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About Tomb Raider

A reboot of the famous action adventure series that shares its name, Tomb Raider was first released in March 2013. A new version of the game, subtitled the Definitive Edition, is planned for release on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in January of 2014, and will include all of the various downloadable content extensions that have been released for the title on other platforms.

Reviews

Tomb Raider:...
Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition
8.5

Last year, Tomb Raider earned a rare 10/10. Is the latest version as definitive as its name suggests?
Tuesday 4 Feb 2014 3:01pm | PS4 | 24

Tomb Raider PC
Tomb Raider PC
9.6

Lara Croft returns to reboot the series. It's bold, action packed, and there are more wolves than you can shake a flaming stick at.
Tuesday 12 Mar 2013 8:00am | PC | 5

Tomb Raider
Tomb Raider
10

After creating the genre, Lara abdicated her throne to a young American upstart. Is she ready to take it back?
Tuesday 26 Feb 2013 4:00am | 360 | 42


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Videos

Fans Remaking Tomb...
Fans Remaking Tomb Raider 2 in Unreal Engine 4

Titled “The Dagger of Xian,” the project has been in development for a while now. Players can also download a demo.
Friday 1 Sep 2017 1:06pm | PC | 6

Lightning Returns Tomb...
Lightning Returns Tomb Raider DLC Available Day One

Day one DLC for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will let you dress Lightning as Tomb Raider's Lara Croft.
Thursday 6 Feb 2014 8:55am | PS3 | 360 | 4

Tomb Raider Launch...
Tomb Raider Launch Trailer

An "accolades" trailer for Tomb Raider to mark the game's availability at retail.
Wednesday 6 Mar 2013 11:11am | PS3 | 360 | PC | 7

Tomb Raider
Tomb Raider "Survivor" Trailer

The new Tomb Raider trailer showcases Lara moving from just surviving to becoming a Survivor.
Tuesday 11 Dec 2012 11:00am | PS3 | 360 | PC | 3

Tomb Raider's...
Tomb Raider's 'Crossroads' E3 Trailer

Square Enix have released the E3 2012 'Crossroads' trailer for the latest in the long-running Tomb Raider series.
Sunday 3 Jun 2012 1:27pm | PS3 | 360 | PC | 24


Previews

Tomb Raider Impressions
Tomb Raider Impressions

If there was ever a game series that needed a reboot, Tomb Raider would definitely be near the top of the list
Thursday 7 Jun 2012 10:40am | PS3 | 360 | 14


Features

Five Steps to Tackling...
Five Steps to Tackling Your Backlog

The average gamer has a backlog of 79 games… Ok, yes, I made up that statistic.But if you do have a backlog like that, here’s how to...
Monday 21 Nov 2016 3:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 40

Whatever Happened to...
Whatever Happened to Boss Battles?

Not all boss battles are terrible, but why then does one of our cherished customs seem to be less so nowadays?
Tuesday 19 Apr 2016 11:00am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS2 | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 20

Opinion: In Defence of...
Opinion: In Defence of Remasters

Remastered, remade, and re-released games are more common now than ever before, but is that a bad thing? I honestly don’t think so.
Friday 15 May 2015 11:00am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 13

Deal Watch: February...
Deal Watch: February 12th, 2014

Keen to see where you can get the best prices on the latest games, consoles, and accessories? We've got all the details.
Friday 14 Feb 2014 3:03pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii | PC | Vita | 3DS | 24

Opinion: It’s Time...
Opinion: It’s Time for the Gaming Community to Grow Up

If we as gamers want to be taken seriously by society and treated like adults, we need to grow up and act the part.
Friday 31 Jan 2014 3:01pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 25

Releasing This Month:...
Releasing This Month: January, 2014

If you held off buying Tomb Raider, hoping it would head to next-gen, January's your month. There's other stuff, too...
Monday 6 Jan 2014 2:57pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | Vita | 3DS | 19

Games of the Year: PC
Games of the Year: PC

Rumours of the PC's death as a gaming platform have been greatly exaggerated, 2013 has clearly revealed.
Thursday 2 Jan 2014 3:01pm | PC | 9

Games of the Year:...
Games of the Year: Xbox 360

2013 was a great year for fans of Microsoft's last-gen (!) machine, and we've got the evidence to prove it right here.
Wednesday 1 Jan 2014 3:01pm | 360 | 15

Games of the Year:...
Games of the Year: PlayStation 3

It's often said that the best games for a system come out at the end of the generation; is that true for the PlayStation 3?
Tuesday 31 Dec 2013 3:01pm | PS3 | 21

Videogame Crossovers...
Videogame Crossovers That Need To Happen

With so many crossover titles being kicked around, Morgan started thinking about ideas that could work that we haven't heard about.
Friday 15 Nov 2013 4:30pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 14

The World's Greatest...
The World's Greatest Videogame?

