Excerpt: Lara Croft is dead. This time, she was ripped apart by wolves. Death has also come in a variety of other forms: boulders, bear traps, spikes to the throat--e ach over-the-top execution a display of vulnerability.
Pros: Lara Croft is a believable badass, Wonderful, varied setting, An excellent sense of pacing
Cons: Side characters are dull stereotypes, Has a slow start, Definitive Edition offers few upgrades
Excerpt: Editor’s Note: This review covers the single player campaign of Tomb Raider. I admit I’ve never been the biggest fan of the Tomb Raider series. I did play the first Tomb Raider when it was released on the Sega Saturn.
Conclusion: Despite stepping away from the tone and play style of its forbears, Tomb Raider is an entertaining adventure and a great jumping off point for the new direction Crystal Dynamics wants to take.
Excerpt: Going into the Tomb Raider reboot was nerve-racking. Was it going to be good? Was it just an amazing marketing campaign and the actual game was going to flop? Often times, if something is hyped up too much, the end result leaves a less-than-satisfying taste in that proverbial mouth.
Summary: Tomb Raider is sure to please many people, just as sure as it is to piss many others off. The story is a joke, and one that could potentially permanently damage Lara Croft’s reputation in the gaming industry.
Tomb Raider Review: This Reboot Is Lara Croft’s Greatest Adventure Yet
9 March 2013
Excerpt: Developer Crystal Dynamics had a lot riding on the new Tomb Raider . The studio was promoting the hell out of the reboot and told the fans that this would not only be a reimagining of the long-lasting franchise, but of the Lara Croft character, as well.
Summary: Armed with only the raw instincts and physical ability to push beyond the limits of human endurance, Tomb Raider delivers an intense and gritty story into the origins of Lara Croft and her ascent from a frightened young woman to a hardened survivor.
Excerpt: Like any long-running entertainment franchise, Tomb Raider has had its ups and its downs. These downs were so low that we almost entombed poor Ms. Croft for all time. However, the good lady Lara lucked into a second life by way of the one thing that seems to always happen when the entertainment...