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Square announces Tomb Raider

Monday, 6 December 2010 13:58 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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Square Enix has just announced the much-antcipated Tomb Raider reboot, simply known just as Tomb Raider.

The game will be developed at Crystal Dynamics. No date or platforms are mentioned.

Square promises the game will make us “forget everything” we know about Lara Croft, as we see her “young and inexperienced” in a “journey of an ordinary woman who finds out just how far she must go in order to stay alive.”

Tomb Raider will get its full reveal in the next issue of Game Informer. We’ve added the cover art for the issue from its site below. Here’s the snip from the mag:

“In our world-exclusive cover story, we uncover a brand-new Lara Croft. Rebooting the Tomb Raider franchise through an origin story wasn’t so much a choice as an act of necessity, according to Crystal Dynamics. Drastic measures were needed. To build an entirely fresh Lara – a culturally relevant hero worth of the attention that once came so effortlessly – they must break her first. In this new adventure – simply titled Tomb Raider – a younger and inexperienced Lara Croft must endure both physical and emotional trauma to survive.”

“Forget everything you knew about Tomb Raider,” said Crystal Dynamics head, Darrell Gallagher.

“This is an origins story that creates Lara Croft and takes her on a character defining journey like no other.”

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109 Comments

  1. Lord Gremlin

    And… How about you create a new franchise instead of beating a dead horse?

    Square Fucking Enix… They never learn.

    #1 4 years ago
  2. Bringit

    Since when was Tomb Raider a dead horse? Fool

    #2 4 years ago
  3. ExclusivesMostly

    I Want This!

    #3 4 years ago
  4. cookiejar

    I hope its good. Tomb Raider hasn’t been great since the PS1 days IMO. Although GOL was amazing.

    #4 4 years ago
  5. BULArmy

    So which reboot is this, third?
    They totally fucked up every TR storyline now…

    #5 4 years ago
  6. Erthazus

    I hate when they announce something and don’t show screenshots or videos.

    It’s like with Sony’s AGENT or Microsoft’s Cryteks Kingdoms.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. Thalius

    Instead of a Tomb Raider reboot what about Legacy of Kain?? hmm

    #7 4 years ago
  8. Johnny Cullen

    The premise for this sounds really promising. And I’m not a Tomb Raider fan per se.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. dirigiblebill

    “Instead of a Tomb Raider reboot what about Legacy of Kain?? hmm”

    Much as I like Tomb Raider – this!

    #9 4 years ago
  10. BULArmy

    Becaus boobs sell more than badass vampires…

    #10 4 years ago
  11. evilashchris

    Looks geared towards the German market from that photo. Assuming that mess is scat of course.

    #11 4 years ago
  12. dirigiblebill

    So give the badass vampires boobs. Do I have to think of EVERYTHING?

    #12 4 years ago
  13. ShakaCarnage

    Those asking for Legacy of Kain, it’s simple economics: It didn’t sell brilliantly, and Tomb Raider sells large amounts every time.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. Yoshi

    @1 + 2
    Final Fantasy enough said.

    #14 4 years ago
  15. Quiiick

    I love all these new (2010) Game Informer covers. Great graphic design!

    EDIT: This new Lara looks gorgeous! They finally nailed a contemporary appearance which is believable.

    #15 4 years ago
  16. freedoms_stain

    New Lara looks a bit like a teenage male Final Fantasy protagonist covered in shit.

    #16 4 years ago
  17. Anders

    Sounds interesting, at least.

    #17 4 years ago
  18. itsucks

    Yhea, just make another pieceofshit Kain game like the last one, that will solve all our world’s problems.

    #18 4 years ago
  19. Anders

    The name of the boat is Endurance. Nice.

    #19 4 years ago
  20. dirigiblebill

    “Yhea, just make another pieceofshit Kain game like the last one, that will solve all our world’s problems.”

    See, even itsucks agrees with me.

    #20 4 years ago
  21. tontsa91

    They reboot it when it should finally die?

    #21 4 years ago
  22. Anders

    @21: You didn’t expect them to kill off one of their most successful franchises, did you?

    #22 4 years ago
  23. Isuru86

    I woould fap to her….

    #23 4 years ago
  24. TerryWogan

    Why should it die? The last TR game was half-decent. It has been in desperate need of one of these “re-boots” for a while though. Without one they’d probably still be churning out annual updates on that tired old engine. At least we’ll get a proper “next-gen” Tomb Raider title finally as opposed to a high-res last-gen game.

    #24 4 years ago
  25. Kigaroth

    I actually quite like the new design, yeah I know it looks abit like the recent Final Fantasy stuff, but it’s really not that far away from the original design IMO.

    At least they didn’t fuck it up like Capcom did with Dante (Devil May Cry)!

