Shiny Interview: Tech Digest meets Alison Carroll aka Lara Croft 2008/9

It's not every day you get to meet Lara Croft even if there have been more model/actresses playing the athletic archaeologist than the number of levels of Tomb Radier I've had the patience to complete.

So when I was offered the chance, it didn't take much persuading to have a chat with next Lara in line, Alison Carroll, on the promotional tour for the latest adventure from Eidos and Crystal Dynamics – Tomb Radier: Underworld…

Nintendo saves UK education system – Brain Training sets new games chart record


The game officially known as Prof. Kawashima’s Brain Training: How Old Is Your Brain? was first released in June of 2006. It’s still in the UK software top 10 this very week, moving up one place to number eight.

This staggering achievement makes a total of 80 weeks in the top 10 for Nintendo’s DS concentration masterclass, a stay which takes the all time record…

The world's latest pretend girlfriend – Alison Carroll, AKA the new Lara Croft


Every time, regular as clockwork. Three months before any major new Tomb Raider video game release comes the celebratory appointment of a new flesh-based spokesmodel. And here she is.

That’s Alison Carroll, the meat-based Lara Croft. Be nice to her, she’s going to get quite a lot of stick off the internet before the end of the year, when Tomb Raider: Underworld comes out and she’s sent to the ex-models home with all the rest…