Tomb Raider: First Official Trailer Review

Tomb Raider has been a legend in the video game world.  The character of Lara Croft has help to pioneer and usher in a new age of strong female characters in video games.  Her legacy has even spread to big screen. Our first attempt as a live action version of the character is 2001’s Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and 2003’s Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life in which Angelina Jolie portrayed the character.  She actually did a great job with the role, though the sequel could’ve been…

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Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Review

Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light is a 2010 action-adventure video game developed by Crystal Dynamics and published by Square Enix, released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and iOS.  A part of the Tomb Raider series, the game follows Lara Croft and a 2,000-year-old Mayan warrior named Totec who must work together in order to stop the evil spirit Xolotl and retrieve the Mirror of Smoke. Positives: Fantastic level design Great score Fun, challenging gameplay Great multiplayer Negatives: Cinematics suck Lackluster story Campaign:  The campaign is surprisingly…

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Tomb Raider Review

Tomb Raider is a 2013 action-adventure video game developed by Crystal Dynamics and published by Square Enix, released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, OS X, and Linus.  Serving as the tenth entry in the Tomb Raider franchise and as a reboot, the game follows an untested and not yet battle-hardened explorer Lara, who must save her friends and escape the island of Yamatai while being hunted down by a malevolent cult. Positives: Good story Good characters Great voice performances Great soundtrack Great graphics Awesome…

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