On-set photos of Alicia Vikander wearing her Lara Croft digs for her upcoming star turn in the Tomb Raider movie have just started popping up, and so far, she bears a striking resemblance to the Lara Croft of the 2013 video game.Read More
Producer Graham King gives details on what we can expect in the live-action Tomb Raider movie starring Alicia Vikander.Read More
A lot has been made of the modern Lara Croft, and her evolution from her origins as a pioneer for female protagonists in games. And it’s the writers behind the new games who have shaped this reimagined Lara, particularly Rhianna Pratchett, the lead writer for the 2013 Tomb Raider and its sequel Rise of the Tomb Raider. We reached out to Pratchett to ask her about her work on the Tomb Raider franchise and her writing process as a whole.Read More
Our Let's Play through Rise of the Tomb Raider continues to be an action-packed, parkour roller coaster through snowy landscapes.Read More
A few months ago, to my intense bewilderment, a friend recommended that I check out the new Tomb Raider comic. Now, I am not a gamer, and nothing about me suggests that I’d be at all interested in a scantily dressed archaeologist with dubious field research methodology. You can’t just run around the jungle in short shorts, people. Also? I think UNESCO frowns on tomb raiding.Read More
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Alicia Vikander (Ex Machina, The Danish Girl) has been cast as Lara Croft in MGM's Tomb Raider.Read More
Daisy Ridley herself has confirmed that just like Andre 3000 in "Ms. Jackson," those talks about her playing Lara Croft are for real.Read More
While much of the conversation around the Tomb Raider movie still remains very nascent, it seems that they're already having a chat about who should play the intrepid archaeologist, Lara Croft.Read More
Ever since Linkle got announced at the most recent Nintendo Direct, I've seen a lot of conflicting feelings about her appear on the internet -- and I have shared in those feelings myself. Let's get into it, shall we?Read More
We usually think of him in a fond way, treating him like he’s a family member we don’t get to see too often.
"Lock the butler in the freezer! Quick! Press the button!"Read More
We've seen a couple of different outfits for Lara Croft in the upcoming trailers for Rise of the Tomb Raider, so I was pleasantly surprised to see that the Collector's Edition statuette features her most utilitarian outfit by far: a winter coat, scarf, boots, and a pair of khakis that isn't even form-fitting.Read More
This year's Gamescom brought us some new footage of Rise of the Tomb Raider, an upcoming sequel to the 2013 reboot that promises even more grim-dark murders and more arrowed head-shots than ever before. I'll try to resist the temptation to speculate about this game based solely on its marketing materials, but it's worth noting that this trailer focuses a lot more on murderin' than the E3 2015 trailer did.Read More
When Lara Croft first appeared in 1996, she was a rare kind of character—a female protagonist in a video game. Nearly two decades later, you’d think that wouldn’t still be such an uncommon thing. Yet, in 2012, video game research firm Electronic Entertainment Design and Research looked at a sampling of 669 games where the protagonists had discernable genders—only 24 games had exclusively female protagonists.Read More
Developers, publishers, and marketing professionals, take heed.
Just as many girls as guys are playing video games these days. That means developers have to step up to the challenge of appealing to both genders. But they sure do miss the mark in figuring out What Girls Want. So get out a pencil and paper and take note. It’s not that hard, I promise.Read More
It’s good to see Lara Croft raiding classic tombs again. After last year’s Tomb Raider reboot focused so heavily on combating islanders, I longed for another adventure where she’d rattle off facts about mythological gods and beasts, get a witty jab in at her archaeological rivals, and execute a perfect somersault—all before finishing her sentence. In Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris, she does it without breaking a sweat. As it should be.Read More
I'd probably cut my ear off if I had to listen to Mal's mouth all the time.
Twenty27Designs has re-imagined Van Gogh's Starry Night with a Joss Whedon twist. You can show off your Browncoat loyalty with a Starry Flight t-shirt for 19.95, or check out more geeky designs on Facebook or Tumblr.Read More
Our sister site Geekosystem is where you want to go for extensive E3 coverage, but there are some videos we wanted to share with you ourselves. Above is an introduction to BioWare's next Mass Effect game, if Mass Effect 3 didn't put you off the franchise entirely. Below the cut is the trailer for Rise of the Tomb Raider, a sequel to the Lara Croft reboot that Becky liked so very much. But... what's that? Microsoft announced another Tomb Raider game?Read More