Crystal Dynamics News


Rise of the Tomb Raider PC version gets patched again; full patch notes released

By Daniel Perez, Feb 12, 2016 8:27am PST

The new patch includes GPU performance improvements, map fixes, and more.


Rise of the Tomb Raider PC patch released to improve graphics options

By Daniel Perez, Feb 05, 2016 6:17am PST

Lara Croft has never looked so good.


"Have you tried the Steam controller? Precision aiming is amazing on the thing, if your ..."

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Rise of the Tomb Raider PC January release date confirmed by Steam

By Daniel Perez, Jan 04, 2016 7:08am PST

The Steam page for Rise of the Tomb Raider changed from 'early 2016' to 'January 2016', giving more credibility to the title's release later this month.


"Rise isn't going to move anything for Microsoft. I can't imagine there are masses of people ..."

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2015 Game of the Year #8: Rise of the Tomb Raider

By Shack Staff, Dec 29, 2015 10:00am PST

This week Shacknews is counting down its top ten 2015 Games of the Year, as tabulated by both staff votes and input from our own Chatty community. At the #8 spot we have Crystal Dynamics' continued evolution of a gaming icon, Rise of the Tomb Raider.


"Only one playthrough for me, but I 100%'d it and enjoyed every minute. Since many 2016 releases ..."

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Rise of the Tomb Raider Xbox One demo now available

By Daniel Perez, Dec 21, 2015 7:11am PST

Microsoft has released a demo for Rise of the Tomb Raider just prior to Christmas. Smart move.


"Playing through this game now, it's fantastic! Frame rate occasionally questionable but ..."

- joesnizzle see all 9 comments

All Monolith Locations in Rise of the Tomb Raider

By Tyler Wood, Nov 16, 2015 12:00pm PST

Locate all the Monoliths to help you find all the coin caches.


Rise of the Tomb Raider promotion tests actual survival of intense weather conditions

By Daniel Perez, Nov 12, 2015 6:43am PST

Microsoft is testing the survival instincts of eight people on top of a billboard in London by allowing viewers to throw intense weather conditions at them within a 24 hour period.


"This seems... unsafe? If it's harsh enough to make them want to come down, wouldn't it be harsh ..."

- nwillard see all 2 comments

Rise of the Tomb Raider adds Twitch-centered features for Expedition mode

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 10, 2015 12:55pm PST

Twitch has allowed the streaming of games for a while, but it's not everyday that there are features specifically built to utilize streaming. Rise of the Tomb Raider will contain some of these features.


Rise of the Tomb Raider review: From the Ashes

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 10, 2015 6:10am PST

Now that Lara Croft's origin story is out of the way, does she blossom into the hardened explorer that's made her such an icon in Rise of the Tomb Raider? Our review.


""I'd frantically tap on the D-pad and still not end up switching to my desired weapon" I bet ..."

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Crystal Dynamics Is Open To Returning To The Legacy of Kain Universe

By Brittany Vincent, Nov 06, 2015 8:16am PST

"You nearly had me, Raziel. But this is not where, or how, it ends."


"The thing is, the plot is already basically finished. All we have to do is kill a bunch of ..."

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Rise of the Tomb Raider trailer features Lara solving puzzles and avoiding traps

By Daniel Perez, Nov 04, 2015 7:04am PST

The final episode of Woman Vs. Wild is here, and in this episode, we see Lara making her way through various tombs. The tombs in the game will be filled with puzzles, as well as traps.


Watch Lara Croft make her mark on history in the latest Rise of the Tomb Raider trailer

By Brittany Vincent, Oct 30, 2015 8:53am PDT

Rise up, young girl, and make yourself a legend! 


"I thought the PS4 version wasn't coming out until Q4 2016 or something? Didn't they say that? ..."

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Rise of the Tomb Raider trailer highlights Lara's combat versatility

By Daniel Perez, Oct 28, 2015 6:24am PDT

Lara Croft may not be the Tomb Raider yet, but she sure does know how to fight when she needs to.


"I'm having so much fun with the remastered Tomb Raider on Xbox One, I can't wait for this next one!"

- Madwacker see all 6 comments

New Rise of the Tomb Raider trailer features Lara surviving harsh environments and wildlife

By Daniel Perez, Oct 21, 2015 7:52am PDT

A new Rise of the Tomb Raider trailer has been released, titled Harsh Environments, that shows Lara fighting a number of dangerouns wildlife through harsh environments.


"Awesome can not wait to play it, man its going to be tough to wait for the PC version :("

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Rise of the Tomb Raider Season Pass content revealed; microtransactions expected

By Daniel Perez, Oct 07, 2015 7:55am PDT

Details surrounding the Season Pass for Rise of the Tomb Raider has been revealed by Microsoft, although the possibility of microtransactions has also popped up.