Excerpt: Lara Croft, one of the iconic babes of the video game world, is back in Tomb Raider Underworld. The game opens with a recap of the storyline and I was thankful of that cause my memory is not very good. The action heats up right away as Lara's lovely mansion is torched and you have to get her butt out of there. But stop right there, the game then takes you back to the middle of the Mediterranean Sea where the sea floor is your destination.
Excerpt: When it comes to gaming characters, one of the most iconic in popular culture is none other than Lara Croft. Star of the Tomb Raider franchise, Lara Croft has come out with another chapter in her legacy entitled Tomb Raider: Underworld. For the PlayStation 3 this is Lara’s first adventure for.
Excerpt: Chalk it up as yet another game from E3 with mega-potential that ultimately disappointed for all the wrong reasons. Tomb Raider: Underworld had all the makings of a proper resurrection for the franchise, but it ultimately stagnates, falling ill to sophomorsh flaws that have crippled many third-person games in the past.
Excerpt: Hop…Skip…Jump… “Ah Shiii” – Splat! Yes, Lara is back once again to make men and women around the world scream at their televisions and cause concern among nearby family members. Actually, the British beauty of gaming has in fact redeemed herself in recent years with two immensely enjoyable follow ups to 2003’s travesty The Angel of Darkness . Tomb Raider Legend marked a welcome return for fans that managed to attract a significant new audience to the ageing series.
Excerpt: Adventurer Lara Croft returns on the PlayStation 3, XBox 360, PS2, Wii and PC in another exciting story that takes gamers across different exotic locations around the world such as the jungles of Mexico or the Arctic Sea. The series has always been strong on action and adventure with this current incarnation no different from the rest, however the graphics now support high definition and Lara has never looked better.
Summary: A rip-roaring actioneer that captures the same sense of adventure as the Lara Croft originals, Underworld acknowledges and builds on all the elements that made the first Tomb Raider so seductive, yet fails to deliver on all its boisterous promises. As a playground for swashbuckling the game’s luscious settings are sublime, hurling players into a variety of beautifully realised, dauntingly large environments where the natural landscape and spinning platforms of ancient...