News items tagged with tomb raider

The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

We have no idea what’s going on with the Spike VGX this year or even if there will be one. The annual celebrity-fueled, ad-hungry video games event was consistently chock full of controversy and dis...

By Rob Keyes on 17 July 2018
2012 Spike Video Game Awards Nominees Announced

2012 Spike Video Game Awards Nominees Announced

It’s once again that time of the year: time for the Spike Video Game Awards. Over the years the Spike VGAs have grown in prominence...

By Anthony Taormina on 17 July 2018
2012 Spike Video Game Awards: Winners

2012 Spike Video Game Awards: Winners

The 10th Annual Spike Video Game Awards are now behind us, and while in past years we have criticized the shows awards but applaude...

By Anthony Taormina on 17 July 2018
Tomb Raider Reboot Originally Had a Darker Ending

Tomb Raider Reboot Originally Had a Darker Ending

Tomb Raider and Rise of the Tomb Raider writer Rhianna Pratchett discusses the writing process of the Tomb Raider games, revealing t...

By Rob Gordon on 16 July 2018
Tomb Raider Reboot Writer Parts Ways With The Franchise

Tomb Raider Reboot Writer Parts Ways With The Franchise

Rhianna Pratchett, writer for the 2013 Tomb Raider reboot and its sequel Rise of the Tomb Raider, announces that she will be no longer working on the long-running franchise. With millions of copies so...

By Alexander Pan on 16 July 2018
Check Out This PS1 Era Case for Rise of the Tomb Raider

Check Out This PS1 Era Case for Rise of the Tomb Raider

Sony Interactive Entertainment produces a special copy of Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration for PlayStation 4, housing the disc in a PS1 era case. With Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Cele...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 July 2018
Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Release Date & VR Details

Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Release Date & VR Details

Video game publisher Square Enix officially announces the release date of Rise of the Tomb Raider‘s PlayStation 4 version and confirms its support for PlayStation VR. Not long from now, Rise of the To...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 July 2018
Rise of the Tomb Raider's Next Expansion Release Date

Rise of the Tomb Raider's Next Expansion Release Date

Microsoft and developer Crystal Dynamics officially announce the release date for Rise of the Tomb Raider‘s forthcoming expansion materials for this month. According to Microsoft and Crystal Dynamics,...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 July 2018
Watch Rise of the Tomb Raider's 20 Year Celebration Launch Trailer

Watch Rise of the Tomb Raider's 20 Year Celebration Launch Trailer

Crystal Dynamics and Square Enix officially release the launch trailer for Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration for the PlayStation 4 console. With the release date for Rise of the Tomb Raider...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 July 2018
New Tomb Raider Game Announcement Slated for Gamescom?

New Tomb Raider Game Announcement Slated for Gamescom?

The revival of the Tomb Raider series has been an extremely successful one, as seen by a multitude of positive reviews for Rise of the Tomb Raider. As such, fans of the rebooted franchise have been ea...

By Rob Gordon on 16 July 2018
Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Pre-Orders Get Free Game

Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Pre-Orders Get Free Game

Video game fans who decide to pre-order Crystal Dynamics’ and Square Enix’s Rise of the Tomb Raider get the 2013 title starring Lara Croft absolutely free. With Rise of the Tomb Raider having finally...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 July 2018
GR Pick: Rise of the Tomb Raider Fan Trailer Is Amazing

GR Pick: Rise of the Tomb Raider Fan Trailer Is Amazing

A fan-made live action trailer for Rise of the Tomb Raider shows Lara Croft scaling ice mountains, fighting armed soldiers, and even confronting an actual bear. Featuring everything from an actual bea...

By John Jacques on 16 July 2018
Games That Break The Fourth Wall

Games That Break The Fourth Wall

While breaking the fourth wall isn’t unique to video games, games have the potential to shatter the separation between audience and...

By Melissa Loomis on 15 July 2018
BAFTA Video Game Nominations

BAFTA Video Game Nominations

February is a bit of a dry month when it comes to video game releases, which makes it a great time to look back on the biggest hits of 2013. It was an exciting year in gaming, not only due to the la...

