Moving Pixels Podcast

The New Shape of Lara Croft

by G. Christopher Williams

8 April 2013

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

As a remake, the 2013 release of Tomb Raider has truly remade an iconic image.  But by beating her down, has Crystal Dynamics successfully created a reasonable image of a survivor?

In this week’s episode, we look at the re-imagining of Lara Croft in this year’s Tomb Raider reboot.
  

This podcast is also available via iTunes.

 

Our podcast contributors:

G. Christopher Williams is the Multimedia Editor at PopMatters.com. You can find his weekly updates featured at the Neuromance blog.

Nick Dinicola is also a regular contributor to the Moving Pixels blog and appears regularly on the Game Hounds podcast.

Jorge Albor is a contributor to the Moving Pixels blog at PopMatters.com.  You can also find his writing and podcasts at ExperiencePoints.net.

 

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