Tomb Raider sequel planned, says comic tie-in writer

You can expect to Raid more Tombs, as the author of an upcoming Tomb Raider comic tie-in talks up a sequel.

Gail Simone will be writing up a new Tomb Raider comic planned for 2014, and she reveals that the new series takes place "just a few weeks after the end of the game." She adds that "this is all in continuity, it will be Tomb Raider canon, and lead DIRECTLY into the sequel. This is what got me excited; we get to be part of Lara Croft history."

This is the first we've heard of a potential sequel to the reboot. After Square Enix revealed disappointing numbers for the game, its future seemed unclear.

Simone discussed how she views Lara's character in an interview with Kotaku. "The way I see Lara now is, she's not after treasure. She's not really after thrills. She's a questioner, she's an explorer. She wants answers," she said. "The thing is, she's completely unstoppable. That's what I love. Everyone underestimates her, and that is a terrible mistake to make."

Given that the comic will take place after the events of the game, the story will be a bit more adventurous. "The biggest difference is, the game told a claustrophobic story in an isolated setting. We are going globetrotting," Simone teased.