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GF Rating
8.9

4586 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
9

Excellent

Great for Gamefly

posted by Veneration (RALEIGH, NC) Mar 18, 2013

Member since Mar 2013

Overview: Incredible Single Player, Mediocre and Imbalanced Multiplayer

Good: This game's Single Player is very well polished. It plays very well, and they have included features like pressing "L2" for awareness which shows you the interactive objects and keeps the puzzles going. I never felt stuck for too long, like in some of the early Tomb Raider games.

Neutral: Some players may dislike that they have "Maps" for each area which show the location of everything you can find in the game. Collect them all and you won't have to go searching to find everything. I liked it because it means you won't need a strategy guide to 100% the game.

Bad: 1) There was an incredibly annoying audio bug that occurred for me in the first area. It just kept looping the same few notes over and over. This is probably rare. 2) I blew up some cover before entering an area, and it made it so I could see a few enemies spawning. Both of these are minor things in the scope of the game. 3) The Multiplayer is laggy and imbalanced.

Story:
Very well done. Feels a lot like LOST the TV series.
They did a great job capturing the emotional journey for Lara, and I really felt connected, and cared about the story and characters.

Gameplay:
Smooth. The animations in single player are very fluid. Lara takes cover automatically, by positioning herself against a wall, or crouching behind objects. But she does so without actually moving from where you put her. It makes the game appear very realistic, and also makes it fun. The action and puzzle gameplay are both very solid.

Graphics:
A+, this game looks great.

Audio:
Watch the behind the scenes. They actually made a unique musical instrument to "be" the island. It sounds very nice throughout the game. And the footsteps, gunshots, and voice-acting is great too.

I would give the Single Player a 10/10, easily.
The Multiplayer I would give about a 3.5/10.
Overall, I give it a 9/10. I think they should have left the multiplayer off, o

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

AMAZING!

posted by Marvusman (PHILADELPHIA, PA) Mar 17, 2013

Member since Jan 2011

Just amazingly perfect controls which make a stunningly gorgeous looking game fun to play & easy to master all the controls.

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

3rd person shooters

posted by hurricanehayes (SPANISH FORT, AL) Mar 17, 2013

Member since Jun 2011

AMAZING!!!!!!!!! reaallly long tho

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