Without giving too much away, if you like Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, you might like this article.
Friday 23 Aug 2013 1:30pm | PS2 | PS3 | PC | Xbox | 13

Opinion:...
Opinion: Oversensitive? Not Sensitive Enough!

On the other hand... Hadyn responds to Reagan's article about what's legitimately offensive in gaming.
Friday 1 Mar 2013 12:35pm | PS3 | 360 | PC | 78

Opinion: Rise of the...
Opinion: Rise of the Oversensitive Gamer

Is Tiny Tina really racist? Does a zombie corpse model offend, just because it's female?
Wednesday 13 Feb 2013 3:00pm | PS2 | PS3 | 360 | Wii | Xbox | GCN | 26

Microsoft's E3 Press...
Microsoft's E3 Press Conference Live!

Check out what Microsoft had to show off in their E3 2012 Press Conference! We've got the details!
Monday 4 Jun 2012 5:00pm | 360 | PC | 24

Most Anticipated Games...
Most Anticipated Games of 2012

What are you hanging out for? What's your most anticipated game? We take a look at the games of 2012 that are exciting NZGamer readers.
Tuesday 10 Jan 2012 11:00am | PS3 | 360 | PC | Vita | 3DS | 38

We Need a Hero
We Need a Hero

And it’s gotta be soon
Thursday 11 Aug 2011 2:30pm | PS3 | 360 | PC | PSP | 3DS | 19

Microsoft Media...
Microsoft Media Briefing Impressions

E3 was kicked off by Microsoft this year; our thoughts.
Wednesday 8 Jun 2011 1:00pm | 360 | 1


Competitions

Win $1,000 of Games in...
Win $1,000 of Games in the Game of the Year Awards Thanks to Orcon

Simply by voting and having your say in the 2013 NZGamer.com Game of the Year Awards, you could win $1,000 worth of games!
Monday 23 Dec 2013 11:30am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 24

Win Tomb Raider
Win Tomb Raider

Thanks to JB Hi-Fi we've got Tomb Raider on Xbox 360 - including the Limited Edition version up for grabs!
Monday 18 Feb 2013 10:00am | 360 | 58


News

[UPDATE] Tomb Raider...
[UPDATE] Tomb Raider Film Gets First Trailer

See Alicia Vikander running, jumping, shooting arrows, and doing other Tomb Raider-y things in the first look at the upcoming film.
Wednesday 20 Sep 2017 8:56am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 8

Tomb Raider Film Shows...
Tomb Raider Film Shows Off New Image of Lara Croft

A new trailer is expected to arrive soon, but until then you can see Alicia Vikander in a new bow-wielding image.
Tuesday 12 Sep 2017 9:36am | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 10

The Weekend Chat: Fan...
The Weekend Chat: Fan Remakes

If fans could make a game with zero legal repercussion, what would you like to see them take on?
Friday 1 Sep 2017 3:50pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS2 | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | Wii | Switch | PC | Vita | PSP | 3DS | 12

Tomb Raider Film’s...
Tomb Raider Film’s Star Gets First Showing

Take a look at Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft in the upcoming movie, sporting the character’s latest outfit and equipment.
Tuesday 28 Mar 2017 9:35am | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 4

Tomb Raider’s next...
Tomb Raider’s next Game Title May Have Leaked

“Shadow of the Tomb Raider” may be the next game title, if a PowerPoint presentation snapped in the wild is to be believed.
Tuesday 1 Nov 2016 8:42am | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 3

Tomb Raider Film...
Tomb Raider Film Slated for 2018

Warner Bros. will release the film in the US on March 16, 2018. It will be a reboot, starring a Oscar-winning actor Alicia Vikander.
Friday 8 Jul 2016 8:25am | PS4 | Xbox One | PC

Alicia Vikander Cast...
Alicia Vikander Cast as Lara Croft in next Tomb Raider Film

Poised as a prequel film, the Ex Machina star has been given the role of the iconic, gun-wielding explorer.
Friday 29 Apr 2016 2:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 7

