Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider

2013

System
PlayStation 3
Publisher
Square Enix
Developer
Crystal Dynamics

8.3

Game Rating

User Ratings: 9

Our Review: 9/10

Tomb Raider News

April2015

  • News Tomb Raider Reboot Plunders 8.5 Million Sales

    That's a Lara copies

    Lara Croft is officially relevant again – well, as long as you ignore the fact that Rise of the Tomb Raider will be exclusive to Xbox for an undisclosed span of time. Square Enix confirmed earlier today that 2013's top-notch Tomb Raider reboot has now sold 8.5 million copies globally, making it the best-selling entry in the...

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March2013

  • News Scout Out Tomb Raider for £19.99 on the European PlayStation Store

    True treasure

    Sony’s enormous European Easter Egg Hunt is rolling on today with an enormous discount on Crystal Dynamics' ace Tomb Raider reboot. Starting from now until 11:59AM BST on 31st March, you’ll be able to pillage Lara Croft’s latest adventure for just £19.99/€29.99 from the PlayStation Store. That’s a huge discount over the...

  • News Don't Expect to Raid Any More Tombs in Tomb Raider

    Developer focusing on multiplayer DLC

    Those of you hoping for more single-player DLC in Crystal Dynamics’ excellent Tomb Raider reboot may be disappointed to learn that the studio is focusing all of its attention on multiplayer add-ons from now on. Speaking on Reddit overnight, global brand director Karl Stewart confirmed that the developer has...

  • News UK Sales Charts: Tomb Raider Staves Off God of War: Ascension

    Baying for blood

    If poor Lara Croft thought that she was in a dire situation before, now she’s got a bloodthirsty Kratos breathing down her neck. Crystal Dynamics’ top-notch Tomb Raider reboot has held onto its place atop the UK sales charts for a second week, fending off the familiar but fantastic God of War: Ascension, which finished in...

  • News UK Sales Charts: Tomb Raider Reboot Smashes Retail Records

    Plunders plenty of wallets

    It may only be March, but Tomb Raider is currently the game to beat. Crystal Dynamics’ well-received reboot safely secured the biggest launch of the year so far, outselling 2013's previous best, the awful Aliens: Colonial Marines, by more than double. It’s worth remembering, however, that the title released on a...

  • News Budding Archaeologists Descend on Tomb Raider in Droves

    One million players step into the unknown

    Things are finally looking up for Lara Croft. After months spent stranded on a desert island, the famous protagonist is finally getting her reward – by sharing her journey to Hell and back with throngs of players across the globe. Posting on Twitter, brand director Karl Stewart beamed that over one million...

  • Store Update 5th March 2013 (North America)

    Runnin' through tombs

    It’s a hive of activity on the North American PlayStation Store this week, with Tomb Raider, MLB 13: The Show, and Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance all vying for your hard-earned cash. Other notable additions include Germinator and Bit.Trip Presents: Runn

February2013

  • News Square Enix Strings Up Stunning Tomb Raider Footage

    Survival instincts

    Square Enix has released a brand new 11 minute gameplay video of Tomb Raider, complete with walkthrough narration from Noah Hughes, the title's creative director. The video – entitled 'Monastery Escape' – shows protagonist Lara Croft using the world to her advantage, as she stealthily snares enemies on her way across the map...

  • News Tomb Raider's Journey Concludes, Reboot Goes Gold

    Beside the seaside

    You'll be able to protect vulnerable heroine Lara Croft for yourself in just a few short weeks, as developer Crystal Dynamics has confirmed that its upcoming Tomb Raider reboot has finally gone gold. The title will sail, crash, and wash up on store shelves on 5th March in North America and Europe. You can’t beat a nice...

January2013

  • News Here's Your First Look at Tomb Raider's Multiplayer Mode

    Uncharted addition

    Assuming you’re patient enough to sit through a slew of developer interviews, you'll be able to get your first glimpse of Tomb Raider’s controversial multiplayer mode courtesy of the video embedded below. Unsurprisingly, the online add-on – in development at Eidos Montreal – looks like it’s taken more than a few ideas...

December2012

  • News Deus Ex Developer Crafting Tomb Raider Multiplayer

    Sticks and stones

    As originally reported yesterday, Crystal Dynamics’ upcoming Tomb Raider reboot will be bolstered by an online multiplayer component. The mode – which was confirmed by, er, Official Xbox Magazine – is in development at Eidos Montreal, the team behind Deus Ex: Human Revolution.

  • Rumour Tomb Raider to Take the Fight for Survival Online

    Tales from the crypt

    Lara Croft’s desperate pursuit for survival may take a trip through Ethernet cables and routers, as UK retailer GAME appears to have leaked a top-secret multiplayer mode for Crystal Dynamics’ upcoming Tomb Raider reboot. The information – which has been hastily yanked – explained that you will be able to "play a variety...

