Tomb Raider: New Game Details Unveiled

By Posted 1 May 2011, 11:02

If you’re already quite hyped up about Crystal Dynamics’ much-awaited Tomb Raider reboot, which is currently in development for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, then the chances are you’re going to be even more hyped when you hear some of the new game details that have recently been unveiled.

As you know this does mean spoilers, so if you really don’t want to know any more, stop reading now. According to a recent article by Debabrata Nath at vg247.com, Spanish magazine Hobby Consolas has recently revealed a number of details about the upcoming Tomb Raider game.

For example, the new game will in fact be a complete reboot, with the development, main story and even the game’s main character all being restarted from scratch. The new Tomb Raider’s story is said to revolve around a young Lara Croft, who will be depicted as a teenager just out of university.

Lara Croft will have a ‘Survival Instinct’ in the new Tomb Raider game. By pressing a specific button, players will be able to activate a special view that will put a different color to certain elements in the environment. Puzzles will also be more complex than in previous Tomb Raider titles.

A French magazine called Consoles has also revealed a few new details about the upcoming game, including the fact that the adventure is divided into three ‘big’ episodes: survive, rescue and escape. Lara will only be able to use the ‘Survival Instinct’ feature when standing still.

You can read more about the new Tomb Raider game via the vg247.com website. Are you hyped up about the game’s arrival?

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