“But can it run Crysis?” is probably the longest running graphic joke in the business, because that particular franchise is very well known for delivering some of the most cutting edge visuals, even by today’s standards. Modern day games have really caught up however, and there are now some equally, if not even more gorgeous titles making the rounds. Which specific title made the most eyes bleed from sheer graphic bliss in 2015 though?
The Xbox enjoyed a stellar year of first-party exclusives and support from Microsoft, delivering some quality titles along the way. Which one stood tall in the crowd of winners?
Rise of the Tomb Raider dipped back into the paranormal well last month, but it looks like Lara isn’t out of the woods just yet. Because for her first batch of DLC, Lara Croft will be tackling some pure nightmare fuel based on some old Slavic folklore. Here’s the Baba Yaga debut trailer that was shown at the Game Awards pre-show.
A timed exclusive on the Xbox 360 and Xbox One, Rise of The Tomb Raider can only make so many sales right now. Those numbers will most likely increase next year when the game hits the PlayStation 4, but those are the facts Jack. Still! Rise of the Tomb Raider has had what appears to be a very solid launch so far. A launch, that Square Enix is very happy with it seems.
Tomb Raider has been around for many years, but Lara Croft has changed in many ways in that time. Here is a history of the franchise.
Are games blindly aiming for 1080p hurting the overall experince. Maybe not, but it seems to be the case with Rise of the Tomb Raider on Xbox One.
There’s an incredibly strong push for games to adopt open-world appraoches to their experinces, but this often doesn’t mean that the game will immedaitely be better. Rise of the Tomb Raider acts as a perfect lesson about pacing versus freedom.
Lara Croft’s latest adventure is easily the best the series has ever mustered in it’s long chequred history, and a defining moment in the future of where Crystal Dynamic seeks to take the videogame icon. It’s an almost perfect sequel.
Rise of The Tomb Raider properly sets up Lara Croft in her signature role of an action archaelogist. But that sequel almost had a different name entirely and was for a good while known as Tomb Raider: Ascension.
We’ve been playing through Rise of the Tomb Raider – here’s what we can share about Lara’s latest adventure so far. Deers beware.
Lara is all alone in the wolderness and will have to use everything she’s learnt to survive while exploring lost tombs. Here’s how her equipment will determine what type of game you play.
Just can’t wait to see how Lara gets herself in all sorts of trouble raiding tombs? Check out an extended look at the beginning of Rise of the Tomb Raider right here,