  • News Lara Croft Sets Up Camp in New Tomb Raider Trailer

    Cold as ice

    There will be no toasted marshmallows for Lara Croft when she goes camping in Crystal Dynamics’ upcoming Tomb Raider reboot. Instead, the legendary heroine will be forced to use her base to manage experience points and combat upgrades. No, it doesn’t sound like any of the camping expeditions we've been on either – but it has been...

  • News Lara Croft Keeps Climbing in New Tomb Raider Trailer

    Vertigo

    It’s a good job that Lara Croft isn’t afraid of heights. In this brand new Tomb Raider trailer, the legendary protagonist is shown scaling a tower that extends far beyond the clouds. We’re assuming that she’s trying to better David Blaine’s insane New York stunt. All of those native folks with bow and arrows are merely obstructing...

November2012

  • News It'll Take You Up to 15 Hours to Finish the Latest Tomb Raider

    Killing time

    Lara Croft’s currently crying like a celebrity out of the spotlight, because developer Crystal Dynamics has announced that her latest adventure Tomb Raider will run for a torturous 12 to 15 hours. The studio announced the snippet on its Twitter account, noting that the length will vary “depending on your play style”. In another...

July2012

  • News Square Enix Bringing Final Fantasy XIV to GamesCom

    The latest version, of course

    Try to forget that Final Fantasy XIV actually released way back in 2010 – it’s a brand new game now, remember? Square Enix has announced that the updated version of the MMORPG will headline its GamesCom offering, with on-stage gameplay demonstrations and signing sessions by producer and director Naoki Yoshida...

  • News Rhianna Pratchett Penning Tomb Raider Reboot

    Rewritten

    Square Enix has announced that Rhianna Pratchett is the lead writer behind its upcoming Tomb Raider reboot. The British script writer previously worked on Mirror’s Edge and Heavenly Sword – the latter of which netted her a BAFTA nomination. Speaking about the project, Pratchett said: I grew up playing Tomb Raider, uncovering the...

  • News Peek Behind the Scenes with the Final Hours of Tomb Raider

    Meet the new Lara Croft

    Before you do anything, you should probably brace yourself for some barmy accents in this behind the scenes Tomb Raider documentary. It turns out that you can’t work on the iconic franchise without having a weird mesh of dialects. Take Global Brand Director Karl Stewart, who speaks with a mixture of Irish, British and...

June2012

  • News Play Tomb Raider and Hitman: Absolution at Eurogamer Expo

    Hot stuff

    Current Eurogamer Expo ticket holders have earned the right to feel smug this afternoon, as Square Enix has announced that both Tomb Raider and Hitman: Absolution will be playable at the London convention later this year. The additions help to inflate an already bulging line-up, including Resident Evil 6 and Assassin’s Creed III. For...

  • News Camilla Luddington Steps into the Shoes of Lara Croft

    Dulcet tones

    True Blood actress Camilla Luddington has been confirmed as the new voice of Lara Croft in Crystal Dynamics’ upcoming Tomb Raider reboot. The British-born star was chosen after an “international talent search using scouts in Europe and the US”. She will also shoot performance capture for the protagonist. Studio gaffer Darrell...

  • News Tomb Raider Ventures into Uncharted Territory

    Lady Drake

    Crystal Dynamics has clearly been playing close attention to Naughty Dog’s Uncharted franchise over the past couple of years. Swap out Lara Croft for Nathan Drake and this brand new Tomb Raider demo would look right at home on Sony’s stage. In the demo, a fragile Lara is shown picking off foes with a bow-and-arrow, before falling...

  • News Tomb Raider Confirmed for Release On 5th March 2013

    Idol chatter

    Square Enix's much anticipated Tomb Raider reboot has a release date: 5th March 2013. The date came at the end of a brand new trailer showing the more action-heavy focus of the new title, with Lara placed in more perilous situations than even Nathan Drake could imagine. We'll see more next week.

May2012

  • News Tomb Raider Teaser Trailer Sets the Scene

    Mayday

    Crystal Dynamics’ upcoming Tomb Raider reboot may have been pushed into 2013, but at least we’ll get another glimpse at the title in action during next month’s E3. In order to celebrate the title’s fast approaching re-reveal, GTTV has released a short 30-second teaser of the game’s next trailer. It shows protagonist Lara in a...

  • News Tomb Raider Skulks into 2013

    Crypt keeper

    The writing’s been on the wall for a while, but Square Enix has finally officially confirmed that its upcoming Tomb Raider reboot will release in 2013. The game had originally been planned for a 2012 release, but will now face a six month delay into the first quarter of next year. Crystal Dynamics’ Darrell Gallagher announced the...