Video: The unlikeliest things killed by Lara Croft in the old days

Plus more from Outside Xbox.

Most people go their whole lives without having to fight an evil version of themselves. Lara Croft of Tomb Raider fame has done it twice. This week on Outside Xbox we harked back to the pre-reboot years, when the Croftster was always fighting bizarre flesh monsters and actual dinosaurs.

Although it is demonstrably cool to fight trained mercenaries and angry bears, as in the new Tomb Raider games, we can't help but remember fondly the days when Lara faced off with less explicable enemies. Evil Lara, for instance, which was Lara with eyeliner - or a teenage boy on a skateboard.

Speaking of peculiar enemies, spare a thought for Batman, who must deal with verdant idiot The Riddler, who is one of the most enduring members of Batman's rogues' gallery despite being completely useless.

In fact, Riddler may be the single least effective villain Batman has to face across all four Arkham games, for reasons ranging from his inability to take a punch, to the way he doesn't know what riddles are.

Finally this week, it's the Xbox One's turn to get the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 multiplayer beta, so people who pre-ordered the game can test the multiplayer before it comes out.

It's the first time Call of Duty has let players preview its multiplayer like this since Call of Duty World at War in 2008, so let's give it a go, shall we?

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Andy Farrant

Andy Farrant

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Andy is co-editor at Outside Xbox, enjoys difficult moral decisions and fights like a cow. You might remember him from such defunct Xbox video channels as Inside Xbox.


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