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Tomb Raider domains

Square Enix might have two Tomb Raider games at E3


Publisher registers two new domains this weekend
Jun 08
Square Enix registered a pair of web domains related to Tomb Raider just days prior to E3. Thanks to the wizardry of the internet, we now know the publisher has staked claims to both riseofthetombraider.com and... read
Deals

Thief, Tomb Raider, and more half price on Xbox Live


Deals for Xbox 360 and Xbox One
Mar 25
Xbox One deals straight from the console's digital marketplace itself are a welcome sight indeed. This week's Xbox Live sales are available to Xbox 360 and Xbox One owners alike from March 28 - 30: Thief (50 percent off), Tom... read
Tomb Raider sales

Post PS4, Xbox One release, Tomb Raider sales crossing 6M


5-6 million was the first month expectation -- it's taken a year
Mar 06
The Tomb Raider reboot had series high day one and month one sales, according to studio head Darrell Gallagher. Despite this, Tomb Raider's estimated 3.4 million first month sales were deemed a "slow start" by Square Enix, wh... read
Definitive version, not so definitively priced
Tomb Raider had a rather interesting development cycle. It went from pure hype, to "this looks like an Uncharted clone," to controversy, and back to hype. But all of that dev drama aside, when the game actually came... read feature

Tomb Raider

The next-gen tech behind Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition


See what's new
Jan 21
We saw the comparison video, now developer Crystal Dynamics shows us exactly what went down to making Tomb Raider all next-gen-y. Lara looks more lifelike than ever, especially with her facial expressions as her face was re-... read
Tom Raider

The Tomb Raider reboot is finally profitable


Square Enix initially expected to sell 5-6 million units
Jan 17
Last year's Tomb Raider reboot has finally reached the land of profitability, despite initially failing to meet the sales targets set by publisher Square Enix. In an interview with Eurogamer, executive producer Scott Amos rev... read
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Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition comparison video


With blow-by-blow commentary from my wife
Jan 14
Our friends over at IGN just posted a video comparing Tomb Raider to Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition, along with an interview with with developer Scot Amos. It's a nice interview, but it's a lot of preaching to the... read

Tomb Raider fan film captures the brutality perfectly


A 20-minute film well worth your time
Dec 25
Lots of fan films are great, but this Tomb Raider is above and beyond the average homage you'd normally see. The team at CanCinema did an amazing job, and it captures the brutality that the new Tomb Raider brought to the series. read
Mobile deals!

Square Enix and Sega serving up some festive mobile deals


Sonic and Final Fantasy on the go and on the cheap
Dec 22
Hopping on the old St. Nick bandwagon, both Square Enix and Sega are sharing the holiday spirit with sales on some of their mobile games for iOS and Android platforms.  Highlights from the house that Final Fantasy built ... read

Up to 50% off from the Square Enix Online Store


Save through January 5, 2014
Dec 20
Square Enix's online store is offering up to 50% on select games. You have from today to January 5, 2014 to save, and while supplies last. Here's some of the more desirable deals Army Corps of Hell -- $14.99 Hitman: Absoluti... read
Tomb Raider iOS

Tomb Raider on iOS is great, but you'll want a controller


Pretty much unplayable with touch controls
Dec 18
In case you haven't heard, the original Tomb Raider is available on iOS for a buck. I was trying it out yesterday, and I have to say, so long as you're using a controller option, the game works like a charm. The only han... read
Tomb Raider iOS

Play the original Tomb Raider on iOS for $0.99


Because why not
Dec 17
Square Enix just released the original Tomb Raider for iOS, and it's just $0.99. The old Tomb Raider games were really good, so it's tempting to grab this for this cheap. It comes with the extra chapters from the 1998 re-rele... read
Tomb Raider trailer

New trailer shows off Definitive Edition of Tomb Raider


Raid tombs on the next-gen consoles
Dec 09
During VGX Square Enix unveiled a trailer showing the pretty graphics from the upcoming Definitive Edition of Tomb Raider for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. It looks really pretty, but it looks almost exactly like the origi... read
Tomb Raider announcement

Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition coming to PS4, Xbox One


'Fully re-built' for next gen consoles
Dec 07
Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition is coming to PS4 and Xbox One on January 28, 2014. The Definitive Edition has been "custom built" for the next gen consoles and includes all of the original DLC, digital versions of the Dark Ho... read

John Carmack, Fulgore, Crash Bandicoot, and Tomb Raider 2


The DTOID Show discusses hot topics from 1996
Nov 22
[Note: YouTube's still processing the trimmed video. The show actually starts at the 20:10 mark] Hey everybody! If you missed it, Spencer and I went live earlier this afternoon with a very low-key, laid back episode of The D... read
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Next Tomb Raider is Lara's next chapter of development


The story continues
Nov 21
Brian Horton, the Senior Art Director at Crystal Dynamics, is really excited that the next Tomb Raider has been announced so he can talk about it. Horton explained the direction of the sequel's story, saying that "The Tomb Ra... read
Tom Raider

Tomb Raider sequel to be revealed at VGX?


