Amazon Games and Crystal Dynamics announced this week that they have partnered to develop the next game in the Tomb Raider series. Vining is a new single player adventure that continues the story of Lara Croft in a multiplatform title to be announced. As always, we’ll keep you updated as more information on trailers, details and plot snippets is announced, but for now, read a little more about what to expect from the partnership in the press release embedded below.
“Tomb Raider is one of the most popular IPs in entertainment history,” said Christoph Hartmann, Vice President of Amazon Games. “Amazon Games is committed to providing gamers with the highest quality games from the best developers across all platforms and genres, and we are honored to partner with this storied developer and franchise. Our team is incredibly excited to be working with the talented and visionary team at Crystal Dynamics to bring the next chapter in the Lara Croft saga to players around the world.”
New Tomb Raider game announced
“Crystal Dynamics, following our acquisition by Embracer, has an extraordinary opportunity to redefine what a publishing relationship is for Tomb Raider,” said Scot Amos, Studio Manager at Crystal Dynamics. “Transformative is what we’re looking for, and in Amazon Games we’ve found a team that shares our creative vision, ambition, and values for a Lara Croft universe across the spectrum of possibilities. They are uniquely positioned to rewrite what publishing and development collaborations are, and we are committed to blazing this new trail together, beginning with the development of the biggest and best Tomb Raider game yet!”
“The as-yet-untitled new Tomb Raider game is a single-player, narrative-driven adventure that continues the story of Lara Croft in the Tomb Raider series. Incorporating all of the elements that have made Tomb Raider one of the most respected franchise games, it puts players in control of the confident and multidimensional heroine, Lara Croft, in an environment that rewards exploration and creative pathfinding, with challenging puzzles to overcome to solve, and a variety of enemies to face and overcome.
Crystal Dynamics harnesses the power and cutting-edge technology of Unreal Engine 5 to take storytelling to the next level in the largest and deepest Tomb Raider game yet. The title is currently in an early stage of development and more details will be announced at a later date.”
Source: Amazon Games
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