Tomb Raider: Anniversary gjenskaper Lara Crofts opprinnelige og sjangerdefinerende eventyr – et tredjepersons actioneventyr som finner sted over hele verden på jakt etter den legendariske Scion-relikvien.
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"The ultimate and original Tomb Raider experience. The exploration and discovery is great here and how the creator intended the series to be played."
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Tomb Raider: Anniversary gjenskaper Lara Crofts opprinnelige og sjangerdefinerende eventyr – et tredjepersons actioneventyr som finner sted over hele verden på jakt etter den legendariske Scion-relikvien. Ved hjelp av en forbedret versjon av spillmotoren i Tomb Raider: Legend har grafikken, teknologien og fysikken i Laras eventyr og jakten på den mystiske relikvien kalt Scion blitt oppdatert til dagens moderne teknologistandarder, og spillerne får en helt ny spillopplevelse. Anniversary er en oppussing av originalspillet, og det fører til en dynamisk og raskere Lara Croft, enorme miljøer med enestående visuelle effekter, intense kamper og kjapp spillhastighet samt en forbedret og tydeligere historie.
  • Klassisk oppdagelsesreise – Den tapte byen Atlantis og de forhistoriske, egyptiske pyramidene gir mange muligheter for oppdagelser: utforsk alle skjulte sprekker og takle umulige høyder, reis til uvanlige og uoppdagede landområder og løs deres største og mørkeste mysterier, åpne dører til nye kongeriker, oppnå store bonuser og avslør hemmeligheter i Laras fortid.
  • Akrobatisk pistolkamp – Hopp rundt de angripende fiendene på en elegant måte mens du utløser et kuleregn fra de berømte dobbeltpistolene dine.
  • Dødelige rovdyr – I villmarken venter det en rekke farlige rovdyr – fra flaggermus til ulver og bjørner – som er klare til å forsvare territoriene sine mot menneskelig inntrengning. Ny og forbedret kunstig intelligens betyr at alle fiendene har et mer variert oppførselssett, noe som gir flere kamputfordringer for spilleren.
  • Overnaturlige elementer brukes av og til for å gi verdenen et mystisk tilsnitt, samtidig som det jordnære grunnlaget for verdenen beholdes slik det er. Den utrolige Tyrannosaurus Rex og de interessante Atlantis-kentaurene bidrar til å gjøre den fengslende og mystiske verdenen i Tomb Raider enda mer spennende.
  • Miljø med dødsforakt – Hopp over store kløfter, heng fra klippekanter og svøm gjennom underjordiske vannkanaler.
  • Løs de djevelske mysteriene fra fortiden, og forsøk å løse de arkitektoniske gåtene til de briljante byggmesterne fra tidligere tider slik at hemmelighetene deres kommer for en dag. Vær oppmerksom på at de ikke setter særlig pris på innblanding, og derfor er fiaskoens pris høy å betale.

    Systemkrav

      Minimum: Microsoft Windows Vista, 2000 eller XP, Pentium 3 1,4 GHz eller Athlon XP 1500+, 4 GB ledig plass, 100 % DirectX 9.0c-kompatibelt 3D-akseleratorkort på 64 MB med TnL (GeForce 3TI-/Radeon 9-serien), 512 MB RAM (Windows Vista) eller 256 MB RAM (Windows 2000/XP), Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Vista-kompatibelt lydkort (100 % DirectX 9.0c-kompatibelt), 100 % Windows 2000/XP/Vista-kompatibel mus og tastatur
      Anbefalt: Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, Pentium 4 3,0 GHz eller Athlon 64 3000+, Microsoft Windows XP/Vista-kompatibelt lydkort (100 % DirectX 9.0c-kompatibelt), 1 GB RAM, 100 % DirectX 9.0c-kompatibelt 3D-akseleratorkort på 64 MB med Pixel Shader 2.0 (GeForce 6000-serien/Radeon X-serien)
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    Publisert: 28. oktober, 2014
    Introduction: Tomb Raider Anniversary is a love letter to the fans of the original game who for many years saw a decline is the quality of titles being released for the franchise being developed by it's creators CORE. This is the second title developed by Crystal Dynamics, who were given the task to return the series to it's once respected and celebrated roots atop the action adventure genre and they not only accepted this great challenge but, as we all now know have continued to exceed gamers expectations as to what's to come from our most eye pleasing raider of tombs. If you truly wish to see exactly how the series progressed to what is now considered by many as the only franchise able to challenge and possibly best the Unchartered series as reigning action adventure royalty, Tomb Raider Anniversay although the second title released by Crystal Dynamics is where the evolution of their titles truly began.

