Shadow of the Tomb Raider News
News Shadow of the Tomb Raider Patched to Run 4K, 60fps on PS5
Boosted backwards compatibility
As someone who played Shadow of the Tomb Raider and found it relatively enjoyable earlier in the year, it’s nice to see Square Enix take the time to update the title for PlayStation 5 backwards compatibility. While we’re still waiting for Sony to patch key PlayStation exclusives like Uncharted, the Japanese...
News Tomb Raider: Definitive Survivor Trilogy Leaked, Releases 18th March
That's a lotta Lara
Ah, the Microsoft Store has done it again! Tomb Raider: Definitive Survivor Trilogy has appeared on the aforementioned storefront, complete with an 18th March release date. As its name suggests, the package will include all three games from the modern Tomb Raider trilogy: Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition, Rise of the Tomb Raider:...
Reminder Today Is Your Last Chance to Claim January 2021's PS Plus Games
She's a Maneater
Wow, January is over already? Time sure does fly. Indeed, it's 1st February 2021, and that means today is your last chance to scoop up last month's PlayStation Plus games. If you want to play Maneater on PS5 or Greedfall and Shadow of the Tomb Raider on PS4, make sure you add them to your library today, lest you miss out forever...
News January 2021 PS Plus Games Are Available to Download Now
Jaws has arrived
January 2021's healthy selection of free PlayStation Plus titles are available to download from the PlayStation Store right now, making three more games accessible to you on PlayStation 5, and two on PlayStation 4. Maneater headlines the month's selection with a native PS5 version while Greedfall and Shadow of the Tomb Raider can be...
Poll Are You Happy with Your PS Plus Games for January 2021?
Plus or minus?
Ah, the start of a brand new year, and we all know what that means: another 12 months of bitter PlayStation Plus disappointment! Just kidding — we're cynical, but we're not that cynical. Anyway, January's PS Plus games have been announced, and as always, we want to know what you think. In case you missed the reveal, subscribers are...
News PS Plus Free January 2021 PS5, PS4 Games Announced
Happy new year
January 2021's PlayStation Plus games have been revealed, kicking off a brand new year for Sony's subscription service. As has become the norm, users are getting one PS5 title alongside two PS4 games. For starters, Maneater is January's PS5 title. The human-eating shark simulator is also on PS4, but this is specifically the...
News Shadow of the Tomb Raider Bundles All DLC Together in Definitive Edition, Out Next Month
No price given
Shadow of the Tomb Raider more or less came and went upon its PlayStation 4 release last September, but we've heard that the DLC released for it post-launch actually ended up being pretty good. Starting next month, you'll be able to purchase that base game and all additional content in one transaction as the Definitive Edition bundles...
News Shadow of the Tomb Raider’s Final Piece of DLC Is Out Now on PS4
Shadow of the Tomb Raider certainly came and went when it released in September of last year, but that hasn't stopped developer Eidos Montreal from following up on that launch with a whopping seven pieces of downloadable content. Titled The Path Home, this is the game's last piece of DLC - expanding on what happens after the events of the...
News Shadow of the Tomb Raider DLC The Serpent's Heart Available Now on PS4
Check out the trailer
We feel like we've been talking about Shadow of the Tomb Raider's DLC for far too long now, but there's still a couple more to go. This month saw the release of The Serpent's Heart, the fifth add-on of seven scheduled to come to Lara's latest. The newly released trailer, embedded above, shows off a little of what to expect...
News The Price of Survival is Shadow of the Tomb Raider's Latest DLC, Out Now
That's a Lara DLC
Shadow of the Tomb Raider keeps popping back up with its lengthy season pass campaign. We're now onto the fourth DLC pack of the planned seven, titled The Price of Survival. As you may expect, it brings a new challenge tomb - called The Sixth Seal - a new outfit for Lara, and a new weapon to wield. The new Raptor's Eye skill also...
Interview A Chat by the Campfire with Shadow of the Tomb Raider Composer Brian D’Oliveira
In the shadows of giants
We recently got the chance to sit down with composer Brian D’Oliveira to talk about his experiences working on Lara Croft’s newest adventure, Shadow of the Tomb Raider. During the interview, we discussed the legacy of Tomb Raider’s music, the Aztec death whistle, and why Mexican Volcanic rock was a perfect instrument...
News Shadow of the Tomb Raider Plots a Nightmare for Lara Croft
Croft Manor turns creepy
Shadow of the Tomb Raider’s extensive (and, some might argue, expensive) DLC schedule trots on with a nightmarish expansion fittingly named, well, The Nightmare. Due out on 22nd January, the DLC pack will challenge players to “explore Croft Manor in a harrowing trial unlike anything Lara has experience before”. We...
