Excerpt: The question that needs to be addressed today isn't whether or not you should play Tomb Raider , because of course you should. That one's easy. The question we need to address is whether or not you should play it again There's been some ambiguity recently regarding Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition...
Summary: If you have the Xbox One, and you haven't yet checked out this game, You definitely want to pick up this version. With a new character model for Lara, she looks better than she ever has before. The backgrounds are amazing. Add in the all the extra goodies, the DLC, the comic, everything you get.
Excerpt: Last year’s Tomb Raider reboot was an outstanding game. It took a few cues from Uncharted to help modernize the franchise, which was fitting since Uncharted took more than a few from the original Tomb Raider series as well.
Excerpt: Splashing a fresh coat of attractive paint on what was an already incredibly polished game doesn’t necessarily change it, but the makeover can sure enhance it. Such is the case for Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition , Crystal Dynamics’ Xbox One launch of last year’s excellent series reboot, which now...
Pros: + Dramatic upgrade in visuals make for a prettier (and gorier) journey., + The same fantastic gameplay experience as on 360.
Cons: - Kinect features feel a bit like shoehorned novelty additions; game still lacks a certain sense of discovery., ? Does anyone have an extra-large tube of Neosporin handy?
Excerpt: Tomb Raider remains a very good game. It was one when it was released early last year, and with some next-gen polish it's now an even better experience. If that's all you needed to hear before rushing off to buy it, then do so with our blessing. For those that need more, onward we continue.
Conclusion: It might lack the puzzles that Tomb Raider of old had, but what this reimagining has is a lot of fight. It’s an interactive, cinematic and grim glimpse at the power of spirit, and Camilla Luddington delivers the most compelling Croft I’ve seen in any medium.
Pros: A gritty origin story for Lara, Yamatai draws you in as a setting, Brilliantly tense in its first couple of acts.
Cons: No reasons to re-buy, Lara’s look has morphed dramatically (not for the better)