    Overview: Tomb Raider Anniversary is a remake of the original classic game released on the Sega Saturn, Sony Playstation and PC. Now many years after the originals release, it not only began to show it's age but, seem more like the grandmother of gaming instead of it's symbol of female stregnth, resolve and sexuality. Crystal Dynamics has returned our once royalty of the action adventure gaming scene to her original glory by completely overhauling the graphics and gameplay for the modern age. They have successfully retained the gameplay elements of the original all while enabling the player with a more fluid and responsive control scheme for combat and navigation.

    Gameplay: The gameplay of Tomb Raider Anniversay is a blend of the previous entries with a more modernized execution. Gone are the tank like controls of the original which are now replaced with a scheme more suitable for a three dimensional space. The player will now be able to comfortably navigate our protagonost Lara through her adventures with a fair amount of ease and grace. Traversing areas overall feels much more natural than before as you perform platform jumps and general movements (combat etc.) throughout each level. With that being said, there are some areas which you will encounter less fluidity such as the under water sections which, in comparison to her ground level areas seem much less intuitive and a less than perfect camera that can at times make the journey a bit frustrating yet, even with it's flaws won't ruin the experience.

    The puzzle aspect of the gameplay is kept fully intact retaning the original elements that many considered the series stregnth and are executed on a much more professional scale than the 1996 release. With the change to a more intuitive control scheme comes less headaches when trying to place objects in their necessary positions along with a free camera which will assist you in getting a better look at the challenge at hand. The puzzles are of increasing difficulty and can at times seem like a daunting affair which only heightens the experience. As you solve the puzzles, you will marvel at the the genius displayed by the develpers and see why this game is considered such a figurehead in the industry. It's this very element that Tomb Raider Anniversary displays time and time again throughout your adventure that makes it easily understandable once again why Lara Croft and the Tomb Raider Series are considered one of the most influential games created.

    Graphics: Crystal Dynamics has done a fantastic job at bringing the original Tomb Raider into the modern gaming age. The entire world that you may or may not remember from 1996 has been painstakingly recreated with surprisingly beautiful results. Although anniversary saw it's initial pc release in 2006 the graphics are still something to behold. The indoor environments specifically can at times leave you in awe and shock that this was now released nearly ten years ago. Developed on a modified Legend engine which was first seen in the 2005 release Tomb Raider Legend, Crystal Dynamics have displayed their knowledge gained and applied it masterfully within their newly crafted world.

    There are a variety of features found in the graphics options to suit the pc gamers taste and configurations. From resolutions of up to 1080p, multiple aspects ratios and an assortment of graphics features such as anisotrpic filtering, multiple AA, shadows etc., Tomb Raider fans can rejoice that their title will remain relevant and playable for years to come. The only feature lacking which, oddly enough was found in Crystal Dynamics initial title Tomb Raider: Legend released in 2005 is an option to turn on high end graphics effects. Why they chose to limit the options available are beyond me but, regardless even without these, it still remains a beautifully constructed world.

    Sound: Within the first few seconds of launching anniversary, you will be welcomed back by the easily recognized soundtrack of the original remastered. For gamers who had the privilage of playing the original 1996 title, this will immediately send a chill down your spine and emit feelings of generations past. I immediately felt like a child again upon hearing the woodwind instrument solo echoing during the intro and it set the stage for an incredible adventure to come. The sountrack found within anniversary is perfectly suited to eash sequence at any gven time during your adventure and a stregnth at every turn. The sound effects serve their intended purpose and are general standard fair. The only sounds a bit lacking are during gun fire which, show their age in comarison to more current titles. They simply lack an ability to give the player a sense of power while weilding the many firearms found in game.

    Story: In Tomb Raider Anniversary you play as the protagonist Lara Croft, an archeologist and adventurer whos beauty and athletic grace is matched by her intellectual abilities which, serve her well whilst traversing the many dangerous ruins found across the world. The story takes a back seat to the gameplay aspects but, serves the game well. It establishes a sense of purpose and creates a nice sense of pacing to ensure you continue further into your adventure without feeling forced. Simply put, the gameplay is just as much of the story as any dialogue found within it as any true action adventure game should be. Balanced and not overbearing, it exists and knows it's role at all times.

