Tomb Raider Legend Strategy Guide by Piggyback

Piggyback To Publish Stunning Official Guide To Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Legend Across PAL, US and Asian Territories.

Piggyback, the foremost publisher of official game guides, today announces it will publish the definitive companion to Eidos Interactive's hotly-anticipated Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Legend, for PlayStation 2, Xbox, Xbox 360TM, PC and PSPTM. The guide will be rolled out simultaneously with the game across PAL, US and Asian territories. The book will appear in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian languages in Europe at an RRP of Euro 14.99 / 10.99 with the US guide shipping at $16.99.

Benefiting from a vast offering of official and exclusive artwork, the guide was developed at Piggyback in conjunction with Crystal Dynamics, the US developer and part of the Eidos group, over a six month period. With direct input from the development team, the book outlines the precise location of all rewards, a complete overview of all unlockables and the most extensive Behind The Scenes section ever written for a game's guide. The guide will offer over 200 pages with more than 25% dedicated to 'Extras' alone.

Louie Beatty, Managing Director of Piggyback, commented: "Lara Croft and the Tomb Raider series are household names and Crystal Dynamics has done an incredible job in creating Tomb Raider: Legend. Putting together the official guide worthy of the first lady of adventure's best game to date has been a challenge worthy of Lara herself, but the results have been worth it".

"Anticipation for the Tomb Raider: Legend game has been amazing," said Janet Swallow, Licensing Director at Eidos Interactive. "Piggyback has a reputation for producing outstanding guides. For the official guide for Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Legend, fans will be expecting the best and Piggyback hasn't disappointed".

Quick Facts

  • Quality Production
  • Back cover foldout with an overview to all icons on the maps.
  • Quick search, colour-coded index, user-friendly tab system.
  • In Game Marketing: full page ad in every manual to the Tomb Raider Legend game.
  • Dedicated User Base: Pre-release information mailed to 400,000 Piggyback registered gamers.

Free Demos

Visitors to can download 12 sample pages of the Official Tomb Raider Legend Guide free of charge from the 7th April 2006.

Tomb Raider: Legend Official Guide Details

  • RRP: 10.99/ AU$ 34.95 Available in all good videogame retail outlets and bookstores.
  • ISBN (UK): 1-903511-81-X
  • EAN (UK): 978 978-1-903511-81-7
  • Launch: Simultaneous with the game

Source: XGPGaming