Tomb Raider fans celebrate the franchise's 25th anniversary

25 Ways ‘Tomb Raider’ Fans Celebrated Its 25th Anniversary

2021 was a big year for Tomb Raider fans as the popular video game (and film) franchise celebrated a new milestone: its 25th anniversary. The Crystal Dynamics community management team did a commendable job of commemorating this special occasion with a year-long program of online events, fan spotlights, and merchandise drops but it was the …

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Lara Croft-themed outfits in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Lara Croft Meets ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’

Looking for ways to bring some Tomb Raider flair to your island in Animal Crossing: New Horizons? Well, thanks to the creative efforts of the Crystal Dynamics community management team, your AC:NH character will have the option to don a number of Lara Croft-inspired outfits and decorate their island home with some Tomb Raider-themed art. …

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Royal Mail's Tomb Raider miniature sheet stamps

Royal Mail Issues Set of ‘Tomb Raider’ Postage Stamps

The Royal Mail is celebrating the best of British retro gaming and software ingenuity with a special collection of postage stamps. Designed by Supple Studios and Bitmap Books and created in conjunction with the UK Interactive Entertainment Association, the stamp collection is a heartfelt tribute to the early days of the British gaming industry and …

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Tomb Raider Christmas gift guide 2018

Tomb Raider Christmas Gift Guide 2018

The holiday season is almost upon us once more and that means it's time to raid your wallets and search for the ideal gift for the Tomb Raider fan in your life. From novels to action figures, from artbooks to cute little stocking fillers, you'll find something here to suit any taste or budget. Here …

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Extra Life

Extra Life 2018 – Goals, Updates, and Prize Raffles

Extra Life 2018 is just around the corner and for the fourth year, I will be joining the rest of the Tomb Raider Community Team to raise funds for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals across North America this November. Long-time readers and social media followers will probably have seen me write about this annual charity event or …

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The "Soul of Vitruvius" award

‘Rise of the Tomb Raider’ Wins “Soul of Vitruvius” Award

Rise of the Tomb Raider may have been released over two years ago but the best-selling game is still winning awards for its gameplay and graphics. The 2015 game recently earned another accolade, Steam's "Soul of Vitruvius" Award, for its beautifully rendered protagonist. In late 2017, the Valve Corporation called on Steam users to vote …

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Square Enix logo

Square Enix to Announce New ‘Tomb Raider’ Game in 2018

Tomb Raider fans can breathe easy: Square Enix have confirmed that a new Tomb Raider game is in development and added that the upcoming game will be announced in 2018. Mere hours before the 2017 Game Awards, the company posted a short announcement across its official social media accounts, reassuring fans that "some big news" will be …

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Ross Kearney recreates Croft Manor in LEGO Worlds

‘Tomb Raider’ Fan Recreates Croft Manor in LEGO Worlds

There may not be a LEGO game set in the Tomb Raider universe (yet) but I'm sure many of us would sell our souls for a LEGO Tomb Raider game after seeing this fan-made recreation of Croft Manor. Die-hard Tomb Raider fan and LEGO aficionado Ross Kearney created a spectacular mash-up of Croft Manor in LEGO Worlds, a …

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Talking Treasure Hunting & ‘Tomb Raider’ in VALUE’s ‘Streaming the Past: Fortune & Glory’ Live-Stream

Mark your calendars! The Archaeology of Tomb Raider will be taking part in VALUE's upcoming live-stream event, "Streaming the Past: Fortune & Glory", which will delve into the topics of treasure hunting and the misrepresentation of archaeology in the Tomb Raider series. The VALUE team and I will be joined by archaeological ethics scholar Meghan Dennis (University of York) for this …

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Lara Croft Funko Pop! vinyl figure

Lara Croft Funko Figures Heading Our Way in 2017

Lara Croft fans have been calling for a Funko figure for months and it looks like Funko has been listening because the company has announced it will be releasing not one, but TWO figures of the iconic adventurer in 2017. The hyper-stylised 3.75-inch Lara Croft Pop! vinyl figure (read my review here) will be available in stores …

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