Blog 772: Tomb Raider

Wait a minute. I reviewed Tomb Raider when I bought it off gog ages ago. How can I…? Oh, yes, of course — this isn’t Tomb Raider, it’s Tomb Raider (2013). Much as I can’t stand the existence of reboots that have the exact same names as their progenitors, they gave this one away for free, and, well, I had heard good things.

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Blog 516: Tomb Blogger 2

Incremental updates are the name of the game this time around. Well, no, I tell a lie (and we all know that RDZ tells no lies) — the name of the game is Tomb Raider II. It stars Lara Croft, apparently. Perhaps you’ve heard of her?

As soon as I finished Tomb Raider, I made my move to immediately continue through the series…

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Blog 515: Tomb Blogger

I didn’t have too good a time with Tomb Raider: Angel of Darkness (can’t find my words; they are buried somewhere on the old Myspace blog), but tweaked my impulse-buying circuits at the weekend — and so I splurged on Tomb Raiders 1, 2 and 3 (because $3.99 is such a splurge). I think I’ve been told that each one of them is the “best” by various sources, but the same thing happened with every single Simple Minds album except Reel to Real Cacophony (which is very clearly their finest) so people can’t really be trusted.

Anyway, let us start at the very beginning. The year is 1996…

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