    #25 4 years ago
  26. Bleak Harvest

    @7: As much as I want more LoK… I’m afraid the franchise would get raped.

    #26 4 years ago
  27. onlineatron

    ‘Much anticipated’

    Was anyone anticipating a reboot?

    Lara Croft is the bitchiest, inane and cruel cow in gaming. I played Underworld and couldn’t stand her personality, and the way she just murdered the poor Kraken was UNFORGIVABLE :(

    #27 4 years ago
  28. Erthazus

    BULArmy,
    “Becaus boobs sell more than badass vampires…”

    Twilight shows completely opposite.

    #28 4 years ago
  29. theevilaires

    This should be a next gen title seriously stupid move

    #29 4 years ago
  30. Kigaroth

    @28

    To be fair, the vampires in the Twilight series isn’t considered as BADASS vampires…

    #30 4 years ago
  31. Erthazus

    @30 true :D but they are vampires :D anyway. Vampires still sell.

    #31 4 years ago
  32. David Sarkisjan

    I am intrigued by the idea of setting this on an island. I guess revealing its mysteries and survival are going to be main themes of the story.

    From the artwork, which is really well done, it is obvious that Lara is going to live through a quite disturbing test of her endurance in the game.

    I have not been exactly a huge fan of the series. This is a chance for me to get into it.

    #32 4 years ago
  33. TraceableX

    niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiice.

    #33 4 years ago
  34. ton77

    1st theirs a Devil May Cry reboot then the Tomb Raider reboot… Enough with the Reboots already i at least hope they do it right

    #34 4 years ago
  35. Alakratt

    I’m I the only one tired of hearing/reading these reboot/origin/remake stories about movies and games. Really. I don’t mind that their taking the whore out of Tomb Raider, but really. Idk, maybe it’s the words themselves that I can’t stand anymore…

    #35 4 years ago
  36. 2plus2equals5

    Oh no, more se character design!
    Why don’t they make a DEFINITIVE design for lara instead of changing everytime?

    #36 4 years ago
  37. Hunam

    I remember when Legend was announced they said they’d make her more natural, but as the course has gone by her tits have got bigger and her waist smaller once again.

    #37 4 years ago
  38. osric90

    Not anticipated at all… But that new Lara Croft looks more like the original Laura Cruz, hope she is. This game needed a reboot since 90′s, so I’m happy they’re doing this… I feel this is some kind of move to take advantage of the public of Uncharted games, but, yeah… I would be lying if I would say that I’m not interested in having some adventures around the world in exotic places with a hot badass latina girl.

    #38 4 years ago
  39. daytripper

    @6 i know its not screenshots but here is some artwork for project kingdoms, its something at least

    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_RDI_YmoLQFc/TOcFRKITddI/AAAAAAAAA6g/FO5CUE4SLuw/s1600/gate3+w+face.jpg

    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_RDI_YmoLQFc/TOcElEYj76I/AAAAAAAAA5c/NioqFn7TT2M/s1600/1v.jpg

    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_RDI_YmoLQFc/TOcFkBdOZwI/AAAAAAAAA7Q/43J7Sehxzcg/s1600/north.jpg

    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_RDI_YmoLQFc/TOcFDng2iGI/AAAAAAAAA6A/saZWLl1yLeA/s1600/cristalcr1.jpg

    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_RDI_YmoLQFc/TOcFl_9nBbI/AAAAAAAAA7U/lBgWUFv5z5s/s1600/panorama++copy.jpg

    #39 4 years ago
  40. The_Red

    Holy fuck, this is awesome. I mean seriously, after Tomb Raider 2 I’ve never been this excited for a new TR game. Also, Lara looks sweet.

    #40 4 years ago
  41. Erthazus

    @39 Awesome art btw.

    #41 4 years ago
  42. theevilaires

    I’m getting sick of the reboots myself. I hope capcom brings back Onimusha next gen though. These companies just don’t get it. You make a new IP for a duration of a gen, when the next gen comes you put it on hold and make an entirely new IP series for that gen. Then the gen after that you reboot your IP from 2 gens ago. Heres an example.

    PS2: Onimusha 1,2,3,4
    PS3: Lost Planet 1,2,-
    PS4: Onimusha 5,6,7

    A game like Devil May Cry makes no sense to have a reboot now especially when DMC4 came out this gen. Its just gonna feel weird trying to mesh all the time lines together.

    Tomb Raider on the other hand just has no business being rebooted this gen especially since Uncharted has taken any kind of glory that a Tomb Raider can produce. These guys are setting themselves up for failure because Uncharted 3 is going to slaughter this. At least wait until Naughty Dog releases UC3 and then steal some of its stuff and maybe you’ll have a chance.