Square Enix admits 'it's hard to keep a secret'
Nov 20
Despite apparently "failing" in its publisher's eyes, it's no surprise that there's another Tomb Raider game on the way and we might see the first trailer at VGX. A Square Enix rep has told IGN that fans should "keep an eye o... read
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Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition listed for next gen


Yeah, I'd play it again
Nov 18
On Amazon's Italian site, there is a PlayStation 4 listing for something called Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition that's said to be releasing on January 24 for €59.99. According to the description, this re-release includes... read

Tomb Raider comes to Mac later this year


Which means soon
Oct 09
While we're a bit light on details, we do know that Feral Interactive are bringing Crystal Dynamics' Tomb Raider to Mac later this year. They say to expect a mini-site soon for the game, which likely means that they're almost done with it.  I assume this trailer is Mac footage. read
Jimquisition happens every Monday!
This week, Jim loads his gun and shoots holes in the argument that certain games suffer from ludonarrative dissonance, just because they're violent. Because really, people, that's not even what ludonarrative dissonance is! If you're gonna use big words to sound smart, use 'em correctly ... guttersnipes. read feature

Everquest Next, Arkham Multiplayer & Xbox GPU Upgrade


The Destructoid Show sleeps through its alarm sometimes
Aug 02
Hey everybody! I'm wearing a really stupid shirt, it must be Friday! Suddenly, there are two new Everquest Next games on the horizon, and they look really cool. Quakecon is happening right now, and there's some Bethesda news... read
Square Enix news

Square Enix not giving up on AAA PC and console games


But will be expanding more into mobile, tablet and online titles
Aug 02
Square Enix has been a bit of a Negative Nancy this year, specifically when it's come to sales. Although it shifted quite a few copies of Sleeping Dogs, Hitman Absolution, and Tomb Raider, as well as garnering quite a bit of ... read
Tomb Raider sequel

Square Enix confirms next-gen Tomb Raider is in the works


Because of course there is!
Aug 01
A next-gen sequel to Tomb Raider is "well into development," Square Enix CEO for the Americas and Europe Phil Rogers confirmed today. The announcement follows word that writer Gail Simone is working with Dark Horse Comic... read
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Upcoming Tomb Raider comic to 'lead directly' into sequel


The story continues next year
Jul 23
Having only recently finished up my first and only Lara Croft adventure outside of Guardian of Light, it was heartbreaking to remember that at 3.4 million copies sold as of March, Tomb Raider didn't live up to publisher Squar... read

Lara Croft has the worst luck ever


So many more ways for her to die
Jul 08
The new Tomb Raider was pretty great. It also had so many ways Lara Croft could die, in a ton of gruesome scenes. Now imagine all the other ways Lara could be killed with this imaginative downloadable content detailed by Animation Domination High-Def. read
Art Books

Dark Horse is tackling Final Fantasy, Halo, Tomb Raider


Lots of news planned for San Diego Comic Con
Jul 08
You're likely familiar with Dark Horse's recent Hyrule Historia book, which did amazingly well for the company. At Anime Expo, however, it was all about their upcoming Yoshitaka Amano box set, The Sky, featuring three volumes... read
Bioshock Infinite sale

The final day of the Xbox Live game sale is a good one


Day 4 closes out the Ultimate Game Sale
Jul 05
There's tons of great deals today for the Xbox Live "Ultimate Game Sale," including Bioshock Infinite for $39.99, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance for $29.99, XCOM: Enemy Unknown for $19.99, and Tomb Raider for $19.99. Infinite... read
PSN E3 Sale!

Massive sale on PSN keeps good times rolling for Sony


More hot deals than can shake a PS Move controller at
Jun 11
Sony came out of their E3 press conference smelling like roses. Capitalizing on the miscues of their competitors, the platform-holder seems poised for a resurgence this winter with the PlayStation 4. In the meantime, Jack Tre... read
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Sold: Green Man Gaming has Tomb Raider for $13.60


Redeemable on Steam
May 24
When a well-received big-budget game falls below that magical $20 price point, I'm in. Green Man Gaming has an excellent deal on Tomb Raider which drops the PC version from $49.99 all the way down to $16.99. And with the promo code GMG20-LLASD-D8WBQ, it's $13.60. Yes, that is ridiculous! Act sooner than later, as the deal is good through the rest of the day. read
Jimquisition happens every Monday!
A common argument in the ongoing debate over gender and videogames is that women and men both are equally objectified. Is that really true? As always, Emperor God King Jim Sterling puts His holy foot down and delivers wisdom true to the masses. He totally isn't smug about it, either! read feature

Tomb Raider PC patch

Tomb Raider PC patch brings fixes, GPU performance


NVIDIA crash issues are still being investigated
Apr 19
The PC version of Tomb Raider has been patched recently, resolving an issue with a basecamp UI glitch, and bringing in some appreciated GPU performance improvements. Eidos states that if you just want to test this patch, ther... read
Lara in a jacket!

Three Tomb Raider DLC costumes have leaked


You too can buy exciting oufits such as 'Jacket Lara'
Apr 16
When Crystal Dynamics said they weren't going to support the new Tomb Raider with "expansions," gamers let out a sigh of relief -- for once, feeling like they bought a complete game at launch. But that doesn't mean some form ... read






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