Crystal Dynamics News


Tomb Raider has crossed into profitability

By Steve Watts, Jan 20, 2014 10:00am PST

Tomb Raider gained profitability by the end of last year, according to executive producer Scot Amos.


"I think the openness of the levels was a plus, but it was used minimally (how many rabbits and ..."

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Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition comparison video shows off next-gen graphics

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 13, 2014 11:55pm PST

Tomb Raider was already a mighty pretty game when it launched last year on last-gen consoles. But, how does the Definitive Edition fare on PS4 and Xbox One? Will the generation jump really affect the visuals in a noticeable way?


"Yes, I suspect that's most likely the case. Considering this is just a worthless "update" to ..."

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Tomb Raider producer defends $60 Definitive Edition

By Steve Watts, Dec 31, 2013 7:30am PST

Tomb Raider producer Scot Amos has defended pricing the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One "Definitive Edition" at $60, calling it more than a mere "facelift."


"I paid $30 for the PS3 version of this game a month or so after it launched (had a lot of fun ..."

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Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition will have better graphics than PC original

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 17, 2013 2:30pm PST

The upcoming PS4 and Xbox One port will look even better than the PC version of the game does right now.


"Its a shame that its not even physically possible to put the textures onto the console version ..."

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Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition support from Nixxes and Sleeping Dogs dev

By Steve Watts, Dec 09, 2013 9:45am PST

Sleeping Dogs developer United Front Games and Netherlands-based Nixxes helped develop the upcoming "Definitive Edition" of Sleeping Dogs.


Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition now more-or-less definite

By Steve Watts, Nov 20, 2013 10:00am PST

An awfully strong hint from Square Enix has (almost) confirmed the Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition for the new generation of consoles.


"It's fantastic. Played it on PC earlier this year and it's a great take on the Uncharted formula ..."

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Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition for next-gen consoles spotted at retail

By Steve Watts, Nov 18, 2013 1:15pm PST

Amazon Italy has listed a "Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition" for PlayStation 4, promising all the DLC included.


"If they could make Skyrim look pretty enough on PS4, I'd totally buy the stupid thing again, but ..."

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Tomb Raider coming to Mac this year

By Steve Watts, Oct 09, 2013 10:30am PDT

Tomb Raider is coming to Mac thanks to a port from Feral Interactive, the company announced today.


"such a brilliant game - enjoyed it a lot. great to see it (once again) on a nother platform"

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Crystal Dynamics lays off staff from its new IP

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 13, 2013 7:30am PDT

Crystal Dynamics, the studio best known for their work on Tomb Raider, has suffered layoffs. The cuts will not affect development of the next-gen Tomb Raider sequel. Instead, the team working on Crystal's new IP will be impacted.


"Just finished it, still hate QTE but the rest is ok. I also don't like boss fights where normal ..."

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'Next-generation' Tomb Raider sequel confirmed by Square Enix CEO

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 01, 2013 9:15am PDT

Rogers confirms that the Tomb Raider sequel is not only happening, but it's "well into development" as well. He specifically calls it a "next-generation" sequel.


"Great, so this will cost even more money, sell 5M, and be a big failure. There's something wrong ..."

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Tomb Raider sequel planned, says comic tie-in writer

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 19, 2013 8:00pm PDT

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


"Makes sense. I think they would be crazy not to. People will be looking for cool new things for ..."

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Tomb Raider DLC bundles introduced; Tomb of the Lost Adventurer out now

By Steve Watts, Jun 05, 2013 9:50am PDT

Tomb Raider is bundling its various DLC bits into three distinct packs. Plus, the "Tomb of the Lost Adventurer" DLC is now available in North America.


"The game is just as great and exciting as the movie, especially with the 3D effect added to it ..."

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Tomb Raider '1939' DLC out today, future releases mapped

By Steve Watts, Apr 02, 2013 10:30am PDT

Tomb Raider's second map pack is out today across all platforms, and Square Enix has taken the opportunity to outline upcoming DLC plans.


"It clearly says in the article that this DLC isn't exclusive and is available on all platforms ..."

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No plans for Tomb Raider single-player DLC

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 20, 2013 8:15am PDT

You may have noticed Crystal Dynamics releasing a multiplayer map pack for Tomb Raider and wondered, "Why?" or "Will we get single-player DLC?" or "Why?" Because it's not planning to expand or continue the single-player story with DLC, that's why. Or part of the why, anyway.


"The Multiplayer is ok... but the 'Adventure' is in the Single Player."

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Tomb Raider PC patch addresses Nvidia, Intel hardware issues

By Steve Watts, Mar 11, 2013 1:15pm PDT

A new patch for the PC version of Tomb Raider targets many of the bugs that prompted Nvidia to issue an apology last week.


"It just gives me more reason to wait to get games on sale. I have a 660 and will never go back ..."

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