News Check Out This Action Packed Trailer for Shadow of the Tomb Raider's The Pillar DLC
The second chapter in the lengthy DLC campaign for Shadow of the Tomb Raider is out now, and Square Enix released a new trailer to accompany it. Titled The Pillar, it sees Lara Croft hunting down an ancient shield in another Challenge Tomb while fending off Trinity goons. There's also a new outfit, weapon, and skill for you to try, all of...
News The Pillar Is the Second DLC Pack for Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Coming Next Week
It'll be a Lara fun
A little while back, the first DLC for Shadow of the Tomb Raider, called The Forge, was released, marking the beginning of the game's extensive post-launch content. With a total of seven content updates, there's plenty to look forward to for Croft fans, and Square Enix has announced the release date for the second chunk of DLC...
News You Can Now Play the Beginning of Shadow of the Tomb Raider for Free on PS4
Temple trial run
If you've been on the fence about Lara's latest PS4 adventure, you now have a golden opportunity to give it a shot. Square Enix has today opened up a free trial for Shadow of the Tomb Raider, which will allow you to sample the game before you make a purchase. The trial will give you access to the opening stages of the game, says...
News Shadow of the Tomb Raider Warms Up with The Forge
Now we're cooking
If you haven’t had your Lara Croft fix this year already, then Shadow of the Tomb Raider’s first DLC pack The Forge will launch in a couple of days on the PlayStation 4. The pack – which adds a new Challenge Tomb, a score attack mode, and various other in-game trinkets – will set you back $4.99, or can be purchased as part...
News Shadow of the Tomb Raider Owners Aren't Happy with How Fast the Price's Dropped
They think Square Enix has been Crofty
Shadow of the Tomb Raider is barely a month old, but it was 30 per cent off on the PlayStation Store recently and is almost half-price at some retailers. To make matters worse, the Croft Edition which includes access to the title’s Season Pass has been reduced in line with the main game, meaning that the DLC...
News Shadow of the Tomb Raider's Already on Sale on the EU PS Store
That didn't take long
It’s not even been out a month yet, but Shadow of the Tomb Raider is already on sale on the European PlayStation Store. The latest Deal of the Week, you can get Lara Croft’s latest for £39.99 – that’s 27 per cent off. The discounts apply to the beefier Digital Deluxe and Croft Editions too, assuming you want to go the...
News Shadow of the Tomb Raider's First DLC, The Forge, Arrives Next Month on PS4
The first of seven updates
Shadow of the Tomb Raider has been out for a good few weeks now, meaning a lot of players will have wrapped up Lara's latest adventure. However, her escapades don't end after the credits roll -- Square Enix has detailed the first DLC for the game, entitled The Forge. It's of course included in the season pass, but can also...
News Camilla Luddington Unsure If She'll Return as Lara Croft
She was axed the question
Shadow of the Tomb Raider has completed Lara Croft’s origin arc, so now fans are wondering what’s next for the iconic adventurer. Speaking with Entertainment Tonight, actress Camilla Luddington didn’t rule out a return, but she admitted she genuinely doesn’t know what the future holds for the character now that the...
Round Up Shadow of the Tomb Raider PS4 Reviews Can't Make Up Their Mind
There's a Lara variety
Is it amazing or is it middling? Shadow of the Tomb Raider’s just-released PlayStation 4 reviews can’t really seem to make up their mind, so you may have to wait for our verdict in the near future to decide. Lara Croft’s latest seems to have really split opinion, with scores settling all over the shop. The consensus...
News Death Kindly Stops for Lara in Shadow of The Tomb Raider's Launch Trailer
Nothing is stopping her
Not even the llamas are safe from the apocalypse set in motion. Square Enix published the launch trailer before the game's release this Friday. The 2 minute trailer isn't short of the action and thrills the game will offer players once they get their hands on a copy. With Jonah by her side, Lara Croft is seen overcoming the...
News Take a Selfie with Llamas As Seen in Shadow of the Tomb Raider's Latest Trailer
It's less than a week away but that doesn't mean Shadow of the Tomb Raider trailers can't continue. Square Enix and Eidos Montreal published a new trailer showcasing the exotic jungles and villages Lara will explore in the latest instalment of this reboot. During this short snippet of the world, we see the numerous...
News Shadow of the Tomb Raider's Run Out of Things to Show, So Here Are Some Cute Cats and Dogs
Well, then. Square Enix has been dropping Shadow of the Tomb Raider trailers like they’ve been going out of fashion these past couple of months, and it’s shown pretty much everything there is to show. As such, please enjoy this video clip of cats and dogs playing with balls of yarn and laser pens in a vaguely Mayan setting. Yeah, we...
