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?
Summary: Examining ancient relics is just one small aspect of an archeologist's job. Sure, in-depth knowledge of deceased civilizations is important, but much less so than mastery of a deadly bow or a knack for a quick recovery after a bloody fight.
Pros: Gorgeous visual design, Lara Croft is a well-developed character with believable progression, Fast-paced, varied combat is endlessly exciting, Exploring the beautiful environments is a peaceful diversion from combat, Slowly unlocking new tools encourages you to further explore past sections
Cons: Gratuitous death sequences, Uninteresting plot and secondary characters