Tomb Raider

Lara Croft makes a welcome return, and while this is a solid adventure it can sometimes feel like an opportunity has been missed.

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10th March 2013

Face-Off: Tomb Raider

27th January 2014

Tomb Raider review

6th December 2010

Tomb Raider reboot announced

There's a Tomb Raider Barbie doll

Ken you believe it.

New Tomb Raider film gets first trailer

Better than the poster.

Here's what Lara Croft looks like in the new Tomb Raider movie

Starring Alicia Vikander as "a bike courier, barely making the rent".

FeatureWriting Lara Croft

How Rhianna Pratchett helped reboot Tomb Raider.

Next Tomb Raider movie sets 2018 release date

Catch a midnight screening on the Ides of March.

Tomb Raider reboot has sold 8.5m copies

Making it the most successful in the franchise's history.

Square Enix's new Humble Bundle includes Tomb Raider and Sleeping Dogs

UPDATE: New games added, now includes Kane & Lynch Collection.

Tomb Raider mini-series is in the works

Will serve as a prequel to the next game and movie.

Square Enix trademarks point to new Tomb Raider game reveal

UPDATE: Guardian of Light sequel confirmed, trailer revealed.

Tomb Raider's reboot "exceeded profit expectations" after all

Is "on course" to be the series' best-selling game.

Dead Nation PS4 free with PS Plus in March

Brothers and Tomb Raider on PS3.

VideoVideo: How does the PS4 Tomb Raider compare to the original?

Definitive Edition brings better hair, more Bruce Forsyth.

Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition is 60fps on PS4 - report

UPDATE: But "both platforms offer the same outstanding experience," Square Enix says.

Square Enix details Tomb Raider Definitive Edition's fancy new effects

Insists Lara's new, sweatier skin is "a very big deal."

Tomb Raider finally achieved profitability "by the end of last year"

Dev talks sales expectations, Definitive Edition and the game's sequel.

FeatureWhat Ian Livingstone did next

He's done Fighting Fantasy, Games Workshop and Tomb Raider. Now, it's time to teach.

FeatureDevelopers' Games of 2013

CD Projekt! Blow! Bithell! Molyneux! More!

Lara Croft: Reflections trademarked, again

On second thought, maybe I shouldn't have raided that tomb.

Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition for PS4 spotted on Amazon Italy

UPDATE: Will be a VGX reveal, Square Enix hints.

Square Enix life president Ian Livingstone exits company

Will work on projects outside the publisher.

Square Enix confirms next-gen Tomb Raider sequel

Lara Croft follow-up "well into development".

Square Enix thought Tomb Raider could sell nearly double its 3.4 million first month sales

Find out by how much Hitman Absolution and Sleeping Dogs failed to hit targets, too.

Tomb Raider has sold 3.4 million copies, failed to hit expectations

Hitman Absolution sold 3.6m, Sleeping Dogs 1.75m.

Tomb Raider writer discusses Lara Croft's kill count

"From a narrative perspective, we would have liked the ramp-up to be a bit slower."

Tomb Raider DLC will be entirely multiplayer-based

No more single-player tombs to raid.

Tomb Raider PC version patched again

More TressFX issues combed through.

UK chart: Tomb Raider biggest launch of the year so far

Doubles sales of Aliens: Colonial Marines.

Nvidia apologises to Tomb Raider PC players plagued by crashes

TressFX hair tech problems also no fringe issue.

Crystal Dynamics won't continue the Guardian of Light series

"We are anxious to see what else we can do in connected play."

Tomb Raider Caves & Cliffs DLC coming first to Xbox 360

Three new multiplayer maps to launch later in the month.

Square Enix "investigating" after Tesco stores break Tomb Raider street date

UPDATE: Publisher responds as copies spotted on sale, priced £32.

Pictures of TressFX Hair: AMD's next-gen hair simulation

It's like she just stepped out of the salon.

RecommendedTomb Raider review

Follow the Moskva down to Gorky Park.

FeatureRebooting Tomb Raider

Crystal Dynamics has now been working with Lara longer than the original team at Core - and it's about to make its boldest step.

Tomb Raider PC specs released, will be "extensively optimised"

PC version being handled by veteran studio Nixxes.

GAME lock-ins continue with Tomb Raider

Play game a week before release. First one in CROYDON!

11 minutes of Tomb Raider footage surfaces

Resembles Uncharted with more throat stabbing.

Tomb Raider multiplayer counts for a quarter of game's Achievements

You'll need to reach level 60 to get them all.

FeatureYou weren't the only one confused by Tomb Raider's multiplayer

"We don't have to have multiplayer to have a successful single-player. I do agree on that."

This is how the Tomb Raider multiplayer mode looks

And you can play as Zachary Levi.

First Tomb Raider multiplayer details revealed

Team Deathmatch! Experience points! Loadouts!

Game legend Ian Livingstone to be made CBE

Games Workshop, Fighting Fantasy and Eidos mastermind makes New Years Honours list.

