Rise of the Tomb Raider trailer shows off hot grappling hook action

Also: tomb exploding

Lara Croft probably has some sort of death wish. Mountain climbing can be good exercise and recreation, but I don’t think anybody in her right mind would swing from a grappling hook, launch 30 feet, then catch on a vertical rock face with an ice ax. That’s just not safe.

The new trailer for Rise of the Tomb Raider shows just that, along with some more daredevil acrobatics, death-defying falls, a burning building escape, and my personal favorite: using explosive arrows to open a door. As far as archaeological protocols go, I think that one is nonstandard.

Darren Nakamura
Darren is a scientist during the day. He has been a Destructoid community member since 2006, joining the front page as a contributor in 2011. While he enjoys shooters, RPGs, platformers, strategy, and rhythm games, he takes particular interest in independent games. He produced the Zero Cool Podcast for about four years, and he plays board games quite a bit when he can find willing companions.