Game details

Tomb Raider
Sub Genre:
3D Platformer
Release Date (US):
March 5th, 2013
Release Date (UK):
March 5th, 2013
Online Players:
Crystal Dynamics
Square Enix
M [Mature]
PSU Rank:
0 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS3:
0 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also available on PC and Xbox 360.

About Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider sees a young, inexperienced Lara Croft surviving on a mysterious Island after being shipwrecked while on an expedition.



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Tomb Raider is a fantastic addition to the Croft catalog and a fine rebirth of a classic character. With a great story, sumptuous visuals and meaty combat, this is one game you can't afford to miss out on in 2013.

We like

  • The fantastic visuals
  • Lara Croft's characterization
  • The classic Tomb Raider blend of combat, puzzles and hidden collectibles

We dislike

  • Narrative sometimes loses its punch in combat-heavy situations
  • Frequent combat sequences can get a little tiring
  • Some minor camera issues and visual glitches

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Tomb Raider News

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Tomb Raider Features

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