It's finally here; Tomb Raider is out now! After many years of blood, sweat, tears and long hours slaving over hot computers, Crystal Dynamics and Square Enix are proud to present to you with a heroine reborn. With contributions from a long list of top talent including Rhianna Pratchett, Jason Graves, and Camilla Luddington, it's safe to say that this is the Tomb Raider game you've been waiting for. Lara is back!
But don't just take our word for it, here's what the press have been saying:
“The truth here is that this game is a finely crafted reboot, one that ensures that Lara Croft herself won’t become a relic of the past.” - Kotaku
“With a well written cast of characters, mightily impressive production techniques, sumptuous visuals, tight platforming and surprisingly enjoyable combat, Tomb Raider is most definitely a release to be treasured - 5/5.” - Digital Spy
It appears Lara’s latest is her most impressive leap in years. Welcome back, Ms. Croft.” - Yahoo!
“This isn’t Lara Croft appearing in a slightly different game. This is the start of something big. A new era in the Tomb Raider franchise, and it’s one that will recapture those that it has left behind - 9/10.” - Spong
"Tomb Raider is a fantastic game and an excellent origin story for one of gaming’s original treasure seekers - 4.5/5.” - GamesRadar
"Crystal Dynamics has nailed a pitch-perfect new vision for one of gaming’s most recognizable characters, and revitalizes her for what I hope will be many more instalments. Whether or not you’ve embraced the previous games that went by this moniker, this is the time to take another look at Lara Croft - 9.25.” - GameInformer
So what are you waiting for? If you haven't got your copy yet, run to your local game retailer and grab it on your choice of PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360. And for those PC lovers among you, there's no need to do any running - that's Lara's job - you can get it on Steam now.
But your loving relationship with Tomb Raider doesn't have to end there - oh no! The Tomb Raider Store recently opened its digital doors to offer Lara Croft fans a bucket-load of goodies to choose from.
Also why not download the Final Hours of Tomb Raider App for a unique behind the scenes perspective from Geoff Keighley. The Final Hours of Tomb Raider app is available on iTunes and the Amazon App Store and comes packed with exclusive concept art, videos, photos, and interactive experiences.
Got your copy yet? Tell us what you think in the comments below and don't forget to join me online for some multiplayer.