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Lara Croft GO is Ready and Set for a Late August Release Date

Update: Lara Croft GO is now available to purchase for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone . Read my review here! Earlier this week, Square Enix Montréal announced that their latest mobile puzzle game, Lara Croft GO, will be released on 27th August 2015. Created by the same team behind the critically-acclaimed Hitman GO, this turn-based puzzle game will offer a similar gaming experience as its predecessor, albeit with a classic Tomb Raider ... [Continue Reading]

August 7, 2015 // 1 Comment

Tombs Aplenty in the Gamescom Rise of the Tomb Raider Demo

This time last year, Tomb Raider fans were up in arms when Microsoft and Crystal Dynamics announced that Rise of the Tomb Raider would be a timed exclusive. It was a move that threatened to tear the Tomb Raider fan community to shreds as one of their beloved game series fell victim to the scourge of “console exclusivity”. Petitions were launched, angry tweets were tweeted, and updates on the official Tomb Raider Facebook page turned ... [Continue Reading]

August 5, 2015 // 6 Comments

In the Spotlight: Eric

It’s been a while since we’ve had any new fan interviews on the blog so it’s about time we rectified that. Say “hola” to Eric, a Tomb Raider fan from the Canary Islands! Please note that the following interview has been edited and adapted for publication on this blog. So, tell us a little about yourself. Well, I’m Eric and I’m 14 years old (almost 15!). I’m from Spain but live in Tenerife in the Canary ... [Continue Reading]

August 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Square Enix Confirms PC and PS4 Release for Rise of the Tomb Raider

Months of anger, rumours, and speculation have been put to rest as Square Enix has finally announced that Rise of the Tomb Raider will be coming to Windows 10 PC, Steam, and Playstation 4 next year. No exact dates have been released at this stage but according to Square Enix, the game will be released on Steam and Windows 10 PC in early 2016 while Playstation 4 gamers will have to wait until “Holiday 2016”. This means Rise of the ... [Continue Reading]

July 24, 2015 // 11 Comments

Rise of the Tomb Raider Concept Art - July 2015

Over the past couple of weeks, Tomb Raider fans have been treated to a slew of new Rise of the Tomb Raider footage and concept art as part of Crystal Dynamics’ and Xbox’s promotional activities at E3 2015 and the San Diego Comic-Con. Here’s a collection of concept art that was released in July 2015. Crystal Dynamics/Xbox - E3 2015: The following concept art is property of Crystal Dynamics and was released during E3 ... [Continue Reading]

July 20, 2015 // 3 Comments

Rise of the Tomb Raider Art Book and Play Arts KAI Figure Announced

The Crystal Dynamics team are in San Diego for this year’s San Diego Comic-Con and they’ve kicked off the weekend’s festivities by announcing two new collectibles Tomb Raider fans may want to add to their collections. The first is an official art book for Rise of the Tomb Raider, which will be published by Titan Books and will feature hundreds of unreleased pieces of concept art, sketches, character models, and 3D renders as ... [Continue Reading]

July 10, 2015 // 7 Comments

The E3 Ambassadors Talk Tomb Raider and Lara Croft

In June 2015, Crystal Dynamics and Xbox invited a group of Tomb Raider fan site admins to represent the TR fanbase at E3. During their stay in Los Angeles, the ambassadors were treated to some press-only demo footage (i.e. the Syria demo mentioned elsewhere on this site) and got the chance to interview some of the Rise of the Tomb Raider development team to learn more about the upcoming game. Now that the E3 dust has settled, let’s see ... [Continue Reading]

July 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

Dark Horse Announces New Comic Series, Lara Croft & the Frozen Omen

Fans of the more light-hearted fare of the pre-reboot Tomb Raider games can look forward to a brand-new comic series this autumn: Lara Croft & the Frozen Omen (Update: Check out the preview of issue 1 over here or read my review). In an article published on Polygon earlier today, Dark Horse Comics announced that they will be publishing a series based in the Lara Croft universe that will be written by Corinna Bechko and drawn by Randy ... [Continue Reading]

