‘Tomb Raider’ survival guide: Episode #1

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In preparation for the March release of Tomb Raider, Crystal Dynamics has started a new web series focused on revealing new features about the upcoming reboot as well as tips on how to utilize them and overcome the hazards of the island on which Lara Croft is trapped. You can check out the NSFW video below.

Each episode of the series will focus on a new piece of the game. This inaugural episode gives a bit of insight into weapons, a Detective Mode-style Instinct, and a very brief glimpse at the skill system the game will employ. The next episode, presumably due sometime in the next week, will give us a taste of traversal.  Tomb Raider is a reboot of the classic platforming franchise that de-sexualizes the heroine and puts her in a mature, gory survival adventure with some Uncharted-inspired elements. After a couple of delays, the game is planned for a March 5 release date.

I couldn’t be more excited for Tomb Raider. My copy is already preordered and paid off, and March cannot come soon enough. Geek out with me in the comments, or discuss this new direction for the series in our forums!

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Chris has been writing about the industry in some capacity for over 5 years, and loves doing it. When he's not enjoying the latest novelty indie game, he can be found watching movies or telling lame jokes. PSN: SheriffSheridan, Steam: cmichaelsheridan