Tomb Raider Underworld

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  • Blerk Moderator 14 Dec 2007 10:51:27 48,225 posts
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    First details via Play magazine.

    PS3, 360 and PC.

    According to PLAY, "Lara's adventure takes place after the events of Tomb Raider Legend. Her adventure will be a thrill ride for anyone new to the franchise. The emphasis is on bringing Lara's world to life, a lush, vast interactive world that reacts and remembers. It's pure woman versus wild."

    Commenting on one of Lara's locations, PLAY says, "In the level where Lara explores Southern Mexico, she leaves footprints in the mud, but it's raining so they wash away. The bodies she leaves behind in combat encounters will stay, however, as will the debris from any destruction she causes."

    On an immersive and epic environment and weather system, Eric Lindstrom says, "we developed a hybrid lighting model that combines dynamic lights with carefully created light maps to make our world look stunning in ways that none of the available methods could achieve alone."

    Crystal Dynamics have also given Lara full motion capture "to bring a more natural fluidity to her movements, with proper weight and secondary motion." Moreover, when Lara kneels on a muddy outcrop, only her knee will be covered in dirt and this will gradually dissipate as she continues on her journey.

    The game has been tentatively pencilled in for a 2008 release and is expected to court Xbox 360, Sony PS3 and Windows PC.
  • jellyhead 14 Dec 2007 11:31:30 24,350 posts
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    They'd better not stuff it up after the return to form that Anniversary was, i'm warning them now.

    / glares at Crystal Dynamics

    Actually with the state that Eidos is in at the moment will this ever be released by them? 0_o

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  • pjmaybe 14 Dec 2007 11:32:09 70,676 posts
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    Will she be dressed like Kate Beckinsale? If so, instant sale.

    Peej
  • gareth886 14 Dec 2007 11:37:40 2,841 posts
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    They've finally got the formula right again with Legend and Anniversary. Lets hope they don't mess with it.

    Can't wait to see screenshots of this game. The first true Next Generation Tomb Raider.
  • HiddenPooh 14 Dec 2007 11:42:24 1,427 posts
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    Lara, kneeling, covered in dirt. GOTY.
  • Blerk Moderator 14 Dec 2007 11:47:37 48,225 posts
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    The mag is supposed to contain the first screenies too, so no doubt they'll be all over the 'net in a few days. And turn out to be 'concept art' too, no doubt.
  • itamae 14 Dec 2007 13:07:46 9,883 posts
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    It's pure woman versus wild.
    /preorders wildly!
  • Youthist 14 Dec 2007 13:12:01 10,018 posts
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    a lush, vast interactive world that reacts and remembers. It's pure woman versus wild

    Did I just wake up in 1985, Life On Mars styleeee?

    Think of how stupid the average person is, and realise half of them are stupider than that

  • Piggy 14 Dec 2007 16:23:24 77 posts
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    Pics


  • wobbler147 14 Dec 2007 16:35:12 5,139 posts
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    lol at some of the comments :)
  • ilmaestro 14 Dec 2007 16:35:38 32,447 posts
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    Sexeh.

    4235

  • hypernova 14 Dec 2007 16:38:30 1,967 posts
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    Looking forward to this, but hopefully they'll cut down on the combat.
  • ecureuil 14 Dec 2007 16:43:04 76,814 posts
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    Heh, dream died already.
  • absolutezero 14 Dec 2007 16:49:57 7,956 posts
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    Its looking very... Acre in Assassin's Creed :/

    sorry.
  • hypernova 14 Dec 2007 16:50:58 1,967 posts
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    Arses. I really enjoyed the last two games, but the combat sucked balls.
  • ecureuil 14 Dec 2007 16:53:47 76,814 posts
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    cambridge wrote:
    ecureuil wrote:
    Heh, dream died already.

    ps2?

    Human enemies.
  • Feanor 14 Dec 2007 18:48:17 14,166 posts
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    I choose to believe that's actually an ape that wears clothes.
  • Kitt-FDUK 15 Dec 2007 11:08:31 395 posts
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    Really looking forward to this. The games have definitely returned to form although I found Anniversary a bit taxing difficulty-wise. I think I've just gotten so used to games being fairly easy that playing through something were they don't hold your hand the whole way and ease you in for 5 levels was a bit of a shock. Legend was supremely easy though. hopefully they'll find a level somewhere in between.
  • morriss 15 Dec 2007 11:10:38 70,982 posts
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    I thought TR:A was perfect difficulty wise.
  • pjmaybe 15 Dec 2007 11:10:52 70,676 posts
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    Just been playing Anniversary on the PSP which is absolutely bloody lovely (no idea why it got such meh reviews tbh, sure the controls are stripped down a little but it looks and plays wonderfully).

    I didn't think Crystal Dynamics would do the series any favours if I'm honest, but they seem to have got more than a good handle on things. Hopefully Underworld will be a bit more like Legend but more so, and if there's one piece of advice I'd pass along - ditch those quicktime events, they're not needed...

    Peej
  • Kitt-FDUK 15 Dec 2007 11:20:13 395 posts
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    morriss wrote:
    I thought TR:A was perfect difficulty wise.

    Even the lava bit?

    See I've played all the old Tomb Raiders at least three times each and loved them. I felt completely in control more so than I've ever felt with any other game. I just felt with Anniversary that there was a lot more neck breaking than I remember. I couldn't line up a jump like I could with the old games and know precisely where she would land. That perfectly uniform perspective isn't there any more I don't think. It's been replaced by much needed good graphics and atmosphere. I think Anniversary is an exceptional game, don't get me wrong but it made me get a bit sweary and huffy.
  • morriss 15 Dec 2007 12:06:42 70,982 posts
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    Kitt-FDUK wrote:
    morriss wrote:
    I thought TR:A was perfect difficulty wise.

    Even the lava bit?

    Ok yeah, that's pain in the arse, but the rest of the game is very doable, imo.
  • Blerk Moderator 17 Dec 2007 12:12:35 48,225 posts
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    Lots of pictures (of varying quality) from GameFront. You might need to copy/paste the link before it'll work.
  • Artemus 17 Dec 2007 12:39:48 1,007 posts
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    Looks great.
  • HoraceGoesSquiffy 17 Dec 2007 13:08:32 1,566 posts
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    They should be taken to court - That's blatantly that woman off of Relic Hunter.
  • Triggerhappytel 17 Dec 2007 14:53:53 2,695 posts
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    I really really liked Anniversary - I just hope SCidos don't make the mistake of churning out a new Lara game every year and quickly ruin the series again, like the original Eidos did.

    Graphics look a bit meh, but I'm not going to read too much into them from some dodgy scans. Here's hoping there are more isolated locations like in Anniversary, and just a few human enemies.

    I'd like to see a release date edging toward Xmas 08, although it'll probably be out sooner if the hype is beginning to build already.

    I'd also like to add that I thought the difficulty in Anniversary was near-perfect (except the checkpoint/regenerating health glitch), and I enjoyed the combat, although I also like the fact it was not too frequent.
  • Blerk Moderator 7 Jan 2008 12:35:34 48,225 posts
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    Three new pictures. Apparently. Not great quality.
  • pjmaybe 7 Jan 2008 12:36:26 70,676 posts
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    Staring at Lara's virtual arse >>>>>>> Nathan Drake's

    Peej
  • JYM60 7 Jan 2008 12:38:19 16,827 posts
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    Elena > Lara

    [8/10] http://www.youtube.com/lllBetterThanHalolll

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