Scaling the Ziggurat in Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider has been a critical success, and if you haven’t gotten your hands on a copy, please do (our review). The developers at Crystal Dynamics are already reflecting on their favorite parts of the game, and have shared a video showcasing the ‘Scaling of the Ziggurat’. The Ziggurat is an ancient temple built upon an icy mountainside, which Lara must traverse in the latter sta...

Square-Enix LA office suffers lay-offs

Following the disappointing news that High Moon Studios has laid off 40 of their staff, there comes more sad news in the form of lay-offs at Square-Enix’s Los Angeles office. Square-Enix made a statement to Polygon in regards to the terminations, “We can confirm that Square Enix’s Los Angeles office has eliminated a number of positions as part of the corporate restructuring annou...

Tomb Raider 1939 Multiplayer Map Pack Released

The 1939 Multiplayer Map Pack is now available for all Tomb Raider owners on Xbox 360 (here for 320 MP), PS3 and PC (similarly priced). The pack includes two brand new maps: Dogfight: Dating back to the World War II experiments conducted on the island, this bunker is a deadly maze of brick and mortar that could easily become a tomb. Forest Meadow: This forest meadow is a hunting ground, filled wit...

Laike’s PC Download Deals 3/29/2013

Avoiding chocolate this Easter? Cheap PC games will help you avoid those sugary calories! Steam has the Grand Theft Auto series and the Hitman series on sale this weekend at 75% off the local price. All of the 3d Grand Theft Auto titles are on sale separately or buyers can opt for the Grand Theft Auto Complete Pack that contains all of the PC titles including Grand Theft Auto 1 and 2 which are una...

Development on Tomb Raider Film Reboot Beginning Immediately

It’s official: a new Tomb Raider film is coming. Originally acquired by GK Films in 2011, the film rights for the video game reboot have now shifted to Metro-Goldwyn-Meyer (MGM) who will now be co-producing the big screen version with GK Films. The announcement was jointly made by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MGM, Gary Barber and Founder of GK Films, Graham King – who will a...

Yoichi Wada resigns as CEO of Square Enix among financial troubles

There is some sad news coming out of Square Enix in Japan today. The CEO of the company, Yoichi Wada, is going to be resigning from his current position in the company. The man who is going to temporarily fill his place until a proper CEO is announced is Yosuke Matsuda, who is the long time director and chief financial office of Square Enix Holdings. There have been recent signs that Square Enix h...

Laike’s PC Download Deals 3/22/2013

So my wish came true. I just wish I was more specific. Steam’s Spring Sale started yesterday, however it only contains indie games. Rats. Anyways, there are simply too many titles to list them all. There are some great games, some of them at really good prices, some of them at not so good prices. I recommend picking up Terraria at 75% off. People often describe it as a 2d Minecraft, but desc...

There will be no single-player Tomb Raider DLC

If you were hoping for some extra storyline DLC or even some extra tombs for Lara to explore in the single-player then prepare to be disappointed. In an “ask me anything” on Reddit, the global brand director Karl Stewart stated that there would only be multiplayer DLC in the future. To be a bit more specific, Stewart stated “There are currently no plans in place for any Single Pl...

New Tomb Raider Map Pack Unleashed Today [UPDATED]

Today is an exciting day for fans of the newest Tomb Raider title, as Square Enix has unleashed today three new map packs for the multiplayer portion of the game. The new pack is entitled The Caves and Cliffs Multiplayer Map Pack, and it will be released exclusively for the Xbox 360 (initially) for the low price of only 400 Microsoft Points. UPDATE: We have included the newest multiplayer trailer ...

Download The Final Hours of Tomb Raider App

We loved Tomb Raider, but we also loved looking behind-the-scenes as the Final Hours video series documented Crystal Dynamics’ final year of development on the reboot. Now, we get to delve even deeper with the Final Hours of Tomb Raider app. The app, which was released today for the iOS, Kindle Fire and Steam, is the result of a close collaboration between the studio and Geoff Keighley. Taki...

Tomb Raider’s first piece of DLC announced as a multiplayer map pack

You know what this great game Tomb Raider needs? DLC, but not storyline DLC or more areas to explore. We need some more multiplayer maps… Ahem, well today Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics have revealed that the first piece of DLC for Tomb Raider will be a map pack which will add three new multiplayer maps to the game. These multiplayer maps are called Scavenger Caverns, Cliff Shantytown and ...

Lara embarks on her latest journey in Tomb Raider’s launch trailer

In case you haven’t been to the store today or checked any of the digital download services available to gamers nowadays, then you may have missed out on the fact that Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics’ Tomb Raider has hit store shelves pretty much worldwide. To go along with the game’s release across the globe, the company released the below “Day One” trailer which ac...

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