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I've never played a Tomb Raider game, but figured I'd give this a whirl. Downloading it now from here.
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allready had it lol
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Any good?
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IMO its ok....but its one of those games -> you'll either like, or really hate it
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My mini-review of this game:

I've played and completed every tomb raider ever made. It was the first game that I ever really got into when I was 6 years old. Anniversary takes us back to the first game in celebration of 10 years of Lara Croft. Using the advantage of next-gen gaming technology to make Laras curves more like curves than triangles! Its not a complete rendition of the original game, it just ticks all the boxes and follows the same storyline. E.G the famous T-Rex boss. Which is where the demo ends just as you're about to fight him. From what i can tell from the demo. Fantastic game. It does exactly what the original tomb raider games did well. Piss you off greatly trying to solve puzzles. Overwhelmingly unreal bosses, Tombs and huge waterfalls. Its alot more defined than 'Legend'. Plays alot more smoothly and the controller setup with my 360 controller plugged into the USB port is fantastic. I really wouldnt want to play the game any other way. So you 360 players arent completely losing out in that sense. Just buy the game for PC and plug your controller in. The advantage of anniversary being a next-game game is that the levels are huge. You really can see for ages. You feel like Lara's an ant.

The game is only on PS2 and PC. Keeping faithful to its original platform, and also to let us pc gamers experience tomb raider in next-gen graphic form. The game runs amazingly well on full graphics settings. 6xAA in-game settings, vsync, HDR, etc etc. So it shouldnt be a problem for most pc gamers to run.

2 screens i managed to take:


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Wow nice mini-review, dude. You make me wanna go out and get this and a PS2 or 360 controller to play it.

Ty for taking the time to write that!
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post #8 of 8
heh dont mention it maybe i just have a thing for Miss Croft. She is a nice subject to write about
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