Tomb Raider pre-order bonuses detailed

It seems that waves of awards is the cool new thing to do as far as pre-order bonuses are concerned. First we saw it with Activision’s Black Ops 2 and now Square Enix is offering a slew of bonuses depending on what retailer you happen to pre-order the game from. Each of the three companies below will have three waves of content that will be given to early pre-orderers of the game and the lis...

EB Expo 2012: Tomb Raider Hands-On

In spending the whole opening day at EB Expo 2012 on Friday, I got a chance to play some of my personal highly anticipated titles of the coming year. Tomb Raider was one of them. Having been a Tomb Raider fan since the original, I was curious to see how Lara controlled in this fresh new take, and I’m about to let you know. Of course the game does not release until March next year so in readi...

Discover the “Origins of a Story” with Tomb Raider’s second Final Hour video

Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics have released the second episode their “Final Hours” series of Tomb Raider videos. In case you may have forgotten about the last one, you can find it here. As for this video, it is called “Origins of a Story” and the host Zachary Levi (Chuck from Chuck) takes viewers for a behind the scenes look at how the character development and the narra...

Square Enix reveals their PAX Prime line-up

With PAX Prime happening this weekend, Square Enix has revealed what they will be bringing to the show, which happens to be pretty much all of their big titles coming out soon and one that is already out. Those who are attending PAX Prime will be able to get some hands on experience with Hitman: Absolution, Tomb Raider and the already released Sleeping Dogs. Attendees will also be able to witness ...

New Tomb Raider screenshots slip out of Gamescom

With Gamescom currently happening in Germany, plenty of pieces of media have been coming out of the event and now it is Square Enix’s turn to release a handful of screenshots of their upcoming Tomb Raider reboot. The screenshots themselves can be seen below, however it is worth noting that nothing new has actually been shown off in these images as they all appear to be similar to what was sh...

Square Enix’s Gamescom line-up is packed full of everything

When Gamescom kicks off in a few weeks on August 15 in Germany Square Enix is going to be bringing a whole bunch of stuff to show off during the four day event. First they will be showing off, for the first time ever, gameplay from the newly revamped Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. There will even be a signing session with Game Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida. To go along with this first ti...

Rhianna Pratchet announced as lead writer for Tomb Raider

If you are curious about who will be writing the storyline for the upcoming Tomb Raider reboot, then you may be happy to hear that the person taking the role as lead writer is none other than Rhianna Pratchet. Some of you may know Pratchet’s work with games such as Heavenly Sword and Mirror’s Edge. Pratchet is a big fan of the original Tomb Raider series, stating that she grew up with ...

Tomb Raider’s ‘Final Hours’ introduces us to the new Lara Croft

Square Enix has released the first video in what appears to be a set of behind-the-scenes videos for Tomb Raider which will give fans of the series a chance to take an in-depth look at a number of things which are being done to reinvent both the studio itself and the Tomb Raider franchise. For the video the company has enlisted the help of Geoff Keighley who has also chosen to get some help from Z...

Camilla Luddington is the voice of the new Lara Croft

We’ve all heard how the new Lara Croft will sound in Square Enix’s next Tomb Raider game, but we haven’t actually heard who will be playing her voice actress. Sure a few people could have guessed correctly, but now we know for sure as Square Enix revealed today that Camilla Luddington of Californication and True Blood fame is voicing the young adventurer. Square Enix stated that ...

Tomb Raider – E3 2012 Impressions

A Tomb Raider reboot has been needed for some time now. Thankfully, Cyrstal Dynamics has also recognized this need, and at E3 2012 I got to see Lara Croft in action as she vied for survival after crash landing on a dangerous island. Lara has just escaped from her captors and is trying to find other survivors.  The last time this game was shown off, fire was featured as the main device  in her arse...

Pre E3 2012 Photos

With only a few days before E3 2012 kicks off, we thought we’d share a few exciting photos of the event location and some of the video game banners that have been plastered all over the LA Convention centre this year.  As always, Bethesda has secured their trademark location a block away from the convention centre with their upcoming title The Elder Scrolls online.  At the moment, finishing ...

CC Weekly News Recap – 28th May-3rd June 2012

So here we are, heading into E3 and everyone’s beginning the annual E3 scramble. We got companies opting for the pre-show conferences and we’ve got companies hyping up there actual on-show conferences. It’s that time of year guys, E3 fever is taking over, it’s so crazy that even the Green Lantern turned gay. But then again that is more likely due to the completely manufactu...

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