Shadow of the Tomb Raider is an upcoming action-adventure video game developed by Eidos Montréal in conjunction with Crystal Dynamics and published by Square Enix. It is the third entry of the rebooted Tomb Raider series and a sequel to 2015's Rise of the Tomb Raider. The game is set to release on 14 September 2018 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
The story takes place after the events of Rise of the Tomb Raider. The protagonist Lara Croft is an archaeologist on an expedition to Latin America looking for a Mayan relic which has a connection to her late father. Trinity, a paramilitary organization dedicated to investigating the supernatural, seek the relic to reshape the world. During the expedition Lara sets off a Mayan apocalypse and she attempts to save the world.
Like its predecessor, the game is an action-adventure game played from a third-person perspective. The game's hub is set to be the largest in the franchise which also reveals the hidden city of Paititi. Players can participate in side quests and missions and learn about Paititi which provides a richer experience. There are numerous adjustments made to gameplay, which is otherwise identical to Rise. The controls for swimming have been completely revised, as Lara is now able to hold her breath underwater for a longer period of time due to the introduction of air pockets. She also gains the ability to rappel down a cliff using a rope. Stealth becomes an important part of the game, with Lara being able to disengage from combat when she escapes from enemies' line of sight. Like its predecessors, the game allows players to hunt wild animals, craft materials using the resources collected, solve puzzles and explore optional tombs. The game also features more tombs than the previous instalments in the reboot series. Players will now have the option to tailor their gameplay experience as exploration, puzzles and combat have their own difficulty settings.
💎 Developer: Eidos Montréal
💎 Publisher: Square Enix
💎 Genre: Action-adventure
💎 Platform: PC - PS4 - Xbox One
💎 Mode: Single-player
💻 PC Requirements:
🔘 OS: Windows® 7 64
🔘 CPU: Intel® Core™ i5-2500K 3.3GHz or AMD® FX-8320
🔘 Graphic: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 960 2GB or AMD® Radeon™ R9 380
🔘 RAM: 8GB
🔘 HDD: 50GB
🔘 Others: DX 11