Rise of the Tomb Raider announced
posted on 06.09.14 at 01:38 PM EDT by (@salromano)
Lara Croft returns in holiday 2015.

Rise of the Tomb Raider

Square Enix announced Rise of the Tomb Raider, the next title in the hit Tomb Raider series, during Microsoft’s E3 press conference this morning.

Due out in holiday 2015, the game sees Lara Croft glimpsed in a deeper, secret world, where she must use her survival skills and wits, learn to trust new friends, and ultimately accept her destiny at the Tomb Raider.

Find the official outline below:

In her first adventure, Lara Croft was forged into a true survivor, but she glimpsed a deeper, secret world. Obsessed by what she has seen, Lara is now threatened by a shadow organization intent on killing her for what she knows. She is pushed to her physical and mental limits as she seeks the truth buried deep within the tombs of an ancient world. To unravel the mystery of a Lost City, Lara must use her survival skills and wits, learn to trust new friends, and ultimately accept her destiny as the Tomb Raider. Featuring the return of Camilla Luddington as Lara Croft, and Rhianna Pratchett crafting the story, Rise of the Tomb Raider will redefine survival action in Holiday 2015.

Watch the announcement trailer below. View some artwork at the gallery.

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  • Guest

    That was an absolutely beautiful trailer.

  • http://fr.twitch.tv/Nhatalya Aleksandrina


    Best game for now!

  • Hatsuaki

    IT’S HERE!!!!

  • Zackasaur

    Can’t wait for this one!

    Still temped to get Definitive Edition for PS4… But hard to justify.

    • Elvick

      Do it.

    • LustEnvy

      So, so good.

  • Guest

    So we know the new TR won’t be out until 2015 at the earliest. That’s fine.

  • tturtlejosh

    Wooow waiit! That voice wasnt Camila Luddington!

    • KingNigma

      Sounded like her to me. Same moan and all.

  • Lara Croft

    That looked promising. Can’t wait to see some actual gameplay. Btw that was per-rendered right?

    • EX+

      Of course.

  • PrinceHeir

    Wow so it’s still survival style instead of the tomb raiding???!!

    Also Lara’s voice actor is the same!!! Usually they change the VA in each new game.

    Guess they want a single Lara for now :)

    • KingNigma

      Lara had the same voice through the “Legend” continuity before the reboot and had a shared voice in a couple other games.

  • Anime10121

    This aint coming til holday 2015? Welp that kinda settles it, FFXV aint droppin til 2016 at the earliest in the west :(

    • EX+

      How the hell is ROTTF gonna affect FF15?

      • Anime10121

        They aint gonna drop two of their biggest IP’s in the same fiscal year everywhere. It may still release in Japan next year, but they drop Tomb Raider 2 AND FFXV in the same year ww everywhere, their future fiscal sales wouldnt see MASSIVE drops, which never looks good to investors…

        • EX+

          Holiday 2015 =/=Summer-Spring 2015 :p

          • Anime10121

            It’d all be the same fiscal year though… And unless they plan on doing an extremely short advertising campaign, theres no way XV would drop in summer or Spring 2015 anyway, as Square has generally always announced big console release dates at least a year before they come out so they could advertise them properly.

            Even Lightning Returns had a year and a couple months from its release year announcement… No way they’re gonna spend less time advertising a mainline FF than a side junt…

            • Samsara09

              I wonder,XV exists for 8 years.Honstly,there is little need to do merchandizing to it.
              Everyone intending to buy it,or who will possibly buy it already knows of it.If they release 2 or 3 trailers,even the stubborn type is gonna give in and buy it.Just 4-5 months at best.

              • Anime10121

                Makes sense to us, but this is Square :/

                • Samsara09

                  don’t worry,keep your faith.After 8 years,i can wait a year or two.it is,in my eyes,impossible for it to release in 2017.

    • https://twitter.com/RyoonZ RyoonZ

      It will be out on it’s 10 year anniversary since announcement.

      • Anime10121

        Welp I thought 2015/XV made sense, but I guess the 10 year anniversary of the announcement’s a good time to release it too :P

        • Samsara09

          Well,it will be 20XV + I,lol.

  • Elvick

    So looking forward to it, but Lara’s face looks weird to me.

    • LustEnvy

      Just a CG trailer. In game doesn’t match up to CG completely.

      • Elvick

        It might be her hair too.

  • http://lfdn.deviantart.com/ CosmicNova

    So does this take place after the reboot?

    • EX+

      Yeah, it’s the sequel.

    • LustEnvy

      Did you bother to look at the trailer? The flashbacks show some scenes from the first.

      • http://lfdn.deviantart.com/ CosmicNova

        I did bother to look at the trailer but the animation kind of throw me off. Looked like it had nothing to do with the reboot version, hell she looks different, I don’t remember ever encountering a bear on the island; more like wolves then anything else.

        • Kobracon

          Oh the bear scene wasn’t a flash back, that was the present, Lara was wearing the hoodie outfit in the trailer when running from the bear. So it wasn’t a flashback scene.

  • Anime10121

    Favorite western Square game right here! Love me some new Lara :D

  • https://twitter.com/RyoonZ RyoonZ

    Hopefully will be Camilla again, she’s awesome <3

    • Tetsu

      ‘Featuring the return of Camilla Luddington as Lara Croft’

  • pixxxelz

    Soo Lara ended up traumatized after tom raider,
    well I don’t blame her to be honest

  • Crossbones (Prodigy-X)

    Don’t like the name. The game is going to be Epic.

  • tokyobassist

    She’s going to be such a hard ass by the 3rd game. I can see the new Tomb Raider games eventually going back to the classic sandbox level format of the originals on a grander scale.

  • Tino S

    I loved the reboot, for me it was better than the Uncharted games. Really looking forward to this.

  • Bob Obb

    Should be great, I wish they didn’t reveal it so early though. Watch it get to delayed to 2016

  • Kobracon

    Sweet! Me and my dad will be so excited!

  • Peacenutman

    So the next game after will be called “Dawn of the Tomb Raider”?