TOMB RAIDER TAPS
GAME OF SHOW GONG
Copyright 2012 IGN Press Release
[ June 12th 2012 ]
of fans and editors of leading video games media
outlet IGN have declared Tomb Raider 'Game of
Show' from the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3).
Of the more than 10,000 fans who voted, Tomb Raider
scored 30% of the vote to snag IGN's first-ever
People's Choice Award.
in second and third place for People's Choice
were Sony's cinematic new IP The Last of Us and
hacker-espionage thriller Watch Dogs from publisher
agreed with fans' "Game of Show" pick
- according to IGN's Editor-in-Chief, Casey Lynch,
"Tomb Raider blew us away with its mix of
action and tense presentation. It introduces a
Lara we've never known and tells the story of
how she became the greatest raider of tombs."
by Square Enix and developed by Crystal Dynamics,
the new installment of the popular Tomb Raider
series launches March 5, 2013 on the Xbox 360,
PlayStation 3 and PC.
thank IGN for giving us Best of Show. It's a huge
privilege. The team did a great job. They put
the hard work in so it goes to the team,"
said Darrell Gallagher, Head of Studio, Crystal
Dynamics, upon receiving the award at the close
of the 2012 E3 Expo.
glad to see Tomb Raider recognized, especially
in the sea of amazing games here at the show.
To be recognized by IGN as Game of the Show is
a real highlight and we're very, very proud to
"Best of E3 Awards" recognize the best
game titles across all gaming platforms at E3
and honors the game developers and publishers
whose top-tier efforts and innovation have shown
above the rest.