    Seriously remember playing the Wolverine Origin game demo for the first time and going hey this feels like God of War except with Wolverine and the graphics are awesome…..then God of War 3 came out and now makes that Wolverine game look like a last gen title……Yea that’s whats gonna happen to this.

    Crystal Dynamics you’re not good developers. I put you in the same league as Too Human developers Silicon Knights. You SUCK. Ninja Theory are better than you guys.

    #42 4 years ago
  43. Hunam

    I don’t have a problem with reboots, mostly because they remind me of a time when all games in a series we’re vastly different from each other. This gen has been pretty bad for franchises getting burned out doing the same thing over and over.

    #43 4 years ago
  44. triggerhappy686

    They better not give her a massive set of bangers, that would just be stupid. I say she looks about 19-21 here. This is high on my most anticipated list, last 3 were truly excellent imo

    #44 4 years ago
  45. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    @4

    You play Legend or Anniversary? Both fantastic titles, highly recomended if never played.

    Totally stoked for this.

    #45 4 years ago
  46. Erthazus

    http://www.gametrailers.com/video/thor-teaser-spike-tv/708131 – another VGA shitty TEASER for a new THOR game.

    #46 4 years ago
  47. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    Is that a real photo or CG? It looks real, but close up eyes look more CG…

    #47 4 years ago
  48. Moonwalker1982

    I really enjoyed the TR games from CD, so i can’t wait to see how this one turns out. It certainly much more adult than before by judging by only this picture already.

    What is this Thor game?

    #48 4 years ago
  49. Alakratt

    I don’t have anything agaisnt Tomb Who…Raider I mean, but why not instead of wasti…spending time on this, use it on continuing or doing something new with the Legacy of Kain series. I LOVED that series. If anyone’s played it, you knoww a Raziel game can’t be done, but continuing with Kain would’ve been awesome! Or hell, remake (yeah I know) Soul Reaver! the first one! awww that game was so fucking awesome on PS1! I’ve played Tomb Raider until part 3, and after so many games up until this gen, c’mon, this could’ve waited.

    #49 4 years ago
  50. DaMan

    I can honestly say that if Eidos would turn TR into some kind of retarded, mundane tps like Uncharted I would stop playing the games. TR has never been like that, the series is basically a ‘tomb exploring sim’, the games are totally different. Uncharted is one of the worst things that happened to gaming this gen, it’s banal, stupid and I simply don’t see why on earth would I waste my time on a single player campaign like that when you have all the awesome multiplayer shooters. oh, and with all the ludicrous hype it barely shipped 4 million. meh.

    anyway, the idea of survival horroish TR game sounds awesome . all the CD developed games were good enough, Legend and TRA are classics, Underworld was okay too. the franchise does need a reboot atm though.

    #50 4 years ago
  51. osric90

    If this Tomb Raider nothing has to do with the previous ones and it’s a COMPLETE Reboot, I can consider buying it…reading a lot of reviews previously of course. Good thing would be if this new Lara Croft is a little more hearted and warm girl, kind of more innocent but badass at the same time… Lots of supernatural stuff like statues moving, big bugs, lots of bad guys, tons of shooting and explosions. Blood, realism, being SERIOUS… If this Lara is funny or makes jokes, ok… FAILURE. The ONLY OPTION this game has to be successful is (like everyone says) being the Uncharted for adult people. Crude, dark, nudity, IDK… And, of course, a total independent plot… No winks to the previous games, specially the ones that are not PS1. No romance, no shit and maybe even (yes) a little survival horror around.

    #51 4 years ago
  52. DaMan

    yes, which is why Assassin’s Creed, PoP and all of the other games sell same or more than Uc, because the latter is totally the only way of making the action adventure games.

    besides, Legend performed rather well in fact, doing two and a half million. Underworld did somewhat deserve the relatively lame sales cause it was rushed and glitchy until they released a patch.

    #52 4 years ago
  53. Erthazus

    “why on earth would I waste my time on a single player campaign like that when you have all the awesome multiplayer shooters.”

    Because no one made a 3rd person shooter with fantastic platforming mechanics like in Uncharted 2 this generation.

    #53 4 years ago
  54. DaMan

    your opinion, anyone is entitled to it. mine is the exact opposite. I hate that kind of pathetic characters and storyline. I hate the silly gameplay. I’d much rather play even PoP. to me, and to plenty of people it’s a waste of time, much like it is for all the retarded fanboys hating TR.

    besides, my point is that only ignorant idiots compare these games, does Bayonetta need to be like GoW because the latter sells more? I ‘d stop playing if it went that way too.

    #54 4 years ago
  55. theevilaires

    DaMan said: Uncharted is one of the worst things that happened to gaming this gen, it’s banal, stupid and I simply don’t see why on earth would I waste my time on a single player campaign like that when you have all the awesome multiplayer shooters.

