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What We Know About the Rise of the Tomb Raider So Far…

UPDATE: Stop the presses! This is all about to change now that Game Informer have announced that Rise of the Tomb Raider will be their cover story for March 2015! Click here for all the latest Rise of the Tomb Raider developments! Despite being one of the key announcements at last year’s E3, there has been precious little news about The Rise of the Tomb Raider, the highly-anticipated sequel to 2013’s Tomb Raider reboot. Seven months ... [Continue Reading]

24/01/2015 // 13 Comments

Lara Croft & the Temple of Osiris Q&A with Scot Amos

Square Enix hosted a live Q&A session with Lara Croft & the Temple of Osiris Executive Producer Scot Amos over on the official Tomb Raider forum on 25th November 2014. Over the course of the hour-long session, Scot took the opportunity to answer many of the fans’ questions about the upcoming game, its gameplay features, and the future of the Lara Croft spin-off series. Here’s a short selection of questions and answers from ... [Continue Reading]

26/11/2014 // 2 Comments

Gail Simone Talks Tomb Raider

In her interview with Comic Vine this week, writer Gail Simone talked about her work on Dark Horse’s upcoming line of Tomb Raider comics, her thoughts on the new Lara Croft, and her vision for the next stage of Lara’s transition from survivor to hardy adventuress. Gail, who has made a name for herself for her work on DC’s “Wonder Woman” and Dynamite Entertainment’s “Red Sonja”, emphasized the ... [Continue Reading]

23/01/2014 // 10 Comments

Should You Buy Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition?

Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition will be out in the shops within the next couple of weeks so Playstation 4 and Xbox One users will finally be able to enjoy last year’s reboot on their next-gen console. But for those who already own a copy of Tomb Raider 2013, is it worth forking out your hard-earned cash for the Definitive Edition? IGN have posted a video that compares the PS3 and PS4 editions and highlights the latter’s enhanced ... [Continue Reading]

15/01/2014 // 10 Comments

10 Things I’d Like to See in the Tomb Raider Sequel

Update: There have been a few announcements about the upcoming sequel, The Rise of the Tomb Raider, since I wrote this article. Click here to read more about this highly-anticipated game! It’s been a couple of weeks since Square Enix confirmed that a sequel to this year’s Tomb Raider reboot was in the works. Many other bloggers have already put forward their wishlists for the upcoming game but I thought I’d add my two cents. ... [Continue Reading]

20/08/2013 // 31 Comments

Guest Blog: All T*ts and Tight Shorts: A Feminist’s View on Lara Croft

The original article has been deleted by the author but if you’re looking for more guest blogs on Lara Croft and Tomb Raider, check out our archive of guest blogs. Classic Lara’s portrayal in the older Tomb Raider games has certainly caused a lot of controversy over the years, with some people even suggesting that Lara’s unrealistic proportions were the very reason why many female gamers found it hard to relate to Ms Croft. ... [Continue Reading]

15/08/2013 // 3 Comments

Survivor Reborn’s Q&A with Richard Morton, Former Core Design Employee

AJ Rich, one of Survivor Reborn’s Facebook page admins, recently interviewed ex-Core Design team member Richard Morton and asked him about his work and the original plans for Core’s much-maligned Tomb Raider: Angel of Darkness. It’s been ten years since AoD’s release but thanks to AJ and Richard, a few new details about Core’s controversial game have finally come to light. For example: The horror elements envisioned ... [Continue Reading]

14/08/2013 // 3 Comments

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The Angel of Darkness 30-Day Challenge: Day 3

Day 3: What’s your favourite outfit from the game? Easy. The camouflage trousers outfit seen in the Louvre and Archaeological Dig levels. One of the few practical, yet stylish, outfits that Ms Croft has ever donned in a Tomb Raider game. Do you agree with my choice or do you have another favourite AoD outfit? Feel free to leave your comments below! If you’d like to know more about this 30-Day Challenge, click here. ♦  Follow The ... [Continue Reading]

04/06/2013 // 1 Comment

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The Angel of Darkness 30-Day Challenge: Day 1

Day 1: When did you first play Angel of Darkness and what were your first thoughts about it? I first played Angel of Darkness (AoD) shortly after it was released in 2003. I had just graduated from university (now I feel old…) and had bought myself the game as a reward for having made it through my final exams and degree ceremony with my sanity intact. Everything about the new game had seemed promising at the time. We were getting a new, ... [Continue Reading]

03/06/2013 // 1 Comment

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The Angel of Darkness 30-Day Challenge: Day Zero

UPDATE: The Angel of Darkness 30-Day Challenge is on hold for the time being. ;) (9th June 2013) Stella (the mastermind behind the truly excellent Stella’s Tomb Raider Walkthroughs website) has inspired me to take the 30-Day Angel of Darkness Challenge, a 30-day blogging project that was launched by F-Yeah TRAoD. Over the space of 30 days (though not necessarily consecutive days!), I will attempt to answer each of the 30 questions listed ... [Continue Reading]

02/06/2013 // 5 Comments

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