Report: Daisy Ridley...
Report: Daisy Ridley in Talks to Play Lara Croft in New Tomb Raider Film

The Star Wars: The Force Awakens star is reportedly "one of a number of actresses being considered" for the lead in the Tomb Raider film reboot.
Friday 11 Mar 2016 9:13am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 15

New Tomb Raider Film...
New Tomb Raider Film is an Origin Story with a 'Real Human' Lara Croft

The new Tomb Raider film will follow a similar form to the 2013 game, telling an origin story with a focus on a real, relateable Lara Croft.
Monday 7 Mar 2016 9:44am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 5

Rhianna Pratchett: 'We...
Rhianna Pratchett: 'We All Have to Become Better Storytellers'

At her DICE Summit talk, Tomb Raider writer Rhianna Pratchett stressed the importance of bringing writers on early.
Friday 19 Feb 2016 10:19am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 1

Camilla Luddington...
Camilla Luddington Could Star in Next Tomb Raider Film

There's no word yet on who will play Lara Croft in the next Tomb Raider film, but it could be her reboot series voice actor, Camilla Luddington.
Friday 23 Oct 2015 11:03am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 4

New Tomb Raider Reboot...
New Tomb Raider Reboot Comic Announced

Another Tomb Raider comic, set within the reboot universe, will launch in February next year, written by Mariko Tamaki and published by Dark...
Friday 9 Oct 2015 1:54pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 2

Tomb Raider:...
Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition Leads Games with Gold for September

Next month's Xbox One Games with Gold are Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition, The Deer God, Battlestations Pacific, and Crysis 3.
Wednesday 26 Aug 2015 9:17am | Xbox One | 360 | 5

Tomb Raider Reboot is...
Tomb Raider Reboot is the Best-selling Game in the Franchise

The 2013 Tomb Raider reboot has sold 8.5 million copies worldwide to date, making it the most commercially successful game in the franchise.
Tuesday 7 Apr 2015 8:36am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 4

Overlord III Teased
Overlord III Teased

In a Twitter post from developer Codemasters, an image showing the iconic helmet from the series can be seen, leading to much speculation.
Monday 23 Mar 2015 9:00am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 3

Square Enix Want to...
Square Enix Want to Know What Game You Want Them to Make

"What one game would you most want Square Enix to make in the future?" asks one of the questions on a new Square Enix player survey.
Monday 9 Mar 2015 9:51am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | Android | 18

Evan Daugherty to...
Evan Daugherty to Write New Tomb Raider Film

In the first update on the film since 2013, it's been revealed that the Tomb Raider film reboot will have Evan Daugherty on script duties.
Thursday 26 Feb 2015 2:09pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS2 | PS3 | 360 | Wii | PC | PSP | DS | Xbox | GCN | GBA | 10

Xbox Live Games with...
Xbox Live Games with Gold for March Revealed

Xbox Live Gold subscribers can get Rayman Legends, Tomb Raider, and BioShock Infinite as part of their membership next month.
Thursday 26 Feb 2015 11:16am | Xbox One | 360 | 12

PSN February Price...
PSN February Price Cuts and Vita Birthday Sale Now Live

Persona 4 Golden, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Murdered: Soul Suspect, and Tomb Raider are among the games currently on sale on PSN.
Thursday 19 Feb 2015 7:06pm | PS4 | PS3 | Vita | 5

Tomb Raider, Sleeping...
Tomb Raider, Sleeping Dogs, and More in Humble Square Enix Bundle 2

The latest Humble Bundle includes Thief, Tomb Raider, Sleeping Dogs, Murdered: Soul Suspect, Hitman: Absolution, Deus Ex: Human Revolution,...
Wednesday 18 Feb 2015 12:28pm | PC | Android | 8

Minecraft Tops PSN...
Minecraft Tops PSN Sales for 2014 Across All Three PlayStation Platforms

Minecraft performed better on the PlayStation Network store than Grand Theft Auto V, The Last of Us Remastered, Destiny, and Call of Duty.
Tuesday 20 Jan 2015 11:27am | PS4 | PS3 | Vita | 4

Xbox Launches...
Xbox Launches Countdown to 2015 Sale [Update: Day 7]

Xbox are discounting a broad range of games between now and the end of the year, with daily and weekly promotions.
Tuesday 23 Dec 2014 1:38pm | Xbox One | 360 | 12

