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Friday, January 31 2014

Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition

Tomb Raider is no longer the platforming, puzzle solving adventure that it, as a series, built a legacy on. What this iteration does do is transform the franchise into the ever pervasive cinematic action thriller that has grown increasingly familiar in the medium.


Sunday, March 24 2013

'Tomb Raider': Lara Croft is Reborn... Again

This story is largely told through Lara's body in the game, as we watch her initially stumble and fall a lot, scream in terror at what confronts her, limp wounded away from a fight, and hesitate to climb heights that the older version of Lara would not have even blinked at.


Thursday, July 12 2007

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.


Tuesday, July 10 2007

Tomb Raider: Anniversary

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


Tuesday, February 10 2004

Legacy of Kain: Defiance

Ambivalent morality lies at the heart of what makes the Legacy of Kain series such a sophisticated work of video game art.


Blogs

Tuesday, August 17 2010

Lara Croft: The Arcade Game, Considering 'Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light'

This Lara Croft outing is pure bubblegum pop as a game. But it's pretty tasty bubblegum.


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