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Then and now: The changing faces of Wolfenstein's BJ Blazkowicz and other gaming greats

Then and now: The changing faces of Wolfenstein's BJ Blazkowicz and other gaming greats

By 22 May 2014

Bethesda's Wolfenstein: The New Order has been wowing critics and gamers alike since its release this week. It also represents another return to a well-loved franchise or character on new generation hardware, something the games industry has not been... >>

Tomb Raider: Lara Croft's PC-powered hairdo uses per-strand physics system (video)

Tomb Raider: Lara Croft's PC-powered hairdo uses per-strand physics system (video)

By 6 March 2013

We're not in the habit of writing about hairdos here at Pocket-lint. But there's a lot to be said for Lara Croft's new coif in the latest Tomb Raider game. Powered by AMD's TressFX, it gives higher-spec PC gamers the first in-game depiction of a real-time,... >>

WIN: Tomb Raider Collector's Edition and an Xbox 360 console to play it on

WIN: Tomb Raider Collector's Edition and an Xbox 360 console to play it on

By 1 March 2013

This month sees the launch of Tomb Raider on 5 March and thus the return of one of gaming's most iconic characters: Lara Croft. To celebrate, Pocket-lint's teamed up with Square Enix and Microsoft to give one lucky adventurer not only a Collector's Edition... >>

Tomb Raider (2013) review
5 out of 5

Tomb Raider (2013) review

By 25 February 2013

Tomb Raider has, by the very premise of its name, always roused the excited kid in us. And we don't mean because of the game's female protagonist, Lara Croft. Well, not entirely. No, there's something very Indiana Jones about adventure, treasure hunting... >>

Tomb Raider limited edition Xbox 360 controller pictures and hands-on

Tomb Raider limited edition Xbox 360 controller pictures and hands-on

By 14 February 2013

All things Tomb Raider seem to be taking over on the approach to the game's release date on 5 March. As well as three hours of hands-on time with the final game, Pocket-lint has also got our mitts on the limited edition Xbox 360 Tomb Raider control pad.... >>

Tomb Raider hands-on preview: The first three hours of play

Tomb Raider hands-on preview: The first three hours of play

By 14 February 2013

It's been five years since Lara Croft last occupied our screens - just enough of a hiatus to give the Tomb Raider franchise a much needed break and turn the game on its head. We don't just mean figuratively either: the latest Tomb Raider opens with our... >>

Limited Edition Tomb Raider Xbox 360 controller unveiled

Limited Edition Tomb Raider Xbox 360 controller unveiled

By 11 January 2013

Microsoft has announced a limited-edition Tomb Raider Xbox 360 controller, along with partners Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics at CES 2013 in Las Vegas. The controller will be the perfect way for anyone with a Lara Croft infatuation to show their commitment... >>

New Lara Croft is... Kate Middleton

New Lara Croft is... Kate Middleton

By 26 June 2012

Square Enix has finally named the actress who's providing the voice and motion capture for Lara Croft in the Tomb Raider reboot/prequel, and it's none other than wife to Prince William, Kate Middleton. Well, the actress who played her in the TV movie... >>

Xperia Play brings Lara Croft to Android

Xperia Play brings Lara Croft to Android

By 28 September 2011

Sony Ericsson has done a deal with Japanese video game and publishing company Square Enix that will see its titles hitting the PlayStation phone. And first up is an Android début outing for the gravity defying Lara Croft in a mobile conversion of her... >>

VIDEO: Tomb Raider opening level demoed at E3

VIDEO: Tomb Raider opening level demoed at E3

By 6 June 2011

We’ve seen the trailer, but judging by the 6-minute demo of the new Tomb Raider game just shown at E3, there is a dark and sinister angle to the new Tomb Raider game that's due out for Christmas 2012. Rebooting the franchise to show a much younger Lara... >>