    Replay Value: The replay value of anniversay is all dependant of the player. There are many hidden artifacts to discover if you wish to let your inner completionist enjoy a bit of obsessive compulsiveness during your adventure. There's quite a bit to discover along the way and overall it's a fairly legnthly adventure. That being said, like any action adventure title, there are some that will get more out of it than others and that all depends on what you're looking to achieve within the game. Although there is a seperate standalone mini-adventure that extends the content, what it adds isn't really geared towards the standard player and the gameplay found within it is mostly puzzle based. So overall the replay value found here is moderate but, most definitely worth the asking price.

    Final Review Score: 8.1/10 After being passed the torch, Crystal Dynamics successfully resurrected a franchise that was quickly being destroyed by it's creators CORE. In Tomb Raider Anniversary, Crystal Dynamics re-established the series as a viable contender for the action adventure crown and have done so since this 2006 release time and time again. Although Tomb Raider Anniversay isn't the incredibly polished title the most recently released Tomb Raider (2013) reboot was, it is very much so a classic example of how a remake can be achieved successfully without alienating it's fan base. If you're a fan of the action adventure genre, Tomb Raider Anniversary absolutely deserves a place in your library.
     
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    Basically the original Tomb Raider, except with controls and graphics that are more friendly with computer users. Tomb Raider is amazing if you like puzzles and puzzling boss fights.
     
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    I remember playing this game when i was only just a boy on the Playstation 1 and the game was amazing, i was worried about the Anniversary game because most remakes of classics are pretty awful, but i suppose i should start eating my own foot because this game still is that amazing classic game.

    If you played the Playstation 1 version, then this is EXACTLY the same but with better graphics and more flexible control. Tomb Raider at its best!
     
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    Another great installment of the Tomb Raider series. This is an awesome remake of the first game from 1996 (The name itself explains that),most of the original stuff is included but with way more advanced graphics and systems. The story itself is original,never seen before and a must play! Some puzzles and parts may be frustrating but after you solve them you feel a great amount of happiness and relief. 10/10 would play again after 7 years of the release
     
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    Quitensential Tomb Raider and how a remake (not really a remake more an update) of a classic should be done (now we just need that Final Fantasy 7 one). Greatly visually updated (even looks pretty great now), tight controls, intelligent puzzles and platforming (the type that makes you feel smart when you figure it out and progress / find that relic).

    The game offers that same great sense of adventure, puzzling and challenge mixed in with mild combat and treasure finding as any great Tomb Raider-eqse game should.

    NOTE:
    It is pad native and works great but not screen native (shows the keyboard keys instead of the xbox buttons) but it's easy to figure out what is what unlike in say FF7 where it's consistently a nightmare.
     
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    A faithful recreation of the original Tomb Raider game, but has a few gameplay issues, ranging from artificial gameplay lengthening to confusing map layout, and forced checkpoints (but with a manual save feature?)

    Platforming is generally more solid than Underworld, with less "♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥" moments, but the game is still very easy. Dying gives you all your HP back, so why even bother with medkits?

    I still enjoyed it despite my gripes, but keep a walkthrough handy, or you'll find yourself frustrated, A LOT.
     
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    Hard to recommend. It's very similar to the original game with a few things tweaked or added. Still has a decent sound track and some tense platforming. Controls are sooooo much smoother than the older games. Overall its enjoyable but its still kinda buggy. Huge no-no for a platforming game. There are a few spots where you will die because she decided she can't grab a ledge until the 5th time. Save somehow got corrupted lost all my progress and all my unlocked stuff, since it lacks steam cloud it officially screwed me over. Needs some more polish and man I wish it had cloud support.
     
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    let's return to back & Have Adventure Just like old times...
     
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    I need to start with the the bad first, because while not changing the fact that I definitely recommend this game, I feel it really needs to be stated.

    The bad aspects of this game really come down to one thing: it makes too many assumptions on what you are trying to do VS what you should do.

    Let me explain.

