Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics he handed over the departure pistol today for the celebration of the 25th anniversary of TOMB RAIDERthe iconic video game series that debuted in October 1996.
Lara Croft, the famous archaeologist and adventurer and star of Tomb Raider, has become a powerful force in the video game industry and beyond, leaving an indelible eye on virtually every aspect of entertainment. From being named Ambassador of Scientific Expertise to performing live on a tour with the band U2, Lara Croft has been present in tens of thousands of people’s lives around the world. With more than 30 video games launched and hundreds of awards received, the heroine has been transformed into a cultural icon for 25 years on video game screens and in Hollywood, battling T-Rex dinosaurs, dismantling ancient artifacts and saving the world in another apocalypse, Lara has lived adventures in dozens of countries, explored the Mediterranean, the Adriatic and Andamania, landed in Antarctica and the Arctic Arctic Circle and has rediscovered the Atlantic Ocean and the island of Yamatta.
“For the past 25 years, Tomb Raider has become something more than a game, and Lara Croft has emerged as a cultural icon.he confirmed Scots Amos, Study leader at Crystal Dynamics. “We are very proud of the shape of this rich fairytale rug, but we recognize that the true benefit comes from the fans. The amazing Tomb Raider Community has made all of this possible and we want to celebrate this historic and glorious event with them.
The celebration of the 25th anniversary of Tomb Raider, which will last a year, will include in-depth exploration of the most important games in France, as well as nostalgic material from the archives, interviews with developers, community activities and many parties. Over the coming months, the Crystal Dynamics development studio will review the range of Tomb Raiders key games with a focus on one game each month. Take a look at the official website.
Tomb Raider games are now available on all modern gaming platforms, from PCs to consoles, via Stadia and mobile devices.