    Spoken like a true XBOT :D Thanks for giving everyone here a chance to see how stupid you really are. I guess everyone in the industry and out who gave UC2 game of the year and countless awards are a waste huh. LMAO you dumb XBOT euro fuck. You’re the main reason why GOD forbids a brother and sister from marriage and procreating, that and its just plain nasty, but I see your family loves that kind of stuff obviously.

    #55 4 years ago
  56. DaMan

    theevilaires, you’re an idiot. and an ironic one at that. you compare completely different games, trying to make it seem your pathetic sonybot title has somehow taken the TR audience, when it didn’t.

    the awards were for quality, which I never argued, you simpleton dumbass.

    #56 4 years ago
  57. Michael O’Connor

    I hope they can do this justice. Underworld wasn’t a particularly bad game, but Legend and Anniversary were both great games.

    #57 4 years ago
  58. Crysis

    @TEA, he’s saying that the whole thing was too cliché, & i do agree, but i still loved both Uncharted games depite how predictable they were.
    I do disagree with the gameplay being silly though, but it’s his opinion & he’s not offending anybody, & those who do get offended are baby trolls who need to get a life.

    #58 4 years ago
  59. Hunam

    God doesn’t forbid anything dude…

    #59 4 years ago
  60. Gekidami

    ^ Wait, who is that aimed at?

    #60 4 years ago
  61. Hunam

    TEA, obvs.

    Who else is trying to claim they know what God does and doesn’t accept.

    #61 4 years ago
  62. YoungZer0

    Looks good, going to keep my eye on it. Hope she evolves into something else than just a doll. Really hope they take their time with her personality an’ story.

    #62 4 years ago
  63. xino

    is that a real actor or art?
    my god! this is simply the best art I have ever seen!

    #63 4 years ago
  64. Bloodyghost

    This is cool beans. I thought this was going to be ANOTHER Tomb Raider which we go through platforming dungeons in a jungle of some MYSTERIOUS orgins. But this is a step on the right direction.

    Look on the brighter side too, its not like its a dramatic reboot like DMC.

    Plus Crystal made one of the single biggest joys on XBLA with Tomb Raider so im going to keep a close ear.

    #64 4 years ago
  65. varsas

    yes, which is why Assassin’s Creed, PoP and all of the other games sell same or more than Uc, because the latter is totally the only way of making the action adventure games.
    =====

    …so nothing to do with the fact that all those games are cross platform.

    #65 4 years ago
  66. OrbitMonkey

    @51 So you want a innocent, yet badass Lara blasting her way through a crude, dark world & getting naked along the way? That’s not *adult* that’s your typical teenage, male gamer, wet dream. In fact I gotta wonder when did dark/gritty/nudity become essential for a game to be taken seriously?

    #66 4 years ago
  67. DaMan

    @above above oh, yeah. I was expecting someone saying that bullshit, more generic excuses please. exclusives sell for the *exact* reason that they’re only to be found on the platform. people buy the PS3 to play that ‘varied first party line up’ . consider Ninja Theory titles: HS did over a million, despite being an average game, and Enslaved did even less despite having the same appeal and reception overall. the argument that an exclusive would do more if it was multiplat is naive and highly questionable.

    not to mention there’s the time of release, most of the early titles did well cause the selection was very limited. besides it’s the same even taken separately.

    #67 4 years ago
  68. Freek

    Heavenly Sword was a launch title, you can sell a mediocre title at that point in the console cycle.
    Comming in at it´s peak with lots of quality action adventure titles and still expect to sell a ton is what´s naive.

    #68 4 years ago
  69. hitnrun

    Haven’t like the last 5 Tomb Raider games been reboots? This one is obviously even more re-booty: it has GRITTY (edit: Pseudo-)LIVE ACTION marketing.

    But still, there’s nothing more pathetic than rebooting a franchise that hasn’t even been buried yet. It’s like, hey! Why not make /another/ game with a /different/ lead character? It’s not like Lara’s…distinguishing features are hard to duplicate, or like anyone’s going to pan you for it. Not in this industry, anyway.

    #69 4 years ago
  70. DaMan

    Freek: that’s what I said, thus you can forget about the original Uc sales. besides nobody expected Enslaved to ‘sell a ton’, it’s a mere example.

    more so with highly marketed and hyped first party titles, if anything they generally sell more than the third party ones. GT5 going to 360 or Forza appearing on PS3 would cause both of their sales to drop dramatically.

    #70 4 years ago
  71. Psychotech

    *sight*some people never learn.in spite what they say sometimes,they can’t hide their true nature which is among other things sad.

    #71 4 years ago
  72. theevilaires

    +1000 at hitnrun. You hit the nail on the head. I just want to know why people keep believing in the franchise. Lara is pretty much not that big as she use to be.

