Excerpt: The way games evolved in the past ten years seems to have left the Tomb Raider series in a dusty corner. The frustrating controls and a camera view meant to drive you nuts, which could be excused in the fist...
Excerpt: My experience with Lady Croft and the Tomb Raider franchise goes back to the original Tomb Raider, which was played with much gusto and no little amount of hysterical giggling. At the time Tomb Raider was a break through in the flexibility of the character and the fact it was a female heroine in an industry that has long been male dominated.
Excerpt: For one of the industry's most recognisable characters, Lara hasn't appeared in that many great games. 1997's tomb Raider II was her last quality outing, with her adventures since then being rather mixed. Expectations for Legend, then, were mixed, as the title could have gone in either direction. Thankfully Eidos and Crystal Dynamics have come up with the goods, delivering a Tomb Raider game fans will love, and a next-gen version to boot.
Excerpt: What is it? I hesitate to say, ‘Where have you been for the last ten years?’ But I have to. If you’ve managed to live in an even vaguely developed country in the last decade without coming across Lara Croft in one form or another, I really don’t know how you’ve managed it! Me on the other hand, well, I have some familiarity with her works.
Summary: Tomb Raider Legend isn't without its
faults, the game never really falls into the trap of mediocrity and
indifference that ensnared some of the more recent installments. The
improved controls make maneuvering Lara much easier and simpler than
before, allowing players to concentrate on the bigger picture. Instead of
fiddling with the controls, you can actually enjoy the storyline and
Excerpt: Tomb Raider has been developed for everything from the current generation consoles like the Playstation 2, all the way to the next generation consoles like the Xbox360 and since the PC can have millions of hardware configurations, you can have your graphics range from PS2 quality to Xbox360 quality.