News Shadow of the Tomb Raider Shows How Lara Croft Can Be Smart and Resourceful
Brain of Britain
Lara Croft’s a capable warrior and an adept athlete, this much we know – but for Shadow of the Tomb Raider’s 10,000th trailer, Square Enix wants to show how smart and resourceful the heroine can be. And to be honest, she’s a bloody genius: she can turn beetles (!!!) into poison arrows and eat plants to slow down time. Man,...
News Shadow of the Tomb Raider's New Game + Mode Features New Abilities and Rewards
Welcome back to the jungle
Hot on the heels of Overcooked 2, it's been announced that Shadow of the Tomb Raider will feature a New Game + mode. After surviving Lara's latest foray into dangerous territory, you'll be able to go through the game again, keeping all your skills, weapons, upgrades,
News Lara Croft Thinks on Her Feet in Shadow of the Tomb Raider Trailer
There's a Lara blood shed
Here is Lara Croft doing Lara Croft things in a new Shadow of the Tomb Raider mini-trailer. We suspect that the clip, which is titled ‘Makeshift Arsenal’, is meant to highlight all of the creative combat options the heroine will have in battle – but it doesn’t paint her in the most mentally stable light, as she sets...
News Shadow of the Tomb Raider's Devs Not Worried About Spider-Man
"Only one game has Lara Croft"
In a year that’s already been packed to bursting point with big games, September will seriously up the ante with a sequence of huge releases. Two major titles, Marvel’s Spider-Man and Shadow of the Tomb Raider, are scheduled to deploy within days of each other – a harrowing prospect for publisher Square Enix and...
News Why Not? Have Another Shadow of the Tomb Raider Trailer
They keep coming
Square Enix is surely setting a new record here, no? The publisher’s dropping Shadow of the Tomb Raider trailers like they’re fast going out of fashion, and here’s another seven minute clip detailing how seasoned protagonist Lara Croft can use the jungle to her advantage. In the video she uses a ton of techniques to pick off...
News Check Out 12 Minutes of New Shadow of the Tomb Raider Gameplay on PS4
The marketing machine rages on for Shadow of the Tomb Raider as PlayStation Underground takes a look at Lara's latest adventure on PS4. The above video, featuring about 12 minutes of new gameplay, focuses on topics recently highlighted by Square Enix, such as underwater...
News Go Deep with Shadow of the Tomb Raider's Underwater Survival
Square Enix is continuing to completely canvas the web with Shadow of the Tomb Raider clips, so here’s a new one showcasing Lara Croft’s underwater survival skills. There were moments of aquatic adventure in Rise of the Tomb Raider, but it looks like this aspect has been fleshed out for the sequel, as we see the main character spending more...
News Shadow of the Tomb Raider Will Let You Add More Bird Poo to Climbable Surfaces
Shadow of the Tomb Raider will let you adjust the difficulty of a variety of parameters independently, meaning that you’ll be able to tune the title’s challenge to your particular tastes. Among the options are Combat Difficulty, Exploration Difficulty, and Puzzle Difficulty. While the first is self-explanatory – enemies...
News Shadow of the Tomb Raider's Media Onslaught Continues with Sweet Murder
Just stab him in the throat
Square Enix is continuing to canvas the web with Shadow of the Tomb Raider clips, this time showcasing protagonist Lara Croft’s psychotic side. In the video she stabs and strings up gun-toting goons, all in the name of... Well, we don’t know, but we’re assured she’s the good girl here. The game’s due out on 14th...
News Lara Croft's in a Pickle in Shadow of the Tomb Raider's First 15 Minutes
Just like Rise of the Tomb Raider, the forthcoming Shadow of the Tomb Raider starts with a flashback, as Lara Croft and her forever friend-zoned accomplice Jonah crash-land into a Mayan temple. The game then gets underway proper, with all of the pickaxe platforming that you’d expect from the franchise in 2018. We must admit, this is...
News Shadow of the Tomb Raider Shows Off Lara Croft's Upper-Body Strength
Hustle and muscle
Shadow of the Tomb Raider’s climbing closer, so here’s a 30 second clip of Lara Croft defying physics with her outrageous upper-body strength. We think the trailer’s supposed to showcase her traversal move set, which includes everything from shimmying across ancient walls right the way through to tossing out grappling hooks...
News So, Er, Shadow of the Tomb Raider Has Gone Gold
Shadow of the Tomb Raider is finished. Wait, what?! That’s freakin’ early, isn’t it? The game’s due out on 14th September, so Square Enix has almost two months to press Blu-ray discs and print cover art. We can’t help but wonder, given the density of the release schedule, whether the launch date may be moved forwards – but...
News Shadow of the Tomb Raider Showcases the Series' Largest Ever Hub
Quests! Language levels! Bartering! Mankinis?
Like so many other franchises, Lara Croft’s adventures have been tip-toeing into open world territory, and Shadow of the Tomb Raider will introduce the largest ever hub area that the series has seen. Paititi, as showcased in this new gameplay trailer, is a bustling rural marketplace, complete with...