    1. Shes a euro
    2. The game mechanics are out of date (sorry I rather swing around in a spider-man game then use her grappling hook)
    3. No nude code

    This game is only popular with the euros cause its a fictional euro character just like James Bond and euros worship stuff like that. No one cares about this game and I’m betting it won’t sell as everyone thinks. Let me rephrase that last part, I don’t this its going to be the Batman AA of its kind when it comes out.

    But I’ve been wrong before so lets see. Shes a younger 19ish Lara Croft….I’m sure the pervs will buy this in storms if there’s a rumor nude code again :D

    #72 4 years ago
  73. DaMan

    @December 6, 2010 at 8:53 pm
    indeed, more so the ones totally missing the points. sigh in fact, folks only read what they want to read.

    also, I think it’s depressing how certain persons only appear at certain points in time. say, start discussing some game sales and here they’re. it’s scary.

    #73 4 years ago
  74. Anders

    @63: It looks like a 3D model against a painted backdrop.

    #74 4 years ago
  75. Psychotech

    @DullMan only 20% of your “points” make sense and are somehow valid the rest is just exaggerating trolling bullshit.

    It’s not depressing or scary living real life, a concept lost to you.don’t be afraid…

    #75 4 years ago
  76. DaMan

    it’s great to listen to constructive criticism. more so when the person criticizing you knows the topic and was proven right plenty of times. dude, you ‘re the erm, ‘trolling bullshit’(ter) who said those things so many times it’s not funny. couple of examples to refresh your realistic memory: Wii isn’t next gen, coding in assembly is related to innovation, Castlevania is the same as Dmc.. yeah.

    I see you really don’t get it, moron, hmm? the whole reason I started this today was cause some folks began the idiotic comparisons and dissing. besides, speaking of exclusivity. it’s funny, apparently you’ve missed all those times when, say, I made fun of Alan Wake. I happen to dislike certain games, see. you happen to have no life.

    #76 4 years ago
  77. Psychotech

    @Dullman What took you so long.only 8 minutes living your life?Well that’s a start
    Although your memory doesn’t serve you completely right you do remember only the topics which is enough proof of your life.

    I’m sorry i didn’t read your comments on Alan Wake,i didn’t happen to be here that day.Probably working

    just because you wanted to defend a title you didn’t have to trash another.
    Dislike is one thing expressing your dislikes as facts is another.There’s always “IMO” which in your case should be “IMHO”….use it.

    #77 4 years ago
  78. DaMan

    that’s a nice spin. but anyway.

    a couple of interesting things for you to check out here:

    1. this is a thread about TR announcement.
    2. calling me a ‘troll’ for talking to fanboys like fanboys warrant.
    3. notice a word very similar to ‘opinion’ in post number 54.
    4. started calling me ‘dull’ after I described you that way. clever.

    #78 4 years ago
  79. Psychotech

    @DullMan
    1.Word

    2.Not exactly,they’re trolling you’re doing the same.Something to question your “superiority”.

    3.It should be humble opinion in your case.There’s something called “edit” here you know it well.So why not use it also on @50 and place your humble opinion in there

    4.Nah i figured out that was your initial though of your nickname before you changed it.You shouldn’t have,DaMan doesn’t suit you at all you could find something else or stay put with the original.

    #79 4 years ago
  80. DaMan

    lol. tell you what, Psychotech. you’re as retarded as the games you like. in my humble opinion of course.

    I wasn’t trolling, I was describing how I feel about the game. people are entitled to think of it that way as much as the likes of yourself ‘re entitled to enjoy it.you do realize the way you spin things and ‘debate’ you can keep this up forever? you’re so insecure and silly you still can’t get over the fact that you yourself misunderstood me, and still keep on banging about that ‘superiority’ argument. wait.. nah, you said it perfectly: ‘trolling bullshit’.

    well, quite simply it should be ‘I suggest you to go and fuck yourself, Psychotech’. so why not follow that advice, but then again you *are* trolling.

    please keep on posting stuff like that. it helps proving the ‘trolling bullshitter’ part immensely.

    #80 4 years ago
  81. spiderLAW

    Things have really gotten crazy at this site in the past month or so. Its greaT!!!
    Keep on crying guys, it makes for interesting reads.

    anyways, art is ok. I mean its great for a standard BUT whoever rendered this artwork was really inconsistant. Stylish for sure, but inconsistant indeed.

    #81 4 years ago
  82. Psychotech

    @DullMan
    Thanks.At least we established that your humble opinions don’t stand as facts.

    I could (not exactly forever) you couldn’t but i won’t since there are other users here as well.We have to respect them.Besides i will much enjoy it in person in a few days.It’s innevitable

    Funny thing is that you think you’re among the elite users here while in reality you’re just the same as the worst trolls with the difference being, wearing a nicer “outfit”
    This site desperately needs a troll repellent :)

    #82 4 years ago
  83. DaMan

    can we ban Psychotech? he’s causing the same endless arguing for the sake of arguing Shatner did. every time someone reacts to him, it ‘s the same. he isn’t here to discuss, he’s here to argue with people personally.