    The bad

    You can say what you want about the original, requiring quite a bit of precision with its blocky walls and ledges, where most of the moving around was made by jumping and grabbing ledges that where always facing each other. But it was clear when and where to jump to and from. The game knew what it did, and didn't make any assumptions of any kind on what you were trying to do. When you died, it was entirely your fault and your fault only.

    The Anniversary edition has gone beyond that and allows you to grab onto a ledge while jumping from another perpendicular ledge. While this is welcome and freshens up the game feel most of the time, it gets tiring when the game does not agree on your trajectory and lets Lara fall off to her doom without having her trying to grab said ledge. Next time, you try an identical jump and surprisingly the game now agrees to it.

    This is but an example. Overall, what happens is that the game does not allow you to do things it is not expecting. The most infuriating aspect of this is when the game decides wrongfully what is allowed and what isn't.

    You can reach that pole from where you stand? Lara won't grab it because you are expected to pull that cage over there to be able to reach that ledge over there that will in turn allow you to grab the pole.

    This leads to some really cringe-worthy moments were you will fail sequentially until the game finally decides to let you do what you actually are trying to do.

    Finally, and this is more of a detail, but still thought I'd mention it.

    Remember that animation in the original, when Lara lands on her feet and hands when she falls off a high platform? That is an animation that tells you "this is as high I can fall from" and you're like, "phew, that was close". You could really feel that fall through Lara.

    In Anniversary, Lara falls off, lands on her two feet like nothing happened physically, still yells and loses some health, but that animation is not there anymore. Tough falls do not feel like tough falls (except those you die in). Too bad.

    The good

    All of this being said, this remake of the first Tomb Raider is everything a remake ought to be: it freshens up the original with new ideas and does not try too hard to be like its predecessor.

    New graphics (2007-wise, but still look good in early 2015) and environments. If the sensation of vastness was there in the original, Anniversary builds on top of that and adds a more detailed architecture that improves that sensation of vastness.

    New controls that use the gamepad perfectly (don't know about keyboard, playing with a xbox 360 controller).

    New combat system that works way better than the original's jumping around. You still jump around here, it is just more dynamic overall. Even though combat is not frequent, there are enough to break the slow going pace of the puzzle solving. Also, boss fights! That means you have to find that specific thing to do to beat them.

    New cutscenes, cinematics and new voice acting. Some cutscenes have QTEs, but this remains very rare and anecdotal and does not add much to the game except giving you the impression of control when Lara does some badass stuff on screen.

    Collectibles that will have you rummage through the levels if you want to get all of them. These unlock rewards such as new costumes, artworks, developer commentaries, etc. There is also a time trial mode in which you must complete a level in one go, without checkpoints or anything: you fail, you restart entirely.

    Some of the old puzzles have been replaced by new ones, but old ones that worked well have been kept. In the original I sometimes found myself wandering aimlessly until I eventually came across all the pieces needed to solve a puzzle. I never felt that in Anniversary. It was almost always a straightforward but still rewarding experience.

    In addition to the ability to jump to perpendicular ledge, there are other new gameplay elements such as a grappling hook, swinging poles and climbable poles, all of which open up new possibilities for exploration and puzzle solving.

    I played Anniversary along with the original to fully appreciate the differences, and in my opinion, Anniversary is a great reverence to the original. It stands out on its own, with fresh ideas that definitely make sense for a game like this, while not casting any shadow over the original which has its own merits over Anniversary.
     
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    as a remake this game is great, i have played a little on both PC and console. I do reccomend this game to anyone that wants to play the original Tomb Raider but doesn't like the graphics or controls.

    However i did uncover a slight glitch that was both funny but annoying. This glitch involed Lara Croft's ponytail, if you walk/run the ponytail will be left behind which will cause it to stretch until it realizes "i'm supposed to be here" then pings itself back to it's normal position; like i said that is both funny and extremely annoying. another bug involved the bats, if you shoot them they will die but before disapearing they'll go biserk and bounce around (like a bullet bounching of multiple walls). There is also a graphical problem where the screen will go a bit funny for a second or two then it will go back to normal.

    i also don't like the control tutorial part, i was using a controller but the game was giving me the keyboard/mouse controls instead of the controller options. Other than these problems i still think it's a great game and worth a play!
     
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    There was always a certain aspect of horror that made this game absolutely terrifying to play as a kid.

    Was one of my favorites, nonetheless.

    From what I'm seeing so far, this is essentially an HD re-embodiment of that same experience.

