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Shadow of the Tomb Raider review: I'm Just So Tired of Raiding All These Tombs

Shadow of the Tomb Raider review: I'm Just So Tired of Raiding All These Tombs

Eric Frederiksen

Archaeologists are some of our favorite characters in popular culture. Academics who explore places hidden from our everyday, venturing far out of our comfort zones. The original Tomb Raider games took the Indiana Jones template and rewrote it, combining the explorative nature of that film series with the sexy quippiness of James Bond – in an ultra-sexy hotpants-wearing package. 2013's...

Hands-On: Shadow of the Tomb Raider will be the toughest tale yet for Lara and Eidos Montreal

Hands-On: Shadow of the Tomb Raider will be the toughest tale yet for Lara and Eidos Montreal

Eric Frederiksen

After over two decades in the video game limelight, Lara is one of the oldest and most storied characters to date. She’s been through more design evolutions than Nintendo’s entire cast of characters. Now, she has one of her most difficult adventures ahead of her: improving on a great formula and making it feel fresh. When Crystal Dynamics and Square Enix put out the first of Lara’s new...

Tomb Raider has a new Director, previously worked on Dead Space and Battlefield

Tomb Raider has a new Director, previously worked on Dead Space and Battlefield

Joey Davidson

Crystal Dynamics has a new Director for their rebooted take on the Tomb Raider franchise. Ian Milham has departed EA to serve as Crystal Dynamics Director on Tomb Raider. He previously worked on Battlefield: Hardline and Dead Space. With Tomb Raider and Rise of the Tomb Raider behind them, it’s obviously that Milham has joined to helm whatever’s next for Lara Croft. Was that ever in...