    #83 4 years ago
  84. DaMan

    ‘Besides i will much enjoy it in person in a few days.It’s innevitable’

    and he’s imagining things too.

    ‘Funny thing is that you think you’re among the elite users here while in reality you’re just the same as the worst trolls with the difference being, wearing a nicer “outfit”
    This site desperately needs a troll repellent ‘
    no. it’s your imagination, it’s scary. the obsession with names as well.

    #84 4 years ago
  85. Psychotech

    @DullMan
    Make a petition topic about it at the forums.

    “and he’s imagining things too.”

    Works much better as a surprise.

    #85 4 years ago
  86. DaMan

    seriously. Shatner did the same, he appeared the moment one of the users who post relatively regularly said something ‘inappropriate’ for him. mostly about Sony, PS3, or some of those games. he also similarly trolled a user, which happened to ‘offend’ him, personally. it all ended with a climatic finish, when he started doing that with everyone, and at the slightest ‘provocation’ as he saw it.

    internet maniacs. scary.

    #86 4 years ago
  87. OlderGamer

    So … um, slow game news day fellas? ;)

    #87 4 years ago
  88. aki

    I’m looking forward to the first ingame videos, just hope they get graphics, physics and story right, I didn’t like them in their previous games.

    @51: I don’t think nudity adds to maturity, especially because most games try too hard adding this kind of stuff – it feels forced very quickly.

    #88 4 years ago
  89. Psychotech

    I believe i didn’t started all this today.

    #89 4 years ago
  90. theevilaires

    was thinking the same thing O.G. ;)

    #90 4 years ago
  91. DaMan

    yeah, right. and this too. ‘he didn’t start this’, exactly the same. nutters.

    you started trolling me personally, after your insecure psyche took offence to my description of uncharted. notice how people are duscussing the topic, you argue personally about nothing.

    #91 4 years ago
  92. Psychotech

    @DullMan
    My first comment wasn’t targeted to you per se and yet you bailed answering to it which is proof enough that you were clearly referring(attacking) to me personaly first

    Sometimes i wonder what annoys you most.People insulting you or people defending anything Sony related and most of the times i get the second answer which is sad.

    #92 4 years ago
  93. DaMan

    ‘*sight*some people never learn.in spite what they say sometimes,they can’t hide their true nature which is among other things sad.’
    ^^
    that is your first comment.

    insecure, delusional, silly, internet maniac.

    it doesn’t annoy me, I simply think that enough is enough. you’re clearly a messed up prick. what’s funny at first is starting to become crazy later.

    oh, and dude you ‘re insulting yourself, noone else with your obvious lack of understanding of any topic you post in, and how you always start arguing about irrelevant things.

    come on, continue this.
    blah blah blah. i do know you don’t. i’m not a fanboy, you’re. blah blah blah. more pseudo arguments from a pseudo clever dickhead. boring at that office of yours?

    oh, and that obsession. and imagining things. you’re a nutter,

    #93 4 years ago
  94. Psychotech

    @DullMan
    Not at all.I have some free time to spare.It doesn’t happen often though unlike you.You’ll have even more later on.

    Whatever…
    On another note try to respect others even if their opinions don’t coincide with yours.
    By reffering to them @above above etc. instead directly by their nicknames is like you underrating them “superior” guy.
    you’re doing this all the time.
    Seems i’m not the one having so many issues here

    As i said make a petition at the forums.I know at least Mr G and Mr J will hurry up and sign for it and make you feel happy and DaMan

    #94 4 years ago
  95. DaMan

    WHAT THE FUCK. ROFL. Snatner 2.0.

    dude. lmao. ‘@above above’ is the same ‘@number’. everyone is doing that, and I don’t even pay any attention. sometimes I copy paste the login, sometimes I do that. good grief. I ‘m starting to feel sorry for you.

    erm.. if you ‘re serious, then tell you what: if you weren’t such a zero yourself, you probably wouldn’t react. obssessive compulsive.

    #95 4 years ago
  96. triggerhappy686

    SAD..

    anyway im really looking forward to this, CD have did an excellent job of reinvigorating the TR franchise since its last reboot in 2006. I think Laras past is a good area to pursue but i must say, its the addition of the ‘survival horrorish’ kind of theme thats got me pumped even more than a normal new TR announcement would…

    #96 4 years ago
  97. Psychotech

    @DullMan
    Watch out he may re-appear like the other day.
    “dude” you’re doing it mostly with people that your opinions don’t coincide with and not with the ones that do.Coincidence?That tells something on it’s own no matter how you try to cover it now.It’s less direct as @number as well as underrating and you’re doing it all the time.
    Anyhow most people here know already

    #97 4 years ago
  98. Anders

    This whole comment thread is fucking ridiculous. Jesus christ.

