Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Lara Croft: Relic Run Coming Soon

Lara Croft: Relic Run is an adventure runner mobile game coming soon to Windows Phone 8, Android, and iOS. It features unique acrobatic style running, combat, vehicles, bosses and collectibles.

The game was soft launched today in the Netherlands and is expected to launch world-wide in the coming months. View the trailer and screens below.



I am so stoked for this game! The gameplay looks intense and fun. Lara's got some slick moves too. Did I see different outfits?! So much goodness. I am so glad I will finally have a Lara Croft game on my Windows Phone! The Gods have answered my prayers! :'D

Read more @ The Official Tomb Raider Blog

Sunday, April 12, 2015

2013's Tomb Raider Sells 8.5 Million Units

The Tomb Raider reboot has now sold over 8.5 million units worldwide, making it the biggest selling title in the franchise.
Tomb Raider ignited and expanded the fan base, pushing the series to a new level. The game’s incredible sales success reflects the passionate response of players,” said Darrell Gallagher, Head of Studio at Crystal Dynamics. “Our studio is proud of what we accomplished with the game.”
The studio released the following concept art in celebration.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

New Feature: MaxRaider Plays

I'm starting a new feature to showcase my current endeavors in the various Tomb Raider/Lara Croft games. Every week I will upload current snapshots or gameplay videos showing my current progress in a given game.
I finally accomplished all the challenges in "Tomb of the Torturer" and "Tomb of the Ferryman" from Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris. Thus completing all the challenges in the main game. :D How are you guys performing? Let me know in the comment section below.

Saturday, March 21, 2015

New Details on Rise of the Tomb Raider

GamesRadar has hosted Five Days of Exclusive Access to Rise of the Tomb Raider. Be sure to check it out for a bunch of very interesting details about the upcoming game. Click Here to get started.

Also, if you haven't already, be sure to visit the Game Informer HUB for a months worth of exclusive content including the features below.

Tomb Raider's Writer Discusses the Evolution of Lara Croft

Eight Films that Helped Influence Rise of the Tomb Raider

Camilla Luddington on Playing Lara Croft and the Difficulties of Pretending to Drown

Special Edition Podcast: Rise of the Tomb Raider

Six Things You May Have Missed In The 2013 Reboot


The Crystal Dynamics Podcast is Back

Formerly known as "The Crystal Habit", "The Crystal Compass" podcast has finally returned and is chock full of new info and features. Hosted by Meagan Marie, this episode talks mythology in Rise of the Tomb Raider, answers fan questions, and explores the lore of Egypt. Listen Here

New Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris Remix Unlocked

A new remix from the original Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris soundtrack has been unlocked via a recent Community Challenge! Have a listen and download the entire soundtrack on SoundCloud.

Friday, March 20, 2015

New High Quality Rise of the Tomb Raider Screenshots

Crystal Dynamics has released these mouth watering screenshots previously only seen in Game Informer magazine and other press. Enjoy!

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Creating the Survival Elements of Rise of the Tomb Raider

Creative Director Noah Hughes discusses the tough task of finding the right balance between survival and action in Rise of the Tomb Raider.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Breakdown of Lara's Gear in Rise of the Tomb Raider

BEHOLD: Revel in this comprehensive breakdown of Lara's clothing and gear in Rise of the Tomb Raider. Looks like Lara knows a little more about survival in the wilderness after her encounter with Yamatai. This makes me wish I was super crafty so I could cosplay this outfit. :D



Return of the Tombs and Puzzles in Rise of the Tomb Raider

Creative Director Noah Hughes talks larger tombs and more complex puzzles in Rise of the Tomb Raider.

Raiders of the Lost City - Lara's Search for Immortality

Discover the ancient legend of Kitezh and Lara's search for the secrets of the immortal soul in this Game Informer article.

Exploring the New Setting of Rise of the Tomb Raider

Game Director Brian Horton talks new environments, new foes, and new tech in this video feature.

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Lara Croft: Relic Run In the Works

Crystal Dynamics recently released this statement regarding an upcoming project. :D
"Some of you super sleuths unearthed a recently registered domain with a familiar name - looks like the relic is out of the bag! We'll have more news on Lara Croft: Relic Run, a nostalgic Lara Croft adventure coming to tablets and smartphones, soon."

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Happy Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine's Day from MaxRaider and the Tomb Raider Team! Angela Song whipped up this charming piece to celebrate. The original painting is one of the prizes in the Valentine's Day Forum Competition. Head on over and give it a shot! :)

Sunday, February 8, 2015

New Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris Remix

As one of the rewards from this week's community challenge we receive a brand new remix from the official soundtrack! Download the entire soundtrack for free via SoundCloud.

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris Backgrounds

I thought I would share these wonderful backgrounds unlocked via Steam. Enjoy! :)