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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...