    #98 4 years ago
  99. DaMan

    uh, you took it the wrong way. I don’t really have to watch out..

    and
    http://www.vg247.com/2010/11/24/november-unreal-development-kit-beta-released-this-week-cool-trailer-released/comment-page-1/#comment-236591

    silly lifeless delusional loser, in denial too.

    #99 4 years ago
  100. Psychotech

    we wouldn’t know.editing is a bliss or maybe it’s one of the very few expections

    …and we hit 100 “Paliokariolia”

    #100 4 years ago
  101. Isaaclarke37

    I like what they are doing with the franchise, i wouldn’t mind having the origins story that made Lara Croft.

    #101 4 years ago
  102. DaMan

    ‘we’? who are these ‘we’? someone is with you here, I see.

    dude, seriously shut up. you’re the only idiot here dumb enough to start making stuff like that up. google the’i don’t use udk vg247′, the page is in the cache. lmao. ironically you’re the only troll here.

    you’ve picked up the name to mock Psychotext.

    #102 4 years ago
  103. Psychotech

    Check your comments once more DullMan.
    You haven’t figured me out.Who knows maybe personaly i’m not a “dude”
    you’ll find soon enough.

    #103 4 years ago
  104. DaMan

    woman ? sorry, I’m not sexist. your age doesn’t make any difference either.

    oh, and what’s ‘Paliokariolia’?

    #104 4 years ago
  105. triggerhappy686

    @Isaaclarke37… Metal Gear 3 was an origins story and arguably the best entry of the franchise, hopefully CD can do something similar

    #105 4 years ago
  106. theevilaires

    Umm this isnt MGS and dont dare put tomb raider in the same paragraph with it. It takes 100 teams of CD to equal one KOJIMA.

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    #107 4 years ago
  108. IL DUCE

    Yeah no one likes tomb raider anymore this shit is so ten+ years ago…

    #108 4 years ago
  109. FeaturePreacher

    I hope she still has big chesticles with that next gen bounce and appropriate skimpy outfits or tearable clothes.

    #109 4 years ago

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    Payday 2: Crimewave Edition will include a year’s worth of paid DLC from the PC version of the game for free. The new-gen version of the game will be available June 2015, and includes almost all of the paid and free DLC released so far for Overkill’s popular first-person shooter. That DLC includes The Big […]

  • Yes, Mortal Kombat X will require Xbox Live Gold or PS Plus

    Mortal Kombat X won’t bypass Microsoft and Sony’s premium online play requirements. Reports that Mortal Kombat X wouldn’t require PS Plus or Xbox Live Gold started circling earlier this week thanks to a communications error. Answering fan questions on Twitter, producer Shaun Himmerick accidentally gave the impression that premium console subs would not be required […]

  • This is what Destiny players most want next

    Destiny patch 1.1.1 has resolved or at least addressed a number of complaints voiced by the community, but there are plenty more. des Destiny community manage David “Deej” Dague has put out a call for Guardians to share their concerns – or rather, what they think the community is most concerned about. “Set aside your […]

  • Google AI can play games now, so we’re probably all going to die

    Google has brought us one step closer to our inevitable slaughter or enslavement by machine overlords. Google has developed an AI that can learn to play video games and devise brand new strategies. Let me just rephrase that: Google has created an AI that can teach itself new skills, including how to play video games. […]

  • First footage of Renowned Explorers: International Society surfaces

    Renowned Explorers: International Society is a turn-based strategy game from the team behind Reus, and it looks great. Renowned Explorers was announced almost a full year ago, but has been pretty quiet since then. Developer Abbey games has now announced that the game has hit alpha, and will be open to select testers soon. You […]

  • Cities: Skylines developer commits to mod support

    Cities: Skylines will fully support the modding community. Hailing from famously mod-friendly publisher Paradox, Cities: Skylines is a no-brainer for mod support – especially as a lack of mod support is one of the things SimCity was so heavily criticised for when it firts launched. In the developer diary below, Paradox’s Jakob Munthe is joined […]

  • Nosgoth update adds Vanguard, many fixes

    Nosgoth, the free-to-play multiplayer brawler set in the Legacy of Kain universe, has been given a significant makeover. The major feature of the latest Nosogth game update is a new playable human character called the Vanguard. “Equipped with mighty throwing axes and a shield, the Vanguard can take more punishment than any human class that […]

  • Xbox Live Gold 12 month sub $40 on Microsoft store

    Microsoft is offering $20 off 12 month Xbox Live Gold subscriptions at the moment. An Xbox Live Gold 12 month subscription will normally set you back $60, but a Microsoft Store promotion has it on offer for $40. The offer is restricted to the US store. Although you can opt to grab your sub as […]

