Last year, Tomb Raider got rebooted with a whole new hi-def look, and there was a question as to whether today’s gamers would cotton to an older franchise. Well, apparently they have, because the game has sold six million copies.
Here on TGD, we’ve reported a lot on the high frame rate controversy with The Hobbit. While a lot of filmmakers have been claiming it’s the way of the future, a lot of people feel it makes a movie look too hi-def and unrealistic, and it makes the 3D even more headache inducing. But what about high frame rates for gaming?
We all know that websites love making lists of best, worst, and most unusual. With the end of the year just around the corner, what do the pundits consider the best games of the year?
Movies get rebooted all the time, and video game companies have also rebooted some of their classic titles as well. Tomb Raider was recently given a whole new look, and there’s a new Mario Brothers game out in the world. So has the classic franchise been reinvented for today’s generation?
A 250 GB, $299.99 version; a 4 GB with Kinect at $299.99; a $399.99 250 GB and Kinect monstrosity. They each include a select pack of less then stellar games. US retailers will offer a $50 rebate, but Microsoft is going to launch the Xbox One in November, and Sony has the PS4. Microsoft could have done better.
If a movie can get rebooted, why not a video game, right? That’s what they did with Tomb Raider, which could have been in danger of being forgotten in today’s video game age, but the new model Lara Croft got very high marks from players and reviewers. And being that games can have even more sequels than a movie franchise, another Tomb Raider game is indeed in the works.
The long awaited Tomb Raider game reboot is finally upon us, and it’s garnered extremely positive reviews thus far.
About two years we learned that Tomb Raider would be rebooted - both as a video game and film franchise.
The Tomb Raider reboot hits store shelves on March 5.
There are quite a number of big games coming up this season. The big daddy should be GTA V, but there’s also Star Trek and the reboot of Tomb Raider.
The new Tomb Raider, from Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics, is a reboot of the classic gaming franchise.
Square Enix has posted a teaser clip showcasing the multiplayer aspects of the new Tomb Raider game.
2013 is looking like it’s going to be the year of the sequels in video games.
I really hate to state the obvious, but video game movies are typically less-than-stellar.
With the likes of Batman, Spider-Man, James Bond, etc, all getting Hollywood makeovers, there is little to question when video games do the same thing.
If you're a fan of video games, you probably already know E3 2012 just kicked off in Los Angeles.
We’ve recently reported, as rumor, that a Tomb Raider movie reboot might be in the works, but now we have confirmation from the studio. In addition, the video game franchise is receiving the same treatment.
When we think about Tomb Raider, we think of Lara Croft. And when we see Lara Croft, we see Angelina Jolie and... Well, OK, that's not really the point here. So, what is you ask? Well, Olivia Wilde, of course!
Do female characters in video games only exist for "that one" reason? A new op-ed suggests that yes, female game characters are almost exclusively used as sexual symbols, and are ruining the chance for any game's storyline to be truly epic and emotional.
It's a designation that is kind of like an award for being the "most glamorous prison," but Disney's silver screen adaptation of the classic video game Prince of Persia has officially done better at the box office than any other video game-based movie before it.