After a brutal storm destroys the boat she was travelling on, a frightened young woman is left washed ashore on an unknown beach. On her own but not alone she has only one goal, to survive. Here begins the first adventure for a young and inexperienced Lara Croft in a story which charts the journey of an ordinary woman who finds out just how far she must go in order to stay alive.
Reboots can be risky. On one hand, you run the risk of alienating long-time fans of the original franchise by changing it too much, only to appeal to a larger audience. However, if you don't change the game enough, you're left with the same crowd who enjoyed the previous games, but also criticized it for the lack of innovation. Luckily, Tomb Raider does everything right. It changes up the gameplay to fit in with the current gen shooters, which will please naysayers of the original games, but still retains the Croft DNA to keep Raider fans at bay. It's amazing to see just how much the Tomb Raider franchise has matured with this latest origin story, even though our lovely protagonist has gotten younger. Tomb Raider focuses on a young Lara -- one who isn't... Read Review