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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Lara Croft’

Xbox Live Subscribers Get ‘Sleeping Dogs’ Free in January

Though the second half of 2013 was a PR nightmare for Microsoft and the Xbox One’s original incarnation is still fresh in gamers’ minds, Microsoft did manage to bring one very consumer-friendly feature to Xbox Live subscribers this year. The new Xbox “Games With Gold” program brought to Xbox Live users an answer to the free games that Sony has …

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New Tomb Raider Trailer Recites Lara’s Qualities

It’s less than one week before the release of Tomb Raider, and Square Enix is acting supremely confident of its classic franchise reboot. The publisher has released the embargo on reviews of the game a week before the game ships, and early reviews are good. This is despite all of the seemingly hard-to-fulfill promises that were made by the Tomb …

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Tomb Raider Gameplay Video Shows Stealth-Action

We’re less than one month from Square Enix’s Tomb Raider reboot being released on March 5. Today the publisher released the longest look yet at how the game will play. Much of the gameplay footage from the trailers seen since last year’s E3 appear to have come from this stretch of the game. The glass-breaking and parachuting segments are both …

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First Tomb Raider “Survival Guide” Released

Now that a proper trailer for the upcoming Tomb Raider reboot has been released, Square Enix is diving in and revealing all sorts of details about the game. Today, the first in a series of “Guide to Survival” videos was released. The trailer begins by spoiling the entire opening of the story, so look away if you want a perfectly …

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New Tomb Raider Trailer Features More Battered Lara Croft

The dirty, distressed, and broken Lara Croft seen at this year’s E3 was fairly shocking. Though she was wearing more clothing than is normally seen in advertisements, the suffering she endured was visceral and tinged with a darker type of sex appeal. This weekend, the first real trailer for Tomb Raider premiered during the Spike Video Game Awards. The new …

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Tomb Raider Pre-Order Exclusives Announced

I really dislike retailer-exclusive content deals. For some gamers, knowing that there is content for a game they enjoy that they will never get to play because they didn’t pre-order three or four copies of a game is a travesty. For now it’s only useless character skins and half-baked DLC missions, but I fear the future might bring a gaming …

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Lara Croft Voice Actress Announced For Tomb Raider Reboot

The Tomb Raider footage shown at E3 was impressive for its cinematic qualities, but the fake British accent being used for Lara Croft seemed immersion-breaking, to say the least. Luckily for Tomb Raider fans, the developers at Crystal Dynamics were simply using a stand-in voice actress until the real voice of Lara Croft could be cast. Square Enix announced today …

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Tomb Raider Reboot Gets A E3 Trailer, Release Date

What’s old quickly becomes new again, especially in a video game industry that absolutely loves capitalizing on well known brands, regardless if the demand is there or not. The thinking is in line with “they don’t know they want it until we let them know it exists.” From there, the buzz and hype machines will take care of the rest, …

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