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Shadow of the Tomb Raider
« on: March 20, 2018, 10:33:48 AM »
September 14th is the release day. 

Teaser trailer is out and available at www.tombraider.com.  It is probably everywhere now.  There is also a puzzle to be done at the main site.  It was an annoying puzzle but there is going to be a puzzle a week I think until there is some other reveal.

Personally I can't wait as I love the rebooted series.  I think I have heard mention that this is the last of the reboot.  No clue if true.

BTW did anyone see the movie based on the first game?  My sister saw it and said it was fun, but to check your expectations at the door.

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Re: Shadow of the Tomb Raider
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2018, 01:06:05 PM »
Console exclusive release again?

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Re: Shadow of the Tomb Raider
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2018, 03:13:16 PM »
The pre-order is up for PC/XBox One/PS4.


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Re: Shadow of the Tomb Raider
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2018, 04:26:50 PM »
I have not seen the movie. I'm extremely disappointed in the casting. Like, the only thing Alicia Vikander has in common with Lara Croft is brown hair and an English accent. She's a freaking waif, not an athletic tomb raider. /rant

It's a "watch it when it comes to Netflix streaming" movie for me.

The new game, on the other hand, is an easy preorder for me. I've been stoked since info about it started leaking.

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Re: Shadow of the Tomb Raider
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2018, 07:37:13 AM »
I've still not played the second, despite really liking the first

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Re: Shadow of the Tomb Raider
« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2018, 10:05:26 AM »
The second one is really good and if you liked the first I have difficulty imagining that you won't enjoy the second one.

That said I think the first is a much better game.  To me it comes down to a very visceral feel that the game has.  The story is much better than the second and makes for a better game.

I imagine the the third is going to be more similar to the second one than the first, and I am still really looking forward to playing the game.

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Re: Shadow of the Tomb Raider
« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2018, 03:20:08 PM »
Yeah I imagine I'm going to love it, but my backlog is just so crazy right now I'm just going to wait until I can pick it up crazy cheap!

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Re: Shadow of the Tomb Raider
« Reply #7 on: March 24, 2018, 06:37:28 PM »
We could call it gaming constipation

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Re: Shadow of the Tomb Raider
« Reply #8 on: April 02, 2018, 02:35:25 PM »
Second puzzle is out.  Basically the same as the first puzzle but more choices and rings.  Which in theory makes it more difficult but if you think it through it is substantially easier than the first puzzle.

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Re: Shadow of the Tomb Raider
« Reply #9 on: May 03, 2018, 03:00:44 PM »
So the different versions are out: http://www.ign.com/articles/2018/04/27/shadow-of-the-tomb-raider-special-editions-season-pass-revealed

The concerning item that I see on this list is that the Season Pass (included with the Croft version) includes 7 Challenge Tombs.  What is not clear is whether this is in addition to the challenge tombs that come in the base game.  I am assuming so, but if the base game does not have challenge tombs then this would really suck.  Personally challenge tombs are some of the best parts of the game.  If they are only available in the Season pass that would suck. 

Either way I am probably going to have to pony up for the Croft edition because I really like Challenge Tombs.  Here is to hoping that the base game with have their own Challenge Tombs.

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Re: Shadow of the Tomb Raider
« Reply #10 on: May 03, 2018, 03:40:49 PM »
Wait for sale with game and all DLC for cheaper than buying it at launch works for me. 

Preordering, extra DLC just encourages them to keep doing the same

Edit: I see "multiple narrative side missions" well just last night I played and finished the Blood Ties DLC from RotTR.  Compared to the main game it was pretty shit.  press Q, see object, listen/read story, look at artifact.  Find some stuff you can't use yet, remember to come back to it.    So via audio and text, you got a bit of background from the characters, however I'm guessing if you are big fan of the series you'd know a lot of that type of stuff, and maybe just how this game pushed it more.

I also have a tonne of different outfits, but mainly forget to try the different ones or see I need an achievement by using one, so I'll do that.


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Re: Shadow of the Tomb Raider
« Reply #11 on: May 03, 2018, 08:25:11 PM »
There are not many games that I want to buy as soon as they come out.

Tomb Raider is one of the ones I do want.  I love the rebooted series.  I also want to reward companies that make enjoyable SP games.

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Re: Shadow of the Tomb Raider
« Reply #12 on: May 04, 2018, 05:53:52 AM »
Man, I loved the Blood Ties DLC.

I have Shadow pre-ordered. Can't wait.

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Re: Shadow of the Tomb Raider
« Reply #13 on: May 04, 2018, 06:22:51 AM »
i'm off to do the nightmares part right now ..

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Re: Shadow of the Tomb Raider
« Reply #14 on: May 04, 2018, 10:27:14 AM »
Which version did you pre-order?