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Crystal Dynamics Moves to New Facility, Starts Hiring Spree

Crystal Dynamics Moves to New Facility, Starts Hiring Spree

Crystal Dynamics, the developer behind the revived Tomb Raider franchise, have announced they’re expanding into a new studio and going on a hiring spree.The move actually occurred last week, which the studio...
Rhianna Pratchett Leaves the Tomb Raider Franchise

Rhianna Pratchett Leaves the Tomb Raider Franchise

Crystal Dynamics, the developer of the Tomb Raider games, announced Rhianna Pratchett is leaving the franchise. Pratchett, the writer behind games such as Heavenly Sword and Mirror’s Edge prior to joining...
Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration (PS4) Review 6

Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration (PS4) Review

When it was originally announced that Rise of the Tomb Raider—Crystal Dynamics’ sequel to their highly acclaimed 2013 reboot of the Lara Croft franchise—would be a timed exclusive for Microsoft, there...
Rise of the Tomb Raider (PC) Review 5

Rise of the Tomb Raider (PC) Review

By the time Crystal Dynamics released 2013’s Tomb Raider, the long-running series was in desperate need of reinvention. Its star Lara Croft had become a caricature—a confused mix of videogame sexism...
Brian Horton Leaves Crystal Dynamics - 2016-01-15 17:56:36

Brian Horton Leaves Crystal Dynamics

Brian Horton, known for his work on the Tomb Raider franchise, has announced he will be leaving Crystal Dynamics.The news was announced on a blog post on the Tomb Raider Blog. In...
Rise of the Tomb Raider (Xbox One) Review 4

Rise of the Tomb Raider (Xbox One) Review

This week, Rise of the Tomb Raider, the highly-anticipated sequel to Crystal Dynamics’ 2013 reboot of the Lara Croft/Tomb Raider franchise finally lands exclusively on Xbox One and Xbox 360, along...
Taking Your Time in Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture - 2015-09-14 11:30:05

Taking Your Time in Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture

Reviews for The Chinese Room’s Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture have mostly been favourable when it comes to the game’s narrative and audiovisual design. But, a common complaint runs through many...
Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris (XBOX One) review 5

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris (XBOX One) review

When Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light was released way back when, it felt almost like a desperate attempt to try something new with the much maligned and lagging superstar...
Will Rise Of The Tomb Raider Eventually Come To PS4? - 2014-08-12 17:07:00

Will Rise Of The Tomb Raider Eventually Come To PS4?

In a surprise move, it was announced at Microsoft’s GamesCom press conference that Rise of the Tomb Raider, the sequel to last year’s Tomb Raider reboot, is going to be an...
Former Creative Director of Uncharted to work on Star Wars Game - 2014-04-03 15:17:14

Former Creative Director of Uncharted to work on Star Wars Game

Former Writer and Creative Director of the Uncharted series, Amy Hennig joined EA’s Visceral Games to take over the creative director role in a new Star Wars game. Hennig has a long...
Videogames Need Better Stories 1

Videogames Need Better Stories

Maybe it's because I'm a writer by trade, but I'm always incredibly disappointed when an otherwise interesting-looking game turns out to have a crummy story. This train of thought was encouraged...
Tomb Raider (PS3) Review 1

Tomb Raider (PS3) Review

New BeginningsReboots have been a pretty big thing in recent years. They have a singular purpose; taking an established property that is well known—and perhaps a tad too familiar to audiences...

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Cities: Skylines – Xbox One Edition Review

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