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  • Tomb Raider dev team picks its top ten moments

    All of the highlights Crystal Dynamics nominated as its favourites from Tomb Raider have one thing in common: Lara Croft is suffering. In the studio’s defence, that’s pretty much the whole game right there.

  • Crystal Dynamics: new game to be announced soon per CV

    Crystal Dynamics has been long-rumoured as working on a reboot of Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver, but we may find out either way soon, according to the LinkedIn profile of the studio’s lead principal artist Matt McCulloch.

  • Tomb Raider single-player DLC outfits potentially leaked, see them here

    Tomb Raider appears to be getting some form of singe-player outfit DLC, according to a batch of leaked screens.

  • Tomb Raider gameplay shows late-stage battle

    Recently, Square Enix sent us a video showing what traversal looks like towards the finale of Tomb Raider, when Lara has all her gear unlocked. If you’re interested in the other half of gameplay, check out this near end-game face off against a pack of trained warriors. Don’t watch this if you have any qualms […]

  • Tomb Raider video shows off late-game climbing

    Most gameplay footage focuses on early sections to avoid spoilers, but this new Tomb Raider video shows off a climbing sequence from quite late in the game. There aren’t really any plot spoilers, so if you’re on the fence about the Crystal Dynamics reboot and keen to see how it looks when Lara has all […]

  • Tomb Raider film to be co-developed by MGM

    GK Films has teamed up with MGM for its upcoming Tomb Raider movie, which was announced in early March. According to The Hollywood Reporter, GK Films founder Graham King will produce, and although no casting decisions have been made, development will begin immediately. Thanks, StrategyInformer.

  • Tomb Raider had biggest start in franchise history

    While apparently Tomb Raider’s first few weeks on shelves were so bad that Square Enix’s president quit, they were also so good that Tomb Raider had the best launch in the history of the 17-year franchise. So says Crystal Dynamics boss Darrell Gallagher at GDC.

  • Tomb Raider PC patched: Direct X11 fixes, bugs nuked & more

    Tomb Raider has been patched on PC, bringing in some new Direct X11 trickery and nuking several bugs. Check out the full patch list here.

  • Tomb Raider writer tried not to make "a male character with boobs"

    Tomb Raider writer Rhianna Pratchett wanted to craft a human story, not a story about being female – without robbing Lara Croft of her femininity.

  • Tomb Raider: no plans for single-player DLC, says dev

    Tomb Raider’s DLC slate will focus entirely on multiplayer, Crystal Dynamics global brand manager Karl Stewart has said.

  • Tomb Raider PC updated with more TressFX, multiplayer fixes

    The PC version of Tomb Raider has been patched with a wide variety of bug fixes including improved multiplayer connectivity; better voice chat; TressFX improvements; and better performance when switching view modes or using multiple displays. It’s at least the second time the Crystal Dynamics effort has been patched, and Nvidia released new beta drivers […]

  • Tomb Raider players have robbed 3,570,956 tombs - more stats released

    Square has released some interesting Tomb Raider stats: 5,294,879 deer and 1,417,750 crabs have been hunted; Lara has had 13,742,891 “close calls” and 11,067,764 enemies have been dodged. 147,675,058 enemies have been killed with the bow and 20,601,083 of those were with with fire arrows and folks have looted and salvaged 356,988,302 arrows from these […]

  • Tomb Raider PC patch addresses Nvidia hardware issues, boat bug

    The PC version of Tomb Raider has been patched with a number of important updates. Most importantly, Crystal Dynamics has rolled out a handful of fixes for Nvidia and Intel hardware and fixed a bug in a later missions which prevented progress for some players. Less vital but still much appreciated, it’s also added X-axis […]

  • Tomb Raider tots up 1 million players in 48 hours

    According to a tweet from Tomb Raider global brand manager Karl Stewart, Lara Croft’s latest adventure has reached 1 million players in 48 hours. It’s not clear whether Stewart is referring to sales or just players who have fired the game up while online, allowing Crystal Dynamics to log them, but the developer also said […]

  • Tomb Raider: Caves & Cliffs DLC is Xbox 360 timed-exclusive

    Tomb Raider’s first piece of multiplayer DLC, dubbed ‘Caves & Cliffs’, is heading to Xbox 360 on March 19 as a timed-exclusive. PC and PS3 owners will have to wait a while longer for the content.

  • Tomb Raider: Guardian of Light series won't return, taking 'new Lara' forward is the focus for next-gen

    Tomb Raider developer Crystal Dynamics is looking forward, not backwards when deciding what to do with Lara going in to the next generation. This means that the off-shoot series that began with Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light won’t be making a comeback for one.

  • Tomb Raider is tops, but multiplayer feels unnecessary

    Tomb Raider launches today, and while it’s met with very few complaints, Brenna’s got one – she wants more, and she doesn’t want it delivered multiplayer-style.

  • Tomb Raider launch trailer hails the return of Miss Croft

    Tomb Raider is out today, and Square has sent over the launch trailer, which we have inserted for you below. To get caught up on everything Tomb Raider related: trailers, op-ed pieces, review scores, news, and the like, you should check out our hub here. It’s out on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 today.

  • Tomb Raider: new movie to be based on game reboot

    Tomb Raider is to get a new movie courtesy of GK Films. The flick will be based on Crystal Dyanmics’ reboot, and the studio will also have a hand in the film’s production.

  • Tomb Raider now available for pre-load on Steam

    Those who have already purchased Tomb Raider through Steam can now pre-load the game, the service has announced. If you’ve yet to bite the bullet, you can still get both the standard and Survival Edition for 10% off. The game releases in three days and 13 hours – or March 4, however you prefer to […]


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