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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Tomb Raider (1996) menu screen

‘Tomb Raider’ Celebrates its 23rd Anniversary

Can you believe it's been 23 years since Lara Croft made her debut in a little game called Tomb Raider? Over two decades later, this iconic heroine shows no real signs of slowing down and continues to entertain and inspire gamers, artists, writers, and cosplayers across the world. She may only play for sport but …

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition art

‘Shadow of the Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition’ Announced

Square Enix has announced that a definitive edition of Shadow of the Tomb Raider will be released on November 5, 2019, and will contain all available content to date (e.g. outfits and challenge tombs) as well as some brand new content and gameplay features. Those who already own a copy of the Croft Edition and …

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Cover art for Lara Croft & the Blade of Gwynnever

Review: Lara Croft & the Blade of Gwynnever

In our latest guest article, South Africa-based writer, cosplayer, and Tomb Raider fan Noelle A (aka Pfangirl) shares her thoughts on Dan Abnett and Nik Vincent's recent novel, Lara Croft and the Blade of Gwynnever. Please note that the following review may contain some very minor spoilers. Lara Croft and the Blade of Gwynnever is the …

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Rhianna Pratchett, lead writer for Tomb Raider (2013)

Rhianna Pratchett Bids a Fond Farewell to the ‘Tomb Raider’ Franchise

In their first major announcement of 2017, Crystal Dynamics announced that Rhianna Pratchett, the lead writer for the best-selling games Tomb Raider (2013) and Rise of the Tomb Raider, will be parting ways with the Tomb Raider franchise to focus on new projects. The team thanked Rhianna for her dedication and tireless efforts on both …

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Lara Croft GO: The Mirror of Spirits (Image credit: Square Enix Montréal)

‘Lara Croft GO’ Released for PlayStation 4 & PS Vita, Gets a New Expansion

Tomb Raider's 20th anniversary celebrations are still in full swing as Square Enix Montréal announced today that their immensely popular, award-winning turn-based puzzle game Lara Croft GO is now available for the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita and is fully compatible with the recently released PS4 Pro. The game's PS4 release was strongly hinted at when …

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Photo montage of all the cosplayers that took in Paris Games Week's official cosplay gathering

Lara Croft, Guinness World Record Breaker

October 2016 was an insanely busy month for Ms Croft. Not only did Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration finally land on Playstation 4, it was also the 20th anniversary of Tomb Raider (1996), the game that launched Lara Croft into superstardom. And if that wasn't enough, our fictional heroine was also awarded two new …

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Lara's adorable dinosaur cuddly toy

The Secrets of Croft Manor: ‘Blood Ties’ Easter Eggs

Tracking down Easter eggs in video games is one of the joys of gaming and the 'Blood Ties' DLC is rife with references and amusing nods to Lara's past adventures, making it a real treat for long-time fans of the Tomb Raider series. Whether it's a familiar object or a subtle nod to Lara's original backstory, …

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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 Mornay contests the ownership of …

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