Tomb Raider series

Group Description

Tomb Raider is a series of action games with platforming and puzzle-solving elements, featuring a recurrent heroine, an archaeologist named Lara Croft. Most of the games in the series involve Lara traversing complex and hazardous locations, solving environmental puzzles and using abilities such as jumping and climbing to access new areas. Lara's trademark weapons are twin pistols with unlimited ammunition; however, she can usually find other weapons and items to help her deal with enemies.

The first game in the series appeared in 1996; building upon the concept of early Prince of Persia games, it is considered one of the progenitors of 3D platformers. The game was followed by numerous sequels and additional versions for handheld and mobile systems, as well as compilations. Lara and the games' backgrounds have since been adapted into two major Hollywood movies, with Angelina Jolie as the main actress.

Awards

  • PC Player (Germany)
    • Issue 01/1998 - Babe of the Year 1997 (for Lara Croft)

Related links

  • Tomb Raider Portal - Individual sites for the UK, United States, Germany, France, Italy and Germany;
  • Lara Croft's Legacy: Moving Tomb Raider Forward - Interview with Eric Lindstrom about the series on Gamasutra (5th September 2008).
  • FansitesTrivia
    • An early console title in the series is featured in the French film Le premier jour du reste de ta vie (2008)

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    Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
    Lara Croft: Relic Run2015Android, iPad, iPhone, Windows PhoneSquare Enix, Ltd.3.00
    Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition2014PlayStation 4, Xbox OneSquare Enix, Inc.4.38
    Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris (Gold Edition)2014PlayStation 4, WindowsSquare Enix Co., Ltd.4.00
    Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris2014PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox OneSquare Enix Co., Ltd....
    Tomb Raider Collection2014WindowsEidos, Inc....
    Tomb Raider: Game of the Year Edition2014Macintosh, WindowsSquare Enix, Inc.5.00
    Tomb Raider: M590 12ga2013Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc....
    Tomb Raider (Benelux Limited Edition)2013PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix, Ltd.3.00
    Tomb Raider2013Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc.4.09
    Tomb Raider Collection2013WindowsSquare Enix, Inc....
    Tomb Raider DLC Collection2013Macintosh, WindowsFeral Interactive Ltd....
    Tomb Raider Quadrology2013WindowsSquare Enix, Inc....
    Tomb Raider (Best Buy Pre-Order Exclusive) 2013PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc....
    Tomb Raider (Collector's Edition)2013PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc....
    Tomb Raider: Outfit Pack 12013Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc....
    Tomb Raider: Outfit Pack 22013Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc....
    Tomb Raider: Complete Multiplayer Map Set2013Macintosh, WindowsEidos, Inc....
    Tomb Raider: Hitman: Absolution Weapon Pack 12013Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc....
    Tomb Raider: Hitman: Absolution Weapon Pack 22013Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc....
    Tomb Raider: Online Survival Pack2013Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc....
    Tomb Raider: Adventure Pack2013Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc....
    Tomb Raider: Tomb of the Lost Adventurer2013Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc....
    Tomb Raider: Demolition Skin2013Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc....
    Tomb Raider: Mountaineer Skin2013Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc....
    Tomb Raider: Sure-Shot Skin2013Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc....
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    Screenshot from Tomb Raider
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    Screenshot from Lara Croft: Relic Run