June 29, 2015 // 4 Comments

Tomb Raider Fun at San Diego Comic-Con 2015

Update: Crystal Dynamics have posted a full event guide on the official Tomb Raider blog. Head on over there to find out what Comic-Con attendees can look forward to and how you can win a Rise of the Tomb Raider-branded Xbox One (open to US residents only). Planning on attending this year’s San Diego Comic-Con? If so, make sure you jot down 11th July 2015 in your diary as it’s going to be one heck of a Tomb Raider extravaganza! ... [Continue Reading]

June 28, 2015 // 2 Comments

Language Proficiency Will Be Part of Lara’s Skill Set in Rise of the Tomb Raider

Crystal Dynamics have promised that their latest game, Rise of the Tomb Raider, will push Lara Croft to her physical and mental limits as she journeys across Syria and Siberia in search of the secrets of immortality. Not only will she need to rely on her wits and outdoor survival skills to accomplish her mission, she will also need to rely on some of the skills she may have acquired during her student days. Creative Director Noah Hughes has ... [Continue Reading]

June 22, 2015 // 13 Comments

Rise of the Tomb Raider “Siberian Wilderness” E3 Demo

Anyone who’s been following E3 this year will be familiar with the Rise of the Tomb Raider “Avalanche” gameplay demo that made its worldwide debut during the Xbox briefing. The screenshots and video footage have been republished on every other gaming site and clips of Lara and Jonah’s doomed mountain expedition have been featured in virtually every interview conducted with the Crystal Dynamics team. I feel I’ve seen ... [Continue Reading]

June 20, 2015 // 8 Comments

E3 Community Interview with Creative Director Noah Hughes

E3 has been a somewhat hectic time for the Crystal Dynamics team but Rise of the Tomb Raider’s Creative Director Noah Hughes managed to find some time in his busy schedule to take part in a community Q&A session with the E3 Ambassadors earlier this week. You can find a transcript of the Q&A session below courtesy of Senior Community Manager Meagan Marie. Find out what Noah had to say about Lara’s character development, ... [Continue Reading]

June 19, 2015 // 2 Comments

Square Enix Announces New Mobile Adventure, Lara Croft GO

It’s turning out to be quite a week of announcements at this year’s E3 and today’s Square Enix conference was no exception. Not only did we get a few more (albeit brief) snippets of the highly-anticipated Rise of the Tomb Raider, we also found out that Square Enix Montréal is currently developing Lara Croft GO, a brand-new turn-based puzzle game for mobile devices. Following the success of their award-winning game Hitman ... [Continue Reading]

June 17, 2015 // 3 Comments

Rise of the Tomb Raider - E3 Gameplay Reveal Video & Screenshots

After what has felt like centuries of waiting, Tomb Raider fans finally got their first glimpse of Rise of the Tomb Raider gameplay at today’s Xbox E3 briefing. It’s been a year since a sequel to the best-selling Tomb Raider 2013 was announced and it’s only in the past few weeks that the Rise of the Tomb Raider marketing campaign has really begun to hit its stride. Pegged for a November 10th release date, I suspect ... [Continue Reading]

June 15, 2015 // 8 Comments

Crystal Dynamics Launches Revamped Website

E3 2015 is now just a few days away and the Crystal Dynamics team have chosen to celebrate the occasion by launching their newly-revamped studio website and company branding. The dark, weathered wood and metal textures are perfectly in tune with the gritty reinvention of the Tomb Raider franchise, though, thankfully they spared us the pools of blood and detached limbs of the reboot… Site navigation is a breeze. Fans of the Tomb ... [Continue Reading]

June 13, 2015 // 5 Comments

Arte-Factual: Gilded Chinthe (Relic Run)

With Rise of the Tomb Raider still months away from release, the endless-runner mobile game Lara Croft: Relic Run has provided Tomb Raider fans with their much-needed fix of Crofty goodness. Relic Run has not only provided me with hours of entertaining gameplay and amusing ragdoll deaths; it’s also offered me a whole new selection of artefacts to feature on this blog. So let’s kick things off by looking at one of the 20 relics ... [Continue Reading]

June 10, 2015 // 4 Comments

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