Articles tagged tomb raider

Killing Spree: The Inconsistency of Video Game Violence

Bioshock Infinite is problematic because, unlike the battle for Hyrule or Jacinto, the massacre at Wounded Knee actually happened, as did violence against interracial couples. It becomes extraordinarily uncomfortable for a game to treat enemies as obstacles to be removed with a gun in the context of actual, still relevant wars.

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The Horror of ‘Tomb Raider’

The game opens with a prologue straight out of a hillbilly cannibal horror flick.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: The New Shape of Lara Croft

By beating her down, has Crystal Dynamics successfully created a reasonable image of Lara Croft as a survivor?

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Boys Get Naked Better than Girls

In games like Kabod Online, male characters expose themselves to an audience. This makes them look stronger, more powerful, more manly than they do with their clothes on.

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Watching As Gameplay: ‘L.A. Noire’ Merely a Visual Novel?

Watching becomes a rather central and active occupation in most games and very often requires more time than “doing something”.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Reflections on E3 2011

From the WiiU and Vita to the new Lara Croft, the Moving Pixels podcast looks at E3 2011.

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11 Aug 2008 // 10:00 PM

L.B. talks about the convergence of game designs and the idea of creating one universal model in a single game.

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Tomb Raider: Anniversary

While Tomb Raider: Anniversary succeeds in recreating the isolated mood and tone of the original, it lacks some of the nostalgia for the original's genre-blending conventions.

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10 Jul 2007 // 11:00 PM

Tomb Raider: Anniversary

Everything you enjoyed about the legendary PlayStation title returns with all the Legend trimmings we fell in love with last year.

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Tomb Raider: Legend

She was voluptuous. She was British. And she was fun to watch.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Tomb Raider: Legend

Few games match the quality of Legend's atmosphere.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Tomb Raider (2001)

This spectacular image of androgynous, self-stimulating sexual excess speaks directly to the wonder and threat of Lara Croft, so adept at masculine and feminine wiles, and every wile in between.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Tomb Raider (2001)

All this symbolism would be quite impressive, actually, if 'Tomb Raider' ever gave the slightest impression it knew where it was going with it or was eventually planning to use these symbols to say something coherent.

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Double Take: 'The French Connection' (1971)

// Short Ends and Leader

"You pick your feet in Poughkeepsie, and we pick The French Connection for Double Take #18.

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