NEWS ON TOMB RAIDER Guardian of Light!

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NEWS ON TOMB RAIDER Guardian of Light!

Post by lady linny » Sun Jul 12, 2009 5:00 am

it's all here...exclusive news on the new TR9 game....don't say i don't give ya nuffink

http://www.codename-croft.com/scionjuly09/index.html
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Post by Leigh Croft » Sun Jul 12, 2009 6:24 am

Lol! You beat me to it Linny!! Your too fast!! :D

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Post by Leigh Croft » Sun Jul 12, 2009 6:28 am

Here are the leaked pics which CD forced certain sites to take down. They're still making the rounds though!!

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Seems to be going down the Resident Evil/Silent Hill road a bit if you ask me!

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Post by lady linny » Sun Jul 12, 2009 9:26 am

i dare not post these up on my site and i haven't done yet....eidos will have my guts for garters...shame coz it's a real scoop..glad to see a horse in there..i have always wanted that in a game...and a bow and arrow to boot....those creatures look freindly don't they...NOT
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Post by ramiel » Sun Jul 12, 2009 4:07 pm

They seems taken directly from a Japanese horror like "the ring"... And I bet it was done on purpose...
She looks (in that concept) like Evangeline Lilly from LOST... ^_^
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Post by lady linny » Mon Jul 13, 2009 5:38 am

yep she does with a twist of rhona
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Post by Pitfall Harry » Mon Jul 13, 2009 7:22 am

I guess I'm not alone when it comes to thinking the creatures look like something from that movie The Ring......which orignally was a Japanese horror movie.

Everything I've seen and read so far makes me think they're moving the franchise in the "survival horror" direction. Which, for a business angle , would make some sense because the "creepy" "dark" games seem to be what gamers tend to gravitate towards lately.....

Although, games like Drake's Fortune are very popular as well. Why they didn't go for a more gritty "cutthroat" adventure with Lara battling some ruthless human villain is beyond me.

I'm going to assume the "island" itself is the main villain or "alive".....similar to how things are being played out on the TV show LOST. I'm sure toward the end Lara will end up facing some sort of Japanese demon / demi-god....

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Post by Tenyon » Mon Jul 13, 2009 7:57 am

ramiel wrote:They seems taken directly from a Japanese horror like "the ring"... And I bet it was done on purpose...
She looks (in that concept) like Evangeline Lilly from LOST... ^_^
Was thinking the same thing when I saw the concept art.
Though I have to say, I'm kinda tired of the constant reboot of Lara's image. Like we said in another thread: It's not her image it's the advertising that lacks.

Ah well, bow and arrow and a horse, looking forward to it! :D
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Post by Xavietta » Mon Jul 13, 2009 8:59 am

Pitfall Harry wrote:Everything I've seen and read so far makes me think they're moving the franchise in the "survival horror" direction.
I thought that too when I saw those pix...Frankly, I don't like that idea. I'm all for survival horror, but that's not what Tomb Raider is. It's a puzzle/adventure game...I just don't get it.
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Post by lady linny » Mon Jul 13, 2009 10:35 am

don't forget this is probably very early stuff so the MO will probably change....CD is hiring again (after they culled most of their owm workforce and used them as a scapegoat for poor sales)
this is exactly what happened to CORE..yes AOD was a bag of nuts, but Eidos oversaw AOD the same as they did with underworld..mmm they never said anything then did they?...seems to me they love all the praise that can be steeped upon them and take all the credit, but the minute the sh#$ hits the fan and the game results in poor sales they can't wait to blame....
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Post by melloncollie » Thu Jul 16, 2009 9:05 am

they remind me of that thingy in pan's labyrinth.

I dunno, I don't like 'dark' tomb raider i like it when it's all fun and adventure-y and Saturday matinee movie esque, swashbuckling.
But eh I suppose everything has to be 'dark' and 'edgy' now.

I wish they'd make a lego tomb raider.

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Post by Lady_Dragon » Thu Jul 16, 2009 12:06 pm

melloncollie wrote: I wish they'd make a lego tomb raider.
omg that would be the best thing ever!

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Post by Raiderbabe » Sat Jul 18, 2009 5:52 am

oooh those creatures are definatly creep..definatly silent hill(ish)...

I'm not one for creepy TR's though,...I find just swimming underwater scary enough!

The concept arts cool...I love evangeline Lilly LOL

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Post by pbbunnybear » Sat Jul 18, 2009 9:59 am

ok, I don't like the concept art at all. It's no longer Lara...it's a girl in Lara gear. And as for making it scary, I like scary games....but I love Tomb Raider too. There's plenty of scary games out there, there is only one tomb Raider. Ghey need to straighten up and improve on what they have instead of trying to constantly change her :?
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Post by Gemma » Tue Jul 21, 2009 4:52 am

melloncollie wrote:I wish they'd make a lego tomb raider.
That would be brilliant! It would certainly revamp the franchise :wink:
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