FeatureTomb Raider: the model of a modern megagame

Will Lara find or lose herself amid all - and we do mean all - the trimmings of a 2013 blockbuster?

FeatureRewriting Tomb Raider

Rhianna Pratchett on the rape controversy, giving Lara a new voice and why it's time for games to grow up.

Games seeking UK tax breaks must pass points-based test

"UKIE welcomes the government's proposal to recognise fictional settings and species."

What's the difference between Tomb Raider and Far Cry 3's islands?

"Theirs is much more of a tropical aesthetic, ours is a more forested look."

Latter-half of Tomb Raider to be less bleak, set up franchise future

"Nothing whatsoever" altered after E3 controversy.

Big and juicy new Tomb Raider screenshots

A Lara, Lara pictures to get through.

Ian Livingstone returns to Fighting Fantasy with Blood of the Zombies

The industry legend tells Eurogamer it may not be a one-off.

Mirror's Edge writer Rhianna Pratchett announced as Tomb Raider lead writer

Has brought a "depth and credibility" to Lara, says Crystal Dynamics.

Lara Croft actress: Tomb Raider role "emotionally and physically draining"

"When I got this role I never thought I would cry so much."

Crystal Dynamics: Controversial Tomb Raider scene is "close physical intimidation," not rape

"Rosenberg 'said something which is certainly a word that is not in our vocabulary.'"

Livingstone: Tomb Raider reaction "quite extreme"

Sexual threat controversy "blown out of proportion".

EGXTomb Raider and Hitman: Absolution both playable at Eurogamer Expo

Square Enix titles join Assassin's Creed 3, Resident Evil 6 and more.

Camilla Luddington portrays Lara Croft in new Tomb Raider game

Lends both voice and body in a first for the series.

Tomb Raider developer Crystal Dynamics discusses its new IP

Ex-God of War director Cory Barlog on another project. Is it a Soul Reaver reboot?

FeatureSaturday Soapbox: In Games We Trust?

What the furore over Tomb Raider's "attempted rape" says about the state of story in games.

Tomb Raider studio addresses Lara controversy

"Sexual assault of any kind is categorically not a theme that we cover in this game."

Lara Croft attempted rape will make Tomb Raider players want to "protect" her

"You start to root for her in a way that you might not root for a male character."

Was E3 2012 the grisliest games show ever?

Assassin's Creed creative director: "We're reinforcing a stereotype that I don't think is actually true."

PSone Classics coming to PS Vita this summer

Plus overhaul offers instant game collection to members for $5 a month.

Tomb Raider DLC coming first to Xbox 360

Microsoft nabs extra Lara content early.

VideoTomb Raider trailer batters young Lara Croft

Brutal and bloody gameplay footage.

Tomb Raider release date announced

New trailer shows Lara in trouble.

Crystal Dynamics: "Lara's never really had a personality"

New Tomb Raider uses big cast to help Lara establish herself.

FeatureTomb Raider Preview: An Hour in Lara's Shoes

The latest E3 demo gives us a better sense of how Lara's origin story will unfold and your part in it.

Ex-God of War director joins Tomb Raider developer

UPDATE: Just Cause dev Avalanche responds.

Tomb Raider developer downplays QTEs

Not Crystal Dynamics' "primary tool".

Lara Croft was "losing relevance"

Developer justifies Tomb Raider reboot.

VideoTomb Raider dev talks E3 trailer

Behind the scenes of Turning Point.

Fresh Tomb Raider screens, artwork

Get your latest look at Lara inside.

VideoMicrosoft shows Tomb Raider footage

Lara demoed at Xbox conference.

FeatureTomb Raider

Alone in the dark.

Tomb Raider to launch Autumn 2012

Gameplay footage debuts at MS E3 show.

Aliens: CM, Tomb Raider dated - report

MGS: Rising also appears in retail leak.

Square Enix blames bad year on FFXIV

And a "weak" console performance.

Tomb Raider reboot script leaks

Lines reveal Lara Croft origins.

Tomb Raider film gets Iron Man writers

Children of Men duo planning origin story.

Tomb Raider reboot is "necessary"

Crystal Dynamics: "Lara had hit her apex."

New Tomb Raider film reboot coming 2013

From producers of The Town, Rango.

First Tomb Raider screens and art

Check out Lara's grimy new look.

Multiplayer looks on for Tomb Raider

Co-op or competitive?

New Lara: "We wanted a bit of baby fat"

"We want her to get damaged."

The new Lara Croft is how old?

First proper Tomb Raider details emerge.

Tomb Raider

The new Lara's face.

Tomb Raider reboot announced

Lara Croft in her first adventure.

PS Plus subs get original Tomb Raider

To buy two weeks before everybody else.

Next Tomb Raider film to star new Lara

"It's not full-on action, it's like Terminator."

FeatureLiving Legend

Ian Livingstone on why Lara's still going strong.

New Tomb Raider film coming?

Angelina's up for it, apparently.