All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Tomb Raider’

Lightning Returns To Raid Some Tombs

Until now, Square Enix hasn’t really crossed the streams between its Western and Japanese properties. It seemingly kept the separate because the fan bases for franchises like Tomb Raider and Final Fantasy were different. Well, Square is going to try things out with a little cross pollination DLC. Square Enix announced this morning that Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will …

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Here’s A Better Look At Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition

At VGX 2013, it was revealed that Square Enix would be bringing 2013’s Tomb Raider to PS4 and Xbox One in a definitive edition that exponentially improves the visuals. At the time, all we knew was that this version of the game would run at 60FPS in 1080p and feature upgraded textures and TressFX. While we all now know about …

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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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Original Tomb Raider Hits iOS, Only Costs $0.99

Earlier this year, Square Enix rebooted the famous Tomb Raider series for modern consoles with a more relatable Lara Croft that was more interested in surviving than raiding tombs and killing endangered animals. It was a fantastic game, but some were a little bummed that it didn’t have more tomb raiding. For that, there’s always the original game. If you …

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PlayStation Store Discounts Tomb Raider, Dungeons & Dragons In Second Week Of Holiday Sale

Last week, the PlayStation Store started up its weekly holiday sale where a number of games would be heavily discounted in the weeks leading up to Christmas. While last week’s sale had a number of great deals on some of the best RPGs of 2013, this week will appeal to a wider variety of gamers. Sony announced that this week’s …

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Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition Revealed At VGX

Sony kicked off the next generation of gaming with a selection of games that I referred to as super HD remakes. They were ports of PS3 games upscaled to 1080p and made to run at 60 FPS. I predicted that more studios would take last gen games and port them to next-gen hardware, and it looks to be already happening. …

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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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Tomb Raider Developers Walk Us Through Combat, Exploration

Crystal Dynamic’s Tomb Raider reboot will be out in less than a month, and the hype machine has been going steady for a few months now. The developers now have a bit of extra time to show players more of the game, and what they can expect when the game launches on March 5. In a developer walkthrough released today, …

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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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