Reviews and Problems with Tomb Raider: The Prophecy
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A Prophecy of Failure
20 April 2005
Excerpt: "...Well the main problem with Tomb Raider: the Prophecy is that it gets very boring very quickly. Initially it just starts off damned insulting. Everytime you take a step or so, a cut scene shows you exactly where to go and makes what should be the slight challenging parts painfully obvious. Then of course you enter the temple and things hardly improve there. At first, it seems like a fairly reasonable game. You climb a ladder, pull a switch, open a ...
Pros: Vast number of levels, good longetivity, good sound
Excerpt: "Nice graphics and a typical tomb raider story line. But where is the challenging tomb raider puzzle solving? When i brought the game home I expected a game involving you to find your way through labyrinths, solve puzzles and be prepared to face enemies and monsters. The game itself is a large maze to traverse, but usually there is only one path available, so it is never difficult to find where to go next. This concept can get very tiresome. Another ...
Pros: Has good looking graphics and contains a typical tomb raider story line
Excerpt: "...Cambodia, where part of the Tomb Raider movie was filmed; nice touch. There are three main aspects to any Tomb Raider game. There's the exploring and puzzle-solving side: find your way through the level by opening doors, pressing buttons and inserting keys. Your control skills are put to the test with tasks that have to be completed within a time limit and jumps that have to be dead on if Lara isn't to plunge into an abyss. And last but not least, ...
Pros: Great graphics and sound
Cons: Less challenging than Tomb Raider games on other platforms