  • Tomb Raider movie script to be penned by TMNT writer

    Tomb Raider will be Evan Daugherty’s second reboot of an established universe. The Tomb Raider movie reboot has signed on a writer and a distributor. Deadline reports Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Divergent, Snow White And The Huntsman and G.I. Joe 3 writer Daugherty will write the film. Additionally, Warner Bros. has signed on to distribute, […]

  • Shelter 2 pre-orders open, launch trailer debuts early

    Shelter 2 is a game in which you are a mother lynx and must protect a den of kittens. Yes, it’s delightful. Shelter 2 is coming to Mac and PC on March 9. Pre-orders are now available on Steam at 10% off or on GOG.com with a free skin and soundtrack, or 20% off if […]

  • That Batman: Arkham Knight trailer is full of codes

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s trailer is like a Transformer – there’s more than meets the eye. The new Batman: Arkham Knight trailer contains a number of codes. Eagle-eyed users have spotted four so far, and work on cracking their meaning is progressing. According to an /r/games thread rounding up results so far, the codes pertain to […]

  • Assassin’s Creed haystacks won’t save you from a fall

    Assassin’s Creed fans, don’t try this at home. Assassin’s Creed characters can survive falls of almost any distance as long as they aim for the haystacks scattered handily throughout the environment. As you probably deduced from your familiarity with common sense, this isn’t a real thing: falling from heights kills you, the same way a […]

  • Why are people buying PS4 and not Xbox One?

    PS4 is outselling Xbox One – but why? A new report may have the answer. Last month, the PS4 outsold the Xbox One in the US again, returning it to the top of the charts after just two months away. Why? What has caused this reversal in fortunes in Microsoft’s home territory? According to a […]

  • Toejam and Earl are back with a new Kickstarter

    The early 90′s are alive and well in a new bid to bring back Toejam and Earl. Toejam and Earl released for Mega Drive (Genesis, Americans) in 1991, and the eponymous characters went on to count among Sega’s best-known characters. They appeared in a platformer, a light gun shooter and finally a 2002 Xbox game […]

  • New Wander trailer shows off Azertash form

    Wander is a collaborative, non-combat MMO in which you can take on a number of unique forms. Wander players begin as an ambulant tree called an Oren and can progress through several different bodies as they explore the environment, learning its secrets. One of these, which we’d not seen before this trailer, is the amphibious […]

  • SOMA approaching beta phase on PC and PS4

    SOMA, the new horror game from the Amnesia: The Dark Descent crew, is getting close to playable. Frictional Games has apologised for its recent silence over the project, but said it’s focused on reaching beta. Sorry all for the silence! We're closing in on Beta and everyone's working hard to get there. Once that's done, […]

  • Square Enix does not condone Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest HD Remaster

    Square Enix has said it’s not involved with a fan remake of Final Fantasy spin-off Mystic Quest. 1992 SNES game Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest is being remade by Dark Design as Mystic Quest HD Remaster. The developer is even taking pre-orders for the project. Unfortunately, it looks like it is in no position to be […]

  • New Hunger teaser released by LittleBigPlanet Vita co-developers

    LittleBigPlanet Vita co-developers Tarsier Studios have released a teaser trailer for Hunger, which was announced in May 2014 at the Nordic Game Conference. The game has been rumored to be the firm’s unannounced Sony project since 2010. Platforms are still to be announced, but the studio became a first-party SCE developer a few years back, […]

  • Here’s two Mario Party 10 overview videos, one featuring amiibo

    Overview videos for Mario Party 10 and the amiibo which work with the title have been released by Nintendo Japan. Obviously each one is in Japanese, but you get the gist all the same. Mario Party 10 releases on Wii U March 20 in North America and Europe. Thanks, AGB.

  • Clan Raids announced for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Companion App

    Activision has announced a new Clan Raids mode will be made available through the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Companion App. According to the CoD community blog, raids are time-based challenges where success earns you a spot on the Clan Raids leaderboards and new Clan Raid-exclusive in-game gear like the Equilibrium set. Clan members will […]

  • Play Battlefield Hardline starting March 12 through EA Access

    Xbox One users with an EA Access subscription will be able to play 10 hours worth of Battlefield Hardline starting March 12. EA Access members will are being granted access to the game five days before the street date, with full multiplayer and all saves transferring over into the main game. It was announced yesterday […]

  • This video summarizes the contents of Destiny patch 1.1.1

    With Destiny patch 1.1.1 now available, here’s a video summary of what to expect. In the video above, Arekkz Gaming gives you a rundown of the important bits in the update. Subscribe to Arekkz Gaming for more Destiny tips and trick through the link.