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Videogames are on the cusp of something “really exciting”, says Tomb Raider dev

Videogames have long struggled with serious themes. Whenever sex, homosexuality, drug dependence and the like are depicted in a legitimate (i.e.

By John Robertson | 27 Aug 2012 | 2

Tomb Raider [Interview] – Lara’s new world and its dangers

In the second part of our two-part interview with Crystal Dynamics’ global brand manager Karl Stewart we talk about the experience of playing as the young Lara – what her world is like, what she can do within that world and the potential dangers she might face.

By John Robertson | 15 Jul 2012 | 2

New genre invented, Tomb Raider is an “action-survival” game

Crystal Dynamics has invented a new genre with Tomb Raider, apparently.

By John Robertson | 13 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Surprise twist: Rhianna Pratchett is the lead writer for Tomb Raider

Crystal Dynamics has revealed that Rhianna Pratchett has been the lead writer of its Tomb Raider title (just called Tomb Raider, but it’s Tomb Raider 10 if you’re keeping count) all along.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Tomb Raider [Interview] – Writing the intimate story of Lara Croft

In part one of a two part interview Tomb Raider’s global brand manager Karl Stewart we discuss the idea behind the ‘reboot’, the reasons for taking story to a point which focuses on a young Lara Croft and how the story and the gameplay co-exist and compliment one another.

By John Robertson | 4 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Camilla Luddington named as the new Lara Croft

With the Tomb Raider series receiving a reboot, Square have been on the hunt for a new actress to play Lara.  

By Paul Younger | 26 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Tomb Raider does not have attempted rape, says Crystal Dynamics

Crystal Dynamics has denied that the upcoming Tomb Raider prequel includes a scene in which Lara Croft is the subject of an attempted rape, despite what a fellow employee working on the game had previous said.

By John Robertson | 14 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Tomb Raider is not like Uncharted, it has attempted rape

Update:
Crystal Dynamics has released a statement denying the existence of an “attempted rape” scene.

By John Robertson | 13 Jun 2012 | 3

E3 2012: Tomb Raider [Preview]

Tomb Raider is going to live or die for me based on one thing, and that thing is how realistically Lara evolves.

By Tim McDonald | 8 Jun 2012 | 8

Tomb Raider DLC coming first to 360

Crystal Dynamics took to Microsoft’s E3 conference stage to announce that the first piece of DLC for the forthcoming Tomb Raider reboot will be coming to Xbox 360 ahead of other platforms.

By Tim McDonald | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off