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Vote for Tomb Raider in the VGX Awards!


Tomb Raider 2013 is up for 5 awards in this year’s VGX video game awards, including Game of the Year, Best Action Adventure Game and Best Voice Actress. The winners will be announced during the award show’s livestream feed on Saturday 7th December 2013 so feel free to show your support of Tomb Raider 2013 and Camilla Luddington by … Continue reading »

CLOSED: Survivor Reborn’s Comic Contest


UPDATE: This contest ended on 31st October 2013. Thanks to everyone that took part! Want to win a copy of the Tomb Raider prequel comic by putting your creative skills to the test? Then perhaps Survivor Reborn’s latest contest is for you! Survivor Reborn’s Facebook page has crossed the 500-like mark and, to celebrate, the page admins … Continue reading »

Guest Blog: Why I Love Lara Croft, the Tomb Raider


This guest blog by Shanthini M is the fifth in our Tomb Raider Inspirations series, in which fans of the Tomb Raider series share their thoughts on the franchise and its leading lady and explain how their personal and/or professional lives have been influenced by one of the most successful video game series to date. In … Continue reading »

Arte-Factual: Tomb Raider 2013: Metal Inro


It’s been a while since I last wrote about an artefact from Tomb Raider 2013. Over a month, in fact. So without further ado, it’s time to examine one of the many collectible items hidden throughout the Shanty Town: the Metal Inrō. Inrō are small cases that were once used by Japanese men and women … Continue reading »

Unearthed: 24th July 2013


Born in Bloody Tombs (Once Upon a Loading Screen) Harald Hagen shares his thoughts on the Tomb Raider reboot and its take on Lara’s origin story. Ladies I Love: Part 2 - Rhona Mitra (Pfangirl Through the Looking Glass) Noelle writes a tribute to British actress and former official Lara Croft model, Rhona Mitra. BBC America … Continue reading »

New Tomb Raider Comic Series For 2014


Fans of the Tomb Raider reboot will be happy to know that not only has a sequel been confirmed, there will also be a comic series which will pick up where the game left off and pave the way for Lara’s next video game adventure. Dark Horse Comics will be launching the new comic series … Continue reading »

Arte-Factual: Tomb Raider 2013: Kansu Burial Urn


Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time for another edition of Arte-Factual! Last time, we looked at the killer whale bottle from Tomb Raider: Anniversary and learnt a little about the Nasca, their beliefs, and their art. This time we’ll be taking a close look at one of the many collectible items found in Tomb Raider 2013: the Kansu burial … Continue reading »

Unearthed: 8th July 2013


Checklist for a Great CV (The Blog of Dean Weller | ‘The Careers Guy’) It’s that time of year when archaeology graduates will normally find themselves applying for further study or jobs. If you fall under the latter category, here are some tips for writing the perfect CV. Volunteer army drafted to map every ancient … Continue reading »

Who Should Be Cast in the New Tomb Raider Film?


As many of you may already know, GK Films and MGM have hired Buffy the Vampire Slayer writer and co-producer Marti Noxon to work on the script for their upcoming Tomb Raider reboot film. It’s not yet clear whether the film will be a big-screen adaptation of Tomb Raider 2013 or an all-new adventure set after Ms Croft’s ordeal … Continue reading »

News: 2nd Century Wooden Mask Unearthed in Nara, Japan


Archaeologists working at the Daifuku archaeological site (大福遺跡) in Sakurai (桜井), Nara Prefecture, Japan, have unearthed a fragment of a wooden mask thought to date back to the mid to late 2nd century. The mask is made of Japanese umbrella pine and bears a strong resemblance to a mask that was found at the Makimuku archaeological … Continue reading »

Unearthed: 17th May 2013


King Arthur’s Hall Update (The Heritage Trust) Roy Goutté posts an update on the survey of the King Arthur’s Hall site on King Arthur’s Down on Bodmin Moor. The Value of Unprovenanced Antiquities (A Year in Provenance) The author discusses the value of unprovenanced artefacts and highlights the differences between archaeology and treasure hunting. (Author’s comment: Please … Continue reading »

Arte-Factual: Tomb Raider 2013: Gunbai War Fan


In the last edition of Arte-Factual, we looked at the history and context of the Ban Chiang vase, one of the many collectable relics Lara stumbles upon in Tomb Raider 2013. This time, we will look at one of the relics Lara finds in the Mountain Temple: a Gunbai war fan. Gunbai fans, also known as gunbai uchiwa (軍配団扇) … Continue reading »

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