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Game Informer March Cover: Rise of the Tomb Raider

Apathy

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I really hope they don't beat her up so badly cause some moment in the first game I was just thinking "this was excessive".

Aside from that hope they come up with some good gameplay and the article is only slightly saying that it plays like TLoU, otherwise the jokes on how they just take from ND will never end.
 

cafemomo

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it rather than playing the gimped version.
So hyped, I didn't even think about that lol.

I'll probably get an X1 for this, but by that I mean I'll buy a used one from GameStop and return it within the 7 day return slot. RotTR shouldn't take that long to beat (probably 5 - 6 days max)
 
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Vancouver...ish.
More stuff from the article.

- At least two different locations across the globe.
- Jonah is back from the first game
- Environment itself as the main antagonist.
- Cloth and herb to heal wounds.
- More than one of each weapon type.
- Variety of bows with different attributes.
- Weather system that animals and human enemies react to.
- Not sure if they confirmed a day night cycle or not, they mentioned "animals reacting to" time of day.
- Hub areas are two to three times bigger than previous game.
- Lara can climb trees, hide in bushes, swim.
- Pushing for pre planning aspect to engaging in combat, though sneaking past everyone isnt the goal.
- Tools for distracting enemies and luring them where you want them.
- You can lose the enemies after engaging them.
- Game informer says combat reminds them of the Last of Us.
- CD talks about doing more with tombs and puzzles this time around.


Sounds fantastic
 

Orca

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- Tools for distracting enemies and luring them where you want them.
- You can lose the enemies after engaging them.
I kind of hope you can lure them into a confrontation with the bear.
 

Chobel

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The info released reminds me of MGS 3, only this time it will be faster
and better
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wachie

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lol at the people insisting that talk of timed exclusivity to port begging. Also insinuating bish to believe cboat? ahahahahahahaha
 

LookAtMeGo

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Wow. Looks good. I prefer this setting over the jungle island setting. Reminds me of the opening of the first Tomb Raider. Can't wait.
 

xxracerxx

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Am I the only one who doesn't even remember who Jonah is?
The only thing I remember about the story is:

- Shipwreck. (edit: wait, is this even how they got to the island? I can't even remember that.)
- Crying straight to murder
- Grunts
- Two pistols at the end


That is it....nothing else has stuck with me, nothing.
 

Shaunboy97

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Didn't SE themselves state that their deal with Microsoft was timed?
Yeah and Spencer said the deal is similar to Ryse and DR3!! The only similarities of the two are PC versions. I'm cool either way, just there's no concrete evidence yet
 

I Wanna Be The Guy

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The only thing I remember about the story is:

- Shipwreck. (edit: wait, is this even how they got to the island? I can't even remember that.)
- Crying straight to murder
- Grunts
- Two pistols at the end


That is it....nothing else has stuck with me, nothing.
About those two pistols at the end...
 

Mass_Pincup

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The only thing I remember about the story is:

- Shipwreck. (edit: wait, is this even how they got to the island? I can't even remember that.)
- Crying straight to murder
- Grunts
- Two pistols at the end


That is it....nothing else has stuck with me, nothing.
Add the girl you had to rescue and that's basically what I remember too.

RotR won't be absent from PC/PS4 for long. Otherwise SE risks killing sales.
I'm expecting a Febuary release.
 

BruceLeeRoy

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No reason to drop. CD is letting Nixxes fend for themselves.
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Hmm now that I saw the screens I don't know what the deal is then. Visuals looks pretty subpar for a game not being held back by another platform.

The only thing I remember about the story is:

- Shipwreck. (edit: wait, is this even how they got to the island? I can't even remember that.)
- Crying straight to murder
- Grunts
- Two pistols at the end


That is it....nothing else has stuck with me, nothing.
Ha your remembered more than me I forgot there was a shipwreck.
 

Chinner

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The combat was decent, but very linear.

My biggest concern is the writing, the story and characters were poor and worked against the game subtracting from the experience. If they could get the gameplay and story to work in harmony then it would be a pretty memorable experience.
 

brau

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hype!

This game is shaping up quite nicely.

Really like all the new features they are listing.

Can't wait to see more!