Details ont the Next Tomb Raider

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    TOMB RAIDER UNDERWORLD EXCLUSIVE
    Copyright 2007 www.tombraiderchronicles.com

    [ December 13th 2007 ]

    PLAY magazine has scored an exclusive unveiling of Tomb Raider Underworld, Lara Croft's third adventure under the aegis of U.S. developer Crystal Dynamics. The issue features a world-exclusive including screenshots and an interview with Eric Lindstrom and can be purchased online and downloaded right now.

    According to PLAY, "Lara's adventure takes place after the events of Tomb Raider Legend. Her adventure will be a thrill ride for anyone new to the franchise. The emphasis is on bringing Lara's world to life, a lush, vast interactive world that reacts and remembers. It's pure woman versus wild."

    Commenting on one of Lara's locations, PLAY says, "In the level where Lara explores Southern Mexico, she leaves footprints in the mud, but it's raining so they wash away. The bodies she leaves behind in combat encounters will stay, however, as will the debris from any destruction she causes."

    On an immersive and epic environment and weather system, Eric Lindstrom says, "we developed a hybrid lighting model that combines dynamic lights with carefully created light maps to make our world look stunning in ways that none of the available methods could achieve alone."

    Crystal Dynamics have also given Lara full motion capture "to bring a more natural fluidity to her movements, with proper weight and secondary motion." Moreover, when Lara kneels on a muddy outcrop, only her knee will be covered in dirt and this will gradually dissipate as she continues on her journey.

    The game has been tentatively pencilled in for a 2008 release and is expected to court Xbox 360, Sony PS3 and Windows PC. Stay tuned for more info soon.
     
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    I hope they got a good physics engine.
     
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    Don't be such a perv, geez.
     
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    So its going to be called Tomb Raider Underworld? I was hoping for TRL2 but this is good. Love the new look on Lara. It suits her. Im glad they are making it exclusively for the next gen systems. Dont want it dragged down by the PS2
     
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    :up: :up:

    It seems to be taking a more adventure-y approach than "Legends", too.
    Legends is ****ing great (well, what little I played....I can't wait to get back to it), and I am NOT missing "Anniversary" as soon as I buy my 360.

    I can't wait :D
     
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    You made me this way! :cmad:
     
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    Engine tech info is only worth knowing for the fact that this is the engine for Deus Ex 3.
     
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    They could always work on adapting the game to lower spec systems after the fact, releasing a PS2/Wii version later.

    I like her new look, it's much more honest, and less bimbo pin up girl. I hope they're making it a bit free roaming, and i they do it like I think they will, Drakes Fortune 2 will have some big competition.
     
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    WHAT?! I'm not the first to make a thread about this?! :wow: :cmad: :p

    I come bearing lots of very juicy info! :D :D

    A few key things from the PLAY article, I didn't post all of it because it would be too much! :p
     
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    Haha, I was waiting for GTkilla to get in here. Good stuff. So Im guessing its a Oct-Nov 08 release for this?
     
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    Lol

    Hopefully, it'll have an Autumn or Winter release. :up: I don't want this baby out till it's nice and ready. :D

    The game looks so gorgeous, I can't wait to see it in high-res! :D Unfortunately, the official high-res stuff isn't due till January, so these low-res pics will have to do until then..
     
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    You're never allowed to call me an idiot again.
     
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    I just finished TR Anniversary and it was a lot of fun and beautiful. I can't wait for this one!
     
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    This is the first time I splooged and it wasn't just because of the super hottness womans. :O This game sounds sexy. :heart:
     
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    I love it when she's got the mud on her. :up:
     
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    They always make the games sound good at first. Then they come out...
     
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    Ditto! XD Take a look at the dirty-wet and clean-wet comparison! :D

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    Gorgeous! :wow:
     
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    The mud makes her look like a chameleon or something, I don't like it. Just looks like blotchy skin instead of dirt.
     
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    Yeah... that's not what dirt looks like.
     

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