NEW DETAILS ON
TOMB RAIDER 9 SURFACE
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[ July 11th 2009 ]
information on Tomb Raider 9 shows every sign
of reinvigorating the series if leaked pictures
published by 4Player
Coop are authentic. According to the web site,
a 'mole' not only floated up the conceptual artwork
but also an internal brief on what players can
expect from Lara's ninth outing.
worth noting that nothing official on Tomb Raider
9 has been announced by Eidos, and the below brief
should be considered unofficial and unsubstantiated
at this point. However, it does make interesting
a sudden storm destroys her research vessel, a
young and inexperienced Lara
Croft finds herself stranded on a mysterious
and remote island hidden off the shores of Japan.
Despite several signs of various inhabitants the
island is oddly deserted, and an uneasy feeling
settles in as strange sounds emerge from the shadows.
only her determination, inner strength, and resourcefulness
to help her, Lara must overcome the challenges
of a harsh and unforgiving journey that will take
her across a vast island wilderness and deep into
the claustrophobic and menacing underground tombs
from the island's past.
she struggles to prevail through brutal combat
encounters and treacherous exploration, Lara will
be pushed to her limits and forced to adapt to
her situation in order to survive and escape from
the lethal predators that stalk her every move."
Hunt or Be Hunted: Evade, outsmart, trick and
kill the mysterious enemies that hunt you as prey.
* Survival Action: Brutally attack and defend
yourself as you fight to survive through visceral
one-on-one melee combat.
* Strategic Weapons: Gain an advantage in combat
by finding an array of different melee and ranged
weapons including a variety of guns, and the hunter's
ultimate weapon, the bow.
* Creative Survival: React and adapt to the island
by using only that which you can salvage from
the environment like climbing axes, rope, and
machetes that can be used to unlock new traversal
and combat game play options.
* Free Movement: Scramble up a vertical cliff
wall, sprint and leap across a huge chasm, steer
mid-air to land a misdirected jump: There is no
one right way to traverse, survive, and explore
the harsh environment of the island.
* One Cohesive World: The diverse multi-region
island is an open playground alive with creatures,
weather, and natural events.
* Origin Story: The new Tomb Raider concept reboots
the franchise by exploring Lara Croft's transformation
into a hardened adventurer as you unravel the
story behind the island's mysterious past.