Tag Archives: tomb raider
Wed, Mar 27, 2013 | 11:38 GMT
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.
Wed, Mar 27, 2013 | 11:48 GMT
Square-Enix posted a grim financial revision yesterday, which caused president Yoichi Wada to stand down. The company then called Tomb Raider a failure, despite selling 3.4 million units in just four weeks. Numbers like these are often not enough to cover triple-a development costs, one analyst has said.
Wed, Mar 27, 2013 | 06:18 GMT
Tomb Raider has sold 3.4 million units in the last four weeks, which is still a failure in the eyes of Square-Enix’s financial report. The company published a grim revision of its expected financials this morning, citing the poor performance of several titles as a key contributor.
Tue, Mar 26, 2013 | 01:43 GMT
Nvidia has released a new set of drivers for its GeForce range of GPUs in celebration of the release of BioShock: Infinite today – along with the recent Tomb Raider. The manufacturer reckons it’s empowered some tasty framerate boosts with the new software; full details and downloads are available on Nvidia’s website.
Fri, Mar 22, 2013 | 01:32 GMT
Square Enix Europe has filed a US trademark application for something called Lara Croft: Reflections, the sleuths at Siliconera report. We have absolutely no idea what it might be – although we know it’s not single-player DLC for Tomb Raider – but the title may suggest some sort of smaller spin-off project, like Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light.
Thu, Mar 21, 2013 | 01:21 GMT
Tomb Raider writer Rhianna Pratchett wanted to craft a human story, not a story about being female – without robbing Lara Croft of her femininity.
Wed, Mar 20, 2013 | 11:37 GMT
Square-Enix has gone savings-daft this week, with a spring sale that lasts from today, right up to March 27. Tomb Raider, Hitman: Absolution, the original Thief and Final Fantasy 7 HD are all included int he savings.
Wed, Mar 20, 2013 | 11:09 GMT
Tomb Raider’s DLC slate will focus entirely on multiplayer, Crystal Dynamics global brand manager Karl Stewart has said.
Tue, Mar 19, 2013 | 14:38 GMT
Three multiplayer maps for Tomb Raider are now available via the Caves and Cliffs Multiplayer Map Pack on Xbox 360.
Tue, Mar 19, 2013 | 05:40 GMT
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 specifically in support of the game a few days ago, so hopefully any problems have now been quashed. Full patch notes are available on Steam.
Mon, Mar 18, 2013 | 09:32 GMT
Tomb Raider has stood firm at the top of the UK charts for a second week running, fending off competition for newcomer God of War: Ascension.
Mon, Mar 18, 2013 | 02:21 GMT
If you’re still experiencing issues with your Nvidia GPU and Tomb Raider despite the recent patch, try out the latest beta drivers. The latest versions are gathered and explained in this forum thread, which promises “many bug fixes and performance improvements for Tomb Raider”.
Sat, Mar 16, 2013 | 14:13 GMT
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 fallen enemies. On top of this, players have robbed 3,570,956 tombs, which is what Tomb Raider is really all about isn’t it? That sweet, sweet loot! Tomb Raider is out now on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360.
Mon, Mar 11, 2013 | 15:11 GMT
Tomb Raider has entered the UK charts at first place, beating off all comers with a bloody climbing axe and a barrage of firearms.
Mon, Mar 11, 2013 | 01:04 GMT
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 inversion and separate invert settings for control pads versus mouse and keyboard set ups, and rectified issues with fullscreen. Interestingly, Crystal Dynamics has made a “beta” version of the un-patched game available to those who’d prefer to stick to the old version; visit the patch notes for details on how to access it.
Fri, Mar 08, 2013 | 11:01 GMT
Team Fortress 2 developer Valve has updated the game’s Linux build to improve stability and to factor in some weird and wonderful Tomb Raider items.
Fri, Mar 08, 2013 | 05:31 GMT
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 he’d heard some stores are running low on stock. Tomb Raider is available on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Thu, Mar 07, 2013 | 23:35 GMT
If you’re a fan of in-depth behind-the-scenes looks at games, then Geoff Keighley’s newest Final Hours app on Tomb Raider might be right up your alley. You can get it now on iOS, Kindle Fire and Steam for £1.99/€2.99/$2.99.
Wed, Mar 06, 2013 | 19:14 GMT
Tomb Raider for PC is one of those games that features a splash screen of the AMD logo when you boot it up, which means it’s heavily optimized for Radeon-powered PCs. In this case, that means GeForce owners are having a rough go of it, but Nvidia are working on it.
Wed, Mar 06, 2013 | 11:26 GMT
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.