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New Tomb Raider trailer focuses on ‘survival combat’

By Shan S Feb 21 2013 add comment

In the latest video for the Guide to Survival series, Lara Croft shows off her expanding arsenal of weapons as she fights her way through the island and continues to explore places where she find important items needed to survive. Never-seen-before terrain are revealed in the trailer, including a rocky cliff with water running down where Lara can climb, a destroyed coastline and a snow-capped cliff. Lara must also observe the environment for strategically-placed items such as explosive barrels […]

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Latest Tomb Raider ‘Guide to Survival’ video highlights fast travel and map exploration

By Shan S Feb 7 2013 add comment

Square Enix has uploaded a new episode for the ‘Guide to Survival’ video series to introduce important gameplay elements for the upcoming Tomb Raider reboot. Similar to the Assassin’s Creed 3’s Homestead interface, Lara will be able to use fast travel to explored locations from the Basecamp for easier navigation. The ‘gear gating’ system requires players to acquire the suitable tools to unlock inaccessible places and allows players to uncover the island’s mysteries when they return to that same area.
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Tomb Raider prepares for release with ‘Guide to Survival’ video series
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Tomb Raider prepares for release with ‘Guide to Survival’ video series

By Shan S Dec 18 2012 add comment

This first episode introduces the Basecamp System as well as Lara Croft’s survival instincts for the upcoming Tomb Raider reboot and the approach looks similar to Batman: Arkham City. Just like Batman, players can upgrade Lara’s skills when she gains points from doing various actions such as exploring. Lara’s ‘survival instinct’ works like Batman’s ‘detective mode’ where objects that are useful in puzzle solving are highlighted. The video also shows off the importance of three elements (fire, water and wind) […]