Guide Shadow of the Tomb Raider Release Date, Story, New Features - Everything We Know So Far
Shining light on Shadow of the Tomb Raider
Square Enix shined more light on Shadow of the Tomb Raider during its E3 2018 press conference, and it's looking pretty gorgeous we have to say. It's the latest game in the rebooted Tomb Raider trilogy, and it's due for release later this year. In this guide, we'll run you through exactly what it is, when...
E3 2018 Lara Croft Steps Out of the Shadow of the Tomb Raider
Maya oh my
We’ve been seeing drips and drabs of Shadow of the Tomb Raider for some time now, but Square Enix just gave the PlayStation 4 sequel its first proper demonstration at its E3 2018 press conference. The showcase started with a cut-scene from the beginning of the game, before transitioning into gameplay. It looks like a new Tomb Raider...
E3 2018 Here's Our First Look At Shadow Of The Tomb Raider's Gameplay
Guess who's back again?
Square Enix has unveiled a new gameplay trailer for its third instalment to the Tomb Raider franchise, Shadow of The Tomb Raider, featuring a seasoned Croft and all new locations to explore. Shadow was announced back in March, but Square Enix have kept hush-hush until now, giving us little more than...
News Shadow of the Tomb Raider's Season Pass Adds Post-Release Adventures
About a billion versions available
Shadow of the Tomb Raider’s reveal embargo has lifted, but you’ve already seen most of the assets as they leaked in traditional Square Enix style. After reading a handful of the previews, it sounds like more of the same, which will be a good or bad thing depending on your appetite for Camilla Luddington acting...
News Shadow of the Tomb Raider Cinematic Trailer Leaked
Yesterday we saw Shadow of the Tomb Raider's pre-order options, box art, and screenshots ahead of the game's official unveiling, and today we also have the trailer, which has appeared early thanks to Microsoft. You can watch said trailer through here, and it's a mood-setting CG piece. It looks pretty great from where we're sitting. It seems...
News Shadow of the Tomb Raider Art and Assets Leak
Lara Croft looks different again
Shadow of the Tomb Raider was revealed to the media at a swanky London venue earlier today, but you’ll need to wait until tomorrow to see all of the goods. Or at least, that’s what Square Enix was hoping – the Internet has other ideas. In traditional fashion, practically everything has leaked, so enjoy these...
News Shadow of the Tomb Raider Launches 14th September on PS4
No dumb exclusivity
Shadow of the Tomb Raider will not be bound by a ridiculous period of exclusivity like its predecessor, with the new entry launching day-and-date on the PlayStation 4 from 14th September. Of course, all of this already leaked, but you can see the high-quality teaser trailer embedded below, courtesy of the official PlayStation...
Rumour Shadow of the Tomb Raider's Debut Trailer Leaks
In potato cam quality, of course
Well, here’s your first look at Shadow of the Tomb Raider, officially set to be revealed in a few hours. The clip doesn’t really show a fat lot, other than what appears to be a pyramid right at the end. That is a pyramid, right? Or is it Mayan temples? It's probably Mayan, right? Yeah, it's Mayan. The clip...
News Lara Croft Steps Out of the Shadow of the Tomb Raider Tomorrow
Rumoured release date is 14th September
Tomb Raider’s official website has updated teasing an announcement for 6AM PDT (1PM GMT) tomorrow. The blank page shows a solar eclipse, but cyber sleuths have done some digging into the website’s HTML and discovered a 14th September release date. Square Enix did say that it would launch soon after the...
Weirdness Lara Croft Barbie Looks Deep into Your Soul
You'll want to protect her
Few things in life are more terrifying that this Tomb Raider-themed Barbie doll, designed to celebrate the release of the new Alicia Vikander movie. Fresh from her roles as an astronaut, vet, and fashion entrepreneur, the popular toy is now taking a turn as archaeologist Lara Croft herself – complete with steely glare...
News Square Enix Confirms New Tomb Raider, Lara Croft's Defining Adventure Begins in 2018
"Won't be long between reveal and when you can play"
There’s a new Tomb Raider game in development, and Square Enix doesn’t want you to know just yet, but it’s called Shadow of the Tomb Raider. How do we know? Because it leaked months ago: Eidos Montreal is making it while Crystal Dynamics keeps itself occupied with The Avengers. Sorry for the...
News Lara Croft's Latest Game Shadow of the Tomb Raider Seemingly Leaked
Off to Egypt?
Shadow of the Tomb Raider was already spotted on a Canadian subway, and we’ve since learned that it’s almost certainly in production at Eidos Montreal, while series developer Crystal Dynamics turns its attention to The Avengers. And now a website seems to have leaked the first concept art and assets from the tit