    Definitely worth picking up if you were/are a fan of the original Tomb Raider!
     
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    bought the tomb raider collection when it was on sale - found this hidden gem I'd somehow missed. It's more of the same, but it's challenging, pretty, and fun. In the end, that's what you want from a tomb raider.
     
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    this is my first tomb raider game that i ever played and damn...i'm so amazed how awesome it is
    gameplay 9/10
    graphics 9/10
    story...hmm it is a remake of the first game so i think is kinda...neah nevermind 9/10
     
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    Tomb Raider: Anniversary is a superb game in almost every way. As a video gamer new to the franchise, I can now fully understand the reasons behind the tremendous popularity of the Tomb Raider series and the fervor of its fan base. The extent of my previous experience with the internationally celebrated Lara Croft amounted to about 20 minutes of game play on a roommate's Playstation back in the year 2000. Thus, I had not been truly prepared for how fantastic a journey I would embark upon in Tomb Raider: Anniversary for PC on sale from Steam.

    PROS:

    Artistically, the four geographic settings are vibrant, colorful, and immersive. Coupled with the wonderful music score, the sense of depth and immersion allows you to get lost in the game play and fully embrace the Lara Croft character and her story. Architectural designs are fun, pleasing, and accurate to their respective time periods and cultures.

    Compared to other games, inventory control and weapon selection are perfectly adequate and simple without being unnecessarily clunky or unwieldly. The same can be said of the combat and avatar movement controls. This simplicity was a refreshing change for a gamer such as myself who has played much of the Assassin's Creed series and finds much of the combat and movement controls, as well as the overabundance of weapons, mostly superfluous.

    Tomb Raider: Anniversary was a sincere challenge for me, and I found this splendidly refreshing in a sad era of dumbed-down video games, crafted with constant hand-holding, slap-in-the-face obviousness, and/or effortless boss fights. Level puzzles in TR:A required strategy and (oftentimes) foresight with a healthy dose of trial and error in their completion. Pathing through the map required keen observation and a healthy (and often fatal) dose of trial and error as well. Most combat engagements were harrowing (especially toward the end) and boss fights required a combination of skill, attentiveness, and diligence. I cannot remember the last time a video game made my palms sweat as profusely as this title.

    CONS:

    On the downside, I cannot remember the last time a video game spiked my blood pressure to such unhealthy levels either. Three to four level sections were downright diabolical, if not cruel in the difficulty scale. Even with the help of a walkthrough as a guide, some spots took me HOURS to complete. Once or twice this was due to poor checkpoint (save) placement or miscommunicated controls ("Jump LEFT Lara! Not backward into the bubbling sea of LAVA! GAHHHH!!"). But mostly it was due to timed climbing runs with way too little time and way too many stages of jumps and maneuvers, sometimes intermixed with combat. Two boss fights in particular were frustrating to complete, even with guide help and when doing everything correctly.

    Lastly, I was disappointed in the implementation of a few extraeneous game elements. Gradually unlocked outfits for Lara could not be worn during the first play-through of the game. The Croft Manor side-mission was especially enjoyable for me, but any progress could not be saved on the PC version, even after level completion. It had to be solved on one go, and then the level reset itself upon future visits. Admittedly, these cons are largely nit-picky, but I see no logical reason why the developers implemented these (otherwise fun) elements this way.

    Overall, Tomb Raider: Anniversary is a phenomenal video gaming experience offering MANY immersive and challenging hours of fun and thrills. It's a true bargain at $10 or less, and was a sinful steal for me for under $2 bundled with the Tomb Raider Reboot.
     
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    Short review, based on approx. 36h playing TR:Anniversary (100% mastered)

    [Personal setup: never played TR:1 (on wich TR:Anniversary is based on) or another TR-release before, except for the latest release "Tomb Raider". Got lots of pleasant anticipation. Don't do Jump'n'Run games generally. I like trying to "master" games if they're fun, regarding the game-content as well as skill]

    - Nice graphics (as for the releasedate of the game) and superb leveldesign
    - Nice soundtrack
    - Smooth animation of the acrobatics and great variety of possible movements
    - Laras facial expressions and body language are decent
    - Very smooth gameplay; exceptions:
    -- The annoying moment when Lara got hit by enemies
    -- The autoaim when confronted by multiple enemies
    - Wide range of challenges and difficulties
    - Up to 30-40h fun (or temporary rage) with the game, depending on how much time you spend with collecting artifacts/relics or solving puzzles, or wether you do the time trials
    - Ridiculous story and characters. The storyline is utterly nonsense, but does not impact the gameplay. The cut scenes therefore are structuring the chapters and procure orientation
    - Quick time events are one nice feature
    - Lots of (more or less interesting) bonus content (such as drafts, soundtracks, char-bios, outfits)

    Conclusion: HIGHLY recommended for ambitious players.
     
