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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Key events

10th March 2013

Face-Off: Tomb Raider

27th January 2014

Tomb Raider review

6th December 2010

Tomb Raider reboot announced

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

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

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FeatureWriting Lara Croft

How Rhianna Pratchett helped reboot Tomb Raider.

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Next Tomb Raider movie sets 2018 release date

Catch a midnight screening on the Ides of March.

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Tomb Raider reboot has sold 8.5m copies

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

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

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

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Tomb Raider mini-series is in the works

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

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Square Enix trademarks point to new Tomb Raider game reveal

UPDATE: Guardian of Light sequel confirmed, trailer revealed.

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

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

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Dead Nation PS4 free with PS Plus in March

Brothers and Tomb Raider on PS3.

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

Definitive Edition brings better hair, more Bruce Forsyth.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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FeatureWhat Ian Livingstone did next

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

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FeatureDevelopers' Games of 2013

CD Projekt! Blow! Bithell! Molyneux! More!

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Lara Croft: Reflections trademarked, again

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

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Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition for PS4 spotted on Amazon Italy

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

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Square Enix life president Ian Livingstone exits company

Will work on projects outside the publisher.

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Square Enix confirms next-gen Tomb Raider sequel

Lara Croft follow-up "well into development".

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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.

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

Hitman Absolution sold 3.6m, Sleeping Dogs 1.75m.

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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."

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Tomb Raider DLC will be entirely multiplayer-based

No more single-player tombs to raid.

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Tomb Raider PC version patched again

More TressFX issues combed through.

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

Doubles sales of Aliens: Colonial Marines.

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Nvidia apologises to Tomb Raider PC players plagued by crashes

TressFX hair tech problems also no fringe issue.

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Crystal Dynamics won't continue the Guardian of Light series

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

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Tomb Raider Caves & Cliffs DLC coming first to Xbox 360

Three new multiplayer maps to launch later in the month.

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

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

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

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

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RecommendedTomb Raider review

Follow the Moskva down to Gorky Park.

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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.

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

PC version being handled by veteran studio Nixxes.

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GAME lock-ins continue with Tomb Raider

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

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11 minutes of Tomb Raider footage surfaces

Resembles Uncharted with more throat stabbing.

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

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

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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."

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This is how the Tomb Raider multiplayer mode looks

And you can play as Zachary Levi.

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First Tomb Raider multiplayer details revealed

Team Deathmatch! Experience points! Loadouts!

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Game legend Ian Livingstone to be made CBE

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

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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?

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FeatureRewriting Tomb Raider

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

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Games seeking UK tax breaks must pass points-based test

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

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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."

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

"Nothing whatsoever" altered after E3 controversy.

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Big and juicy new Tomb Raider screenshots

A Lara, Lara pictures to get through.

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Ian Livingstone returns to Fighting Fantasy with Blood of the Zombies

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

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

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

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

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

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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.'"

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Livingstone: Tomb Raider reaction "quite extreme"

Sexual threat controversy "blown out of proportion".

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EGXTomb Raider and Hitman: Absolution both playable at Eurogamer Expo

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

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Camilla Luddington portrays Lara Croft in new Tomb Raider game

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

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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?

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FeatureSaturday Soapbox: In Games We Trust?

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

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Tomb Raider studio addresses Lara controversy

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

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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."

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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."

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PSone Classics coming to PS Vita this summer

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

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Tomb Raider DLC coming first to Xbox 360

Microsoft nabs extra Lara content early.

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VideoTomb Raider trailer batters young Lara Croft

Brutal and bloody gameplay footage.

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Tomb Raider release date announced

New trailer shows Lara in trouble.

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

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

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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.

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Ex-God of War director joins Tomb Raider developer

UPDATE: Just Cause dev Avalanche responds.

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Tomb Raider developer downplays QTEs

Not Crystal Dynamics' "primary tool".

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Lara Croft was "losing relevance"

Developer justifies Tomb Raider reboot.

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VideoTomb Raider dev talks E3 trailer

Behind the scenes of Turning Point.

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Fresh Tomb Raider screens, artwork

Get your latest look at Lara inside.

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VideoMicrosoft shows Tomb Raider footage

Lara demoed at Xbox conference.

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FeatureTomb Raider

Alone in the dark.

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Tomb Raider to launch Autumn 2012

Gameplay footage debuts at MS E3 show.

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Aliens: CM, Tomb Raider dated - report

MGS: Rising also appears in retail leak.

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Square Enix blames bad year on FFXIV

And a "weak" console performance.

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Tomb Raider reboot script leaks

Lines reveal Lara Croft origins.

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Tomb Raider film gets Iron Man writers

Children of Men duo planning origin story.

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Tomb Raider reboot is "necessary"

Crystal Dynamics: "Lara had hit her apex."

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New Tomb Raider film reboot coming 2013

From producers of The Town, Rango.

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First Tomb Raider screens and art

Check out Lara's grimy new look.

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

"We want her to get damaged."

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The new Lara Croft is how old?

First proper Tomb Raider details emerge.

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Tomb Raider

The new Lara's face.

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Tomb Raider reboot announced

Lara Croft in her first adventure.

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PS Plus subs get original Tomb Raider

To buy two weeks before everybody else.

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Next Tomb Raider film to star new Lara

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

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FeatureLiving Legend

Ian Livingstone on why Lara's still going strong.

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New Tomb Raider film coming?

Angelina's up for it, apparently.