TOMB RAIDER THE
PROPHECY HANDS ON
Copyright 2002 Niels Berndsen - All Rights Reserved
[ November 27th 2002 ]
long brown hair, a pony tail, a back pack, guns
and good looks. That is non other then Lara Croft.
The computer games character that shocked the
world of adventure computer gaming back in 1996.
It's November 2002 and yes... she's back again
to take us where no human being has ever been
before or dared to go. Tomb Raider's adventure
number one on the pocket computer Gameboy Advanced
is taking us to a full 3 dimensional world full
of danger, traps, fires and enemy's.
to ancient prophecy, the earth is to be destroyed
at the begin of the new millennium. This adventure
takes Lara into a world filled with Magic, the
'black stone' and 'The Book of EzekiŽl'. This
mysterious book, written by a dark ages prophet,
hides a legend. And as Lara begins to uncover
the puzzle of this book, she's been drawn into
the dark depths of this legend."
game on the Gameboy advanced shows the power of
this little wonder made by Nintendo. Great images
and fantastic sound effects are making this adventure
of Lara Croft once again something truly special
for adventure fans all over. "Even the wolfs,
when you shoot them, really howl it out... not
just some silly beeping sounds, no really dog
howls." says Chantal Slagmolen, legendary Tomb
Raider fan and Lara Croft look-a-like.
help, that has been build into the game, shows
at the right time what route best is to follow.
"I hate to say this, but even when Lara misses
a jump and falls into the deep - I was surprised
at the high details of graphics." Says Niels Berndsen
Tomb Raider fan in heart and soul.
all it's a great wonder how the programmers of
Core Design are able to put such high detailed
graphics and animation in such a small cassette.
Though tip for all fans who are playing this game,
or going to by it - keep a pen and paper handy.
The codes you receive after each level has been
cleared, are not automatically saved into the
game. Once switched off and restarted again, you
need to type in the code in order to continue
where you ones left the game. Lara's back in action,
alive and kickingÖ kicking some bad guy but that
is. Returned from an Egyptian temple, where our
femme fatale was captured in, she's once again
ready to take it to the limits, and beyond...