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GF Rating
8.9

4481 ratings

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

Engaging Experience

posted by Freeze17 (KUNA, ID) Mar 12, 2013

Top Reviewer

Member since Jan 2005

Tomb Raider takes the elements of some great games like Uncharted, Heavy Rain among others to create an engaging experience. The feel of the story and a large amount of the gameplay feels like Uncharted but their are those movie style button selection elements that make it feel a bit like Heavy Rain. The story is good and makes you want to continue. Definitely a DO NOT MISS game.

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

Best game ever

posted by Shadow182012 (HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, AR) Mar 12, 2013

Member since Mar 2013

This is the most awesome game I have ever played. So awesome in fact that I even had a hard time knowing the difference between the CPI and when I was actually playing. The most awesome game ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!best!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!game!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!played!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!in!!!!!!!!!!my!!!!!!!!!!!!!life!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

Amazing experience from start to finish

posted by tjsmoke (NORTHAMPTON, PA) Mar 11, 2013

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Member since Dec 2008

Lara Croft has been a gaming icon since 1996, but she's never bee n a fully realized a character as she is is Crystal Dynamics reboot of the franchise. "Tomb Raider" is an amazing thrill ride from start to finish, beginning with a stunningly staged shipwreck that leads Lara on a harrowing path to survival. The game is beautiful to behold, with varied environments and detailed character models. Lara is much younger here, and Camilla Luddington's voice acting brings forth her vulnerability as well as her determination to aid her friends and remain alive in the face of incredible odds. The enemies are many, including deranged cultists, armed thugs, and nasty wolves. Combat is terrific and fun, allowing for you to choose how to dispatch your enemies. A bow and a climbing axe allow for silent kills, while a pistol, shotgun, and assault rifle make for your more standard shooter fare. The cover system works like a charm, and is easy to use. Cover is destructible, so firefights keep you on your toes and constantly moving. There's no auto aim, but it's never a chore to hit what you want. Platforming controls are outstanding as well, and it's a joy to traverse the terrain along cliffs, ropes, and building ledges. The voice acting is terrific for all characters, and the musical score provides a suitable background to the adventure. The story is well written, with Lara completing a believable arc from frightened girl to hardened warrior. Skill points are awarded throughout the game, allowing you to develop Lara along three skill sets: Survival, Hunter, and Brawler. Hunting, scavenging, exploring, and looting dead enemies gain you salvage, which can be used to upgrade your weapons. There are seven optional tombs to explore, and these provide a nice break from the tension filled storyline, as you only have a puzzle to solve without the threat of foes trying to kill you. I hit only a few very minor glitches in the game, and none detracted from the fun. This is a must play. 9.5/10

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