The Last of Us Lead...
The Last of Us Lead Artist Joins Tomb Raider Studio

Nate Wells, who served as lead artist on The Last of Us, has joined Crystal Dynamics as the studio's newest art director.
Tuesday 2 Dec 2014 5:32pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 1

Tomb Raider Scribe...
Tomb Raider Scribe Rhianna Pratchett Writing Next Comic Arc

Dark Horse's Tomb Raider comic series will continue in 2015, with Rhianna Pratchett taking on sole writing duties from issue #13.
Friday 21 Nov 2014 10:54am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 6

Game Awards 2014...
Game Awards 2014 Nominees Announced

Geoff Keighley has announced the nominees for the Game Awards 2014, which will be held in Las Vegas on December 5.
Friday 21 Nov 2014 9:01am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | 11

Lara Croft Stars in...
Lara Croft Stars in This Week's Xbox Deals with Gold

This week's Xbox Live Deals with Gold cuts Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition to less than $30, among other Tomb Raider discounts.
Wednesday 19 Nov 2014 9:27am | Xbox One | 360 | 3

Tomb Raider Novel...
Tomb Raider Novel Tie-in Announced

Tomb Raider: The Ten Thousand Immortals will follow directly from last year's Tomb Raider reboot, and serve as a prelude to the new game.
Wednesday 2 Jul 2014 11:30am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 8

Steam Summer Sale 2014...
Steam Summer Sale 2014 Kicks Off [Updated: Day Ten]

This year's Steam Summer Sale, one of the biggest events of the year for price-conscious gamers, has kicked off.
Sunday 29 Jun 2014 10:04am | PC | 24

Xbox Marketplace...
Xbox Marketplace Update: 11 - 19 June, 2014

Enemy Front, Blood of the Werewolf, and more come to Xbox 360, while Gold members get big discounts on Tomb Raider and Strider for Xbox One.
Thursday 19 Jun 2014 3:54pm | Xbox One | 360 | 8

PlayStation Store...
PlayStation Store Update: 6 June, 2014

Murdered: Soul Suspect and June's Instant Game Collection games headline a massive pre-E3 PSN Store update.
Friday 6 Jun 2014 7:42pm | PS4 | PS3 | Vita | 17

New Criterion, Crystal...
New Criterion, Crystal Dynamics Games to be Revealed at E3

The studios behind Burnout and the 2013 Tomb Raider reboot will reveal new projects at E3 next week.
Thursday 5 Jun 2014 10:44am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 12

Xbox Marketplace...
Xbox Marketplace Update: 1 - 14 May

This week's bumper Xbox update sees a handful of new titles, a zombie-themed Deals with Gold promotion, and a Square Enix publisher sale.
Wednesday 14 May 2014 3:39pm | Xbox One | 360 | 1

April Instant Game...
April Instant Game Collection Titles Revealed

Mercenary Kings, Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time, Hotline Miami, PES 2014, and MotoGP 13 free for PlayStation Plus members next month.
Saturday 29 Mar 2014 2:07pm | PS4 | PS3 | Vita | 21

Thief, Tomb Raider...
Thief, Tomb Raider Heavily Discounted on Xbox and PlayStation This Weekend

Digital downloads of both Thief and Tomb Raider have been discounted on both PlayStation and Xbox consoles this weekend by up to 50%.
Saturday 29 Mar 2014 1:15pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | 9

More than 100 PS4...
More than 100 PS4 Games Announced for 2014 So Far

PlayStation Blog has released a list of all PS4 games currently announced for release this year.
Thursday 27 Mar 2014 9:08am | PS4 | 14

PlayStation Store...
PlayStation Store Update: 7 March, 2014

After numerous delays, South Park: The Stick of Truth finally reaches consoles, alongside a handful of other games.
Friday 7 Mar 2014 5:31pm | PS4 | PS3 | Vita | 14

PlayStation Plus March...
PlayStation Plus March Instant Game Collection

PlayStation Plus members will get Tomb Raider, Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition, and more at no extra cost in March.
Friday 28 Feb 2014 8:33am | PS4 | PS3 | Vita | 30

Xbox Marketplace...
Xbox Marketplace Update: January 30 - February 5, 2014

Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition, The Walking Dead: Season Two, a Grand Theft Auto sale, and more for the Xbox console family.
Wednesday 5 Feb 2014 1:25pm | Xbox One | 360 | 1

