Shadow of the Tomb Raider review – sleeping with the fishes

To the designer who thought filling a video game with insta-fail, underwater stealth sections was a good idea, I have a message for you: no.

2 years ago

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  • Celebrate 20 years of Tomb Raider with pre-alpha footage of the very first game

    In this pre-alpha footage of 1996’s Tomb Raider, Lara’s future is so bright that she needs to wear shades.

    5 years ago
  • Nosgoth compared to Unreal Championship 2, is not a mobile game or MMO

    Legacy of Kain fans might want to check out Square’s recent chatter about Nosgoth, the online-only entry to the series canon that was outed last month. We’ve got some interesting quotes from the team here.

    7 years ago
  • Legacy of Kain: 10 cancelled titles exposed by NeoGAF investigation - report

    The Legacy of Kain series has fallen silent for some time. Earlier this month we broke news that Nosgoth is coming via Square-Enix, and it marks the return of the franchise after many years. However, one NeoGAF user has dug through the bowels of the internet and has unearthed evidence of ten failed attempts at […]

    8 years ago
  • Deus Ex: Human Revolution "Missing Link DLC due out Oct 18

    The first downloadable content pack for Deus Ex: Human Revolution will arrive next week according to Eidos.

    9 years ago
  • New Deus Ex: Human Revolution trailer released

    Square Eidos has released a new trailer for Deus Ex: Human Revolution, taking you through various abilities you’ll be able to employ in the game and explaining the title’s world. The trailer also contains a lot of info about how you can go around hacking things, as well as featuring developer commentary.The game’s out on […]

    9 years ago
  • Eidos, Deus Ex websites hacked, personal info stolen

    The public websites for Eidos and its upcoming game Deus Ex: Human Revolution were apparently “defaced and plundered” in an attack on Wednesday, believed to have its origins within hacktivist group Anonymous.

    10 years ago
  • Tomb Raider film in the works

    GK Films has acquired the Tomb Raider film rights and set its sights on a 2013 release.

    10 years ago
  • Interview - Deus Ex: Human Revolution's David Anfossi

    For years, Deus Ex fans clamored for a sequel. And then they got one, and they didn’t like it all that much. So, what do you put in your pamphlet to re-hook those who renounced their faith and left the Church of Denton? Simple: a whole heaping helping of what they want to hear.Based on […]

    11 years ago
  • Eidos' Fabled Lands and Abraxas MMOs may see new life on iPad

    Fabled Lands creators Dave Morris and Jamie Thomson have explained to bit-tech why their MMO adaptation of the series never came to fruition at Eidos and how it may get new life on iPad and iPhone.

    11 years ago
  • Batman Arkham Asylum release trailer is positively batty

    Batman: Arkham Asylum? Never even heard of it. Oh well, Shacknews has a new trailer for it, so — since it’s a slow news day — we thought we might as well tell you about it.Seriously, though — what an obscure game. Bet it’s not even any good.

    11 years ago
  • Eidos pull a Radiohead for Championship Manager 2010, pay what you like for it

    Eidos have announced that you can buy Championship Manager 2010 from whatever price you like, from as little as 1p when it releases on September 10.The scheme is mostly similar to what Radiohead did when they gave away their album, In Rainbows, back in October 2007: allowing people to pick their own price for the […]

    11 years ago
  • Just Cause: The Movie - why not?

    Parachuting, shooting, and parachute-shooting? Sounds like it’d make a decent popcorn flick to us. Adrian Askarieh thinks so too, which is why he recently acquired the rights for a Just Cause movie.“Hitman was a very successful movie for Fox, and I wanted to find a similar project in terms of its genre, international appeal and […]

    11 years ago
  • Batman: Arkham Asylum baddy profiles look wicked

    Joystiq just posted a literal rogues’ gallery of villainous screenshots, profiles, and concept art from Batman: Arkham Asylum. Honestly, it all looks fantastic.Click the link to learn about all the costumed nutcases you’ll encounter in Arkham Asylum. After all, you’ve at least got to be on a first name basis with someone before you can […]

    12 years ago
  • Eidos to remain mostly independent under Square Enix

    Those of you who were afraid Square Enix would just convert Eidos over into another farm for effeminate young men — and then destroy that farm, giving the lads reason to journey around the world — can rest easy now, as the Japanese giant recently told GamesIndustry.biz that it doesn’t plan on giving Eidos much […]

    12 years ago
  • Conan trailer looking peachy for May launch

    Eidos has released a new movie from upcoming Funcom MMO Age of Conan – Hyborian Adventures, showing the game’s borderlands region. It’s all looking just swell, and probably worth the wait: the game’s been delayed on numerous occasions. A release date of May 20 is now set in stone, as you’ll see at the end […]

    13 years ago
  • Gameplay first, not Lara: Tomb Raider producer

    Eidos is focussing on Tomb Raider’s gameplay first and foremost, and not gaming’s first lady, Tomb Raider Underworld senior producer Sarah Van Rompaey said in this interview.“We have to keep gameplay fresh as opposed to Lara,” she said. “Being able to utilise the power of next gen hardware means that we can do a lot […]

    13 years ago
  • Conan gets communal in Spain

    Funcom’s launched its Spanish community boards for Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures, the long-delayed MMO which now has an official European release date of May 20. American, UK, French and German versions will launch simultaneously.“Online games are increasing in popularity, and there is no doubt that Spain is an important and a very exciting market […]

    13 years ago
  • Hi-res Tomb Raider Underworld shots

    As we said yesterday, this is looking tres awesome. CVG’s got a set of HD screens of Tomb Raider Underworld from Eidos, showing off acrobatics, levels, hanging off cliffs and loads more. There are good close-ups of the new Lara model and even some concept art. Take a look.Update: CVG now appears to have pulled […]

    13 years ago
  • Tomb Raider Underworld details and shots

    Text here, shots here. Looks as though IGN got a good look at Lara’s latest, which has been tipped by UK journos as one of the best games on current gen hardware. Underworld, according to the game’s creative director, Eric Lindstrom, is about “the core elements of Tomb Raider” and translating “them into next-generation gameplay.”This […]

    13 years ago

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