By Hannah Shaw-Williams on 13 July 2018
Free Xbox Live Games for September

Free Xbox Live Games for September

Last month saw a bit of a shift with the way Xbox Live’s Games with Gold program offers games. During the program’s first two years...

By Kyree Leary on 12 July 2018
The Best of E3 2012: Nominations

The Best of E3 2012: Nominations

Leading up to E3 2012, many of the big game announcements were unveiled early, from Star Wars 1313 to Gears of War: Judgment. Still...

By Rob Keyes on 12 July 2018
15 Most Anticipated Games of 2013

15 Most Anticipated Games of 2013

While the time of year has come to look back at our Top 10 Games of 2012, it’s also an occasion to take a collective breath, and start to look at what the next year will hold. Starting with a list...

By Andrew Dyce on 12 July 2018
The Game Rant Guide

The Game Rant Guide

As we reach the final leg of Q1 2013, fans of big-name franchises can expect to see more of what they love this month. Starting off...

By Kyle Matthews on 11 July 2018
10 Best Video Game Reboots

10 Best Video Game Reboots

It’s no secret that video game reboots have been a major part of the industry in recent years. Indeed, reboots are an essential aspec...

By Riley Little on 09 July 2018
10 Video Game Crossovers We Desperately Want [Video]

10 Video Game Crossovers We Desperately Want [Video]

Nintendo is not the only company capable of combining different franchises into one complete game. Here are our picks of the 10 video game crossovers we want to see happen. The gaming community has...

By Rob Gordon on 08 July 2018
10 Best Uses of the Bow and Arrow in Video Games

10 Best Uses of the Bow and Arrow in Video Games

While many developers implement high-grade military or futuristic weapons into their games for gamers to enjoy, others prefer to take a more traditional approach. And one needs only look to the upcomi...

By Boston Blake on 03 July 2018
A Brief History of Lara Croft and Tomb Raider

A Brief History of Lara Croft and Tomb Raider

Lara Croft is one of the most famous video game heroines of all time, and Tomb Raider one of the best-selling video game series, havi...

By Janine Engelbrecht on 02 July 2018
Shadow of The Tomb Raider Director Talks Difficulty

Shadow of The Tomb Raider Director Talks Difficulty

These days developers are trying to strike a balance between giving players a balanced and fun experience while at the same time challenging the hardcore fans. God of War, for example, featured thi...

By Anthony Taormina on 04 June 2018
Shadow of the Tomb Raider’s Development Budget is Huge

Shadow of the Tomb Raider’s Development Budget is Huge

About a couple of weeks ago, Lara Croft fans were treated to the first full trailer for the forthcoming action-adventure title Shadow of the Tomb Raider, with the footage showing various indication...

By Kyle Sledge on 19 May 2018
Shadow of the Tomb Raider Trailer Revealed

Shadow of the Tomb Raider Trailer Revealed

Ahead of the highly anticipated Shadow of the Tomb Raider reveal today, many details about the game have already surfaced, such as the various Shadow of the Tomb Raider editions that are expected t...

By Janine Engelbrecht on 29 April 2018
Shadow of the Tomb Raider Will Feature Season Pass

Shadow of the Tomb Raider Will Feature Season Pass

The Shadow of the Tomb Raider reveal day has finally come, and some images from the reveal events all over the world have started giving indications of what the latest Tomb Raider game will entail....

By Janine Engelbrecht on 29 April 2018
Will Video Game Movies Get Better in 2017?

Will Video Game Movies Get Better in 2017?

Gamers were subjected to a number of bad video game movies in 2016 like Assassin’s Creed and Warcraft, but how does the future look for game-to-film adaptations? It’s no secret that the bulk of vid...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 April 2018
GoW Director Pitched 'One Shot' Trick for Tomb Raider

GoW Director Pitched 'One Shot' Trick for Tomb Raider

In a recently released video promoting the upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive God of War, the title’s Director of Cinematography, Dori Arazi, discussed the game’s visuals and design, and specifically...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 April 2018
Shadow of the Tomb Raider Won't Be Timed Xbox Exclusive

Shadow of the Tomb Raider Won't Be Timed Xbox Exclusive

Many fans were surprised when Rise of the Tomb Raider was announced as a timed-exclusive for Xbox 360 and Xbox One, keeping PS4 gamers out of the loop for nearly a year. There was some worry that t...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 March 2018
Shadow of the Tomb Raider Trailer Teases Reveal Next Month

Shadow of the Tomb Raider Trailer Teases Reveal Next Month

Shortly after the announcement of the release date of the new Tomb Raider game, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, a teaser trailer for the game has been revealed. The teaser trailer claims that players wi...

