailand to the rain-lashed jungles of Mexico and on to mysterious sunken edifices deep beneath the Arctic sea, Lara won’t stop until she knows the truth.
With over a thousand motion-captured moves at her disposal, Lara responds deftly to her environment by free-climbing, wall-jumping and using found objects to create new paths. Each level is an epic multi-stage puzzle which players will need to use all their cunning - and Lara’s athletic abilities - to solve.
A platforming game of unparalleled sophistication, Tomb Raider: Underworld gives players control over everything from Lara’s outfits to whether she brandishes lethal weapons or tranquilizers. Lara can now use her grapple to abseil and manipulate vast mechanical devices, while the treasures of the Underworld give her superhuman strength and the power to lay the undead to rest.
“Tomb Raider: Underworld is a great addition to the Feral Legends label” said David Stephen, Managing Director of Feral Interactive. “We are delighted to see Lara getting a grip on the Mac.”
Tomb Raider: Underworld for the Mac will retail in North America for US $24.99, £17.49 (inc. VAT) in the UK and €19.99 (inc. VAT) throughout Europe. When released, it will be available online for direct download from a variety of digital partner sites worldwide including http://www.feralinteractive.com/ and the Mac App Store. A mini-site dedicated to the game is available at http://www.feralinteractive.com/game/underworld. A trailer for Tomb Raider: Underworld is available now on Feral’s YouTube channel ( http://wwww.youtube.com.user/feralinteractive).
Minimum system requirements call for a 1.8GHz Intel Mac with at least 3.0GB RAM, 128MB or better graphics card, and Mac OS 10.6.8 or later. The following cards are NOT supported: ATI X1xxx series, NVIDIA 7xxx series and Intel GMA series. The Intel GMA HD3000 is only supported using Mac OS X 10.7.3 Lion. These requirements are subject to change before Tomb Raider: Underworld ships.
EDITORS: Screenshots, logos and other essential graphics and multimedia tools for Tomb Raider: Underworld can be found online in the Feral Press Area ( http://press.feralinteractive.com/games/). If you do not have a press area login, please contact Brad Gibson, Feral PR Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Feral Interactive
Feral Interactive is a leading publisher of games for the Macintosh platform, founded in 1996 and based in London, England. It is responsible for such Macintosh hits as Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Ultimate Edition, BioShock 2, LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7, Tropico 3: Gold Edition, Mafia II: Director’s Cut, Batman: Arkham Asylum, LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars, DiRT 2 and Borderlands . Please visit our website at http://www.feralinteractive.com, find us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/feralgames or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/feralinteractive.
About Feral Legends
Feral Legends is a publishing label of Feral Interactive with a mission to bring to the Mac top quality, older titles previously unreleased on the platform. Other releases to date on the label are Sid Meier’s Pirates!, Rome: Total War Gold Edition and Brothers in Arms: Double Time.
About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix Group. The Square Enix Group operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: Final Fantasy®, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide; Dragon Quest®, which has sold over 58 million units worldwide; Tomb Raider®, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary Space Invaders®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
About Crystal Dynamics
Crystal Dynamics is an award-winning studio located in San Francisco. Founded in 1992, the studio has created and developed key game franchises such as: Legacy of Kain, Pandemonium, Gex and most recently the Tomb Raider series.