It has been two years since Lara Croft’s final online game getaway – developer Eidos-Montréal’s grim trilogy capper Shadow of the Tomb Raider – and now Sq. Enix lastly teases Lara’s lengthy overdue return within the type of Tomb Raider Reloaded subsequent yr. Nevertheless, chances are you’ll wish to ease your expectations immediately as it is a free cell sport.
Sq. shared its announcement messages for Tomb Raider Reloaded on twitter tonight, however supplied little further info on his new “Motion Arcade” venture, other than the truth that it was the work of developer Emerald Metropolis Video games (most lately answerable for the free gimmick GI Joe: Battle on Cobra) and the London cell Sq. Enix staff.
Nevertheless, those that are determined for extra element have the choice to dissect the 40-second teaser trailer that accompanies the announcement, which options dramatic slow-motion of some threatening enemies – together with a wolf, stone monster, big spider, and T. rex – earlier than they sat down on Lara, the weapons blazed.
Sadly, it does not shed any further mild on Lara’s newest journey from a gameplay standpoint, however we get a superb take a look at the chosen artwork fashion – which I am going to name “probably divisive” – and depart it at that.
Subsequent yr will after all be the 25th anniversary of the Tomb Raider collection – Lara’s debut foray, developed by British studio Core Design and launched in 1996 hopeful As we speak’s Tomb Raider Reloaded information is simply the beginning of Sq. Enix’s birthday celebration for one of many online game’s most iconic characters. Fingers crossed.