Excerpt: The Tomb Raider franchise has existed for 13 years now, with 8 video games in the main series and 2 feature films based on the license. The odds are good that even if you have not played any of the games you are likely to have heard about the main character Lara Croft through endless analysis and...
Excerpt: Lara Croft is one of a dying breed of video game icons from the mid 90s. She was once seen as a pin-up for PlayStation and helped convince thousands (if not millions) of gamers that they needed to ditch their 16-bit consoles in favour of a shinier, more powerful 32-bit monster.
Conclusion: Guitar Hero 5 offers a strong variety of music, mixing various styles and eras of rock music. Overall there are 85 songs by 83 different artists. The artists range from classic icons like Johnny Cash, Santana, and The Rolling Stones to newer artists like Arctic Monkeys and Vampire Weekend.
Conclusion: For me, the Crystal Dynamics Tomb Raider games have been the equivalent of gamer comfort food. It is like revisiting my younger, less jaded gaming days and finding things better than I remember them being.
Excerpt: When you grab the edge of a platform you can hit jump to heave yourself onto it, but press down the X button a little firmer and Lara will haul herself up into a death-defying handstand, glorious physique stretched to fullest extent, before righting herself in a flurry of limbs.
Excerpt: What is it? If you are a fan of Lara Croft and her adventures, we are in the midst of really good times. It seems that we get a new game every fifteen months or so, even if one of them is officially a remake of the original game.