By Janine Engelbrecht on 18 March 2018
Rise of the Tomb Raider For PC Beating Xbox One Sales

Rise of the Tomb Raider For PC Beating Xbox One Sales

An official report reveals that Rise of the Tomb Raider has had far more success on the PC market than the Xbox One, selling many more copies in its first month. Months after its initial release fo...

By Sarah Fields on 27 February 2018
Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Release Date Leaks

Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Release Date Leaks

The Italian GameStop website reveals a release date and pricing information for the PlayStation 4 version of the critically acclaimed Rise of the Tomb Raider. When Rise of the Tomb Raider was annou...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 February 2018
Shadow of the Tomb Raider Leak: Logo and Concept Art

Shadow of the Tomb Raider Leak: Logo and Concept Art

The Tomb Raider franchise may have skipped E3 2017, but that doesn’t mean the game isn’t still in production behind closed doors. Although the third installment in the rebooted action franchise has...

By Denny Connolly on 26 February 2018
Rise of the Tomb Raider Wins WGA Award for Writing

Rise of the Tomb Raider Wins WGA Award for Writing

At this year’s Writers Guild Awards, Crystal Dynamics’ and Square Enix’s Rise of the Tomb Raider wins the “Outstanding Achievement in Video Game Writing” award. Rise of the Tomb Raider was up again...

By Kyle Sledge on 25 February 2018
Xbox Games with Gold Revealed for January 2018

Xbox Games with Gold Revealed for January 2018

The Xbox Games with Gold lineup for January 2018 has been revealed. For those gamers with an Xbox Live Gold Subscription, the following titles will be free next month: The Incredible Adventures of...

By Joshua Duckworth on 27 December 2017
Tomb Raider Movie Releases First Official Trailer

Tomb Raider Movie Releases First Official Trailer

Just yesterday, the film studio Warner Bros. released a teaser clip from its upcoming cinematic reboot of Tomb Raider, promising that there will be a much fuller trailer to come following the brief...

By Kyle Sledge on 23 September 2017
Tomb Raider Movie Releases First Teaser

Tomb Raider Movie Releases First Teaser

For many fans of the franchise, Angelina Jolie will always be the definitive big-screen Lara Croft. However, there’s a Tomb Raider reboot scheduled to hit cinemas next year, and now Warner Bros. ha...

By Brad Jones on 23 September 2017
Tomb Raider 2 Fan Remake Using Unreal Engine 4

Tomb Raider 2 Fan Remake Using Unreal Engine 4

Fans of the original Tomb Raider series have been hard at work putting together a remake of Tomb Raider 2 and now they’re ready to share the results. Project creator Nicobass has published the firs...

By Rory Young on 05 September 2017
Rise of the Tomb Raider Story DLC Release Date

Rise of the Tomb Raider Story DLC Release Date

Crystal Dynamics reveals that the Baba Yaga: The Temple of the Witch story DLC for Rise of the Tomb Raider will be available next wee...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 June 2017
Tomb Raider Movie Offers First Look at New Lara Croft

Tomb Raider Movie Offers First Look at New Lara Croft

While video game movie adaptations have often ended in disaster or disappointment, gamers are excited for the upcoming Tomb Raider mo...

By Boston Blake on 31 May 2017
Opinion: Video Game Reboots Aren't A Bad Idea

Opinion: Video Game Reboots Aren't A Bad Idea

Hollywood has developed an unhealthy penchant for rebooting or remaking movies at the drop of a coin in the past few years, so much s...

By Alexander Pan on 20 May 2017
Fans Attempt to Remake Tomb Raider 4 in HD

Fans Attempt to Remake Tomb Raider 4 in HD

Fans of Core Design’s 1999 title Tomb Raider 4: The Last Revelation are attempting to remake the game in high definition, and have already made impressive progress. It has been just over 17...