PlayStation Store...
PlayStation Store Update: 31 January, 2014

Tomb Raider gets definitive on PS4 this week, Instant Game Collection updates, and The Walking Dead comes to New Zealand.
Friday 31 Jan 2014 12:21pm | PS4 | PS3 | Vita | PSP | 15

Tomb Raider Twice as...
Tomb Raider Twice as Definitive on PlayStation 4

The old 60 fps vs. 30 fps debate returns as news breaks regarding the revised version of last year's Tomb Raider
Friday 24 Jan 2014 12:09pm | PS4 | Xbox One | 29

NZGamer.com Launch...
NZGamer.com Launch Game of the Year Awards

The awards recognize excellence in videogames across seventeen categories, and give you the chance to win $1,000 of games!
Monday 23 Dec 2013 11:00am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | 8

Square Enix Launch...
Square Enix Launch Christmas Surprise Promotion

What's in the box? Pay around $10 and you'll find out - but only once the promotion is over, a week from today.
Friday 13 Dec 2013 10:47am | PC | 9

VGX 2013 Award Winners
VGX 2013 Award Winners

With GTA V, The Last of Us, Tomb Raider, BioShock Infinite, and Super Mario 3D World, the race for Game of the Year was close. Who won?
Sunday 8 Dec 2013 3:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS2 | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | Wii | PC | Vita | PSP | 3DS | DS | iOS | Android | 15

Next-Gen Tomb Raider...
Next-Gen Tomb Raider Definitive Edition Announced

This year's Tomb Raider reboot will be coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, with improved graphics and all DLC included.
Sunday 8 Dec 2013 12:30pm | PS4 | Xbox One | 14

VGX Livestream Starts...
VGX Livestream Starts Soon

Spike's video game awards show VGX starts at 12pm today, and will feature a number of exclusive announcements and world-first trailers.
Sunday 8 Dec 2013 11:54am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | Android | 5

Xbox 360 Black Friday...
Xbox 360 Black Friday Sale

Microsoft are running a week-long sale on digital Xbox 360 games to coincide with America's Black Friday and Cyber Monday promotions.
Wednesday 27 Nov 2013 3:17pm | 360 | 8

New Tomb Raider DLC Incoming

Square Enix has announced the release of the latest Tomb Raider multiplayer DLC, Shipwrecked Map Pack.
Wednesday 8 May 2013 12:30pm | PS3 | 360 | PC | 9

PlayStation Store Update: 26 April, 2013

A fairly hefty update on the PlayStation Store this week, with a number of new releases, some re-releases, and more
Friday 26 Apr 2013 3:01pm | PS3 | Vita | PSP | 4

PlayStation Store Update: 28 March, 2013

A massive list of new releases this week, with all manner of interesting items - even retro games
Thursday 28 Mar 2013 4:47pm | PS3 | Vita | PSP | 5

PlayStation Store Update: 14 March, 2013

Metal Gear Solid HD Collection for free and more Resident Evil than you can cower in terror from.
Thursday 14 Mar 2013 11:20am | PS3 | Vita | 7

Competition Winners (Tomb Raider, February VIP)

Could you be one of the lucky winners in one of our recent competitions? Check and see if you are!
Monday 4 Mar 2013 11:00am | PS3 | 360 | 32

Square Enix Announce Gamescom Lineup

Three Final Fantasy games, Hitman, Tomb Raider, and much more in "one of the strongest showings in the company’s history"
Tuesday 31 Jul 2012 2:52pm | PS3 | 360 | PC | iOS

Tomb Raiding Lara Croft Gets a Voice

Square Enix have named the actor behind voice of Lara Croft in the upcoming Tomb Raider reboot.
Wednesday 27 Jun 2012 11:50am | PS3 | 360 | 5

Tomb Raider Delayed

Adventure game reboot pushed back to 2013, but there's a new screenshot
Tuesday 15 May 2012 9:40am | PS3 | 360 | 1

Watch the new Tomb Raider Reveal Trailer

Square Enix have unveiled the reveal trailer for the new Tomb Raider game at this years E3 Expo.
Thursday 9 Jun 2011 12:10pm | PS3 | 360 | 6

New Tomb Raider Prequel Announced

"Forget everything you knew about Tomb Raider, we are exploring things that have never been done before in this game." - Crystal Dynamics
Tuesday 7 Dec 2010 9:50am | PS3 | 360 | 10