The World of Lara Croft - 25 Years of Tomb Raider

Storyworld’s “The World of Lara Croft” Exhibition

During their 25th anniversary celebration last October, Crystal Dynamics announced that the Storyworld museum in Groningen, the Netherlands, would be hosting a special exhibition – “The World of Lara Croft – 25 Years of Tomb Raider” – which would detail the history of the Tomb Raider games and highlight Lara …

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Screenshot from Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration DLC, Blood Ties

Croft Manor DLC Delves Deep Into Croft Family History

In the recently released Croft Manor DLC, “Blood Ties”, Tomb Raider fans get the chance to take some time out from pillaging ancient sites to delve deep into Croft family history and learn more about Lara Croft’s enigmatic parents and childhood, one aging document at a time. When Lara’s maternal uncle Atlas de …

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Book Review: Samantha Sutton and the Temple of Traitors

Last November, archaeologist and author Jordan Jacobs approached me to see if I would be interested in reviewing the first two novels in his Samantha Sutton archaeology adventure series and very kindly sent me review copies shortly after our initial chat. While I don’t really fall under the series’ target demographic, …

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Lara Croft: Relic Run – First Impressions and Screenshots

UPDATE: Lara Croft: Relic Run is now available across the world for iOS devices, Android, and Windows Phone. Please note that it may not be compatible with older devices or available in all countries just yet. The upcoming mobile adventure-runner game Lara Croft: Relic Run was soft-launched in the Netherlands …

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Jordan Jacobs, archaeologist and author of the Samantha Sutton series

Pillagers of the Past and an Interview with Author Jordan Jacobs

For decades, Hollywood and other entertainment outlets have depicted archaeologists as globe-trotting treasure hunters with a thirst for adventure, a taste for shiny trinkets, and a flagrant disregard for the integrity and safety of the ancient sites they’re trespassing on. Lost cities are a staple plot point of your average …

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Review copies of Samantha Sutton & the Labyrinth of Lies and Samantha Sutton & the Winter of the Warrior Queen, sent to me by the author, Jordan Jacobs.

Book Review: The Samantha Sutton Series by Jordan Jacobs

I had just turned 16 when the first Tomb Raider was released and I remember how I was instantly wowed by the game’s athletic, fiercely independent, and intelligent female protagonist. As a tomboyish bookworm, I grew up on a diet of Enid Blyton novels, encyclopaedias, and any books on Ancient Egypt I could …

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