By AJ Caulfield on 09 January 2017
Lara Croft Movie Actress Has Played The Game Series

Lara Croft Movie Actress Has Played The Game Series

Academy Award-winning actress Alicia Vikander, star of the upcoming Tomb Raider movie reboot, admits to playing the games in secret during her childhood. Ever since Hollywood turned its eye onto vide...

By Alexander Pan on 05 June 2016
The 10 Best Action Video Game Characters Ever [Video]

The 10 Best Action Video Game Characters Ever [Video]

With the release of action game Quantum Break, Game Rant takes a closer look at some of the best action-oriented video game characters that have hit the scene over the years. Video game thrill-seeke...

By Derek Nichols on 25 April 2016
Tomb Raider Reboot Will Inspire New Movie

Tomb Raider Reboot Will Inspire New Movie

Tomb Raider film director Roar Uthaug discusses the Tomb Raider game reboot, and how he intends to incorporate Lara Croft’s character development into the movie. Although GK Films has been...

By Sarah Fields on 25 February 2016
Rise of the Tomb Raider's PC Release Comes in January

Rise of the Tomb Raider's PC Release Comes in January

According to a listing for Rise of the Tomb Raider on Amazon France’s website, the action-adventure game’s PC version is slated for release in January. Although Rise of the Tomb Raider is currentl...

By Kyle Sledge on 27 December 2015
Rise of the Tomb Raider Sells Over 1 Million Copies

Rise of the Tomb Raider Sells Over 1 Million Copies

Microsoft reports Square Enix’s and Crystal Dynamics’ Rise of the Tomb Raider selling over 1 million copies since its release for the Xbox One on November 10 last year. According to a recen...

By Kyle Sledge on 25 December 2015
Rise of the Tomb Raider Endurance Mode

Rise of the Tomb Raider Endurance Mode

Microsoft announces that the first DLC pack for Rise of the Tomb Raider, a challenging new experience called Endurance Mode, is available to download now. While it didn’t sell quite as well as its...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 December 2015
Rise of the Tomb Raider Hits PC Next Month

Rise of the Tomb Raider Hits PC Next Month

Rise of the Tomb Raider’s Steam Store page gives hope to PC Tomb Raider fans, suggesting that the title will hit the online service at some point in January 2016. Although Rise of the Tomb Raider...

By Rob Gordon on 19 December 2015
Tomb Raider DLC Detailed

Tomb Raider DLC Detailed

A trailer shown at The Game Awards last night gives us our first real glimpse of the first scheduled DLC for Rise of the Tomb Raider, a journey into Slavic folklore centred around Baba Yaga. Last nig...

By Brad Jones on 19 November 2015
Rise of the Tomb Raider Review Roundup

Rise of the Tomb Raider Review Roundup

The reviews are in for Crystal Dynamic’s Rise of the Tomb Raider, and it looks as though the timed-Xbox One exclusive meets expectations and then some. When Rise of the Tomb Raider was first revea...

By Dalton Cooper on 28 October 2015
30 Minutes of Rise of the Tomb Raider Gameplay

30 Minutes of Rise of the Tomb Raider Gameplay

Arekkz Gaming releases a new video containing 30 minutes of gameplay from Square Enix’s and Crystal Dynamics’ forthcoming title, Rise of the Tomb Raider. WARNING! POTENTIAL SPOILERS AHEAD! With Ri...

By Kyle Sledge on 27 October 2015
Rise of the Tomb Raider Review

Rise of the Tomb Raider Review

The latest installment of the Tomb Raider franchise is easily the best one yet, with massive set pieces and gripping action. That said, replayability may be a factor. After it was confirmed that R...

By Riley Little on 26 October 2015
Watch the Opening of Rise of the Tomb Raider

Watch the Opening of Rise of the Tomb Raider

Video footage of the first half hour of Rise of the Tomb Raider surfaces, with pretty graphics, trigger-based action sequences, and spoilers abound. With Lara Croft set to make her return on Xbox 360...

By Cody Gravelle on 19 October 2015