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[E32012] Tomb Raider “Crossroads” Debut Gameplay Trailer

June 3, 2012 / 3:14 PM

By: Will Thompson

This title was unveiled at E32011 behind closed doors at the Square Enix booth. Mostly showing some early game play and initial story elements. While the original Tomb Raider games were about exploration, and puzzle solving. This reboot of the franchise is more about survival, and delving into the human psyche of survival. Which ultimately brings the game really close to survival horror genre.

The game picks up after a plane crash on a very enigmatic island somewhere off the coast of Asia. With Lara, and her friend captured by local hostiles, it is up for her to move through traumatic, character defining situations, so that she can regroup and escape the island. On this island, forces beyond her control leave Lara little alternative but to ruthlessly fight for her life.

More info can be found at Square Enix’s Tomb Raider page.

About the author /

A gaming enthusiast since the age of 2, Will has grown up on classic game series such as The Legend of Zelda, Final Fantasy, and Mega Man. Classically trained in art and game design, he has used his design skills to question various elements in the games he plays.

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