Alicia Vikander embodies Tomb Raider, Alicia is Lara Croft! There’s no pushing it aside and it must be said it’s miles above Angelina Jolie’s attempt at the character (it may have been Simon West‘s direction at the time, who knows?). Here, we have a more grounded, fierce and believable action heroine in Vikander. A woman that doesn’t need to be hand fed the riches or the handout her father may have left her, but not invincible enough on her own just yet either (at least to begin with), Lara can just barely stand her own in a rundown gym’s MMA match. Not that most of us would last much longer either.... Continue Reading
Square Enix have announced that a new entry in the long-running Tomb Raider franchise is on the way, taking to the series’ official Twitter account to deliver the news. Continue reading There’s a new Tomb Raider game on the way but we still don’t know anything about it
So you managed to snag a preorder on the Xbox One X before they sold out. Fantastic effort, great job! But what the hell are you going to play on it, and which games will allow you to take advantage of all that raw power? Xbox Australia invited us to a hands on event in Sydney recently to give us a bit of an idea. Here’s everything we got to try. Continue reading Hands-On Preview: Everything We’ve Played on the Xbox One X So Far
Let’s get it out of the way early: Tomb Raider has a lot to thank Uncharted for. Well, the current rebooted Tomb Raider anyway. This isn’t your childhood Lara Croft. She may have come first but when Crystal Dynamics launched their new, hardened Lara in 2013, it was pretty obvious they were channeling Naughty Dog. But when all the comparisons and chatter dies down, you’ll find that Rise of the Tomb Raider does things that Uncharted never even attempted and had the potential to be one of the best games of the year.
It’s been just over two months since Rise of the Tomb Raider launched on the Xbox One to widespread critical acclaim (and less-than-stellar sales due to a launch date that saw it release against Fallout 4). Tomorrow, it arrives on PC and we’ve now got our first look at it running on top-end hardware. Continue reading New featurette shows just how bananas Rise of the Tomb Raider looks on PC
A trailer for a DLC add-on to Crystal Dynamics’ excellent Rise of the Tomb Raider called Baba Yaga: The Temple of the Witch” has premiered during this year’s Game Awards broadcast. Check it out after the jump. Continue reading The Game Awards 2015: Rise of the Tomb Raider‘s first DLC “Baba Yaga: The Temple of the Witch” gets trailer
Crystal Dynamics breathed new life into the aging Tomb Raider series with their acclaimed 2013 self-titled reboot. Its sequel, Rise of the Tomb Raider, sees a hardier, more prepared Lara Croft venturing into Siberia to find an artefact said to hold the key to immortality. But does Rise of the Tomb Raider, like it’s heroine, return stronger and wiser from experience?
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Crystal Dynamics have debuted another new gameplay trailer for Rise of the Tomb Raider during Microsoft’s press event at Gamescom 2015. Check it out after the jump. Continue reading Gamescom 2015: New Rise of the Tomb Raider trailer turns Lara into killing machine