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Tomb Raider: Legend

The seventh major installment of the Tomb Raider series. As the previous parts of the game were not received very well, a new studio – Crystal Dynamics, with Toby Gard, the creator of the original series, in its ranks – was entrusted with the game.

Action | TPP | 3D platformers | action adventure

Tomb Raider: Legend cover

developer: Crystal Dynamics

publisher : Square-Enix / Eidos

Official website

Game mode: single player

game release date:

07Apr2006

PC PS2 XBOX X360

09Jun2006

PSP

10Nov2006

GBA NDS

14Nov2006

GCN

Tomb Raider: Legend for PSP, PS2 and etc. is a big, long-awaited comeback of Lara Croft. Similarly to previous instalments, this is an adventure game filled with puzzles and action. Tomb Raider: Legend is developed by Crystal Dynamics and published by Eidos Interactive.

Plot

The main objective in Tomb Raider: Legend is finding a particular English artefact exported abroad without the owner’s knowledge. What is interesting, the person responsible for that is Lara’s old friend, who was thought to have been dead. Tomb Raider: Legend surely goes back to the roots of the series. Following the stolen piece of art, you will visit many countries in which Lara mainly wanders through dark caves and forgotten, overgrown with vegetation temples and palaces.

Mechanics

This part of Lara’s adventures witnessed many upgrades in all aspects. Close combat initiated if approached by an enemy and Lara can pick weapons dropped by her enemis. Many of her moves have been improved; using a rope to get to higher places, focusing on an interesting item or place, sneaking and rolling over. The game introduces new gadgets that make gameplay more interesting, like a rope, a flashlight, and special infra-red glasses. Of course, the elements that made the previous titles famous appear also in this game, namely the two guns, logic puzzles, and the exploration.

Technical aspects

Tomb Raider: Legend published on PSP, PS2 and etc. features advanced visuals thanks to excellent graphics and physics engines. Water and fire effects make a great impression. Also, the engines allow a high degree interaction with the world. AI and audio also are at a very high level.

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

Recommended: Pentium 4 2 GHz, 512 MB RAM, graphic card 256MB (Geforce 5900 or better), 9.9 GB HDD, Windows 2000/XP

Sony PlayStation 2

Sony PlayStation 2

Uses: memory card

PlayStation Portable

PlayStation Portable

Uses: memory card

Nintendo GameCube

Nintendo GameCube

Uses: memory card

Tomb Raider: Legend Game Guide & Walkthrough
Tomb Raider: Legend Game Guide & Walkthrough

game guide 21 April 2006

Walkthrough, secrets and more. Return to the Tombs: Lara’s new quest brings her to lost ancient realms that guard Secrets of the Past.

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