Eurogamer Expo, are delighted to announce that Tomb Raider and Hitman: Absolution will both form key parts of this year’s developer sessions schedule. Crystal Dynamics presents an extended Tomb Raider session; IO Interactive is to showcase Hitman: Absolution’s new Contracts mode in an exclusive level.
Hitman: Absolution developer IO Interactive will close the first day of the show at 5.30pm on Thursday 27th September, with an exclusive presentation of the innovative new online game mode Contracts, recently announced at Gamescom.
Crystal Dynamics, the world-famous developer of the Tomb Raider series, will be on stage at 1.30pm on Sunday 30th September in an extended session of the Crossroads demo (over 60 minutes of stage time) where attendees will see a large chunk of the new Tomb Raider, which is due out on March 5th 2013.
The Eurogamer Expo will be returning to London’s Earls Court from 27th-30th September 2012 and is expected to welcome over 50,000 gamers.
Square Enix is also inviting attendees to play Tomb Raider and Hitman: Absolution on the show floor.
Tom Bramwell, Operations Director of Eurogamer, said: “Lara Croft is a British icon, so it seems fitting that Crystal Dynamics should choose London’s Eurogamer Expo to give gamers an in-depth look at her latest adventure. We’re also delighted to welcome IO Interactive and Hitman: Absolution back to the Eurogamer Expo to show us more of their exciting new gameplay mode!”
The Eurogamer Expo takes place 27th-30th September 2012 at Earls Court, London, and promises more playable games than ever (including a large number of UK first-plays), our highest-profile developer session schedule, as well as a number of satellite events including the Games Industry Fair.
Tickets for Eurogamer Expo 2012 are now available at www.eurogamerexpo.com.