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    Anniversary is the middle chapter of Crystal Dynamics' trilogy that began with Legend and concluded with Underworld. It's a faithful re-imagining of the original Tomb Raider from 1996, while deftly tying it into the story of the other two games that take place in the present (it's still 1996 in this remake). Anniversary is visually beautifiul and the puzzles are incredibly elaborate and complex. Lara travels the globe to places like Peru, Greece, and Egypt, while you solve the mysteries of some of the most enormous and intricately designed tombs ever in a Tomb Raider game.

    The story is a rehash of the original, with Lara hired by the mysterious Natla Corporation to find an artifact. What's good about it is the way they tied this into the back story about Lara's mother.

    The only knock I can give is that on the pc there is a well-known bug in one of the Egypt levels that prevents you from making a simple jump to a ledge so you can exit the level. I had to download a cheat to let me move Lara past that point. Then there is the infamous "pyramid tower of terror" segment near the end which had me smashing my mouse and keyboard in frustration. Even watching You Tube videos and knowing exactly what to do, it still took dumb luck on one of the jump sequences to make it after about a hundred tries. The problem is that they made grapple wall running/jumping to the next handhold very unforgiving, and you are constantly fighting the camera angles and the controls to get Lara to do what you want her to do. It's hard enough to get enough momentum, jump from the right height and the exact right moment so you can barely reach the ledge, but then to have Lara jump back instead of to the side, or to the side instead of back, because according to the camera angle that's what the game thinks you want her to do...that can be maddening.

    Despite late game bugs/control issues, Anniversary is still a great game and very satisfying to finish.
     
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    As good as the pervious installment, this game is a remake of Tomb Raider I, the actual first Tomb Raider game in the series. The only thing that is interesting is that the developers edit the levels and combine parts of a level from Tomb Raider I to make the puzzles short, and replaces "fetch" objectives with platforming. So players that beat Tomb Raider I will recognize certain parts of the level and already know what to do. This doesn't mean you will finish the game fast, it still different than the Tomb Raider I, just a bit shorter since it is easier. 10/10
     
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    Publisert: 22. november, 2014
    Responsive controls, fantastic puzzles, challenging boss fights and fun environments to explore. Plenty of replay value with tons of secret collectibles and rewards. Gamepad support. In-game developer commentary.

    Basically, this is a great deal. If you want to get into Tomb Raider, there's no better place to start.

    I couldn't recommend it more!
     
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    released in 2007, it's undeniable that this game feels extremely dated to play in 2014 in a post-uncharted world. however, give it some time and it can really get your hooks into you. a brilliant remaster of the first tomb raider game.
     
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    Publisert: 12. januar
    I do not recommend this game for the fans of the classic Tomb Raider series.
    Though, newcomers to the series might see this in a total different perspective then I do.

    Growing up and seeing my dad play Tomb Raider 1 on the PC and getting a PSX with Tomb Raider 2 as my 1st game around x-mas back when I was 8 years old made Tomb Raider an unforgetable experience and became one of my favorite game franchises to date.

    The original TR1 was way more open and not as linear as Tomb Raider: Anniversary. Yes, the graphical improvement is amazing (even now it still looks stunning at times - game dates from 2007) but the game is very linear and makes it so you can only follow one straight path towards the end, which is sad knowing that the original game you really had to spend time searching how to solve puzzles and not to get lost in the maze.

    Still, some places really brought Tomb Raider 1 back amazingly well. St. Francis Folly is one of the examples that made me happy to see it in a different way then what they were capable of back in 1996.

    In the end, it depends what you are looking for in this game.
    Diverse gameplay, searching around, solving puzzles? You'd better check out the original.
    Fast-paced gameplay with ofcourse a big boost graphic wise? Then TR:A is your thing.
     
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