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Road to Release: Tomb Raider

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Since Lara Croft is such an iconic character, getting Lara's look and design just right was paramount for Crystal Dynamics. English born actress Camilla Luddington was chosen for the role, best known for playing Kate Middleton in the 2011 made for TV movie, William & Kate. Luddington had this to say about portraying Lara Croft in Tomb Raider: "It's an honour... People love Lara and there is such a huge fan base that you don't want to disappoint. You hope people can embrace the change and re-imagining of her and at the end of the day just have fun playing the game."

Actress Camilla Luddington

The next task for the development teams was to create the beautiful but deadly locale of an isolated tropical island where the game would take place. Early concept art can be seen below.











Take a look at the Tomb Raider Collector's Edition, which comes with the following:

  • Play Arts -KAI- Lara Croft figurine - The figure comes with an alternate set of three hands, bow and arrow, shotgun, handgun, and an ice axe.
  • Double-sided island map and poster - Discover Key Landmarks from the mysterious island of Yamatai, where Lara Croft and her fellow castaways were marooned afther the Endurance shipwreck, in this 15"x19" poster.
  • Lithographic print - An exclusive 5"x7" Lara Croft heavy-stock lithograph print with matte frame designed by Crystal Dynamic's Brian Horton, senior art director, and Brenoch Adams, concept artist.
  • Experience Shields - Three iron-on badges based on the game's experience icons: "Animal Instincts," the "Climbing Axe," and "Fire Arrow."
  • TOMB RAIDER Original Soundtrack "Survivalist Cut" - A collection of 10 tracks with over 60 of music from the game.
  • Weapons Pack Downloadable Content - includes a variety of weapons to help Lara survive against the island's inhabitants.


You can also view Tomb Raider screenshots here, and Tomb Raider trailer and videos here.

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