An Adaptation Worthy of a Franchise | Review of ‘Tomb Raider’ (Film)

A grounded and action-packed adaptation of an incredibly popular game, Tomb Raider is faithful and entertaining. Continue reading An Adaptation Worthy of a Franchise | Review of ‘Tomb Raider’ (Film)

Xbox 360 holiday bundles revealed

By: Eddie Makuch Microsoft today announced three new Xbox 360 Holiday Value Bundles that will begin to populate at retailers around the world shortly. All bundles include one month of Xbox Live Gold, as well as various pack-in games. More details are available at the  Xbox website . 250GB Kinect ($400) – Includes  Kinect Sports: Season Two ,  Kinect Adventures , and  Forza Horizon . … Continue reading Xbox 360 holiday bundles revealed

New Tomb Raider game will lead on from comic book plot

By: Martin Gaston Square Enix’s Tomb Raider  reboot will continue in a 2014 comic book series, which will lead into Lara Croft’s next video game. The comic series, due to start on February 26, 2014, will take place after the conclusion of the first game. “We start just a few weeks after the end of the game,” said author Gail Simone to Kotaku , “and this is … Continue reading New Tomb Raider game will lead on from comic book plot

Square Enix executive criticizes long game development periods

By:  Zorine Te Square Enix senior executive managing director Yosuke Matsuda has voice concerns about the company’s approach to game development, specifically long development times. Matsuda recently presented at the Square Enix financial results briefing session, which included discussion on the company’s business strategy. Acknowledging that the financial results from the March 2013 fiscal year were “disappointing”, Matsuda went on to suggest ways to reform the … Continue reading Square Enix executive criticizes long game development periods

Thief developers have no plans for competitive multiplayer

By: Martin Gaston The next-gen reboot of Thief isn’t currently planning on featuring any form of competitive multiplayer component, according to developer Eidos Montreal. When asked by Eurogamer if Thief would follow in the footsteps of Square Enix‘s recent Tomb Raider and include a form of competitive multiplayer, producer Stephane Roy said developer Eidos Montreal has no plans for anything like that. “Right now, let’s say competitive multiplayer, like … Continue reading Thief developers have no plans for competitive multiplayer

Production on new Tomb Raider film to begin ‘immediately’

By: Eddie Makuch James Bond studio MGM has acquired the film rights to Tomb Raider and will develop a new film based on the franchise, the company has announced. As previously revealed, the movie will be made in partnership with GK Films, the company behind the Oscar-winning filmsThe Departed and Argo, and is expected in 2013. It appears MGM and GK Films are looking to make multiple movies based on Tomb … Continue reading Production on new Tomb Raider film to begin ‘immediately’

Xbox 360 camo controller revealed

By:  Eddie Makuch Microsoft today announced a new special edition camouflage wireless Xbox 360 controller. The new input, which features the updated transforming D-pad, will launch exclusively at Wal-Mart in May for $55. The new controller will be available outside of the United States in “select” regions also in May. Pricing and specific region availability for international markets was not divulged. The latest Xbox 360 controller … Continue reading Xbox 360 camo controller revealed

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will be a digital download too

By:  Erren Van Duine Lightning Returns will eventually see a digital release, according to Director Motomu Toriyama. In a new interview published on Final Fantasy Network, Toriyama penciled in a few more details on the game as well as a confirmation that the title would see a digital release. This comes as no surprise at least on the PS3 side of things as Sony has been pushing … Continue reading Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will be a digital download too

Tomb Raider Trailer Details Artefact Hunting And More

By: Melissa Evans   (@Fataleflare) A new trailer has been released by Square Enix for Tomb Raider that shows off a newly discussed feature for the game that lets you back-track by Fast Traveling. Using Fast Travel Lara can return to places she has already been to explore them further to locate artifacts and other treasures that will be collectibles. These collectibles will also help solve the mysteries of the … Continue reading Tomb Raider Trailer Details Artefact Hunting And More

Tomb Raider campaign spans 12-15 hours

By:  Eddie Makuch Tomb Raider‘s campaign will last between 12 and 15 hours, dependent on gamers’ play style. Crystal Dynamics global brand director Karl Stewart shared the news over Twitter recently, and also revealed a range of other details regarding the upcoming action game. Tomb Raider protagonist Lara Croft will have regenerative health in the game. Additionally, though she is able to swim, the game will not feature any swimming sequences. … Continue reading Tomb Raider campaign spans 12-15 hours