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Tomb Raider: Legend
6.9 out of 10

Tomb Raider: Legend

The first Tomb Raider title to be designed by Crystal Dynamics ( Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

Tomb Raider: Legend Xbox 360 Review

Console Obsession
30 May 2010
  • Excerpt: Returning to a past instalment of the Tomb Raider series after playing Legend provides you with contrasting experiences, whilst they both share the same concept, Lara’s latest is a significant improvement.
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Overall 7
7.2
Playability 8
7.5

Tomb Raider: Legend

Xbox 360 achievements
23 September 2007
  • Conclusion: While Tomb Raider: Legend doesn't manage to quite make it to the upper echelon of the current crop of action-adventure titles out there today, it's definitely a step in the right direction for the franchise.
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Overall 8
8.0

Tomb Raider Legend

Totally360.com
31 August 2007
  • Excerpt: Almost ten years ago a British game developer graced us with a title that endeared itself to our gaming hearts and the title along with the heroine, became a
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Overall 8
8.0

Tomb Raider: Legend

True achievements
5 August 2007
  • Conclusion: It was the arcade version, Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light , which had excellent gameplay, but was short on story and visuals. I was pleased to see so much consistency between the gameplay elements of both games, while also enjoying a more story-oriented experience, and with visuals and sound...
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Overall 8
8.2

Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Legend

Deaf Gamers
21 December 2006
  • Excerpt: Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Legend, an introduction. There can be little doubt that the Tomb Raider series has had a massive impact on the games industry. The original game is often claimed to have been one of the key reasons for the success of the first PlayStation console but it was also a game that...
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Overall 9
8.5
Value for money 9
8.9
Gameplay 9
8.5
Graphics 9
9.2
Sound 8
8.0

Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Legend

impulsegamer
1 August 2006
  • Excerpt: If you're the type who loves storylines, Tomb Raider: Legend should be one of those games you'll keep near your system, ready to play for a while. With numerous cut-scenes, the player gets to see a chunk of Lara's childhood.
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Overall 8
8.0

Tomb Raider: Legend

media-assault.com
26 June 2006
  • Excerpt: If you're a Lara Croft fan, there's been precious little to cheer about since she burst on to the gaming scene back in 1996. As each new game in the series was released, the quality progressively got worse.
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Overall 8
7.8

Expert Review

GameSpot
10 April 2006
  • Summary: It's been almost 10 years since the first Tomb Raider was released, and while video games have come a long way since then, the Tomb Raider series hasn't kept pace. Problems such as clunky controls and a frustrating camera, which were excusable in the early games, have steadily degraded the quality...
  • Pros: Lara has tons of great-looking moves and abilities, Varied levels take you to exotic locations all over the world, Excellent voice work and sound, Great graphics and detailed environments
  • Cons: The game is short and not very challenging, Unstable frame rate, The camera is occasionally frustrating, Weak gunplay
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Overall 8
8.0

Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Legend

Gamecell
19 October 2007
  • Conclusion: Crystal Dynamics really have done a fantastic job bringing back Lara Croft, and along with the classic feel that Legend has (a feat in itself if you think about it when you look at many sequels of old classics), and the new things that the developer has added to the game, what you have is basically...
  • Pros: Excellent level design and puzzles, Interesting story that uses a legend everyone knows, Feels like classic TR
  • Cons: Basic boss fights and combat, Framerate issues in HD resolutions, No big moments like the T-Rex or Sphinx from the original game, Should have been longer
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Overall 8
8.0

Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Legend

Gamecell
19 October 2007
  • Conclusion: Crystal Dynamics really have done a fantastic job bringing back Lara Croft, and along with the classic feel that Legend has (a feat in itself if you think about it when you look at many sequels of old classics), and the new things that the developer has added to the game, what you have is basically...
  • Pros: Excellent level design and puzzles, Interesting story that uses a legend everyone knows, Feels like classic TR
  • Cons: Basic boss fights and combat, Framerate issues in HD resolutions, No big moments like the T-Rex or Sphinx from the original game, Should have been longer
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